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WHARTON SCHOOL BUSINESS ETHICS PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT NEXT ECONOMICS CLUB

Thomas Donaldson, the Mark O. Winkelman Professor of Legal Studies at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will speak at the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Sheraton Waterside in downtown Norfolk.

Co-sponsored by Old Dominion University's College of Business and Public Administration, the luncheon costs $30 for nonmembers. Due to limited space, reservations are required.

A founding member and past president of the Society for Business Ethics, Donaldson has written and co-written many books on business ethics, including "Ties that Bind: A Social Contract Approach to Business Ethics" and "Ethical Issues in Business." His book "Ethics in International Business" won the 1998 SIM Academy of Management Best Book Award.

Donaldson is an editorial board member for a number of journals, including the Academy of Management Review and Business Ethics Quarterly. He is a Senior Fellow of the Olsson Center for Ethics at the Darden School of the University of Virginia. His writings have appeared in publications such as The Academy of Management Review, The Harvard Business Review, Ethics, and Economics and Philosophy.

At Wharton, Donaldson has received many teaching awards, including the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award in 1998, the Marc and Sheri Rapaport Undergraduate Core Teaching Award in 2001, and the Undergraduate Teaching Award for Standing Faculty in 1999 and 2001.

He won the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Miller-Sherrerd MBA Teaching Award four years in a row.
Previously, he held the position of John F. Connelly Professor of Business Ethics at Georgetown University's School of Business where he was voted Outstanding Teacher of the Year by MBA students and Distinguished Researcher of the Year by business school faculty members.

He has consulted and lectured at many corporations and organizations, including Walt Disney, Motorola, AT&T, JP Morgan, Johnson & Johnson, Texaco, EDS, Shell International, IBM, Axel Johnson Inc., Western Mining Company-Australia, NYNEX, Pfizer, American Home Products, AMA, the IMF, Bankers Trust, the United Nations and the World Bank. He has appeared on CNN, PBS and NPR radio, and his remarks have been published in The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune Magazine, The Financial Times and Business Week.

For more information or to make reservations, call 683-4058.

This article was posted on: October 2, 2003

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