Center explores ethics of American business
JACKSONVILLE -- In the wake of scandals that have rocked some of America’s largest corporations, UNF’s Center of Ethics, Public Policy, and the Professions will explore business ethical issues with a lecture by a noted expert from The Wharton School of Business.
Dr. Thomas Donaldson, who writes, teaches and consults in the areas of business ethics, values and leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture titled “Is there an Ethical Fix for American Business?” on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the UNF University Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Donaldson is the author of “The Ties that Bind: A Social Contract Approach to Business Ethics” (Harvard University Business School Press, 1999) and the award winning “Ethics in International Business” (Oxford, 1989). He a founding member and past president of the Society for Business Ethics and is a member of the editorial boards of such journals as the Academy of Management Review and Business Ethics Quarterly. He is also a senior fellow of the Olsson Center for Ethics at the Darden School of the University of Virginia.
In his career, Donaldson has served as a consultant for organizations such as Walt Disney, Motorola, A&, JP Morgan, Johnson&Johnson, Texaco and IBM as well as the United Nations and the World Bank.
The Donaldson lecture is the inaugural event in the James S. Kemper Lecture Series and Symposium in Globalization and Business Ethics. The lecture is being presented in cooperation with the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Business Administration.
The Center for Ethics, Public Policy and the Professions was established in 1999 to foster deliberation on ethical issues. It is dedicated to fostering the application of moral reasoning to questions of ethics and values as faced by policy makers, researchers, and professional practitioners in the areas of health care, law, business, engineering, education, government, and public life generally.
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