Research on Ethics
The Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership seeks to be a leader in research on ethical leadership, both in the academic and practitioner arenas.
The Ukleja Center places priority on research areas that are aligned with capabilities and interests of CSULB faculty and the center's William Dickson Faculty Fellows. The center recently initiated a university-wide survey to learn how ethics is being taught across the CSULB campus. In addition to serving as a pilot study for a national survey on teaching ethics, this survey is fostering collaborative relationships for research in the field of ethical leadership.
CSULB faculty are invited to a Faculty Ethics Roundtable to learn about the center's new online teaching tool, Designs 4 Teaching Ethics. The roundtable will be held in the Barrett Conference Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013. Please register here by November 8th.
In Winter 2014, faculty will be invited to apply for the center's new ethics research grants. For more information, please contact Dr. Brenda Freshman, Director of Research.
Examples of future research projects might include: an integrated theory of ethical behavior; impact studies of corporate social responsibility programs; developing and validating instruments for measuring ethical behavior in organizations; and the relationship between ethical behavior and organizational culture, conflict management, and individual courage.
In addition, the Ukleja Center has established a partnership with the Long Beach Business Journal, which has featured a number of articles on ethics. CSULB faculty, members of the Ukleja Center's Governing Council, and local community leaders are invited to submit articles for the series.