Ethics

Judy Young quoted in Moxie Woman describing Institute for Ethical Leadership spring offerings

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), announced this week its lineup of spring offerings, aimed at strengthening leadership among executives in all fields. The IEL, based within the Rutgers Business School, will offer a two-day ethical leadership certificate program in March, hold its sixth annual Ethical Leadership Conference on April 30, and provide Customized Ethical Leadership...

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Faculty Insights: Professor Ann Buchholtz makes a case for why companies should consider hiring ex-convicts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In an article for Ethisphere Magazine titled "Boxed out of Employment The Case of Hiring Ex-Convicts," Rutgers Business School professor Ann Buchholtz notes that companies need to do individual assessments rather than blanket exclusions of ex-convicts.

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"The Case for Hiring Ex-Convicts" Ann Buchholtz' Thought Leadership article in Ethisphere Magazine

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ann Buchholtz is a professor of leadership and ethics at Rutgers Business School.  Her Thought Leadership article “The Case for Hiring Ex-Convicts” appeared in the previous issue of Ethisphere Magazine. The size of the United States prison population is well established, as is the fact that it is the largest in the world. What is less certain is what these 2.8 million people (1 in 35 adults...

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership Announces Spring 2015 Lineup of Programs and Events for Regional Leaders in Yahoo News

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), announced this week its lineup of spring offerings, aimed at strengthening leadership among executives in all fields. The IEL, based within Rutgers Business School, will offer a two-day ethical leadership certificate program in March, hold its sixth annual Ethical Leadership Conference on April 30 and provide Customized Ethical Leadership...

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Michael Santoro quoted in CNBC article on another JPMorgan Chase suicide

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Another New York-area JPMorgan Chase employee is dead in an apparent murder-suicide, but experts cautioned against calling it a trend. A murder-suicide occurred in nearby Jefferson Township in July, when police said Julian Knott shot his wife Alita before killing himself. In February 2014, the New York Post noted three other mysterious deaths of JPMorgan bankers over just three weeks. Michael...

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"Sunshine is the best disinfectant for potential conflicts of interest" said Ann Buchholtz in The Baltimore Sun

Monday, January 26, 2015

On Wednesday, Baltimore's spending panel is set to clear the way for the company to give the Baltimore Police Department new uniforms for officers in one district. The project is described in city documents as a "collaboration" between the police and Under Armour to "potentially improve the quality and durability of police uniforms and relieve some strain on the Police Department budget." The...

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Donald McCabe research quoted in Daily Illini opinion piece

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A few weeks ago, Piper Kerman, the author of "Orange is the New Black," spoke in the Illini Union to University students about her experience in a woman’s prison. Though the talk happened some time ago, her points are still relevant to college-age students. Naturally, Kerman spoke largely about changes that need to be made in our criminal justice system. But, after attending the talk, I started...

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Professor Ann Buchholtz quoted in Men’s Health feature

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Long relegated to the bowels of toilet bowls and septic tanks, poop has gone mainstream, with a slew of websites offering poop on demand. It's not as gross as it sounds—on second thought, it really is—with poop delivery services giving customers a chance to buy the ultimate spite gifts for those who've wronged them. “This isn't a gag, it's an attack,” claims Ann K. Buchholtz, Ph.D., Professor of...

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Former opera singer, now top community bank executive Michelle Lee to receive 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadershp Award

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Michelle Lee, a vice president of Wells Fargo Bank, has been promoted to the top community bank executive position on the East Coast. Banking was not part of her initial career plans. After earning a degree in music from Boston Conservatory, Lee aspired to become an opera singer. When she joined Wells Fargo (then First National State Bank) as a teller in 1984, she thought it would be an interim...

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James Abruzzo presented at international expert meeting on the role of trustees in fundraising for the arts in the US

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The role of fundraising for the board of trustees of arts organizations. On November 11, 2014 the NVTC held an exclusive event, sponsored by Camunico and DHR International, where James Abruzzo, co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School shared his expertise concerning the role of fundraising for the board of trustees of arts organizations. DHR International has...

