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 that aid leaders in advancing 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.
- Provide resources to assist in publishing ethics.
- Develop events to engage external stakeholders, sharing knowledge in business ethics.
Activities for 2018
- The focus of the Center is 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 focuses on the many diverse aspects of ethical leadership in a cross-disciplinary manner.
- Students 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 speak to students and faculty on ethics related topics.
- The Center Director works 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.
- The Center is available to faculty to provide assistance on publishing integrity issues.
O.C. Ferrell Interview
In a segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat, Tomas Hult interviews guest O.C. Ferrell regarding business ethics. Dr. Ferrell is the James Pursell Sr. Eminent Scholar in Ethics and Director of the Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures in the Raymond Harbert College of Business at Auburn University.
Check out the interview here: http://www.michiganbusinessnetwork.com/blog/o.c.-ferrell-on-business-ethics
Updated: August 31, 2017