Graham Sustainability Institute

Business in Society

STRATEGY 680

The world faces many large problems such as climate change, environmental degradation, global poverty, and inequality. This has led many people to argue that business should take the lead in addressing these problems and fulfill its corporate social responsibility (CSR). At the same time, business is under increasing pressure from activist shareholders to maximize shareholder value. The primary goal of this course is to prepare you to deal with this challenge as a top executive in private or public organization by giving you an opportunity to explore competing views in depth and to work out your own position on them.

Credits: 
1.5
School(s)/College(s): 
Business (Ross)
Semesters: 
Fall 2020
Fall 2019
Winter 2019
Fall 2018
Fall 2021