Tepper Ethics Lunch
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Previous topics & speakers


Towards Humane Technology: A New Approach to Design and Business Models for the Technology Business

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  • Sandy Parakilas (Tepper MBA ’11)Thursday, September 6, 2018

  • Sandy Parakilas is the former Facebook manager who blew the whistle on the firms’ data harvesting practices during the Cambridge Analytica scandal (Google his name!). After working as Product Manager at Uber, Sandy is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Center for Humane Technology in San Francisco (http://humanetech.com/). 

 
 
 
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Is Climate Change Alternative Fact?

Professor Jay Apt | 8 Nov 2017
Professor and co-director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Centre

Professor Apt discusses the science behind the prediction of the effects of greenhouse gases, the public perceptions, and responses of the electric power industry. Learn more about his lecture by clicking here.

 

 
 
 

The HealthSouth Fraud: A Case of Ethical Malpractice

Weston Smith | 5 Oct 2017
ChalkLine Solutions, Inc. Former CFO, HealthSouth Corporation

Mr. Smith will tell the behind-the-scenes story of HealthSouth’s $3 billion financial statement fraud, how the fraud was stopped, and its ultimate toll on the innocent. 

 
 
 
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Is Facebook Ethical?: The Ethics of Online Privacy

Professor Alessandro Acquisti, Tae Wan Kim, John Hooker | 27 Oct 2016
Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy, Heinz College
Professor of Business Ethics, Tepper School of Business
Holleran Professor of Business Ethics, Tepper School of Business

 
 
 
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The Critical Skills You Need to be an Ethical Leader: Research Findings From Practicing Managers

Professor Bradley R. Agle, PhD | 12 Oct 201
George W. Romney Endowed Professor, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University

Dr. Agle presents the results of his research, recently published (August 2016) in the book "The Business Ethics Field Guide". In this research utilizing hundreds of ethical dilemmas, Dr. Agle and his colleagues have developed a typology of the 13 fundamental ethical dilemmas you will face in your career, along with guidance on how to confront those challenges.

 
 
 
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Unleashing Fair Division Algorithms

Professor Ariel Procaccia | 22 Mar 2016
Faculty at Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University

The fair allocation of resources is a well-established field that offers useful solutions, but few have been deployed. Professor Procaccia tells us how fair division is recently making a real-world impact, through the website spliddit.org, as well as in California school districts.

 
 
 
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Service or Philanthropy?

Professor Tae Wan Kim, Christopher Olivola, John Hooker | 17 Feb 2016
Assistant Professor of Business Ethics,Assistant Professor of  Tepper School of Business
Assistant Professor of Business Marketing, Tepper School of Business
Holleran Professor of Business Ethics, Tepper School of Business

Which is Better?: A career of service that directly improves social welfare or a lucrative career that allows donation to worthy cause?

 
 
 

What did the finance industry do wrong?

Professors Burton Hollifield & Bryan Routledge | 13 Apr 2009
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 
 
 
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Did the finance industry do something wrong? 

Professors Robert Dammon & Kenneth Dunn & Chester Spatt | 17 Oct 2008
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 

 
 
 

Why ethical people engage in unethical behaviour

Professors Francesca Gino & Don Moore | 1 Oct 2007

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Can companies be moral?

Michael Maccoby | 4 Apr 200
Leadership consultant

 

 
 
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Why shareholder value has failed as a  purpose for business

Al Erisman | 24 Apr 2006
Publisher of Ethix Newsletter and Director

 

 
 
 
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Marketplace ethics from an interfaith perspective

Carnegie Samuel Calian | 31 Jan 2006
President of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

 

 

 
 
 
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CMU Qatar: Passion to win: Strategies for a successful career

Nizar Kochery | 13 Dec 2004
President of Qatar Indian Management Association

 

 
 
 

CMU Qatar: Forum on academic integrity (Discussion)

Professor Jacobo Carresquel | 7 dec 2004
Faculty at school of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

 

 

 
 
 
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CMU Qatar: Ethics and cultural difference

John Hooker | 13 Oct 2004
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 

 
 
 

Affirmative action: Is it fair? 

Professor Alan Scheller-Wolf | 7 Apr 2003
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 

 
 
 
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Forum on Iraq

Professor Lester Lave | 17 Mar 2003
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 
 
 

Do ethics scandals hurt the economy? 

Professors Carolyn Levine & Chester Spatt | 5 Dec 2002
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

 

 
 
 

Enron post-mortem: Did unethical behavior destroy the company?  

Professor Jonathan Glover | 31 Jan 2002
Faculty at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University