Topic outline

  • Business Ethics

    Business Ethics

    Business is a concept of applied ethics or professional ethics which deals with ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that may arise in a business environment. It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations. The concept of ethics originates from individuals, organizational statements or from the legal system. These norms, values, ethical, and unethical practices are the principles that guide a business. They help those businesses maintain a better connection with their stakeholders.
    Business ethics refers to contemporary organizational standards, principles, sets of values and norms that govern the actions and behavior of an individual in the business organization. The importance of business ethics means more than employee loyalty and morale or the strength of a management team bond. The ethical operation of a company is directly related to profitability in both the short and long term for any business. The reputation of a business is paramount in determining whether a company
    is a worthwhile investment. If a company is perceived to not operate ethically, investors are less inclined to buy stock or otherwise support its operations.


    Course Code - Title

    Business Ethics



    Language of Instruction


    Language of Subtitles

    Turkish, Spanish, Bask, Greek, Dutch, Italian

    Who this course is for:

    Technological Literate

    Course Type


    Course Coordinator

    Altinbas University


    Murad Canbulut



    In this lesson, you will learn what ethics means and why we should pay attention to ethics in business life. You will find current examples, and then you will be thinking about the future of ethics.

    Course Content

    1) Introduction and syllabus
    2) Definition of ethics.
    3) The relationship between ethics and business.
    4) Milestones for business ethics.
     5) The future of ethics: Robots, AI and business life.