Academics

2006-2007 Lectures

Feb. 22, 2007: Steven Albrecht, Brigham Young University
"White Collar Crime and Fraud" 
Steve Albrecht, Associate Dean, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007
(Program--Slides--Video)

 

This event is co-sponsored by the Inland Empire Management Society who will offer Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit through Brigham Young University.

Dean Albrecht received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He served on the task force of the American Institute of CPAs, and on the FASAC, an advisory committee to the FASB.

He was a member of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) from 1997-2000 and the AICPA Council from 2000-03 and was chair of the AICPA's Pre-Certification Executive Education Committee from 2002-04.

He currently serves as the U.S. representative on the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Education Committee and is a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation that oversees the FASB and GASB.

Dean Albrecht has done extensive research on business fraud. His research has resulted in the publication of over one hundred articles in professional and academic journals. He is the author or co-author of over 20 books or monographs, several of which are on fraud.

In 2000, he completed a major study (Accounting Education: Charting the Course through a Perilous Future) on the future of accounting education in the U.S.

He has consulted with numerous organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, the United Nations, FBI, and other organizations, and has been an expert witness in some of the largest fraud cases in America.

He currently serves on the audit committees and boards of directors of SkyWest Airlines, Cypress SemiConductor, RedHat, Inc., ICON Health & Fitness and Bonneville International.

Feb. 6, 2007: Robert Audi, University of Notre Dame
"A Multiple-Stakeholder Theory of Executive Compensation" 
Robert Audi
David E. Gallo Professor of Business Ethics
University of Notre Dame
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007

 

Professor Audi is the David E. Gallo Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. His expertise lies in ethical theory, business ethics, epistemology and the philosophy of religion.

He has published widely in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Philosophical Papers, The Good in the Right (Princeton, 2005), Practical Reasoning, Ethical Decision (Routledge, 2005), Religious Commitment and Secular Reason (Cambridge, 2000).

Professor Audi has served as the president of the Society of Christian Philosophers. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2007: John Boatright, Loyola University of Chicago
"What's Wrong-and What's Right-with Stakeholder Management"
John Boatright, Professor, Loyola University
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
(Slides--Video)

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"Reluctant Guardians: The Responsibilities of Gatekeepers for Effective Corporate Governance"
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007
Meeting of the Southern California Business Ethics Rountable
9 a.m. (Reservations requested.)
Mattel, Inc.--333 Continental Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245
(Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit available)

John Boatright is a professor at Loyola University of Chicago's School of Business Administration, where he teaches courses in business ethics, ethical aspects of corporate decision making, and international business ethics.His research interests focuses on the ethical issues involved in corporate governance and ethics in finance. He has published several articles and books in these areas.

Professor Boatright has professional associations with the International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics, Society for Business Ethics, and the European Business Ethics Ethics Network. He was the president of the Society for Business Ethics in 1997, and serves on the editorial board of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business and Society Review.

Professor Boatright received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Oct. 18, 2006: Donald Siegel, University of California-Riverside 
"An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility"
Donald Siegel, University of California-Riverside
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006
(Paper--Slides--Video Part 1--Video Part 2--Video Part 3)

Donald Siegel, Ph.D. Columbia, is Professor and Associate Dean of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California at Riverside.

His primary research interests are the economic and strategic implications of technological change, university technology transfer, and corporate social responsibility.

His papers have appeared in such leading journals in economics and management as the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Research Policy, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Management.

In recent years, he has co-edited 20 special issues of leading journals in management and economics on topics relating to university technology transfer, entrepreneurial development, and corporate social responsibility.


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