Can Ethical Behaviours Be Taught? How?

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Can Ethical Behaviours Be Taught? How?
Chloe Xu, Australia, Premium Member
Andrew Fastow, the former CFO of Enron indicated in a recent interview that large US companies are doing the same things he did and he doesn’t think the solution to corporate misconduct will ‘appear through some miraculous piece of legislation’.

Fastow believes the improvement is going to occur through slow cultural change as now ethics is part of the business school curriculum. Students are taught to make decisions that are best for employees, the community, the environment, and other stakeholders, so they develop a different view of the world.
Business schools indeed are making efforts to teach students to carry ethical lessons from their MBA program into the working world and to behave ethically as professionals. Most top schools include ethics courses or build ethics-related segments into classes on global management and leadership. However, it still feels like our business schools aren't producing ethical students.

According to Bloomberg, at least...Sign up



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