Conference Speakers, Presenters, and Panelists
Abdallah, Hanin is assistant dean for students in the
Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut.
She is active in implementing integrity and ethics initiatives
on campus. Specifically, Abdallah is instrumental in shaping
the strategy of Bicharaf,
the Lebanese national initiative on academic integrity and business
ethics, and she conducts research in those areas.
Archer, Geoffrey is a second-year management Ph.D. student
at the Darden Graduate School of Business, Archers research
interests are in entrepreneurship and sustainability, specifically
the relationship between Microfinance and CleanTech. Archer
has over 10 years of work experience; including time spent as
a brand and category manager at Yahoo! Inc. and an exotic car
salesman in San Francisco.
Bhambri, Arvind has been on the faculty of the Graduate
Business School at the University of Southern California since
obtaining his doctorate from the Harvard Business School. He
specializes in strategic change, competitive strategy, global
business development, and leadership. Before coming to the U.S.,
Bhambri was trained as an electrical engineer in India. In addition
to USC, Bhambri has been on the faculty of Bocconi University
in Milan, the University of Hawaiis Advanced Management
Program, and the Owner Managed Business Institute in Santa Barbara.
During 2000-2002, Bhambri took a sabbatical from USC to lead
strategy and business development at a global Web-based supply
chain company in food and agricultural products. He is currently
a member of the Board of Directors of Trianz, Inc., a global
provider of consulting and information technology solutions
in the U.S., Japan, India, and Europe.
Iti is a post-doctoral fellow in Shailesh J. Mehta School
of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India,
pursuing research in the area of corporate governance and social
George is professor and director, Georgetown Business
Ethics Institute. Brenkert has published in numerous books and
journals including: A Companion to Business Ethics; Trust Within
and Between Organizations; Consumption; Environmental Ethics
and Business Ethics Perspectives; Business and the Humanities;
Women's Studies and Business Ethics; The Journal of Ethics;
Business Ethics Quarterly; and Public Affairs Quarterly. He
is currently editor-in-chief of Business Ethics Quarterly.
Martin is assistant professor in the College of Management
at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He earned a Ph.D.
in management from the University of Virginia, M.Div. and Th.M.
degrees in theology from the Weston School of Theology, and
an M.I.M. in international management from the American Graduate
School of International Management.
Calton, Jerry is professor of management in the College
of Business and Economics at the University of Hawaii-Hilo.
Recently, he has focused on new approaches to teaching and learning
ethics from the "inside out" via personal contemplative
practices and dialogic explorations with others in wisdom or
learning circles. This new interest has prompted him to read
more widely on Asian philosophical and religious practices that
link personal transformation to acceptance of moral obligations
to the larger community. Calton is book review editor for the
Journal of Corporate Citizenship. He is a member of the graduate
faculty for the new China-US Relations Masters Program at the
University of Hawaii-Hilo.
Christie, S.J. is the director of Loyola Institute of
Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai, one of the premier
business schools in India. Prior to taking up the director's
position, he was the dean of the Institute for three years.
He received his Masters in mathematical statistics from the
University of Madras, India, and M.B.A. and Ph.D. in business
administration from St Louis University. His doctoral dissertation
was on the cross-cultural comparison of ethical attitudes of
managers in India, the U.S. and South Korea. His research interests
include relationship between culture and ethical attitudes of
managers, globalization, and cross-cultural management.
Aron is President and CEO of Business
for Social Responsibility (BSR). Prior to assuming this
post in 2004, he was based in Paris, where he launched BSR's
Europe office in 2002. Cramer joined BSR in 1995, and served
as the founding director of its Business and Human Rights Program.
Cramer has worked closely with dozens of BSR's member companies
in numerous industry sectors, providing advice and counsel on
the full spectrum of CSR issues. He also has provided support
and counsel to many of the leading CSR initiatives in recent
years, including the UN Global Compact, the Global Reporting
Initiative, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights,
and the Fair Labor Association. He has worked extensively with
the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, USAID, and
other public institutions.
Colle, Simone is a Ph.D. candidate in management and
business ethics at the Darden School of Business, University
of Virginia. He holds a Masters degree in rational choice and
Business ethics and has 10 years of experience in research and
consultancy in the field of business ethics and corporate social
Feghali, Tony is an assistant professor of information
management in the Olayan School of Business at the American
University of Beirut. In April 2004, he initiated Bicharaf www.bicharaf.org
("with honor" in Arabic), the Lebanese national initiative
on academic integrity and business ethics. Feghali stays active
in academic integrity and business ethics research.
Forster, William is a Ph.D. candidate in strategy, entrepreneurship
and business ethics at the University of Virginia's Darden School
of Business Administration. He is a graduate of the United States
Air Force Academy and the University of Colorado, and served
12 years as an officer in the Air Force. Prior to beginning
his doctoral program, he taught strategic management and accounting
at the Air Force Academy.
