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Welcome to the new issue of the GBR. We believe that you will find these articles informative as well as a challenge to take a deeper look at your business life, your work life, and as it applies, to your academic life. In this issue we have two articles on the importance of ethics in … Continued
If our financial markets cannot guarantee safety of funds deposited with brokers or banks, our economic system will fall into a dark medieval state.
In order for ethical programs to have an impact on customers, they must work and be seen to work.
The study of ethics can continue its important task of telling us what we should be doing and psychology can help us stop our immoral behavior and motivate us to do the right thing. Moral decline will continue in America until ethics is integrated with psychology.
Energy markets expert and Graziadio School professor Joe Hahn commented on BP’s Gulf oil spill and oil drilling in California on the KNBC-TV morning program
As long as planes fly in defiance of gravity, they will come down. As long as cars travel faster than the human body can on its own, traffic accidents will kill us. And as long as we drill oil, there will be accidents.
Along with his co-authors, Dr. Harjoto’s research on CSR was awarded the prestigious 2009 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing at SRI in the Rockies, the largest and longest-running sustainable and responsible investing conference in the world. Below is a summary of his paper offering the most salient points for managers. You can read the … Continued
Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kurt K. Motamedi, PhD, Professor of Strategy and Leadership at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses strategy, strategy execution, leadership styles (including neurotic managers and their impact), keeping employees motivated, and the shift away … Continued
Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kevin S. Groves, PhD, Assistant Professor of Organizational Theory and Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses his research on executive development and succession planning, managerial thinking styles, social and emotional intelligence, and … Continued
This post first appeared in BizDean Talk and is reprinted with their permission. A prominent hedge-fund manager pleads guilty for running a scam with worldwide investor losses as high as $50 billion. A Texas billionaire is accused of conducting an $8 billion investment fraud. A major assisted living operator and its founder are accused of … Continued
Barack Obama swept into the nation’s capitol, and with a few scribbles of his name, started the process of dismantling eight years of Bush policies. He faces a Congress that will largely embrace his changes, mostly because the Democrats have a comfortable majority in the House and only a 2-seat deficit to get to the … Continued
Linnea Bernard McCord, JD, MBA Peter Drucker, the famous management consultant, who is credited with creating the professional field of management, died a few years ago at age 95. He was the quintessential non-emotional thinker—a voracious reader who observed dispassionately what was going on around him without bias or preconception. He invented the word “knowledge worker” decades … Continued
This is a guest post by Sean D. Jasso, PhD, practitioner faculty of economics. The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. ~ Peter F. Drucker The big question on the minds of most people is: What is the future of the economy? The answer is not always … Continued
This is a guest post by Linnea B. McCord, JD, MBA, Associate Professor of Business Law We are only just beginning to comprehend how bad an ethics mess we’re in—but it’s likely to be a real doozy. Failing CEOs walk away with more than $100 million and Wall Street investment bankers pay themselves many billions … Continued