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									MORAL CHALLENGE MODULE MAP: THEMES AND LEARNING POINTS Central Theme Survival: The challenge of right versus wrong Text & Setting Endurance, by Alfred Lansing Antarctic, 1914 Storyline How Ernest Shackleton saved the members of an Antarctic exploration expedition A clash of competing “rights” in which neither side yields Learning Points Impact of context / situation Burden of leadership Tactics of leadership Mixed motives Action driven by principle Benefits and drawbacks of strongly held beliefs Moral alternatives Moral awareness Exploitation Conflicting moral duties

The challenge of right versus right

Antigone, by Sophocles Ancient Greece

The challenge of a moral dilemma

Blessed Assurance, by Allan Gurganus 1940s America

The challenge of new principles

Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe Early 20th century Nigeria

A young, white insurance collection agent is torn between helping his black clients and his need for employment An Ibo clan confronts the arrival of Christian missionaries and British colonial authorities

Differences in world view Navigating a changing terrain Strategies for response

MORAL CHALLENGE MODULE SUMMARY http://harvardbusinessonline.hbsp.harvard.edu/b02/en/common/item_detail.jhtml?id=605 036


								
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