Strategic Goals and Center Activities
Faculty are provided resources for support in the teaching of ethics in academic programs, as well as research and scholarship. Students are provided educational opportunities and activities to advance their ethical leadership skills. Businesses are provided access to resources and thought leaders to advance organizational ethical cultures.
- Infuse organizational ethics throughout the curriculum where appropriate by creating and providing access to ethics education resources for faculty and students.
- Engage departmental support for the work of the Center.
- Raise student awareness of the ‘value’ of investing in opportunities to acquire greater proficiency in navigating workplace, ethical risks.
- Support relevant research which advances thought leadership and supports ethical conduct in business.
- Develop events to engage external stakeholders, sharing knowledge in business ethics.
Proposed Center Activities for 2017-2018
- The initial focus of the Center will be on developing cases, videos, debate issues, teaching modules, role play simulations and other resources for teaching business ethics in all business disciplines.
- The establishment of an Auburn University chapter of the Student Center for the Public Trust, sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). This student chapter will focus on the many diverse aspects of ethical leadership in a cross-disciplinary manner.
- Students will have access to NASBA Ethical Leadership Certification. The program, provided online, by the NASBA Center for the Public Trust, was developed with the support of O.C. and Linda Ferrell
- The Center will make available NASBA Center for the Public Trust, ethical leadership certification for professionals. Provided online the material was supported with input from O.C. and Linda Ferrell.
- Business professionals will be invited to speak to student and faculty on ethics related topics.
- The Center Director will work with faculty to determine their needs for ethics resources and support ethics and social responsibility research.
- The Center is working with AACSB, International, and a global academic advisory panel to develop resources for supporting publishing integrity.
- Faculty associates and graduate research assistants will be joining the Center to advance its strategic goals.
Updated: August 31, 2017