The Company Ethicist looks to Robert Prentice, a professor of business ethics at McCombs, to understand why doing the right thing can often be so difficult.
Our 8th Annual McCombs Alumni Business Conference took place this year on Feb. 8 in Austin, TX. We had a great turnout with over 200 alumni attending. View photos from the conference inside.
Troubling financial predictions, surprising angel investing statistics, and advice on how not to become the next Lance Armstrong were just a few of the topics presented at this year's Alumni Business Conference.
Robert Prentice explains why the visual approach was taken for the Ethics Unwrapped series and why it's critically important to reach students on the subject of ethics.
Director Cara Biasucci reflects on her experiences with the newly launched "Ethics Unwrapped" video series, a project of the McCombs Department of Business, Government & Society.
An ethics code controversy has brought city conflict-of-interest disclosure regulations under scrutiny in San Antonio. Prentice explains why he thinks the city should tighten the reins on ethics.
The former lobbyist, on campus to discuss ethical decision making, doesn't see himself as especially good or bad: "Like everybody, [I’m] somewhere in between, being tugged by both inclinations and aspiring to be better and being disappointed when I’m not.”
Convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff will visit the University of Texas at Austin on May 2 for a conversation about ethics that some professors say will help students learn to avoid the mistakes that Abramoff made.