Center Director, O.C. Ferrell
O.C. Ferrell, Ph.D., James T. Pursell, Sr. Eminent Scholar in Ethics, is the Director of the Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures. Dr. Ferrell has an extensive background in business ethics. He has co-authored over 100 academic articles with over half focused on business ethics topics. He has co-authored, with Linda Ferrell and John Fraedrich, the leading business ethics textbook (Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Case, 12th edition). He has been a consultant in helping organizations build ethics programs and has served as a business ethics expert witness in a number of high profile cases. More recently he co-directed, with Dr. Linda Ferrell (Professor and Chair of the Marketing Department in the Harbert College of Business) the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management. The initiative was responsible for generating and investing $2.5 million in funding over 10 years to strengthen business ethics education in higher education within the state. In addition, there were coordinated events with other higher education institutions in CO, UT, WY and NM. Following is a link sharing our work over the first 6 years of the grant: https://danielsethics.mgt.unm.edu
Immediate Past Center Director, Achilles Armenakis
Achilles Armenakis, Ph.D., is the James T. Pursell, Sr. Eminent Scholar in Ethics, Emeritus, in management and founding Director of the Center for Organizational Ethical Cultures. Dr. Armenakis’s primary research focuses on organizational change (diagnosis, creating readiness, adopting and institutionalizing change, and evaluating change) and assessing and developing ethical organizational cultures.
Updated: August 31, 2017