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April 2017

DENIS COLLINS
 Benchmark Your Organization Tool: 90 Best Practices in Business Ethics

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School of Business    2125 West Lawn Avenue
Edgewood College Madison, WI 53711
Madison, WI  53711 608-260-8756
608-663-2878  
dcollins@edgewood.edu  

FORMAL EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Pittsburgh, 1990

  Major Area: Business Environment & Public Policy
  Minor Area: Organizational Studies
   
Master of Arts Bowling Green State University (Ohio), 1987
  Major Area: Philosophy
   
Bachelor of Science Montclair State College (New Jersey), 1977
  Major Area: Business Administration

            

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

"Denis Collins (business ethicist)," Wikipedia Entry.

2005-Present    Edgewood College, Business Department, Full Professor 

2011-Present    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Business, Executive MBA Program, Lecturer

2002-2005       Edgewood College, Business Department, Associate Professor of Business

1999-2002       University of Bridgeport, School of Business, Associate Professor of

Management.

1990-1999       University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business, Assistant Professor

of Business Ethics.

1992-1996       University of Wisconsin-Madison, Industrial Relations Research Institute.

1992-1996       University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Environmental Studies.

1987-1990       University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Business, Teaching Fellow and

Graduate Research Assistant in Public Affairs and Social Policy

1985-1987       Bowling Green State University, Philosophy Department, Lecturer in Philosophy,

Business Ethics and Ethics.

                                              

SPECIAL HONORS AND AWARDS

 

·       Lifetime Honorary Membership, Rotary Club of Madison, for meritorious service, 2017

·        2015 Wisconsin BBB Torch Light for Ethics for service to Wisconsin Better Business Bureau

·       2014 Sister Stevie Award for embodying Edgewood College's mission and spirit

·       2011 Board of Trustees, Edgewood College, 2011-2014 (elected by faculty)

·       2011 Samuel Mazzuchelli Medallion for empowering others, Sinsenawa Dominican Sisters.

·      2010 MBA Outstanding Faculty Award, Edgewood College.

·       Estervig-Beaubien Outstanding Professor Award, School of Business, Edgewood College, for excellence in Teaching and Mentoring, 2009.

·        Served on the Editorial Board for the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, published in 2008 by Sage Publications, winner of the “2008 Choice Outstanding Academic Title" and voted “outstanding” business reference by the Reference and Users Association of the American Library Association.

·       Wisconsin Campus Compact Community-Based Learning Practitioner Award, Nominee, 2008

·       Faculty Pioneers in Business and Society, Aspen Institute, Nominee, 2007

·       Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning, Nominee, 2005

·        Edgewood College Engaged Fellows Faculty Learning Community, 2005-2006.

·        Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow, Edgewood College, 2003-Present.

·        Editorial Board Member for Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Academic Ethics, Organization & Environment.

·        Board of Governance, Social Issues in Management Division, Academy of Management, 1995-1998.

·        Board of Directors, International Association for Business and Society, 1995.

·        The Invisible College, a national organization of Service Learning Educators, 1995.

·        Finalist, Academy of Management’s Distinguished Educator Award, 1996.

·        Three times voted outstanding MBA faculty member at University of Wisconsin-Madison in

Business Week survey of alumni in The Best B Schools: Ranking America's Top B-Schools,

In-Depth Profiles of Over 50 MBA Programs, 1993, 1995 & 1997 editions.

·        Lawrence J. Larson Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994.

·        1996-97 Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series Presentation.

·        Symposium on "Community Involvement Projects as a Method for Reducing Barriers to Understanding" at the National Academy of Management Meeting was chosen as an All-Academy Showcase Symposium, August 1994.

·        Honorary Member: Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1996.

·        Beta Gamma Sigma, National Business Honor Society, 1989.

·        Vera Court Community Center Service Award, 1996.

·        Richard D. Irwin Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Business and Economics,

1990-1991.    For research on nonunion companies with gainsharing plans.

·        Giant Eagle Foundation Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 1989-1990.

·        Men of Achievement; Who's Who in the Midwest; Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in American Education; Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers; International Who’s Who of Public Service.

                                              

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

Denis Collins (2012) Business Ethics: How to Manage and Design Ethical Organizations. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Denis Collins (2009) Essentials of Business Ethics: Creating an Organization of High Integrity and Superior Performance. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Denis Collins (2006)  Behaving Badly:  Ethical Lessons From ENRON.  Indianapolis, Indiana. Dog Ear Publishing.

Denis Collins (1998) Gainsharing and Power: Lessons from Six Scanlon Plans.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Denis Collins & Mark Starik (eds.) (1995) Sustaining the Natural Environment: Empirical Studies on the Interface Between Nature and Organizations. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.

Denis Collins & Thomas O'Rourke (1994) Ethical Dilemmas in Business, Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting, Ethical Dilemmas in Marketing. Cincinnati, Ohio: South-Western Publishing Company.

 

Editor of Special Issues of Journals and Monographs

Denis Collins and Julie Whitaker (2009) Central America and Mexico: Efforts and Obstacles in Creating Ethical Organizations and an Ethical Economy, a special issue of Journal of Business Ethics, 88, Supplement 2, 225-391.

Denis Collins and Beth Tryon (2009) Eco-Friendly Practices in Wisconsin Higher Education: A Collection of Handouts from June 2009 Conference.

Denis Collins (ed.) (2003) The Longest Faculty Strike in U.S. Higher Education: Perspectives from Key Participants, a special issue of Journal of Academic Ethics, 1(3), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 233-348.

Denis Collins (2000) Ethical Decision Making for Public School Teachers and Administrators. Houston, TX: HighTechCampus; An on-line ethics module for K-12 educators.

Denis Collins (1996) Understanding  and Changing Business and Society Relationships: An Annotated Bibliography of  the 1990-1995 International Association for Business and Society Annual Proceedings, a special issue of Business & Society, 35(3).  Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Denis Collins (ed.) (1996) Community Involvement and Service Learning Student Projects, a special issue of Journal of Business Ethics, 15(1).  Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Denis Collins & Laura Page (1992) Business Ethics Discussion Cases: A Collection of Cases and Instructor's Guide for Use in Facilitating Discussion of Ethical Dilemmas for Small Businesses.  Madison, WI: Small Business Development Center, University of Wisconsin-Extension.

 

Peer Reviewed Scholarly Articles

Denis Collins and Chunfang Zheng (2015) “Managing the Poverty-CO2 Reductions Paradox: The Case of China and the EU,” Organization & Environment, 28(4), 355-373. 

