Where do we stand on delivering Ethics in the MBA curriculum?​


   Session Overview

Where do we stand on delivering Ethics in the MBA curriculum?​

Moderator: Dr. Michelle R. Darnell

Director, Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility & Honor and Integrity Director, Penn State Smeal College of Business
Dr. Michelle R. Darnell is Director of the newly endowed Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, where she also serves as the college’s Honor and Integrity Director and teaches courses in her role as an Associate Clinical Professor in Management. Dr. Darnell’s primary focus is on creating and sustaining practical initiatives that actively engage and bring together University stakeholders with the intent of supporting responsible business activity. She holds Bachelor degrees in Philosophy and Biology from the University of San Diego, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Purdue University. Dr. Darnell additionally completed an AACSB Post-Doctoral Program at the University of Florida in Management and Marketing. With almost 20 years of experience working in higher education, Dr. Darnell has extensive experience teaching courses on Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Organizational Behavior, as well as creating and implementing co-curricular experiential learning activities for students to develop ethical leadership skills. She has been recognized for innovative use of technology in the classroom and as ‘Teacher of the Year’ multiple times. Prior to joining the faculty at Smeal, Dr. Darnell served as Co-Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center and Senior Lecturer at the University of Florida. In addition to her work at various universities, Dr. Darnell also has worked as an independent consultant for business and government entities that are looking to resolve ethical issues or provide employee centered workshops on ethical decision making and building ethical organizational cultures.

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