Every day in our professional and personal lives we strive to make decisions that reflect sound moral values and ethical reasoning that demonstrates good integrity. Come hear and learn from business, government, and education leaders. After a year of challenges relating to a pandemic, a turbulent election, and issues of social justice the theme for this forum is Finding Clarity in Chaos. We have endeavored to bring you speakers that will inspire, educate, and create connections for our attendees to explore the role of morals and ethics in our world today. We know you welcome an opportunity to associate with an institution that:
This inaugural event will be entirely virtual. The link will be sent just prior to the start of the event via email to those who have registered.
DATE: Friday, April 30, 2021
TIME: 8:30 am to 12 noon (Arizona time)
We realize that 3.5 hours is a long time and we are planning for two 10 minute breaks.
This event has been created to provide attendees an educational opportunity and should be eligible to received professional educational credit for up to 3 CPEs and up to 2 ethics credits in your professional field. Please check with your professional association to confirm the criteria necessary to qualify for CPE.
Brigham Young University
Ph.D, Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics
Copper Canyon Law
Mormon Women for Ethical Government
Founding Board Member
Mormon Women for Ethical Government
Arizona State University
Vice President, Government Affairs
Brad Agle is the George W. Romney Endowed Professor, and Professor of Ethics and Leadership in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). He also serves as a Fellow, and Chair of the Ethics Initiative in the Wheatley Institution at BYU; as Chair of the biennial Teaching Ethics in Universities conference; as Past President of the International Association for Business and Society; on the editorial board of Business Ethics Quarterly; and on the Advisory Board of RLG Group.
Dr. Agle is an active researcher concentrating on business ethics, stakeholder management, CEO leadership and religious influences on business. His writings appear in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society, Human Relations, Sloan Management Review, Leadership Quarterly, and Organizational Dynamics. His work has been featured in various media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, and CNN; and he has been a guest on CNBC’s “Morning Call”, “Power Lunch”, and “Closing Bell”. His publication awards include the Best Article award from the International Association for Business and Society, and the ANBAR citation of excellence. His 1997 article on stakeholder management has been found to be the most heavily cited article in the field of corporate social responsibility.
A recipient of multiple teaching awards, including Distinguished Professor of the Year honors, Dr. Agle teaches courses in business ethics and strategic leadership, and he has taught in Brazil, China, Britain, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. His teaching brought the University of Pittsburgh the distinction of being the #2 ranked executive MBA program in the world in business ethics by Business Week. He has provided board training, executive level seminars, and top executive consulting to organizations including Alcoa, Ceska Sporitelna, Federated Investors, Giant Eagle, Mellon Financial, Marathon Petroleum, St. Clair Hospital, US Steel, U.S. Marine Corps, and Wabtec. He has also served as an expert witness on business ethics. In 2005 he was honored by the Pittsburgh Business Times with their Fast Tracker award as one of the young people making significant contributions to his/her profession and community. His community involvement included service with the Woodlands Foundation, Boy Scouts, and as Bishop of the Cranberry Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Dr. Agle received a Ph.D. in Business Management from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Information Management from BYU. Prior to his academic career, he worked for Seattle First National Bank and IBM. In 2014 he published the book “Research Companion to Behavioral Ethics in Organizations: Constructs and Measures.” In 2016 he published the book "The Business Ethics Field Guide." Brad and his wife Kristi are the parents of Erik, Lindsay, Christian, and Amanda.
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