Denis Collins (2015) "Operational Best Practices in Business Ethics: A Practical and Systematic Benchmarking Tool," Business and Society Review, 120(2), 303-327.

Denis Collins (forthcoming) "Ethics Training for Bribery: Developing Organizational Trust," Arabian Journal for Business and Management Review.

Denis Collins, James Weber and Rebecca Zambrano (2014) “Teaching Business Ethics Online: Perspectives on Course Design, Delivery, Student Engagement, and Assessment,” Journal of Business Ethics, 125(3): 513-529.

Denis Collins and Amy Gannon (2014) “Walking the Eco-Talk Movement: Higher Education Institutions as Sustainability Incubators,” Organization & Environment, 27(1), 16-24.

Denis Collins (2006) “Taking Business Ethics Seriously: Best Practices in Teaching and Integrating Business Ethics Within a Business Program,” pp. 329-359, in Robert DeFillippi and Charles Wankel (Eds.), New Visions of Graduate Management Education in Research in Management Education and Development series, vol. 5, Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Denis Collins (2000) “The Quest to Improve the Human Condition: The First 1,500 Articles Published in Journal of Business Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics, 26(1), 1-73.

Denis Collins (2000) “Virtuous Individuals, Organizations and Political Economy: A New Age Theological Alternative to Capitalism,” Journal of Business Ethics, 26(4), 319-340.

Denis Collins (1999) “The Dollar Game: Questioning the Ethics of Capitalism and Bargaining,” Journal of Management Education, 23(3), 302-310.

Denis Collins (1997) "The Ethical Superiority, and Inevitability, of Participatory Management as an Organizational System," Organization Science 8(5), 489-507.

Denis Collins & Laura Page (1997) “A Socrates/Ted Koppel Paradigm for Integrating the Teaching of Business Ethics in the Curriculum,” pp. 221-242 in Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, vol. 15, Supplement 2, special issue on “Teaching Business and Society Courses with Reflective and Active Learning Strategies,” edited by Sandra Waddock.

Brian Shaffer & Denis Collins (1997) “Active Learning for Business & Society Students: Community Service Models,” pp. 291-310 in Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, vol. 15, Supplement 2, special issue on “Teaching Business and Society Courses with Reflective and Active Learning Strategies,” edited by Sandra Waddock.

Denis Collins (1996) “How and Why Participatory Management Improves a Company's Social Performance: Four Gainsharing Case Studies,Business & Society, 35(2), 176-210.

Denis Collins (1996) “Distributive Justice and Capitalism: A Rawlsian Exercise,Journal of Management Education, 20(1), 82-86.

Denis Collins (1995) “A Socio-Political Theory of Workplace Democracy: Class Conflict, Constituent Reactions and Organizational Outcomes at a Gainsharing Facility, Organization Science, 6(6), 628-644.

Denis Collins (1995) “The Death of a Gainsharing Plan: Power Politics and Participatory Management,Organizational Dynamics, Summer, 24(1), 23-38.  Reprinted as Denis Collins (1996) “15 Lessons Learned From the Death of a Gainsharing Plan,” Compensation & Benefits Review, 28(2), 31-40.

Denis Collins & Steven L. Wartick (1995) “Business and Society/Business Ethics Courses: Twenty Years at the Crossroads,Business & Society, 34(1), 51-89.

Denis Collins & John Barkdull (1995) “Capitalism, Environmentalism and Mediating Structures: From Adam Smith to Stakeholder Panels,” Environmental Ethics, 17(3), 227-244.

Denis Collins (1995) “Self-Interests and Group-Interests in Employee Involvement Programs: A Case Study,Journal of Labor Research, 16(1), 57-79.

Denis Collins, Larry Hatcher & Timothy L. Ross (1993) "The Decision to Implement Gainsharing: The Role of Work Climate, Expected Outcomes and Union Status," Personnel Psychology, 46(1), 77-104.

Larry Hatcher, Timothy L. Ross & Denis Collins (1991) “Attributions for Participation and Nonparticipation in Gainsharing Plan Involvement Systems,Group and Organization Studies, 16(1), 25-43.

Denis Collins, Ruth Ann Ross & Timothy L. Ross (1989) “Who Wants Participative Management? A Managerial Perspective,Group and Organization Studies, 14(4), 422-445.

Larry Hatcher, Timothy L. Ross & Denis Collins (1989) “Prosocial Behavior, Job Complexity, and Suggestion Contribution Under Gainsharing Plans,” Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 25(3), 231-248.

Denis Collins (1989) “Organizational Harm, Legal Condemnation and Stakeholder Retaliation: A Typology, Research Agenda and Application,” Journal of Business Ethics, 8(1), 1‑13.

Denis Collins (1988) “Adam Smith’s Social Contract,” Business and Professional Ethics, 7(3/4), 119-146.

Denis Collins (1987) "Aristotle and Business," Journal of Business Ethics, 6(7), 567‑572.
 

Scholarly Articles and Book Review Essays Not Peer Reviewed

 Denis Collins (2017) “Ethcs Training: Developing a High Integrity Workplace Culture,” pp. 199-207 in Sakile K. Camara, Mark P. Orbe, Kozhi S. Makai and Lea Gilinets (editors) Communication Training & Development: Exploring the Cutting Edge (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt). 

Amy M. Gannon and Denis Collins (2016) “Making Financing Fun and Engaging: Summit Credit Union,” pp. 153-158 in Exploring Cooperatives: Economic Democracy and Community Development in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension).

Mark DeRemer and Denis Collins (2016) “The Little Engine that Could: Regent Market Co-op,” pp. 31-37 in Exploring Cooperatives: Economic Democracy and Community Development in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension).

Denis Collins (2016) Book Review Essay of Bernard Madoff and His Accomplices: Anatomy of a Con by Lionel S. Lewis, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, Rutgers School of Law–Newark and Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. 

Mark Starik and Denis Collins (2014) Our Professions, Organizations, and Societies Are Addressing Sustainability Management: A “Retro-Prospective” Collaborative Editorial on Why We Need “More-Better, Soon,” Organization & Environment, 27(3), 207–214. 

Denis Collins (2011) “Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme: Reliable Returns from a Trustworthy Financial Adviser,” in Denis Collins, Business Ethics: How to Design and Manage Ethical Organizations (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011), pp. 435-453.

Denis Collins and Li Yin (2011) “China: Economic Development and Employee Wages,” in Denis Collins, Business Ethics: How to Design and Manage Ethical Organizations (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011), online.

