Ronald Sarachan

Ronald Sarachan
  • Lecturer

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    600 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Teaching

Current Courses

  • LGST612 - Responsibility In Business

    This course introduces students to important ethical and legal challenges they will face as leaders in business. The course materials will be useful to students preparing for managerial positions that are likely to place them in advisory and/or agency roles owing duties to employers, clients, suppliers, and customers. Although coverage will vary depending on instructor, the focus of the course will be on developing skills in ethical and legal analyses that can assist managers as they make both individual-level and firm-level decisions about the responsible courses of action when duties, loyalties, rules, norms, and interests are in conflict. For example, the rules of insider trading may form the basis for lessons in some sections. ,Group assignments, role-plays, and case studies may, at the instructor's discretion, be used to help illustrate the basic theoretical frameworks. Course materials will highlight industry codes and professional norms, as well as the importance of personal and/or religious values. ,Format: class participation, quiz, group report, and final paper or exam. Materials: coursepack. Prerequisites: none.

    LGST612002 ( Syllabus )

Past Courses

  • LGST100 - Ethics and Social Responsibility

    This course explores business responsibility from rival theoretical and managerial perspectives. Its focus includes theories of ethics and their application to case studies in business. Topics include moral issues in advertising and sales; hiring and promotion; financial management; corporate pollution; product safety; and decision-making across borders and cultures.

  • LGST612 - Responsibility in Business

    This course introduces students to important ethical and legal challenges they will face as leaders in business. The course materials will be useful to students preparing for managerial positions that are likely to place them in advisory and/or agency roles owing duties to employers, clients, suppliers, and customers. Although coverage will vary depending on instructor, the focus of the course will be on developing skills in ethical and legal analyses that can assist managers as they make both individual-level and firm-level decisions about the responsible courses of action when duties, loyalties, rules, norms, and interests are in conflict. For example, the rules of insider trading may form the basis for lessons in some sections. ,Group assignments, role-plays, and case studies may, at the instructor's discretion, be used to help illustrate the basic theoretical frameworks. Course materials will highlight industry codes and professional norms, as well as the importance of personal and/or religious values. ,Format: class participation, quiz, group report, and final paper or exam. Materials: coursepack. Prerequisites: none.

Knowledge@Wharton

Would You Treat Your Mother That Way? The Secrets of Great Customer Service

Would you turn your mom's warranty claim down two days out of warranty? Author Jeanne Bliss makes a business case for providing excellent service and true customer satisfaction to garner long-term success.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/14
How Autonomous Vehicles Will Upend Transportation

Lawrence Burns, a former vice president of research for GM, discusses how robotic driving technology will reshape transportation and the economy.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/14
California Wildfires: What Will It Take to Prevent the Next Disaster?

The spread and intensity of the wildfires raging in California highlight the need for much stronger disaster management measures than the state has had previously, say experts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/13