2017 Faculty Activities in the Classroom

The College of Business embraces business ethics in a variety of ways. Department faculty and classroom activities in support of Business Ethics Week 2017 are listed below as they are confirmed.

Department of Accounting

Jai Kang

Acct. 101.04 + 101.06 Managerial Accounting

  • Nov 8, 5-6:30pm Watch Smartest Guys in the Room and write a report

Acct. 513 International Accounting

  • Nov 8, 5-6:30pm Watch Smartest Guys in the Room and write a report    

Tina Caratan

Acct. 818 Accounting Ethics

  • Nov 8 Discuss how leadership within an organization impacts accounting ethics.    

Department of Decision Sciences

Hasheminia

BUS776 Data Analysis for Managers

  • A discussion on to avoid p-hacking in regression models       

Eng

DS 212 Business Statistics

  • Ethical issues in using/interpreting data, examples from "How to Lie with Statistics"       

DS312 Data Analysis with Computer Applications 

  • Ethical issues in using/interpreting data, examples from "How to Lie with Statistics"       

Ozsen

DS412 Operations Management 

  • An examination of ethical issues in Quality Management       

Bollapragada

DS412 Operations Management 

  • An examination of ethical issues in Quality Management       

Saltzman

DS212 Business Statistics 

  • A discussion of ethical Issues in hypothesis testing, p-hacking demo       

Soorapanth

DS412 Operations Management 

  • An examination of ethical issues in Quality Management       

Cholette

DS856 Seminar in Project Management 

  • A Guest Speaker from Recology will present 3 recent sustainability-related projects       

BUS886 Statistics and Operations Analysis 

  • An assignment and subsequent discussion on the "Misuse of Statistics" focusing on the ethical ramifications of purposefully mis-interpreting data       

Roeder

DS412 Operations Management 

  • A discussion on ethics and Decision Sciences       

Uday

DS412 Operations Management 

  • Presenting ethical issues in using/interpreting data, including examples from "How to Lie with Statistics"       

DS604 Business Forecasting 

  • A discussion on using data appropriately, including avoiding conflating correlation with causality       

Zhao

DS412 Operations Management 

  • A presentation of ethical issues in Quality Management, including discussion of a quality management case       

Sepah-Mansour

DS412 Operations Management 

  • An examination of ethical issues in Quality Management       

Department of Economics

Sepideh Modrek

Econ 450 Health Economics & Health Policy

  • Nov. 8th/4:10-6:50pm/GYM 113 Externalities: Vaccine Market Stucture and Financing    

Michael Bar

ECON 605 History of Economic Thought

  • BUS 107/Nov. 7th, Tu 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM Government policies in cases of market failure, e.g. externalities (Ronald H. Coase)    

Kirill Chernomaz

Econ 312 Introduction to Econometrics

  • HSS 147 Exploring evidence of wage earnings discrepancies between genders and ethnicities.    

Anoshua Chaudhuri

Econ 540 Economics of Gender

  • HSS 285 Gender gap in schooling attainment    

Lisa Takeyama

Econ 101 Introduction to Microeconomics

  • HSS 154 Price Gouging after Natural Disasters    

Department of Finance

Daniela Balkanska

BUS 785  Financial Management 

  • Viewing the Frontline documentary "To Catch a Trader" and an exercise on insider trading.    

FIN 350 Business Finance 

  • Viewing the Frontline documentary "To Catch a Trader" and an exercise on insider trading.    

Tee Lim

FIN 357  Financial Statement and Data Analysis

  • Volkswagen emissions scandal.    

FIN 350 Business Finance

  • Volkswagen emissions scandal.    

Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management

Laura Shroder

HTM 300 Business Communications in Hospitality

  • Nov 9 (8:10, 9:35, 2:10) "Possible ethical dilemmas in hospitality

Bo Ferns

HTM 590 Integrated Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Nov 7 (11:00) (12:35) Ethics in stateholder management-case study on working with food critics   

HTM 351 Asian Culture, Cuisine, and Hospitality

  • Sept 22-29 Food ethics-case study shark fin soup   

Department of Information Systems

Sameer Verma

ISYS 565 Managing Enterprise Networks

  • 10/31/17 Discuss ethics in information systems and how these intersect with confidentiality and privacy.      
  • 11/2/17 Discuss ethics in information systems and how these intersect with confidentiality and privacy.      

ISYS 575 IT Security Management

  • 11/15/17 Role of ethics in providing information security, with respect to regulation, compliance, and conformance.     