Denis Collins (2011) “A Holistic Method for Assessing Student Performance in a Business Ethics and Society Course,” pp. 241-261 in Diane Swanson and Dann Fisher (Eds.), Toward Assessing Business Ethics Education, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

Denis Collins (2010) “Designing Ethical Organizations for Spiritual Growth and Superior Performance: An Organization Systems Approach,Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 7(2), 95-117.

Denis Collins (2010) “Developing Moral Character at Work: A Research Agenda,” Journal of Organizational Moral Psychology, 1(1).

Denis Collins (2010) Book review of Thomas L. Friedman, Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America, Business Ethics Quarterly, 20(1), 127-134.

Denis Collins (2009) "The Failure of a Socially Responsive Gold Mining MNC in El Salvador: Ramifications of NGO Mistrust," Journal of Business Ethics, 88, Supplement 2, 245-268.

Denis Collins and Julie Whitaker (2009) “Introduction to Central America and Mexico: Efforts and Obstacles in Creating Ethical Organizations and an Ethical Economy,” Journal of Business Ethics, 88, Supplement 2, 225-230.

Denis Collins (2009) "Determining a Job Candidate’s Ethics Profile: Integrity, Personality and Moral Reasoning Level Tests," pp.  in Julian Friedland (Ed.), Doing Well and Good: The Human Face of the New Capitalism, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

Denis Collins (2009) “Kozlowski’s Tyco – I Am the Company!” in Al Gini and Alexei M. Marcoux (Eds.), Case Studies in Business Ethics, Sixth Edition, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, pp. 115-125.

Denis Collins (2009) “Enron: The Good, The Bad, and the Really Ugly,” in Al Gini and Alexei M. Marcoux (Eds.), Case Studies in Business Ethics, Sixth Edition, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, pp. 104-115.

Denis Collins (2008) “Creating Environmental Change Through Business Ethics and Society Courses,” pp. 243-263 in Diane Swanson and Dann Fisher (Eds.), Advancing Business Ethics Education, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

Denis Collins (2008) Book review of William J. Baumo, Robert E. Litan, and Carl J. Schramm, Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity, Business Ethics Quarterly, 18(2), 267-281.

Denis Collins (2007) “Lies and Capitalism,” Business Ethics Quarterly, 17(3), 565-574. A scholarly book review discussion of David Livingstone Smith’s Why We Lie: The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind and John Bogle’s The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism.

Denis Collins (2006) “Globalization, Interconnectedness and Wal-Mart the Bully,” Business Ethics Quarterly, 16(2), 374-389. A scholarly book review discussion of The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman.

Denis Collins (2004) Book review of Arthur Levitt and Paula Dwyer’s Take on the Street: What Wall Street and Corporate America Don't Want You to Know, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 12(1), 77-81.

Denis Collins (2003) "Power Dynamics Between Administrators and Faculty on a Unionized Campus: A Case Study," Journal of Academic Ethics, 1(3), 239-266.

Denis Collins (2003) “The University of Bridgeport Faculty Strikes: Introduction to the Special Issue,” Journal of Academic Ethics, 1(3), 233-237.

Denis Collins (2003) “Stumbling Our Way Toward A World-Wide Democratic Government: Globalization and Sweatshops,” Business Ethics Quarterly, 13(3), 403-411. A scholarly book review discussion of Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny by Robert Wright and Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Denis Collins (2002) Book review of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 10(2), 197-200.

Denis Collins (2001) Book review of Thomas Friedman’s The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Business & Society, 40(2), 226-234.

Denis Collins (1996) “Capitalism and Sin: Please Exploit Me for Your Benefit,” Business & Society, 35(1), 42-50.
Denis Collins (1996) “Serving the Homeless and Low-Income Communities Through Business & Society/Business Ethics Class Projects: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Plan,Journal of Business Ethics, 15(1), 67-85.

Denis Collins (1996) "Closing the Gap Between Business Students and the Poor:  An Introduction to the Volume,"  Journal of Business Ethics, 15 (1), 1-4. 

Denis Collins (1996) "The Voluntary Brainwashing of Humanities Students in Stanford's MBA Program: Student Complaints and Some Recommendations," Business Ethics Quarterly, 6(3), 391-411.  A scholarly book review discussion of Snapshots from Hell by Peter Robinson.

Denis Collins (1995) “The Force: They Sell for a Living, and What Drives Them to the Top Can Push Them to the Edge,” Business & Society, 34(3), 345-355.  A scholarly book review discussion of The Force by David Dorsey.

Denis Collins (1995) “Why the Homeless Don't Have Homes and What to Do About It,” Business & Society, 34(2), 241-252.  A scholarly book review discussion of Why the Homeless Don't Have Homes and What to Do About It by Micheal Elliott.

Denis Collins (1995) Book review of Philip Selznick's The Moral Commonwealth, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 3(3), 320-323.

Denis Collins (1994) “The Fall of Business Ethics in Capitalist Society: Adam Smith Revisited,Business Ethics Quarterly, 4(4), 519-535.  A scholarly book review discussion of Capitalist Fools by Nicholas von Hoffman.

Denis Collins (1994) “Discontenting Contented Capitalists: A B&S Action Plan,Business & Society, 33(1), 132-138.  A scholarly book review discussion of The Culture of Contentment by John Kenneth Galbraith.

Denis Collins (1992) "An Ethical Analysis of Organizational Power at Salomon Brothers," Business Ethics Quarterly, 2(3), 367-378.  A scholarly book review discussion of Liars Poker by Michael Lewis.

Larry Hatcher, Timothy L. Ross & Denis Collins (1992) “Why Employees Support (and Oppose) Gainsharing Plans,” Compensation and Benefits Management, 8(2), 17-27.

Denis Collins & Laura Page (1992) “Teaching Business Ethics: A Practical Guide and Case Studies,Small Business Forum, 10(1), 63-80.  Reprinted in Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education, database.

Lyman Reed, Kathleen Getz, Denis Collins, William Oberman & Robert Toy (1990) “Theoretical Models and Empirical Results: A Review and Synthesis of JAI Volumes 1‑10,” in Lee Preston (ed.) Corporation and Society Research: Studies in Theory and Measurement, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 27-62.

Denis Collins (1989) "Plant Closings: Establishing Legal Obligations," Labor Law Journal, 40(2), pp. 67-80.

Timothy L. Ross & Denis Collins (1987) “Employee Involvement and the Perils of Democracy: Are Management's Fears Warranted?National Productivity Review, 6(4), 348‑359. 

Encyclopedia Articles

Denis Collins (2008) "Labor Unions," Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Denis Collins (2008) "Living Wage," Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Denis Collins (2008) "Karl Marx," Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Denis Collins (2008) "Minimum Wage," Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Denis Collins (2008) "Adam Smith," Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

 

Other Articles

Denis Collins (2014) “Convincing your boss on ethical performance is all about the money,” Ethical Corporation, April 17, 2014.

