Immersive Learning: Ethics in the Slammer

September 29, 2006

Here’s a great article from the archives of the SF Chronicle about how b-schools like Haas and, of course, Graziadio, have used prison visits to drive home the adverse effects of unethical white collar crime, and a follow-up  with more explanation from the  involved  Graziadio faculty.
Some people may not need more than their fourth-grade visit to the county pokey to motivate them toward an ethical business career, while others may need a hard-hitting reminder by the time they reach grad school age.  What other hands-on experiences have you heard of that help illustrate the impact of business ethics at a personal level?
Thanks to Divya of The Lab for finding these…

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How Google Gives Away Part of Its Vast Fortune

September 24, 2006

A great interview from Wired Magazine about how Google manages its burgeoning philanthropy program under the direction of Dr. Larry Brilliant, an innovative physician turned social change agent.

Dr. Brilliant, if you are listening, we would love to host you at Pepperdine…