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership to present the 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award to banking executive Michelle Y. Lee reported in Yahoo News

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

On Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) will honor Michelle Y. Lee, regional banking executive, Eastern Region for Community Banking at Wells Fargo, with the 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award. Created in 2011 in recognition of a champion of the IEL, Steven J. Diner, former Rutgers University-Newark chancellor, this award is given annually to an...

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Understanding ethical decisions can help a company avoid lawsuits said Ann Buchholtz in NJBIZ

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Rutgers Business School in Newark will be offering a two-day executive educational program called Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success. The program, hosted by The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School, will culminate with a certificate of completion. According to Ann K. Buchholtz, Rutgers professor of leadership and ethics and research director at IEL, the...

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New Institute for Ethical Leadership certificate program provides tools leaders need to be prepared said Judy Young in TMC article

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

According to Institute for Ethical Leadership Executive Director Judy Young, "These days, companies can't avoid ethical dilemmas and leaders need to be prepared. This new Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success Certificate Program includes ethics and values, corporate social responsibility, compliance, crisis communication and how to create and sustain an ethical culture. Participants...

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Inaugural Master of Financial Analysis cohort continuing successful path to CFA

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program is designed to not only prepare students academically, but also to provide a way for students to improve their English proficiency. By taking a summer intensive English-language program provided by the Program in American Language Studies (PALS), students should have a broader understanding of the English language making it more likely to perform better in finance classes as well as on the CFA exams.

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New Certificate Program, Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success provides tools for tackling the toughest challenges said Ann Buchholtz in NBC Right Now article

Monday, October 20, 2014

In the wake of ever increasing lawsuits and stories in the media about corporate missteps, the Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), located at Rutgers Business School, is offering a new Certificate Program, Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success. This two-day executive education program, on Tuesday, November 18 and Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Rutgers Business School in Newark,...

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Michael Santoro discussed minimum wage debate and making the lives of working people better in Daily American

Monday, October 6, 2014

"We are living in a time when it is very difficult to live the dream of middle-class America," said Michael Santoro, a business ethicist and professor at Rutgers Business School. "Is minimum wage the answer to this problem? No, certainly not by itself." Jared Pincin, an economics professor at The King's College, David Talcott, Pincin's colleague and writing partner at King's, Santoro, and others...

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Andrew Huszar, senior fellow at Rutgers Business School, discussed implications of Goldman Sachs recordings on Bloomberg Market Makers

Monday, September 29, 2014

Andrew Huszar, senior fellow at Rutgers Business School, discusses revelations on “Market Makers” of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s handling of Goldman Sachs secret recordings and how the role of regulation has changed in the banking industry since the financial crisis. Watch Video

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Institute for Ethical Leadership co-founder James Abruzzo interviewed on Issues and Ideas with Chris DeBello

Thursday, September 11, 2014

James Abruzzo co-founder, Institute for Ethical Leadership, spoke with Chris DeBello regarding the Sussex County Community College ethics probe.  Abruzzo shared his anaylsis of ethics questions regarding the Sussex County NJ Community College Board of Trustees. Sussex County Community College trustees Glen Vetrano, Edward Leppert and Glenn Gavan had conflicts of interest with an engineering...

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“Perception is as important as reality in these situations” said Alex Plinio in NJ.com ethics story

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The three Sussex County Community College trustees who were paid by an engineering firm they also hired at the school weren’t aware of their ethical obligations required by state law and the school’s ethics code, an independent investigation found Monday. But experts now say they doubt that finding. “It would be unusual for three members to not know their responsibilities,” added Alex Plinio, co-...

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Marketplace quotes Professor Michael Santoro in story on those held responsible for financial crisis

Friday, August 1, 2014

In a story that aired on American Public Media's Marketplace, reporter Tracey Samuelson took a look at the individuals who have been held responsible for causing the 2008 financial crisis. As part of her reporting, she sought out the expertise of Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro, who teaches ethics in business.

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