This program focuses on heightening awareness of ethical problems in an effort to promote ethical behavior and decision making. In so doing, we look at the main causes of unethical behavior and develop specific management practices to reduce or eliminate challenges. This program relies on case problems and discussions to help achieve the objectives and reinforce the concepts. The goal is to present a serious topic in an entertaining manner and for the participants to think, laugh and learn.

The presentation will cover:
• Ethics as an investment in your reputation
• Current state of corporate ethics
• Abuse of authority and retaliation
• Causes of unethical behavior
• Managing for an ethical workplace
• Guideline for ethical behavior
• The role of trust and respect
• Self-awareness as the key to ethics behavior

Andrew L. Urich is an Associate Professor of Management and the Eastin Chair in Talent Development at the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. He also serves as the Director of Student Development in the Eastin Center for Talent Development.

Professor Urich has been on the faculty of OSU since 1986. He also served as a member of the Executive MBA faculty at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi & Dubai from 2004 to 2012 and had an appointment at OSU-Kyoto (Japan) from 1992-93. Prior to joining the faculty at OSU, he practiced law with a major corporate law firm in Ohio.

Since 1993 he has presented at well over 1,000 corporate training programs and conventions in the areas of Influence, Negotiation, Ethics, Critical Thinking and Professional Image. Andrew has presented to clients such as Baker Hughes, ConocoPhillips, Bank of Oklahoma, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Devon Energy, Tyson Foods, Halliburton, OGE Energy, QuikTrip and the United States Air Force.

Professor Urich’s goal is to help business professionals create value and accomplish their goals.