BTW 263: Writing in the Disciplines
3 credit hours
“Do the right thing”: Poor Advice for Business Writers?
How do we “do the right thing” when our business mission conflicts with a legitimate interest not our own? And, what does it mean to “do the right thing” through writing? Ethical conflicts abound among communities with a shared interest in addressing key issues facing the world today. Our goal will be to improve our understanding of how to use community engagement to communicate ethically and professionally; we will conduct case studies and develop our own plans for managing an ethical crisis involving multiple interest groups.