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Denise Kleinrichert

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Denise Kleinrichert

Associate Professor, Management

Denise Kleinrichert

Dr. Denise Kleinrichert is an Associate Professor in Management and Ethics, Chair of the College of Business' annual Business Ethics Week, and a Founding colleague of the Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business (CESB). This Center integrates ethics and sustainable business research with teaching and service to community and the university. She has focused her academic career in the areas of business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable business practices. She teaches two undergraduate courses: Seminar on the Environment of Business and Ethics at Work, as well as two MBA seminar courses, Political, Social, Legal Environment of Business and Sustainability and Business Opportunity. Her research publications include topics in ethics and corporate boards, CSR, sustainability and social entrepreneurship in hospitality industry, and entrepreneurship and women. She also has earlier corporate management experience in risk management and human resources in the banking, healthcare and property/casualty insurance industries. Her education includes a BA in Economics from Indiana University, two Master’s degrees and a PhD in Philosophy (Ethics) from the University of South Florida.

Contact Information



Office Hours: TTH 10-12:00pm

Phone: 338-7486

Department: Management

Location: BUS 344

Advising Duties: Advisor/UG/BUS 682/MBA/SUST BUS EMPH/BUS 895 Project

Research Interests

  • Business and Organizational Ethics; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Practice; Corporate Governance and Risk; Charisma and Leadership

Professional Associations

Society for Business Ethics


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