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Business Ethics in a Global World - Conference Schedule







Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - Academic Corporate Visits

12:00-6:00 pm

Foyer, Arts & Sciences Building
1:00-2:00 pm Welcome and Corporate Visit Overview-Kirk O.Hanson
Wiegand Room, Arts & Sciences Building
2:00-2:30 pm Transportation to Cisco

3:00-5:00 pm
Presentation and Discussion: Access to the Internet, Corporate Values, and Ethical Culture
5:00-5:30 pm Transportation back to Santa Clara campus
5.30-8:30 pm Reception, Dinner
William Room, Benson Center

Remarks by A. C. "Mike" Markkula Jr., cofounder Apple Computer
Panel: Google and China-George Brenkert, Professor and Director, Georgetown Business Ethics Institute; Michael A. Santoro, Assistant Professor International Business and Business Environment Department, Rutgers Graduate School of Management
Adobe Lodge, Santa Clara University

8:30-9:00 pm Transportation to Hotel
9:00-10:00 pm Hotel Hospitality Suite-hosted by Kirk Hanson and Dennis Moberg


Friday, March 9, 2007 - Business Executive/Academic Forum

7:30-8:15 am Continental Breakfast: Check-in and Registration
California Mission Room, Benson Center
8:15-8:30 am Welcome-Lucia Albino Gilbert, Provost, Santa Clara University

8:30-9:15 am Aron Cramer, President and CEO, Business for Social Responsibility
introduction by Kirk Hanson
9:15-10:30 am Panel: Business Ethics in China: Challenges and Opportunities
C.S. Park, Seagate Board of Directors and former Chairman and CEO, Maxtor; Wing Li, Managing Director, Atelier Capital Corporation, Edward Wong Group; Alan Lee, Cofounder of Forrester Group, Chongbang Holdings; Baocheng Liu, Dean, Sino-French School of International Management, Beijing, China; James O Toole, Research Professor USC Marshall School of Business
Panel Chair; Kirk O. Hanson, Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

California Mission Room, Benson Center
10:30 am Break
California Mission Room, Benson Center
11-12:15 am Breakout Sessions on Chinese Business Practices
Led by Panelists
Benson Parlor B, Benson Parlor C, Williman Room, Kennedy Commons
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch 
Mission Room, Benson Center
1:30-2:15 pm Jag Sheth, Executive Director, India, China and America Institute
California Mission Room, Benson Center
2:15-3:30 pm Panel: Four Perspectives on Indian Business Practices
Arvind Bhambri, Associate Professor, USC Marshall School of Business; Pravir Malik, Managing Director, Advisory Service, Business for Social Responsibility; Vic Kulkarni, President and CEO, Sequence Design Inc; P. Christie, S.J. Director, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai, India
California Mission Room, Benson Center
3:30-4:00 pm Break
California Mission Room, Benson Center
4:15-5:30 pm Breakout Sessions on Indian Business Practices
Led by Panelists
Benson Parlor B, Benson Parlor C, Williman Room, Kennedy Commons
6:00- 8:30 pm Reception and Dinner
Speaker: Kapil Nanda, President and CEO, Infogain
Mission Room, Benson Center
8:30- 9:00 pm Transportation to Hotel
9.00- 10.00 pm Hotel Hospitality Suite-hosted by Kirk Hanson and Dennis Moberg host


Saturday, March 10, 2007 - Academic Forum
7:30-8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Host: Dennis Moberg and Shawn Berman
California Mission Room, Benson Center
8:30-9:30 am

Panel: The Religious, Cultural, and Psychological Foundations for Ethical Decision-Making in China and India
Chair: Dennis Moberg

James Weber (Duquesne University) "Differences and Challenges Due to Religion: The Influence of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Hinduism on Transnational Ethical Decision-Making"

Douglas R. May (University of Kansas) "Exploring the Influence of Cultural Differences on the Ethical Decision-Making Process: Applications to China and India"

