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Roessing, Matt; El-Jourbagy, Jehan – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
Chambers of Commerce present educational opportunities for businesses as well as forums to discuss and advocate for change in the business environment. Chambers exist on the local, state, national, and international level. This article focuses on business law students working with local city and county-based chambers, with a membership of mostly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Small Businesses
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O'Brien, Christine Neylon; Powers, Richard E.; Wesner, Thomas L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article provides information about the value of a core course in business law and why it remains essential to business education. It goes on to identify highly ranked undergraduate business programs that require one or more business law courses. Using "Business Week" and "US News and World Report" to identify top…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Benchmarking
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Lawlor, Leila G.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
In an undergraduate legal and ethical environment of business classes, the authors teach business students how to apply legal rules and ethical principles to problems that arise in business. Teaching the distinction between independent contractors and employees offers a rich, timely opportunity to improve students' critical thinking and…
Descriptors: Employees, Employment Level, Part Time Employment, Temporary Employment
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Grelecki, Ryan C.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
One of the most significant hurdles to overcome in teaching law to business students is getting them to recognize and appreciate the real-world applicability of the law, a seemingly esoteric and irrelevant discipline. This hurdle is especially challenging when teaching Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (LEEB), a course that most business…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Concept Teaching, Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
This case study examines the role of bribery in the global marketplace through an example involving access to safe drinking water in the developing world. Parts II and III set out the objectives and methods of classroom delivery for the case study. Part IV is the background reading relating to bribery with particular emphasis on the Foreign…
Descriptors: Ethics, Crime, International Trade, Water Quality
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Willey, Susan L.; Mansfield, Nancy Reeves; Sherman, Margaret B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
At Georgia State University (GSU), undergraduate and graduate business students are introduced to ethical theory and decision making in the required legal environment of business course, but ethics instruction in the functional areas is sporadic and uncoordinated. After a broad overview of the history of ethics in the business curriculum in Part…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Social Responsibility, Decision Making, Models
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Tobacco has been an agricultural staple from the time of the first recorded European encounter with the plant in the fifteenth century. The pervasive nature of its cultivation and consumption has made tobacco one of the most profitable crops in world agricultural history. This case study examines the role of tobacco in the global marketplace with…
Descriptors: Ethics, Smoking, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology has placed more emphasis on the topic of business ethics in the past few years. Business ethics has always been a required component of the legal environment of business course whether taught at the undergraduate or graduate levels. More recently, the college has introduced an…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts