BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY In the Module you will perform a critical analy


In the Module, you will perform a critical analysis of two organizations and their application of business ethics.

Required Reading

Download the Anglo-American and Primark case studies using the following links:


Scan the following article by Svennson & Woods:

Svensson, G., & Wood, G. (2008). A model of business ethics. Journal Of Business Ethics, 77(3), 303-322. Accessed on November 19, 2012 from EBSCO. ……. …..


In a well-written 5-6 page critical essay, respond to the following, using Anglo-American and Primark as examples:

Using the Svennson and Wood business ethics model, assess the ethics of the business practices of Anglo-American and Primark, discussing the costs and the benefits to organizations that act ethically.

Keys to the Assignment

· Describe what is meant by ethical business behavior;

· Describe how these two companies – Anglo-American and Primark – apply ethics in practice;

· Discuss the costs and benefits to an organization when that organization behaves ethically; and

· Choose one component of Svennson & Woods’ model (found in the journal article “A Model of Business Ethics”), and discuss how your chosen component is relevant for Anglo-American and/or Primark. For example, you might choose “external stakeholder relationships” (page 314), and discuss how Anglo-American benefits from its positive stakeholder relationships (see page 4 of the Anglo-American case study). ……. …..