Denis Collins (2010) “Two Methods for Raising Ethical Awareness for Community Associations,” Quorum, November 2010, pp. 13-17.

Denis Collins (2006) “The Lessons of Enron: Even Nice Guys Can Lie,” Wisconsin Corporate Report, 21(11), July 2006, p. 34.

Denis Collins (2006) “Five Levees for Improving Ethical Performance,” Strategic Finance, 88(1), July 2006, pp. 19-21.

Denis Collins (2006) “Seven Moral Levees: Preventing Ethical Breaches,” Leadership Excellence, 23(2), February, p. 18.

Denis Collins (1999) “The Best Teachers I Ever Had Were … at the Unification Theological Seminary,” Teaching Business Ethics, 3(3), 297-300.

Denis Collins (1997) “Ethics of Competition,” an entry in Dictionary of Business Ethics, Blackwell Publishers.

Denis Collins (1994) “The Toronto Conference: Reflections on Stakeholder Theory.”  Business & Society, 33(1), 121-123.

Denis Collins (1993) “Conference Report: First Annual Grainger Business Ethics Symposium,” The Society for Business Ethics Newsletter, 4(3), 6-7.

Denis Collins (1991) “What Business Schools are Looking for in a Business Ethics Professor.”  Report on Applied Philosophy, Spring, 10-11.

Denis Collins (1989) “Murder by Corporate Executives or Tragic Industrial Accident: The Case of Film Recovery Systems” in Donna J. Wood, Business and Society.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co..

Denis Collins (1984) “Ex-Cultists Need Not Apply,” Across the Board, December, 59-64.

 

Proceedings Editor

Douglas Nigh & Denis Collins, editors, (1995) Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.

Steven Wartick & Denis Collins, editors, (1994) Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.

Jean Pasquero & Denis Collins, editors, (1993) Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.


Proceedings

Denis Collins (1995) “Worker Cooperatives for Low-Income Neighborhoods: A Proposed Post-Welfare State Model.”  In Douglas Nigh & Denis Collins, eds., Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 678-684.

Denis Collins (1994) “Overcoming Obstacles in Conducting Radical (Liberal or Conservative) Business & Society Research.”  In Steven Wartick and Denis Collins, eds., Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 575-577.

Denis Collins (1994) “Serving the Homeless and Low-Income Housing Communities Through Business & Society Class Projects: The Madison Plan.”  In Steven Wartick and Denis Collins, eds., Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 605-609.

Denis Collins (1993) “Implications of Stakeholder Theory on Organizational Governance, Management, Functional Areas and Management Education.”  In Max B.E. Clarkson (ed.) Draft Proceedings of a Workshop on The Stakeholder Theory of the Firm and the Management of Ethics in the Workplace, Volume 1, University of Toronto: The Center for Corporate Social Performance and Ethics.

Denis Collins (1993) “An Organization Performance Matrix: A Framework for Broad-Based Performance Measurements.”  In Max B.E. Clarkson (ed.) Draft Proceedings of a Workshop on The Stakeholder Theory of the Firm and the Management of Ethics in the Workplace, Volume 2, University of Toronto: The Center for corporate Social Performance and Ethics.

Denis Collins (1993) “Subsidiarity and Nationalism in the Formation of a Unified Europe: Views from Europe and Comparison with United States History.”  In Jean Pasquero and Denis Collins, eds., Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 132-137.

Denis Collins (1992) “The Socio-Political Dynamics of Workplace Democracy: Constituent Reactions and Organizational Outcomes at a Gainsharing Facility.” In Sandra Waddock (editor) Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 128-138 

Denis Collins (1991) “Corporate Dictators in Democratic Societies: A Problem of Conflicting Social Philosophies -- A Preliminary Analysis.”  In John F. Mahon (editor) 1991 Proceedings of the Second Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 405-428.
 

Conference Papers Presented

Denis Collins, “A Next Step for Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: The “Moral Development at Work” History of Business.” Society for Business Ethics, Anaheim, California, August 2016.

Denis Collins, "Designing Ethical Organizations," Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Jacksonville, FL, February 2014.
Denis Collins, James Weber and Rebecca Zambrano, “Teaching Business Ethics Online: Perspectives on Course Design, Delivery, Student Engagement, and Assessment,” Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Jacksonville, FL, February 2014.

Denis Collins, "Certifying Ethical Organizations: Current Status and the Next Steps," Society for Business Ethics, Boston, MA, August 2012.
Denis Collins, "The 'Optimal Ethics System' Check-Up: A Risk Management and Performance Quality Benchmarking Tool," Society for Business Ethics, Chicago, IL, August 2009.

Denis Collins, “The Failure of a Socially Responsive Gold Mining MNC in El Salvador: Ramifications of NGO Mistrust,” National Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2009. 

Denis Collins, “Eco-Olympics at Edgewood College,” Sharing Environmental Excellence at Wisconsin College and University Campuses, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, June 2009.

Denis Collins, “What would you have done if employed at Enron? – How to Teach Business Ethics and Ethical Decision Making,” 10th Biennial Dominican Colleges Colloquium, Friday, June 2008.

Denis Collins, Elizabeth Tryon & Jennifer Krebs, “How to Motivate Environmental Change on Campus: A Case Study at Edgewood College,” Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability Conference, Luther College, April 2008.

Denis Collins & Courtney Moffatt, “Engaging the Business Community by Greening the Campus: The Edgewood College Experience,” Annual International Conference on Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, June 2006.

Denis Collins, “Community-Based Learning at Edgewood College: The College-Wide Effort and Some Examples in Business” at the Biennial Dominican Colleges Colloquium, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, June 2004.

Denis Collins, “The Ethical Superiority and Inevitability of Workplace Democracy,” National Academy of Management, All-Academy Session, Seattle, Washington, August 2003.

Denis Collins, “What Business Leaders and Ethicists Can Learn from Nontraditional Theologians and Spiritualists.” Society for Business Ethics, Boston, August 1997.

Denis Collins, “Teaching Social Issues in Management to Executive MBAs,” National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 1996.

Brian Shaffer & Denis Collins, “Community Service for Business School Students: Activity Based Learning about the Interdependence of Colleges, Corporations, and Communities,” National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 1996.

Denis Collins, “Capitalism, Conflicts of Interest and Mediating Structures: From Adam Smith to Citizen Panels.” Society for Business Ethics, Dallas, August 1994.

