Business, Government & Society
Business, Government & Society Launches "Ethics Unwrapped"
“Ethics Unwrapped,” a series of free ethics teaching videos, was launched in Fall 2012 by the McCombs School of Business. The videos are available at the Ethics Unwrapped website.
McCombs' Newest Department
The Business, Government, & Society department focuses research and teaching on the regulatory, political, legal and ethical environment of business. Today’s global marketplace is more competitive, more transparent, more culturally and politically diverse, and more fluid than ever before. Future business leaders will need to be able to navigate the legal, ethical and cultural demands of government and society. The BGS department helps students cultivate the skills needed to successfully manage the dynamic business environment of the future.
Professor Werner's op-ed published by Fortune
On May 2, 2017, an op-ed written by Professor Werner was published by Fortune. You can read the full story here
Professor Prentice's Op-Ed in Fortune Magazine
On April 20, 2017, Robert Prentice published an op-ed in Fortune magazine, entitled "The United Debacle Shows What Business Schools Are Missing. You can read the full article here
Professor Spence's Op-Ed on the Washington Post
On March 15th, Professor Spence's op-ed was featured on the Washington Post website. Read the full story here.
Ethics Unwrapped Video Series and Educational Program receives 2017 CASE Award
The Ethics Unwrapped Video Series and Educational Program received a 2017 CASE Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for its most recent short video, Propaganda: Ethics & the Media. The video, inspired by Ethics Unwrapped's collaboration with the Bullock Texas State History Museum and their exhibit "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda," points out the biases and pressures that support propaganda, and encourages ethical leadership through ethics education. This is the fourth CASE Award that Ethics Unwrapped has won since the program launched in November 2012.
Ethics Unwrapped at SXSWedu
Ethics Unwrapped had a table at the SXSWedu conference, March 6 & 7, 2017.
Professor Spence quoted in the Austin American Statesman
On March 3rd, Professor Spence was quoted in an article titled "Ken Paxton praises Trump’s EPA as relations warm" in the Austin American Statesman. Read the full article here.
Ethics Defined released
On February 24, Ethics Unwrapped released its latest video series, Ethics Defined, at the annual Association for Practical and Professional Ethics conference in Dallas, TX. Ethics Defined is a library of 51 animated videos, each of which defines an ethics term or concept in a fun yet academically precise way.
Professor Spence op-ed on IEEE Spectrum
On February 23, IEEE Spectrum, a technology, engineering, and science news journal, published a story by Professor David Spence, on the full cost of electricity. Read the full story here.
Professor Spence quoted in Law.com
On February 22nd, Professor Spence was quoted in an article title "What Energy Producers Need to Know About Trump's SCOTUS Pick" in Law.com. Read the full article here.
Ethics Unwrapped featured in LEAP workshop
On February 20, UT Leadership and Ethics Institute LEAP workshop featured Ethics Unwrapped facilitated by Robert Prentice.