Introducing Business Ethics

Michael Clayton (2007, Warner Bros.): a “fixer” for a law firm has to protect his firm and its clients from a partner undergoing a breakdown. Examines issues of individual conscience, organizational culture, professional responsibilities, and how we insulate ourselves from the effects of our unethical decisions.

The Social Network (2010, Columbia): a drama that explores the early days of what came to be Facebook. Explores issues of intellectual property, individual ethics, loyalty, and trust. 

Steve Jobs (2015, Universal Pictures): biographical drama following some of the key events in the life of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple. Deals with issues of work/life balance, treatment of employees, loyalty, trust, and the role of leaders in role-modelling behaviour.