Denis Collins, “Community Involvement Projects as a Method for Reducing Barriers to Understanding,” National Academy of Management, All-Academy Showcase Symposium, Jointly sponsored by Social Issues in Management and Management Education and Development Divisions, Dallas, Texas, August 1994.

Denis Collins, “Business & Society/Business Ethics Courses in AACSB Schools: 20 Years at the Crossroads,” National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Dallas, Texas, August 1994.

Denis Collins, “Overcoming Obstacles in Conducting Radical (Liberal or Conservative) Business & Society Research.”  International Association for Business and Society, Hilton Head, SC, March 1994.

Denis Collins, “Serving the Homeless and Low-Income Housing Communities Through Business & Society Class Projects: The Madison Plan.” International Association for Business and Society, Hilton Head, SC, March 1994.

Denis Collins, “The Organizational Implications of Adopting Democratic Structures, Incentives and Values: A Case Study.”  Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, New School for Social Research, New York, New York, March 1993.

Denis Collins, “Subsidiarity and Nationalism in the Formation of a Unified Europe: Views from Europe and Comparison with United States History.”  International Association for Business and Society, San Diego, CA, March 1993.

Denis Collins & John Barkdull, “Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Regarding Environmental Issues: Adam Smith Revisited.” Society for Business Ethics, Las Vegas, August 1992.

Denis Collins, “The Socio-Political Dynamics of Workplace Democracy: Constituent Reactions and Organizational Outcomes at a Gainsharing Facility.”  International Association for Business and Society, Leuven, Belgium, June 1992.

Denis Collins & John Barkdull, “Adam Smith and Environmental Ethics: Is the Liberal Social Contract Adequate to the Environmental Problem?”  Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, March 1992.

Denis Collins, “The Conceptualization of Company Social Performance: A Model that Narrows the Communication Gap Between Theory and Practice.”  National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Miami, Florida, August 1991.

Denis Collins, “Corporate Dictators in Democratic Societies: A Problem of Conflicting Social Philosophies -- A Preliminary Analysis.”  International Association for Business and Society, Sundance, Utah, March 1991.

Denis Collins, Kathleen Getz, Lyman Reed, William Oberman & Robert Toy, “Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy: An Integration and Critique of a Decade of Research.”  National Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division, Washington, D.C., August 1989.

Denis Collins, Timothy L. Ross & Lyman Reed, “The Decision to Implement Gainsharing: Is There a Governing Factor?”  National Academy of Management, Organization Development Division, Washington, D.C., August 1989.

Denis Collins, “A Political Theory of a Firm: The Values Embedded in Traditionally Managed Companies and Two Modern Alternatives, Libertarianism and Communitarianism.”  Society for Business Ethics, Washington, D.C., August 1989.

Larry Hatcher, Timothy L. Ross & Denis Collins, “Prosocial Organizational Behavior, Job Complexity, and the Contribution of Performance Improvement Suggestions.” South Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., March 1989. 

Denis Collins, Timothy L. Ross & Ruth Ann Ross, “Who Wants Participative Management?: A Managerial Perspective.”  National Academy of Management, Organization Behavior Division, Anaheim, California, August 1988.

Denis Collins, “Original Intent: The Social Contract between Government and Business Formulated by Adam Smith.” Society for Business Ethics, Anaheim, California, August 1988.
 

Newspaper Articles, Essays and General Commentaries

Denis Collins, “A Successful Businessperson’s Presidency,” InBusiness, November 15, 2016. 

Denis Collins (2012) “Defending the Code: Using ethics to improve organizational performance,” InBusiness, August 27, 2012.

Denis Collins (2011) "Getting Cancer a Second Time -- A Personal Quest," First Unitarian Society, September 24, 2011. 

Denis Collins (2009) "Companies That Care," Madison Magazine, October 2009, pp. 26 & 28.

Denis Collins (2009) “Ten Tips to Reinforce Ethical Behaviors at Work,InBusiness website feature, July 14, 2009.

Seth Collins and Denis Collins (2009) “Spirit of Giving,” Madison Magazine, May 2009, p. 30.

Denis Collins, Samantha Doherty, Bret Hagen and Nathan Meyer (2009) “Practicing Kindness,Madison Magazine, January 2009, pp. 32-33.

Denis Collins (2008) "Bailout Tale: We're All One Happy Family,"  Wisconsin State Journal, October 11, 2008, A10.

Denis Collins (2008) “Not All State Jobs Should Be Doyle Loyalists,” Wisconsin State Journal, June 12, 2008, A10

Sheri Wichser & Denis Collins (2008) “Autism in the Workplace,” Madison Magazine, April 2008, pp. 34 and 37.

Denis Collins (2008) “Time to Speak Up on Power Line Options,” Wisconsin State Journal, March 16, 2008, B2.

Denis Collins (2007) “Business Leaders Cite Critical Needs,” Wisconsin State Journal, December 13, 2007, A8.

Denis Collins (2007) “Any Nation Has Power To Innovate,” Wisconsin State Journal, August 18, 2007, A8.

Denis Collins (2007) "The Environment at Work," Better Business Column Madison Magazine, September 2007, p. 32.

Denis Collins (2007) “Twelve Years as a Cancer Survivor: Six Guiding Principles for the Bonus Days,” The Free Pulpit: Sermons from the First Unitarian Society, Madison, Wisconsin, June 24, 2007.

Carrie Kotlowski and Denis Collins (2007) “DraftHouse Bar and Restaurant,” Wisconsin Beverage Guide, June 2007, p. 3.

Denis Collins (2007) “Endres Goes the Extra Mile,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, June 2007, p. 58.

Denis Collins (2007) “Governance Breakdown led to Enron’s Downfall,” Wisconsin Technology Network, May 25, 2007. Also published in Candela Solutions e-newsletter, Volume 2007, Number 2.

Denis Collins and Lisa Goldthorpe (2007) “Smart Seconds,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, February 2007, pp. 32-33.

Denis Collins (2007) “EnAct: For Empowering Neighbors to Go Green Together,Wisconsin Trails, January/February 2007, p. 41.

Denis Collins (2006) “Resolve to be Good Capitalists,” Wisconsin State Journal, December 30, 2006.
Denis Collins (2006), editor, Compilation of Student Engagement Curriculum Activities at Edgewood College, on behalf of the Engaged Fellows Program, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin.
Denis Collins (2006), editor, “God Is Love: Faculty reflections on Pope Benedict’s first encyclical,Edgewood College Magazine, Winter 2006, pp. 10-13.
Denis Collins (2006) “God Is Love: Faculty reflections on Pope Benedict’s first encyclical – Reflections of a Business Ethics Professor,” Edgewood College Magazine, Winter 2006, p. 13.