Brenda Mak

ISYS/HTM 339 

  • Dec 5 ethics in hospitalilty     

Department of International Business

Sergey Lebedev

IBUS 690 Global Strategic Management 

  • Discussion of different approaches on how to respond to ethical challenges and managing ethics internationally

Yikuan Lee

IBUS 590-01 + 590-02 Ethics and International Business

  • Nov. 6 (9:10) Two case study - 1. Walmart & Its Critics; 2. iPad & Foxconn Sweatshop

Joel Nicholson

IBUS 330 Int'l Business & Multicultural Relations

  • Sept 28 - 24 Chapter on Ethics and CSR in International Business

Lihua Wang

IBUS/MGMT 659 Introduction to International Negotiation

  • 12/1/2017(9:35-12:20) Social Dilemma Exercise: SHARC

IBUS59 Doing Business in Greater China

  • 11/17/2017 (9:35-11am) Ethics in China: The case of Sanlu

Department of Management

Trivedi

BUS 682 Seminar in Business and Society

  • Nov 6 (9:10, 1:10); Nov. 7 (9:35) We will be talking about the ethics of consumer protection and sustainability

Ian Dunham

BUS 682 Seminar in Business and Society

  • Nov 9 (12:35; 3:35) The Anthropocene Epoch: Profit and environmental sustainability--are they mutually exclusive?

Eric Lamm

MGMT 656 Seminar in Managing Teams

  • Nov 6 (1:10; 4:10); Nov. 7 (12:35) Teaming ethically while communicating virutually.

Oscar Stewart

BUS 682 Seminar in Business and Society

  • Nov 6 (1:10-3:55); Nov. 7 (3:35-6:20) Business responsibilities to communities & Consumer ethics

Denise Kleinrichert

BUS 440 Ethics at Work

  • Nov. 9 (3:35) Managing International Ethics - Bribery, FCPA & Whistleblowing + Case Study on Levi's

BUS 682 Seminar in Business & Society

  • Nov. 8 (1:10; 4:10) Social Responsibility & Global Business + Case Study on Coca-Cola

Antoaneta Petkova

BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy

  • Nov. 6 (1:10); Nov. 13 (1:10) Corporate governance and business ethics; Holand America Lines sustainable practices

BUS 890 Culminating Experience

  • Nov. 6 (6:30); Nov. 13 (6:30) Guest-speaker - on social and environmental practices of his business; Stakeholders and legitimacy issues in the emerging cannabis industry

Mitchell Lee Marks

MGMT 670 Seminar in Org'l Design/Change 

  • Ethical issues in collecting, analyzing and feeding back employee opinion data.

Michael Albert

MGMT 405 MGMT & OB 

  • Ethics and Human Resources

Ryana Barbosa

BUS 682 Seminar in Business and Society

  • Nov 9 (7-9:45pm) Ethical considerations in the tech field: privacy, net neutrality, censoring, foreign interfernce in US election on social media platforms

Linda Saytes

BUS 690 Seminar in Strategic Management  

  • Ethical issues in the work place regarding gender and age discrimination

Manely Sharifian

BUS 682 Seminar in Business and Society

  • Nov 3 Discussion about consumers and ethics

Buddy Ungson

IBUS 676 Social Entrepreneurship

  • Nov 7 (3:35) I will be giving a midterm that will cover previous classes on microfinancing

Department of Marketing

Matt Fisher

MKTG 675 Brand Management 

  • Race, Gender, and Ethics in Branding        

MKTG 637 Sales Management  Sustaining ethics

  • The importance of culture in the sales environment        

MKTG 680 International Marketing 

  • Ethics: local customs vs. imposing home country standards        

BUS 783 Managerial Economics

  • Ethical implications of power differentials- caveat emptor        

BUS 690 Startegic Management 

  • Costs and Benefits of Stakeholder Driven Organizations        

Bruce Robertson

MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 

  • Lecture on marketing ethics and discussion on two ethical dilemmas faced by Coca-Cola and Target.        

Sanjit Sengupta

MKTG 885 Marketing of High-Technology Products and Innovations 

  • Lecture on Strategic Considerations for the Triple Bottom Line in High-Tech Companies; Discussion of 2 articles: (1) Is Silicon Valley Funding the Wrong Stuff? WSJ, 7/06/14
  • (2) How Technology Will Solve the Planet's Hardest Problems, Newsweek 07//21/16