Business Ethics Center
Apr. 15 2013: The Hauenstein Center of Presidential Leadership - Spring Debate "Why Conservatism, Why Progressive?"
Apr. 8, 2013: Consumer's Energy, Vice Presidents Dan Malone & Jon Allan, led a case study with the FIMBA students, and community members. They took us through a boardroom exercise on how decisions about investment in various energy sources get made.
Mar. 27, 2013: Sir Ken Robinson, author of "The Element: How Finding your Passion Changes Everything"
Mar. 26, 2013: Dr. Jeffrey Porter, Director of Behavioral Oncology at Cancer and Hermatology Centers of Western Michigan. “Simulation of an Advanced Care Planning Conversation”
Mar. 21, 2013: Dr. Jerry Davis, from the University of Michigan's Ross School will be here to speak to our MBA students and community members on “Economic Inequality and Why It Matters”
Oct. 24, 2012: Kim Horn, President of Kaiser Permanente’s Eastern Division was the Castro Business Ethics lecturer. She spoke on “Money, Morality and Medical Care.”
Oct. 22-26, 2012: Seidman Ethics Week
Oct. 4-6, 2012: The BEC helped sponsor the annual national conference for The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum to be held at GVSU.
Sept. 20, 2012: “How Do You Teach Ethics?”
April 10, 2012: “Religion and Business”
March 24, 2012: - “Evolution and Morality”
March 20, 2012: “Public Utility, Not Social Agency?”
February 23, 2012: BEC Forum event: William F. Pickard, Ph.D. “The History of Black Owned Businesses in Detroit”
February 6, 2012: “Democratic Ownership in a Small Business”
“Women, Ethics and Business"
“What DO Employers Want?’ An annual panel discussion for GVSU students. Representatives of major W. Michigan companies discuss what they look for when hiring and promoting.
Annual Castro Lecture. Prominent business persons, journalists, and academics speak to a host of ethical issues in this popular annual event open to the W. Michigan community. Kurt Eichenwald, Stuart Diamond, and Mary Gentile, from outside the region, and Fred Keller, Shelley Padnos and Jeff Koeze from w. MI have offered their insights.
The Future of Capitalism. A panel discussion/debate which presented four divergent views of capitalism’s future. A standing-room only crowd engaged the speakers for two hours.
The Business of Prisons. Three former inmates spoke to prison reform, education, and the challenge of finding work after release from incarceration.
Ethics, Generational Theory, and Work. A roundtable discussion on how different generations view work, other generations, and the prospect for working together.
The Ethics of Bank Bailout(s). A Forum discussion led by Rich Lievense, Founder of the Bank of Holland.
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