Peter Felknor & Sam Jacobsen interview of Denis Collins “Business Ethics After Enron,” Like It Is Magazine, Fall 2006, 1(4), published at www.likeitismagazine.com/IssueIV/enronethics2.htm
Denis Collins (2006) “Take Down That Statue … Please,” Wisconsin State Journal, November 12, 2006, C2.

Denis Collins (2006) “Never Too Busy,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, October 2006, p. 100

Denis Collins (2006) “Ken Lay and all human beings deserve a measure of sympathy,” Capital Times, August 8, 2006.

Denis Collins (2006) “Lay’s Death Yields Lesson for Skilling,” Wisconsin State Journal, July 6, 2006, A10.

Denis Collins & Kate Eannelli (2006) “Get More Green By Going Green,” Madison Magazine, July 2006, pp. 89-96.

Denis Collins (2006) "Don't Make Your Firm an Enron."  Wisconsin State Journal, May 26, 2006

Denis Collins (2006) “Exaggerate + Spin + Lie = Enron,” Wisconsin State Journal, February 5, 2006, B2.

Denis Collins (2003) “Efficiency, Not Morality, Behind Terror Betting Parlor,Wisconsin State Journal, August 9, 2003.

Denis Collins (2003) “Stealing is Never O.K.,On the Edge, February 14, 2003, p. 7.

Denis Collins (2002) “A Just Society: The Role of Managers,” Edgewood College: The Magazine, Winter, pp. 8-12.

Denis Collins (2000) “Faculty and Staff Retreat Focuses on Improving UB,” Scribe, September 21, 2000.

Denis Collins (2000) “Earth Day Action Contest,” Scribe, March 9, 2000.

Denis Collins (1999) “Reveries of a Mid-Life Cancer Survivor: Some Principles for the Bonus Days,” The Free Pulpit: Sermons from the First Unitarian Society, Madison, Wisconsin, March 6, 1999.

Denis Collins (1999) “Cheating: A Victimless Crime?Scribe, December 9, 1999.

Denis Collins (1997) “It’s Tough to Distinguish Between Bigelow, Bauman,” Wisconsin State Journal, March 25, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “Boxing With Cancer: Round Won, But the Match Isn’t Over,Wisconsin State Journal, January 18, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “What More Reason Needed for Sanctions Against Burma?,Wisconsin State Journal, January 5, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “Hypocrisy About Marijuana,” Capital Times, January 2, 1997.

Denis Collins (1996) “Capitalism is Rooted in Religious Thought,Wisconsin State Journal, September 2, 1996, 7A.

Denis Collins (1996) “On Wisconsin's Winter: Or Why I Decided Not to Move to California!, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters, 42(2), 23-25.

Denis Collins (1996) “Firstar Should Rethink Layoffs,Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 21, 1996, 11A.

Denis Collins (1996) “Boxing With Cancer: A Matter of Life and Death,Wisconsin State Journal, February 12, 1996, 1C.

Denis  Collins (1996) “Firstar Urged to Use Humane Layoff Strategies,Wisconsin State Journal, Sunday, February 4, 1996, 2B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Businesses Could Start New Year By Reaching Out, Re-Employing, Wisconsin State Journal, December 31, 1995, 2B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Corporate Social Responsibility and Job Training Initiatives,CSR, Fall 1995, 1(1), p. 10.

Denis Collins (1995) “Political, Ethical and Legal Environment Course Syllabus,” in Richard Schwindt (ed.), Business Ethics, Regulation and Law: Business Administration Reading Lists and Course Outlines, Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Eno River Press.

Denis Collins (1995) “Czech Political Changes Bring Business Confusion,Wisconsin State Journal, October 15, 1995, 1B & 6B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Hard Lesson in Gypsy Business 101: UW Professor Learns About Ethics of Reality,Wisconsin State Journal, October 15, 1995, 1B, 4B & 5B.

Denis Collins (1993) “Handling Layoffs: The Ethical Way,Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, October.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Capitalism Sharpens Corruption in Russia, Wisconsin State Journal, June 13, 1993, 1F & 4F.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Russian Property Transactions Bewildering,Wisconsin State Journal, June 6, 1993, 1G & 4G.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “In Russia, American Capitalism May Not Work,Wisconsin State Journal, May 30, 1993, 1F & 4F.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Yeltsin Represents Lesser of Two Evils, Wisconsin State Journal, May 9, 1993, 12A.

Denis Collins (1992) “Painful Lessons of History Thwart Europe's Ambitions,Wisconsin State Journal, August 20, 1992, 1B/8B & 7B.

Denis Collins (1991) “How Ethical Can I Afford to Be?: Do the Right Thing, But Don't Be Naive.”  Small Business Forum, 9(1), 13-15.  Reprinted in Problems and Solutions in Small Business Management (1995), Dover, NH: Upstart Publishing Company.  Reprinted in Justin G. Longemecker, Carlos W. Moore & J. William Petty (1994) Small Business Management, 9th edition teaching manual.
 

Works-In-Process

Denis Collins, “Part I: Living in a Dying Body” (8 months of chemo) from The Joys and Pitfalls of Obeying One’s Conscience: Dealing the Cancer, Business Ethics, Academic Politics, Whistleblowing, and Political Office Dreams, a memoir manuscript.

 

                                                          GRANTS AND RESEARCH SUPPORT

 

Madison Community Foundation, Madison, Wisconsin, 2006, co-authored with Beth Tryon. Edgewood Community Boardwalk Extension Project. Boardwalk for student and community research, maintenance, and pleasure. Grant Amount: $30,000.

Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation, Waunakee, Wisconsin, 2006, co-authored with Beth Tryon. Edgewood Community Boardwalk Extension Project. Boardwalk for student and community research, maintenance, and pleasure. Grant Amount: $2,500

The Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991. Two months summer support for research on unionized companies with gainsharing plans.  Grant Amount: $13,333.

Association for Quality and Participation, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1991.  Travel expenses to conduct two field studies at unionized companies with gainsharing plans.  Grant Amount: $2,500.

The Small Business Development Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991 (coauthored with Laura Page).  For developing cases on ethical dilemmas that could be taught by small business workshop coordinators.  Grant Amount: $4,250.

The Graduate School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990.  For developing cases on ethical dilemmas that could be taught by business school faculty.  Grant Amount: $10,391.

National Science Foundation, 1990.  Division of Social and Economic Science: Program for Decision, Risk, and Management Science.  For research on nonunion companies with gainsharing plans.  Grant Amount: $5,725.