Jennifer Mencl (University of Minnesota-Duluth) "Moral Emotions and Ethical Decision-Making: A Socio-Cultural Approach"

Williman Room, Benson Center

9:30-9:45 am

California Mission Room

9:45-10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions 1

Session 1a: Parlor B+C, Benson Center

Chair: Gerald Cavanagh, S.J. University of Detroit Mercy

Kevin Gibson (Marquette University) "The Promise and Problems of Triple Bottom Line Accounting: The Case of Coastal Fishing in India"

Abhik Gupta (Assam University, India) "Applying Ecosystem Principles to Business Ethics"

Session 1b: Williman Room, Benson Center

Chair: Richard Marens (California State University-Sacramento)

Jerry M. Calton (University of Hawaii-Hilo) "Practicing Business Ethics From the Inside Out: A Cross-Cultural Perspective"

Tara J. Radin (The Wharton School) "How Good Companies Go Global: Ethics and Outsourcing"

10:45-11:00 am

California Mission Room, Benson Center

11:00-12:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions 2

Session 2a: Parlor B+C, Benson Center

Chair: John Hulpke (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Martin Calkins (University of Massachusetts-Boston) "The Ethics of the Auto and Oil Industries-Strategies in China"

Iti Bose (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India) "Growth and Dynamics of Corporate Governance in India: An Emerging Trend Towards Global Market Economy"

Session 2b: Williman Room, Benson Center

Chair: Barbara McGraw (Saint Mary's College of California)

Hoje Jo and Yongtae Kim (Santa Clara University) "Ethics and Disclosure: A Study of the Financial Performance of Firms in the Seasoned Equity Offerings Market"

Tony Feghali and Hanin Abdallah (American University of Beirut) "The Relation Between Academic Dishonesty and Business Ethics: A Survey of Middle Eastern Professionals"


12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
Williman Room, Benson Center
1:00-2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions 3 

Session 3a: Parlor B+C, Benson Center

Chair: Martin Calkins (University of Massachusetts Boston)

Jiyun Wu (Virginia Polytechnic and State University) "When in China…Corporate Social Responsibility Confucian Style"

Nien-hê Hsieh (The Wharton School) "Promoting Democracy: A Role for Global Business?"

Ulf Richter (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) "CSR and Deliberative Democracy: A Multiple Case Study"

Session 3b: Williman Room, Benson Center 

Chair: John Boatright (Loyola University Chicago)

Harry Van Buren III (University of New Mexico) "The Development, Promise, and Pitfalls of Industry-level Cooperation Regarding Global Business Ethics"

William R. Forster (University of Virginia) "Moral Legitimacy and the Social Entrepreneur"

Arun Iyer (Marquette University) "The Dynamic Nature of Corporate-Social Interactions in India: The Case of the East India Company and its Implications for Global Business Today"

2:30- 2:45 pm Break
California Mission Room, Benson Center
2:45-4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions 4

Session 4a: Parlor B+C, Benson Center

Chair: Manuel Velasquez (Santa Clara University)

Geoff Archer (University of Virginia) "Catalyzing Cradle to Cradle Through Entrepreneurship: Waste=Food Effectuation"

Jeffrey York (University of Virginia) "Cold Hard Facts"

Leslie Sekerka (Naval Postgraduate School) "Moral Action in Everyday Life: An Ethics Process to Foster Interest and Determination in the Workplace"

Session 4b: Williman Room, Benson Center 

Chair: Jerry Calton (University of Hawaii-Hilo)

Katherina Glac (The Wharton School) "Corporate Ownership Revisited: Who Owns What and How?"

Richard Marens (California State University-Sacramento) "Learning From the Founders: Organized Labor, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Limits of Stakeholder Management"

Simone de Colle (University of Virginia) "Is Dewey's Notion of The Public an Early Statement of Stakeholder Theory?"

4:30-5:30 pm
Wine Tasting/Reception
Arts & Science Building Foyer
5:30 pm
Transportation to Hotel


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