Gibson, Kevin is associate professor of management and
philosophy at Marquette University and director of its Center
for Ethics Studies. His research interests include dispute resolution
and business ethics. He is the author of Business Ethics: People,
Profits and the Planet (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and an introductory
text for Cambridge University Press coming out later this year.
Glac, Katherina is a doctoral candidate in the Legal
Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School.
She is currently working on her dissertation, which examines
the relationship between investor expectations about corporate
social responsibility and investment decisions.
Gupta, Abhik is professor in ecology and environmental
science, with research interests in biodiversity and pollution
research and environmental ethics at St. Edmunds College,
Shillong and then at Assam University, Silchar, India. He has
a masters in zoology and Ph.D from North Eastern Hill
Kirk O. is executive director of the Markkula Center
for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and University
Professor of Organizations and Society. In 2001, he took early
retirement from Stanford University where he taught business
ethics in the Graduate School of Business for 23 years. He was
also faculty director of the Sloan Program, Stanford's master's
program for mid-career executives. Currently he serves as the
honorary chair of the Center for International Business Ethics
is assistant professor in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics
Department at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
His research is in ethics and economics and focuses on the justified
exercise of managerial authority. Topics of research include
authority and work, the provision of assistance by multinational
corporations, and incommensurable values and justified choice.
Iyer, Arun is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at
Marquette University, with research interest in corporate responsibility
in the developing world. He also specializes in 20th Century
continental and analytic philosophy.
Hoje is associate professor of finance in the SCU Leavey
School of Business. His research interests include corporate
finance, international finance, new venture finance, and ethics
in finance. He has published in various journals, and his work
has won awards from the Global Finance Conference, the European
Finance Association and the PACAP Finance Conference.
Yongtae is assistant professor of accounting in the
SCU Leavey School of Business. His research interests are mainly
in the areas of managerial opportunism and capital markets.
He has been published in various journals including Journal
of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal
of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Accounting Horizons.
Lee, Alan has over 25 years of real estate investment
and development experience in China and the U.S.
Mr. Lee is a co-founder of the Forrester Group (a Chongbang
Holdings company), and a founding partner of the Daning Life
Hub an innovative open-air mixed-use lifestyle center, located
in suburban Shanghai. The Daning Life Hub consists of retail,
office, live/work units and a Four Points by Sheraton. Lee is
also a board director of the Daning Life Hubs holding
is dean of the Sino-French School of International Management
and director of the Center for International Business Ethics
in Beijing. His research and teaching cover a variety of disciplines
including marketing, cross-cultural communication, and business
law. His hands-on business experience includes international
trade, joint venture management, and marketing research. His
most recent publications include translation from English into
Chinese of the Blackwell Encyclopedia on Business Ethics. Liu
previously served in management at London Export Corp., Union
Merchant Overseas Corp., and Cathay Trading Ltd. He is still
actively involved with Unigene Laboratories Inc., Herborium
Inc., and Novark Consulting.
Malik, Pravir is managing director, Advisory Services,
at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR). Malik oversees
BSRs Consumer Products, Food & Agriculture, and Transportation
sectors. Prior to BSR, Malik functioned as an intent architect,
project lead, and advisor to C-suite level officers on several
large transformation projects for US-based and global companies.
He also founded Aurosoorya, a systems-based solution center,
and was a member of the founding team of A.T. Kearney, India.
Richard is assistant professor of management at California
State University-Sacramento. He has published articles on shareholder
activism, management history, employee ownership, corporate
law, and the evolution of Catholic social teaching. He is currently
researching the social role of finance from both historical
Jose Mario is Carlo Magno Distinguished Professorial
Chair in Business at De La Salle University Dasmarinas in Philippines.
He is a founding governor of the Philippine Academy of Management
and founding executive director of the Jaime Cardinal Sin Center
for Social Responsibility and Applied Ethics, based in Manila.
is professor of management in the School of Business and directs
activities associated with the International Center for Ethics
in Business at the Univerity of Kansas. His current research
interests include the positive roles of emotions, cultural dimensions,
and moral courage in the ethical decision-making process, as
well as the determinants and outcomes of experienced meaningfulness
at work. May is a past president of the Midwest Academy of Management.
Mencl, Jennifer is assistant professor of human resources
management and organizational behavior at Labovitz School of
Business and Economics, University of Minnesota-Duluth. Her
current research interests include ethical decision making in
human resource management, emotions in the workplace, and training-related
self efficacy. Prior to graduate school, she worked in a variety
of positions at a Midwestern advertising agency.
Moberg, Dennis is Wilkinson Professor of Management
and Ethics at Santa Clara University. He is past president of
the Society for Business Ethics. His research probes the intersection
of ethical decision-making and the behavioral and social sciences.