 

                                                                      SERVICE

 

Board of Directors

·        Board of Trustees, Edgewood College, 2011-2014 (elected by faculty)

·        SOAR Case Management for Mental Health Consumers, 2011-Present.

·        Social Issues in Management Division of Academy of Management, 1996-1998.

·        International Association for Business and Society, 1996-1998.

·        Morgridge Center for Public Service, University of Wisconsin, 1995-1997.

·        The Daily Cardinal, University of Wisconsin student newspaper, 1995-1997.

 

                                                                   To the Public

Invited Speeches and Presentations

·         All Saints Lutheran Church, Fitchburg, WI

·         Associated Randall Bank, Madison, WI

·         Association of Credit Union League Executives, Madison, WI

·        Bethel Lutheran Church “Christian Men’s Fellowship,” Madison, WI

·        Bridgeport Public Library History Forum, Bridgeport, CT

·         Burma: A Conference on Activism and Human Rights, American University, Washington D.C.

·         Center for Corporate Social Performance, University of Toronto

·         Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society Regional Conference, UW-Madison

·         Delta Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Montclair State College, NJ

·         Democratic Party of Dane County, Madison, WI

·         Downtown Ministers, Madison, WI

·         Earth Charter Summit, Madison, WI

·         Edgewood College, Business Breakfast Roundtable, Madison, WI

·         Edgewood College MBA Student Association, Madison, WI

·         Educational Approval Board, Madison, WI

·         Ethical Issues in the Professions, UW-Marathon Center

·         Executive Program of the Management Institute, UW-Madison

·         First Congregational Church, Madison, WI

·         First Methodist Church, Madison, WI

·         First Unitarian Society, Madison, WI

·         Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

·         Humanist Union of Madison, Madison, WI

·         Institute for Research in the Humanities Roundtable, UW-Madison

·         International Professionals, Madison, WI

·         Janesville Morning Rotary, Janesville, WI

·         Kennedy Manor Discussions, Madison, WI

·         Leadership Greater Madison, Madison, WI

·         Learning Center, School of Business, UW-Madison

·         Lodi Rotary Club, Lodi, WI

·         Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI

·         Madison Breakfast Rotary, Madison, WI

·         Madison Downtown International Rotary Club, Madison, WI

·         Madison Ethical Discussion Group, Madison, WI

·         Madison Horizons International Rotary Club, Madison, WI

·         Madison South Rotary Club, Madison, WI

·         Madison West International Rotary Club, Madison, WI

·         MBA Student Orientation, School of Business, UW-Madison

·         Middleton Rotary, Middleton, WI

·         Midwest Radical Scholars Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI

·         Milwaukee Business Roundtable, Milwaukee, WI

·         Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison

·         Optimist Club of Madison, Madison, WI

·         Oregon International Rotary Club, Oregon, WI

·         Organization Theory and Research Colloquium, UW-Madison

·         Parish of Saint Bernard, Madison, WI

·         Phi Kappa Phi, UW-Madison

·         Philosophy Colloquium, Philosophy Department, UW-Madison

·         Philosophy Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

·         Professional Secretaries International, Madison, WI

·         Religious Youth Services, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

·         Rock County Public Safety Officers, Janesville, WI

·         Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Madison, WI

·         San Francisco State University, School of Business, San Francisco, CA

·         Santa Clara University, School of Business, Santa Clara, CA

·         Social Issues in Management Research Roundtable

·         South Metropolitan Business Luncheon, Madison, WI

·         Student-Faculty Board, School of Business, UW-Madison

·         Technology, Ethics, and the Natural World Conference, UW-Stevens Point

·         TEMPO Program for Women Entrepreneurs, Madison, WI

·         The Roundtable, UW-Madison

·         United Way Agency Executive Council, Madison, WI

·         University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI: School of Business, Sociology, Social Work, Environmental Studies

·         University’s Women’s Forum, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

·         Upper Iowa University, Madison, WI

·         Verona High School, Verona, WI

·         Verona/Fitchburg Rotary, Verona, WI

·         Velma Hamilton Middle School, Madison, WI

·         Waunakee Rotary, Waunakee, WI

·         West High School, Madison, WI

·         Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

·         Wisconsin Business Ethics Award, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin CPA Industry Conference, Pewaukee, WI

·         Wisconsin Feed, Seed & Farm Supply Association, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin Technical College System Board Conference, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs, Madison, WI

 

Business Ethics Workshops – Business

·        Alliant Energy, Madison, WI

·        American Concrete Institute, Wisconsin Chapter, Delafield, WI

·        Better Business Bureau, Milwaukee, WI

·        CNH Industrial

·        CUNA Mutual, Madison, WI

·        GE Healthcare Global IT, Milwaukee, WI

·        Goodwill Industries, Madison, WI

·        Googins & Anton Financial Advisors, Madison, WI

·        Hazleton Laboratories, Madison, WI

·        Hydrite Chemical, Milwaukee, WI

·        Integrys Energy Group, Green Bay, WI

·        Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, WI

·        Kiesling Associates, Madison,WI

·        National Specialty Insurance (NSI), Middleton, WI

·        Oscar Mayer, Madison, WI

·        Physicians Plus Insurance, Madison, WI

·        Regal Beloit, Beloit, WI

·        Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, WI

·        Social Work Education Collaborative of Meriter, UWHC and St. Mary’s Hospitals, Madison, WI

·        SSM Health Dean Medical Group, Madison, WI

·        Trostel, Whitewater, WI

·        We Energies, Green Bay, WI

·        Wil-Kil Pest Control, Sun Prairie, WI

 

Business Ethics Workshops – Associations/Nonprofits

·         Advanced Government Finance Institute, UW-Madison

·         Association of Government Accountants, Madison, WI

·         Casualty & Property Insurance Underwriters (CPCU), Madison, WI

·        Community Bankers of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

·         Financial Executives International, Madison, WI

·         Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Madison, WI

·         HOPE of Wisconsin, Hospice Social Workers, Madison, WI

·         Institute of Internal Auditors, Madison, WI

·         Madison Area Quality Improvement Network (MAQIN), Madison, WI

·         Property & Casualty Underwriters Association, Madison, WI

·         Public Relations Society of America, Madison, WI

·         Public Utility Budgeting Techniques Seminar, Madison, WI

·         Small Business Development Center, UW-Extension, Madison, WI

·         Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admitting Officers, Madison, WI. 

