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Congratulations to the Utah Ethical Leadership Award recipients

Six businesses, nonprofits and government agencies that embody the spirit of ethical leadership were recognized at the 2021 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards. The awards recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a pioneer in the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and the importance of absolute ethical [...]

2021-09-20T14:58:41-06:00September 20th, 2021|

Arthur Brief named 2021 Distinguished Educator by Academy of Management

Congratulations to Arthur Brief, who has been named the 2021 Distinguished Educator by the Academy of Management. Brief is the George S. Eccles Chair in Business Ethics and Presidential Professor Emeritus at the Eccles School. "The committee found especially noteworthy your attention to, mentorship, and intellectual development of a great number of graduate students and junior faculty (at your institution or elsewhere!) who have [...]

2021-07-16T14:00:46-06:00July 16th, 2021|

Teams take 2nd place in national ethics case competition

Congratulations to both the undergraduate and graduate teams for their respective 2nd place wins in the national Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Case Competition. A total of 11 undergraduate and 11 graduate teams participated in the national competition, which was held virtually. The student teams analyzed ethical issues surrounding a tech company preparing for an IPO. They had a few weeks to prepare the case. [...]

2021-04-22T13:37:07-06:00April 22nd, 2021|

12 faculty, staff honored with 2019-20 Ethics Education Award

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business has selected 12 individuals at the Eccles School and across the University of Utah as winners of the Ethics Education Award for the 2019-2020 school year. Nine of the winners were chosen on behalf of our faculty for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content [...]

2021-03-31T16:43:27-06:00March 31st, 2021|

Congrats to the winners of Daniels Fund ethics case competition

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah held its annual Undergraduate Ethics Case Competition on Friday, Feb. 12. Student teams acted as an ethics-based consulting firm as they tackled a case that presented a real-world ethical dilemma. Student teams had several days to prepare their initial analysis using the principle-based ethics set [...]

2021-02-17T09:57:26-07:00February 17th, 2021|

Ethics Club speaker dives into world of ethical hacking

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the David Eccles School of Business’ Ethics Club was fortunate to hear from Elizabeth Rogers, who is currently a part of the Michael Best Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. Rogers focused her presentation on ethical hacking, which consists of legally breaking into computers and devices to test an organization’s internal defenses. These White-Hat hackers are oftentimes sought out by the [...]

2021-02-11T16:08:49-07:00February 11th, 2021|

Ethics Club speaker focuses on values, grit, and grace for success

The Ethics Club and the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business hosted its second virtual speaking event for students, staff, and faculty. Taking place this past Monday, Nov. 2, the event featured Laurel Bartmess, who focused on how values, grace, and grit always will predict your future success. Here are three key takeaways from this informative event: 1. [...]

2020-11-05T09:56:55-07:00November 5th, 2020|

Ethics Club speaker guides students on how to find ethical companies

This past week, the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative and the Ethics Club at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a virtual event for students, staff, and faculty, featuring Erica Cuttitta as she discussed how to find ethical companies. Here are three key takeaways from her presentation: More than half of U.S. workers define their current company as having an ethical culture. While [...]

2020-10-19T18:22:11-06:00October 19th, 2020|

Utah Ethical Leadership Awards announced

Nine businesses, nonprofits and government agencies that embody the spirit of ethical leadership were recognized at the 2020 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards. The awards recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a pioneer in the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and the importance of absolute ethical [...]

2020-09-18T11:04:39-06:00September 18th, 2020|

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Award winners announced

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Professors Abe Bakhsheshy and Bill Hesterly announced the winners of the Eccles School's Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Award for the 2018-2019 academic year. These colleagues were chosen on behalf of the University of Utah for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on [...]

2020-05-15T12:06:05-06:00May 11th, 2020|