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Business and Workplace Ethics in the Fashion Industry
Delve into corporate culture
Every organization has a unique set of beliefs, ethics, attitudes, and personality. This means that each company has its own corporate culture, something that is vital to establish to ensure every employee knows the core values and vision of the organization.
On this four-week course from Bloomsbury Academic and authors V. Ann Paulins and Julie L. Hillery, you’ll delve into corporate culture to understand what it is, how it affects business decisions, and how it can be used to promote productivity and a positive company image.
Understand how corporate culture affects job satisfaction
As you explore the role of corporate culture, you’ll understand how it influences the workplace environment, employee satisfaction, and productivity.
You’ll be able to explain the factors that affect corporate culture, and how these in turn affect job satisfaction.
Discover the importance of company values
With a firm understanding of corporate culture, you’ll explore the importance of company values.
You’ll evaluate how a company mission statement reflects the company values and corporate culture, and identify the relationship between corporate culture and corporate social responsibility.
With this understanding, you’ll be able to explain how these practices affect decision-making within a business.
Explore ethics in the workplace relating to fashion and retail
Finally, you’ll identify the role of ethics in the workplace. You’ll explore how ethical decisions can affect workplace positivity and productivity and start to unpack the variety of ethical workplace issues relevant to the fashion and retail industry.
With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to approach workplace ethical dilemmas to achieve appropriate and optimal outcomes.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain what is meant by corporate culture, explain the factors that affect corporate culture and how this affects job satisfaction
- Evaluate how a company’s mission statement reflects the company values and corporate culture
- Identify the relationship between corporate culture and corporate social responsibility and explain how these practices affect decisions made within a business
- Identify how corporate culture influences workplace environment, employee satisfaction, and productivity
- Describe how corporate culture influences consumers’ images of companies
- Discuss the variety of ethical decisions that affect workplace productivity and ethical decisions that affect workplace positivity
- Identify a variety of ethical workplace issues relevant to the fashion and retailing Industry and ways to approach workplace ethical dilemmas to achieve appropriate and optimal outcomes
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in organizational culture. Though the examples are relevant to the fashion and retail industry, this course will be useful for anyone interested in learning more about corporate culture and its role in the workplace.
Who developed the course?
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes.and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Within Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes under Bloomsbury, as well as under a number of prestigious and historic imprint names.
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