Nanda, Kapil is the president and CEO of Infogain, the
leading provider in CRM, ERP, Integration, and Business Intelligence
solutions and services. He founded the company in 1990 after
extensive management experience with industry pioneers like
Burroughs, Intel, and Altos Computer. Nanda holds a bachelor's
degree in engineering from Punjab University, India, a master's
degree from the University of Kansas, and a master's degree
in business administration from the University of Southern California.
James is research professor in the Center for Effective
Organizations at the University of Southern California. He is
also the Mortimer J. Adler Senior Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
He served as a special assistant to Secretary of Health, Education
and Welfare Elliot Richardson, chairing the Secretary's Task
Force on Work in America. He won a Mitchell Prize for a paper
on economic growth policy, has served on the prestigious Board
of Editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Park, C.S. served as chairman and CEO of Maxtor Corp.
from November 2004 until May 2006 and as chairman of Maxtor's
Board of Directors for eight years. Previously, Park was investment
partner and senior advisor at H&Q Asia Pacific, a private
equity firm. Prior to joining H&Q Asia Pacific, Park was
with Hynix Semiconductor, Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor America
Inc.He is a member of the board of directors of STATS ChipPAC
Ltd., and Smart Modular Technologies Inc.
Radin, Tara is assistant professor in the Department
of Management, Entrepreneurship, and General Business, Hofstra
University. Radin has done research in employment, technology,
privacy, health care, strategy, and general business ethics.
She is a member of the Virginia Bar and an active member and
reviewer for the Society of Business Ethics, the International
Association of Business and Society, and the Academy of Management.
Ulf is a Ph.D. student at Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales
at University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Santoro, Michael is associate professor at the Rutgers
Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard
University, a J.D. from New York University, and an A.B. from
Oberlin College. During the 1993-94 academic year, he was a
Fulbright Fellow at the University of Hong Kong, and he travels
frequently to China.
Leslie is assistant professor of organizational behavior
and ethics and the director of the United States Naval Supply
Corps Ethics in Action Research and Education Program at the
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate
School in Monterey, Calif. Sekerka also serves as a faculty
contributor to the Business and Organizational Ethics Partnership
at the Markkula Center, Santa Clara University. Her publications,
focusing on positive change, ethics in the workplace, and peer
coaching have appeared in various academic journals and book
P Jagdish is the Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing
in the Goizueta Business School and the founder of the Center
for Relationship Marketing (CRM) at Emory University. Prior
to his present position, he was on the faculty of the University
of Southern California, where he founded the Center for Telecommunications
Management, the University of Illinois, Columbia University,
and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sheth is an expert
on geopolitical realignment of nations, global competitiveness
and strategic vision for global enterprises. His clients include
AT&T, BellSouth, Cox Communications, Delta, Ernst &
Young, Ford, GE, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, Nortel, Pillsbury,
Sprint, Square D, 3M, and Whirlpool. He is also on the Board
of Directors of several public companies, including Norstan
and Wipro Limited.
Van Buren, Harry is assistant professor of business
and society at University of New Mexicos Anderson Schools
of Management. His research has been published in Academy of
Management Review, Business & Society, Business and Society
Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics,
Journal of Corporate Citizenship, and Religious Education. His
current research interests include social capital in organizations,
gender and management, ethics in employment relationships (especially
for low-wage workers), the intersection of religious beliefs
and beliefs about business ethics, accounting ethics, and cross-cultural
Kulkarni has worked in the semiconductor and EDA industries
for over 28 years. He was appointed president and CEO of Sequence
in May 2002. Prior to his appointment, he served as Chief Operating
Officer for more than two years where he set the Company's vision
and delivered power and signal integrity products for nanometer
James is professor of business ethics and management
and director of the Beard
Center for Leadership in Ethics at Duquesne University.
He develops ethics training seminars for business and community
organizations and hosts forums for discussions of critical ethical
issues in business. He is the co-author of the 11th edition
of Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy,
published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill, Inc.
Wing Y.Li is Managing Director, Atelier Capital Corporation,
Vancouver, a private equity firm specializing in real estate
investments and capital flow between North America and Asia.
Wu, Jiyun is a Ph.D. candidate in social issues in management
at Virginia Tech. She is also a visiting professor at Ithaca
College, teaching business ethics for the 2006-2007 academic
year. She has presented papers at Academy of Management meetings
and Strategic Management Society meetings. She has three articles
finalized for publication in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics
York, Jeffrey is a research assistant at the Batten
Institute at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business
and a Ph.D. candidate in entrepreneurship, business ethics,
and strategy. His work is focused on studying the fusion of
environmental opportunities with entrepreneurial solutions.
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