Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 211–219 | Cite as

Increasing applied business ethics courses in business school curricula

  • Ronald R. Sims
  • Serbrenia J. Sims


Business schools have a responsibility to incorporate applied business ethics courses as part of their undergraduate and MBA curriculum. The purpose of this article is to take a background and historical look at reasons for the new emphasis on ethical coursework in business schools. The article suggests a prescription for undergraduate and graduate education in applied business ethics and explores in detail the need to increase applied business ethics courses in business schools to enhance the ethical development of students.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald R. Sims
    • 1
  • Serbrenia J. Sims
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Business AdministrationCollege of William and MaryWilliamsburgU.S.A.

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