and Social Responsibility
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-5162
LEADING THE WAY
Ethics and corporate citizenship have become increasingly important in today’s complex business economy. In recent years, we’ve experienced a flood of corporate scandals and executive malfeasance resulting in poor leadership and costly liability for
The ethics institute was created by Xavier’s center for business ethics and social responsibility
with help of a generous alumni. The goal of the institute is to educate and inform faculty, staff,
students and the broader business community about the roles and responsibilities of corporate
citizens in society, and to provide appropriate context regarding the impact of ethics on individual
and organizational performance. The center for business ethics and social responsibility was
founded as part of the Williams College of Business in the fall of 2001 to help students and other
Xavier stakeholders recognize and deal with ethical and values-related issues in the workplace.
The center also serves as a resource for the local, regional and national business communities.
Facing the Crisis
Wednesday, May 12, 2004
8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Conaton Board Room
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. | Breakfast and Welcome
Michael J. Graham, S.J., President, Xavier University
Roger Fortin, Academic Vice President, Xavier University
Ali Malekzadeh, Dean, Williams College of Business,
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. | Corporate Scandals in America
Today: One Commissioner’s Perspective
John R. Steer
Member and Vice Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission
9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. | Ethics from the Trenches:
Real Ethical Dilemmas from Ethics and Compliance
Jeff Cooper, Ethics Officer, Great American Financial Resources
Kay Nolen, General Counsel and Compliance Officer,
Terry Thomas, Ethics Officer, MCI
Nancy Thomas-Moore, Chair of the Board, Ethics Officer
Association; Ethics Officer, Weyerhaeuser
Moderator: Paul Fiorelli, Director, Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, Xavier University
10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. | Break
11:00 a.m. to Noon | Ethics and the Entrepreneur:
Special Problems for Small Businesses
Jim Cohen, President of CMC Properties
Jocile Ehrlich, President and CEO, Cincinnati Better Business Bureau
Dino Lucarelli, Former Interim CEO of Cintech
Moderator: Melissa Baucus, Associate Professor of Management, Xavier University
Noon to 1:00 p.m. | Lunch
Special Presentation: Lying, Cheating and Stealing
are Good for My Business.
Presented by Donavan the Magician
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. | The United States Patriot Act:
Privacy, Policy and Business Implication
Gene Beaupré, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Xavier University
William Hunt, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Ohio
Howard Tolley, American Civil Liberties Union; Professor of Political Science, University of Cincinnati,
Moderator: Ann Marie Tracey, Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge (Retired); Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, Xavier University
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | Philanthropy and Community
Robert Kohlhepp, Vice Chairman, Cintas Corp.
Kathy Merchant, President and CEO of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Anthony Muñoz, Founder, Anthony Muñoz Foundation
Doug Pelfrey, Founder, Kicks for Kids
Francie Pepper, Civic Leader
Moderator: Gary Massa, Vice President for University Relations, Xavier University
3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. | Closing Comments
Mike Thyen, Director, Procurement, Eli Lilly & Co.
3:15 p.m. | Reception
*This program has been accepted for eight hours of continuing professional education credits for accountants in Ohio.
Space is limited. To reserve your seat, return the attached registration card along with your payment by May 5, 2004.
A conference registration free of $200.00 payable by check or credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. Registration fee includes all presentations, conference materials, a continental breakfast and lunch. Please return the attached registration card along with your payment to:
Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-5162
Payment $200 each person
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This course has been approved by Ohio S. Ct. Commission for Continuing Legal Ed. For 4.75 total CLE credit hours, with 0.50 Ethics, 0.50 hours of professionalism and 0.00 hours of substance abuse instructions.