Albers School of Business and Economics

Albers Ethics Week

May 9th to 13th, 2016

Albers Ethics Week brings guest speakers to undergraduate and graduate courses throughout the Albers curriculum. The goals are to increase student awareness of ethical issues in the workplace and help them think critically about ethics problems in business. Guest speakers offer practical experience, explore how to create ethical organizational cultures and encourage classrooms to explore the role of business in promoting the common good. In the past, guests from organizations such as Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Microsoft, Starbucks and Group Health Cooperative have participated.

In addition to classroom activities, Albers Ethics Week is hosting the following public events.
 
Tuesday, May 10th, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium | Free and Open to the Public

This panel will examine the ethical and legal dimensions of recent developments in information technology, privacy and the use of Big Data.

Kirsten Martin, PhD, George Washington University
Ryan Calo, JD, University of Washington
Michael Quinn, PhD, Seattle University


Business Insights Breakfast: Instituting an Ethical Culture
Wednesday, May 11th, 7 to 9:00 a.m.
Student Center 160 | Registration Required

Alumni and members of the business community will gather to hear a discussion of the business drivers for measuring and effectively sustaining an ethical organizational culture.

Carolyn Barton, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Group Health Cooperative
Jeffery Smith, PhD, Frank Shrontz Chair in Professional Ethics, Seattle University


Executive Speaker Series: HomeStreet Bank—Doing Well By Doing Good
Thursday, May 12th, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium | Free and Open to the Public

Mark Mason, Chairman and CEO, HomeStreet Bank