Services & Outreach



Contact the ICEB at (785) 864-7580 for more information about upcoming activities.

Past Activities

  • Coordinate domestic and international faculty involvement and help sponsor the 2005 Doctoral Consortium of the Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division of the Academy of Management Meeting.
  • Sutton Lecture Series — Continue bringing prominent ethics lecturers to KU who have appeal to students, faculty, and community members. ICEB will try to balance speakers between international and domestic business ethics issues.
  • Honor System — Continue honor system in the School of Business and encourage faculty and students to actively participate in it.
  • Establishment of positive code of conducts focused on virtues — Work with the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) advised by Lisa Leroux-Smith and the Honor Council to establish positive virtues for students and faculty that the UBC would use to give out annual recognition awards to students and faculty who illustrate these virtues (Fall, 2005-Spring, 2006).
  • International Business Ethics Seminar Series — Sponsor outreach seminars (one per year) that deal with issues of particular interest to ICEB and School of Business advisory board members (beginning Fall, 2006). Possibly coordinate through existing School of Business speaker programs or KU Continuing Education.
  • Continue to conduct executive education programs on IBE topics through the MBA Essentials Program, companies, and professional associations.
  • Website resources — Establish links to practical resources for businesses dealing with ethical issues as well as links to other ethics centers and associations.
  • The annual Sutton Lecture Series sponsors distinguished speakers, such as Klaus Leisinger from the Novartis Foundation in 2005.
  • An International Business Ethics Seminar was offered to the business community in Kansas City in both 2001 and 2005.
  • An interdisciplinary, university-wide seminar on globalization was conducted in 2001 and described at the 2002 IABS conference in Victoria, B.C.
  • An ethics advisory board composed of prominent individuals from the business community was established in 2004 (see above listing for members).
  • International business ethics outreach programs are regularly conducted for the School of Business' MBA Essentials Program and companies and professional associations in the surrounding geographic area (e.g., American Business Women's Association in 2004 and 2005).

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