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Ethics, the Marketplace and COVID-19

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Jeffery Smith, the Director of the Center for Business Ethics explores our relationship with a market economy in a time of pandemic. He discusses topics such as predatory pricing, hoarding, competition and cooperation.
Apr 14, 2020

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Respect and the Rise of Part-time Work

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Brooke Carlisle is a Graduate Assistant and Frank Schrontz Scholar with the Center for Business Ethics. Currently an MBA student, she spent the last five years as a biologist in different Northwest Zoos and Aquariums. She’s interested in how leaders can build cultures of respect within organizations.
Jan 9, 2020

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Reckless Innovation

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WeWork was categorized as a "unicorn" firm, but was it too good to be true? Michael Kenway, a Center for Business Ethics Graduate Assistant and Frank Schrontz Scholar, discusses how a rapidly growing company in the wrong hands can do a lot of damage in worker's lives as well as the economy.
Jan 6, 2020

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Climate Change & the Ethics of Sport

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Difficult questions must be asked of the sports sector regarding its approach to addressing social problems like climate change. Professor Brian McCullough, a new Faculty Fellow with the Center for Business Ethics and co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment, explores the intersection of ethics, sport and the common good.
Oct 1, 2019

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The Business Behind Responsible Medicine

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Meet Brian Webster: the CEO and founder of Kestra Medical Technologies, and a recent member of the CBE Advisory Board.
Jan 6, 2019

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