Individual review of literature
Individual review of literature (IRL)
Submit via Turnitin on LMS. Word limit: 1200 words
Grading Criteria and Feedback
See assessment rubric. Feedback will be provided in class and available on LMS.
Description of Task
This literature review will link environmental / social topics with one of the following moral approaches / practices:
– Kant, Virtue, Human Rights, Duty of Care, Neoliberalism, Utilitarianism, Egoism, Consequentialist, Corporate Social Responsibility
You should negotiate a topic (see below for list) with your team members and class facilitator (first in, best dressed).
Each team member will select a different moral approach for their literature review using the same topic as the base for the review i.e.: all members of the group (team) have chosen pollution as their base topic, now each member will decide which of the above ethical approaches that they will use in their literature review.
Choose from one of these environmental topics:
– Air pollution; fracking and water quality; nuclear generated power and the community; generic engineering and food safety; costs of medicines and health care; medical advancements and longevity of life; and consumer goods – littering and management of wastes
Once your team has confirmed a unique literature review topic based around the environment each member will complete a review of the literature based on her/his unique moral frame.
You will be expected to include at least six (6) peer-reviewed journal articles in your submission. Failure to meet this requirement will result in a ‘Fail’ grade being recorded. Academy of Management referencing style is required.
Here are some examples of the application of ethical concepts to an environmental issue or concern, and stated as a literature review topics:
• Kant and the environment
• Duty of care and the use of fracking to gain energy sources
• Human Rights and privatisation
• Neoliberalism and the environment
• The ethics of private/public partnerships
• Corporate social responsibility and communities