Code of Ethics and Social Responsibility


Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 1887/2016 - 05/02/2016

3 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 T + 15,0 OT

- Maria Alexandra Falcão Bento Baptista Vilhena de Carvalho

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At the end of the term, the students should be familiar with the main theories and approaches to the concept of ethics and be able to reflect upon the ethical and social responsibility values.

1- Development of the concept of Ethics.
2- The Greek age.
3 - The Christian age.
4 - The Modern age.
5- The Contemporary age.
6. Deontology.
7- The concept of Deontology.
8- Deontology in the context of HR
9- Social responsibility.
10-The Concept of social responsibility.
11 - Social Responsibility in the contemporary world.

Evaluation Methodology
Mid-term test (50%)+ Group assignment (50%). The minimum grade of 10/20 exempts students from examination.
Exam and resit: written test (100%).

- Alberoni, F. e Veca, S. (1988). O Altruísmo e a Moral. Lisboa: Bertrand
- Burns, T. e Flam, H. (2000). Sistema de Regras Sociais - Teorias e Aplicações. Oeiras: Celta
- Comparato, F. (2006). Ética. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras
- Rocha, A. (2010). Ética, Deontologia e Responsabilidade Social. Maia: Vida Económica

Method of interaction
Lectures and class debates.

Software used in class
Not applicable.