Ethics Case Studies

Over the years, the Institute has produced a series of case studies in ethics aligned with our research, teaching, and practice interests. Currently, the collection is focused on the following areas:

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The Institutions in Crisis case studies have emerged from a larger research project that explores how and why ethical crises arise across a range of institutions: religion, the military, higher education, and business.

Business Ethics
The Business Ethics case studies have been developed and tested in courses for Duke undergraduate students.

Teaching Caselettes
These case studies were used as teaching tools in Institute workshops, including the Ethics of Engagement, a required training program for all students preparing for national and international civic engagement projects through DukeEngage.