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  • Ethics Lunches: to be announced.
  • MBA Ethics Module, 9-hour workshop for entering MBA students, week of 19 August 2007.


Academic Year 2006-2007

  • Ethics Lunch:  Can companies be moral?, Michael Maccoby, 4 April 2007.
  • Organizational Behavior seminar: What kind of leader do people want to follow?, Michael Maccoby, 4 April 2007.
  • Third Conference on International Corporate Responsibility, cosponsored by Carnegie Bosch Institute, Hong Kong, 22-24 September 2006.
  • MBA Ethics Module, 8-hour workshop for entering MBA students, 21-23 August 2006.

Academic Year 2005-2006

  • Ethics Lunch: Why shareholder value has failed as a purpose for business, Al Erisman, Publisher, Ethix Newsletter and Director, Institute for Business, Technology, and Ethics, 24 April 2006.
  • Ethics Lunch: Marketplace ethics from an interfaith perspective, Carnegie Samuel Calian, President, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 31 January 2006.
  • Ethics Lunch: Business ethics in China, Zhou Zucheng, Director, Center for Management and Ethics and Professor of Management and Business Ethics, Antai School of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1 November 2005.
  • Ethics Lunch: I pled guilty to Securities Act violations, with Tom (full name withheld on
    request), former CFO, 12:30-1:20 pm, Thursday, 1 September.
  • Forum on Ethics of Intellectual Property, part of CBI conference, Innovation and the Growth of the International Firm, Stuttgart, Germany, 8 September.  Participants: Kristin A. Brown, University of Houston Law Center, USA; Patrick Croskery, Ohio Northern University, USA; David Castle, University of Guelph, Canada; John Hooker, CMU (moderator); David Lea, American University of Sharjah, UAE; Sigrid Sterckx, University of Ghent, Belgium; Hirofumi Sueyoshi, Tezukayama University, Japan.

Academic Year 2004-2005

  • Ethics Lunch at CMU Qatar: Passion to win: Strategies for a successful career, Nizar Kochery, President, Qatar Indian Management Association, 13 Dec 2004.
  • Ethics Lunch at CMU Qatar: Forum on academic integrity, discussion led by Jacobo Carresquel, Computer Science faculty, CMU, 7 Dec 2004.
  • Ethics Lunch at CMU Qatar: Ethics and cultural difference, John Hooker, Tepper School, 13 Oct 2004.
  • Ethics Lunch at CMU Qatar: The ethics of working with clients, Ruth Beals, faculty member, VCU Qatar, 7 Oct 2004.
  • Second Conference on International Corporate Responsibility, sponsored by Carnegie Bosch Institute, Amsterdam, 18-20 June 2004.

Academic Year 2003-2004

  • John Dunning, Speaker: Upgrading the quality of global capitalism: The moral 
    Cosponsored by CMU University Lecture Series.  4:30 pm, 19 April 2004, 
    Adamson Wing Auditorium, Baker Hall.
  • Ethics Lunch: Cross-Cultural Investment: Factoring in the political and cultural situation on the ground when investing globally.  Dan Lefkovitz , Director of Country Analysis, Marvin Zonis & Associates; Sam Wilkin , Country Risk Advisor, Aon Trade Credit , 12:30-1:20 pm , Tuesday April 13.
  • Ethics Lunch: Business ethics: USA vs. the world? With Don Lamb, international businessman and former diplomat, 13 November 2003.
  • Ethics Lunch: I was fired for being ethical. With Elaine Mittleman, Esq., Business School alumnus, 10 September 2003.

Academic Year 2002-2003

  • Ethics lunch: Affirmative action: Is it fair?  With  Professor Alan Scheller-Wolf.  7 April 2003.  
  • Ethics Lunch: Forum on Iraq, with Professor Lester Lave.  17 March 2003.
  • Ethics speaker: George Soros, Problems of Globalization (title changed to America's Role in the World), 27 February 2003.
  • Q & A session with George Soros, 27 February 2003.  
  • Ethics Lunch: Do ethics scandals hurt the economy?  With Professors Carolyn Levine and Chester Spatt, 5 December 2002.
  • Faculty Ethics Workshop, with Professors John Hooker and Peter Madsen, 10 am - noon, 22 November 2002.  

Academic Year 2001-2002

  • Conference on International Corporate Responsibility, Pittsburgh, 7-9 June 2002. Sponsored by Carnegie Bosch Institute.
  • Ethics lunch: When are accounting tricks ethical? With Professor Adam Koch, 29 April 2002.
  • Ethics lunch: When are accounting tricks ethical? With Professor Adam Koch, 22 April 2002.
  • Ethics lunch: Enron post-mortem: Did unethical behavior destroy the company?  With 
    Professor Jonathan Glover. 31 January 2002.
  • Ethics lunch: Does globalization give rise to terrorism?  6 December 2001.