Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society

Fall 2016 Speaker Series

Monday, October 10, 2016

Social Entrepreneurship as Innovative Free Enterprise

Patricia Werhane is the Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics Emerita at DePaul University and Professor Emerita at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Until 1993 she was the Henry J. Wirtenberger Professor of Business Ethics at Loyola University of Chicago. Patricia is a founding member and past president of the Society of Business Ethics, past president of the American Society for Value Inquiry, and past president of the International Society for Business, Economics and Ethics. She is the author or editor of over twenty-five books, and has written over 100 published articles, case studies, and book chapters on various business ethics.  Professor Werhane serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals and she is founder and former editor-in-chief of Business Ethics Quarterly, the journal of the Society for Business Ethics. Currently she is the Co-Producer of a documentary television series on poverty alleviation: BIG QUESTIONS.

The Banta Center Speaker Series is a forum for the examination of ethical issues in business and society. It seeks to increase awareness of ethical problems and proper ethical decision making through a dialogue with practitioners and scholars from a broad range of fields and disciplines on the issues that deeply matter to us.

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