April 2 2007
Douglas' course reflects cutting-edge thinking regarding the emergence of the management domain called corporate citizenship. Learning modules include the following topics: *Ethical decision-making within the business context *Corporate strategies for cultivating ethical behavior *Ethical leadership and ethical culture *Corporate governance *Identifying, mapping, and assessing stakeholder relationships *Strategic philanthropy *Measuring multiple bottom lines: The social audit "The tide of rising scandals in the corporate world has created a heightened awareness within the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) about the urgency to better educate our undergraduate and graduate students regarding the many dimensions of ethical leadership," Douglas explained.
Douglas, who has been a member of ISU's faculty since 1968, earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Ball State University and his doctorate from Indiana University. He has taught on a variety of topics, including organizational behavior, small business management and entrepreneurship, leadership and organizational change, and business ethics. In addition, his research has focused on eustress, teaching and learning styles, and ethics in the workplace, among other areas. He is former recipient of the Outstanding College of Business Teacher Award and the Caleb Mills Distinguished Teaching Award. In 1998, he was named a Teaching Fellow of Indiana State's Center for Teaching and Learning.
For more information about the course, contact Douglas at (812) 237-2104 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Douglas' article may be found on the ASBBS Web site at www.asbbs.or/publications.html.
CONTACT: Max Douglas, (812) 237-2104 or email@example.com
WRITER: Maria Greninger, associate director, Communications & Marketing, Indiana State University, (812) 237-4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Max E. Douglas, professor of management for the College of Business at Indiana State University, recently had his paper entitled "Developing and Pilot Testing a Course in Corporate Citizenship" published in the E-journal of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). Douglas' research project was funded by a grant from Networks Financial Institute at ISU.