·         Wisconsin Housing Alliance, Madison, WI

·         Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Waukesha County Technical College

·         Wisconsin Lawyers Mutual Insurance, Brookfield and La Crosse, WI

·         Wisconsin Pest Control Association, Madison, WI

 

Business Ethics Workshops – Educational Institutions

·         Bassick High School Finance Academy, Bridgeport, CT

·         Board of Visitors, School of Business, UW-Madison

·         EMERGE Program for Minority Students, UW-Madison

·         Engineering Research Center, UW-Madison

·         Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison

·         Management Institute and School for Workers, UW-Madison

·         National  Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions

·        Oxford University, School of Business, Oxford, England

·         University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 

·        University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, School of Nursing, Eau Claire, WI

·         University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Business, Milwaukee, WI

 

Radio, Newspaper and Magazine Interviews

 

Podcast: Insights with Dick Goldberg, “Business Ethics in the Real World,” March 4, 2013.

Podcast: Insights with Dick Goldberg, “Why Teach Business Ethics in College,” February 20, 2013.

 

Wisconsin Public Radio (WHA), WTDY, WEKZ, WIBA, WISN, WORT (Wisconsin); WBIX-AM (Boston), WACK-AM (Rochester, New York), KXEL-AM (Des Moines, Iowa), WOCA-AM (Gainesville, Florida), KCBR-AM (Colorado Springs), and many others

 

Economist, Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Village Voice, Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Milwaukee Sentinel, Isthmus, On Wisconsin: UW Alumni Magazine, Wisconsin Week, Update: The UW School of Business Magazine, Entrepreneur, Daily Cardinal, Badger Herald, Hardwood Floors, Women In Higher Education, Corporate Report Wisconsin, Business Watch, and others.

 

 

Community Service

Board of Directors, SOAR Case Management mental health services, Madison, WI, 2011-present.

Downtown Rotary Club of Madison, High School Ethics Symposium, 2004-present.

Organized and Facilitated “Sharing Environmental Excellence at Wisconsin College and University Campuses Conference,” at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Conference co-sponsored by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Campus Compact, June 2009.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Green Tier Advisory Board, Advisor for the Academic Community, 2007-2010.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Green Tier Advisory Board, Advisor for the Academic Community, 2007-2010.

Imagine Green Capital Region, 2007.

Wisconsin Family Business Award judge, 2007, sponsored by Smith & Gesteland, LLP.

Corporate Citizenship Award Committee and Judge, a partnership between Edgewood College and Corporate Report Wisconsin, 2006-2007.

Better Business Bureau Torch Award Committee, 2006-2008.

Good Samaritan Award Organizer, a partnership between Edgewood College and the Samaritan Counseling Center, 2005-2007.

Workforce Development Collaborative Committee of the Collaboration Council, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 2005-2007.

Chairperson, First Unitarian Society Environmental Justice Task Force, 2003-2006.

Wisconsin Business Ethics Award judge, a statewide award sponsored by the Society of Financial Service Professionals, 2002-2006.

Social Justice Committee, First Unitarian Society, Madison, WI, 1997-1999.

College for Kids, Moral Philosophy Workshop Week for Gifted Ten Year Olds, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993-1994.

Cooperatively Improving the Standard of Living in Low-Income Neighborhoods: The Perspective of MBA Students.  August 1994 report by Denis Collins, School of Business MBA Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Quynh-Tien Ton.

Cooperatively Improving the Standard of Living at Bayview: The Perspective of MBA Students.  March 1994 report by Denis Collins, School of Business MBA Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Quynh-Tien Ton.

Cooperatively Improving the Standard of Living at Kennedy Heights: The Perspective of MBA Students.  March 1994 report by Denis Collins, School of Business MBA Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Quynh-Tien Ton.

Member, Future Madison Planning Committee for Vera Court Low-Income Neighborhood Development, 1993.

Member, Madison Small Business Social Responsibility Group, 1993.

Organizer, MBA Low-Income Neighborhood Community Center Improvement Project, 1993-1998.

Organizer, MBA Homeless Shelter Community Project, 1990-1998.

Organizer, Neighborhood Community Center Workshops: “Money Management” workshop sponsored by University of Wisconsin Finance Club and Firstar Bank, presented at Bayview Community Center, Kennedy Heights Community Center and Vera Court Community Center, November 1-3, 1993.

Dane County Bar Association Special Committee on Professionalism, 1991-1992.

Monthly Business Ethics round-table discussion with Madison, Wisconsin business and political leaders, 1990-1992.

 

                                                    University/School Service

 

Edgewood College, Madison, WI

·         Board of Trustees, 2011-2014 (elected by faculty)

           * Student Services Committee, 2011-2012

           * Educational Policies Committee, 2012-2013 

·         Academic Planning Committee, 2011

·         School of Business Strategic Planning Team, 2010-Present

·         Campus Sustainability Coordination Team, Co-Chair, 2008-Present.

·         Faculty Affairs Committee, 2007-2010

·         Graduate Programs Committee, 2007-Present

·         Student Services Committee, School of Business, 2007-Present

·         Delta Mu Delta, Lambda Epsilon, International Honor Society in Business Administration, Founded Local Chapter, Advisor, 2007-Present

·         Corporate Citizenship Award Committee, 2006-2007

·         Boardwalk Development Committee, 2005-2007

·         Green Tier Certification Committee, 2005-2007

·         Dean, School of Business, Search Committee

·         Green Campus Initiative, 2005-Present, Chairperson

·         Faculty Advisor for Human Issues team that won the 2006 Wisconsin Regional Collegiate Ethics Bowl at Ripon College.

·         SIFE Sam Walton Fellow, Students in Free Enterprise, 2004-2009; Founded campus chapter

·         Dominican Catholic Identity Committee, 2004-2006

·         Environmental Studies Steering Committee, 2003-2007

·         School of Business Liaison for Human Issues and Ethics, 2003-Present

·         Responsible for Social Responsibility and Business Ethics components in Business Programs

·         Academic Governance Task Force, 2005

·        Strategic Planning Steering Committee, 2005

·        SIFE Sam Walton Fellow advising Students in Free Enterprise, 2004-Present

·        Dominican Catholic Identity Committee, 2004-Present

·        Environmental Studies Steering Committee, 2003-Present

·        Business Department Liaison for Human Issues and Ethics, 2003-Present

·        Responsible for Social Responsibility and Business Ethics components in Business Programs

·        Various Search Committees

 

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

·        Faculty Council, 2001-2002.

·        University Senate, 2001-2002.

·        VISTA Program; managed summer activities of five VISTA volunteers, 2001.

·        Business School Web-Page Development; managed student creating it, 2000-2001.

·        CT Venture Group Business Plan Contest facilitator, 2000-2001.

·        Earth Day Action Contest; organized contest in honor of Earth Day to reward students and staff who enhanced the natural environment on the UB campus, 2000.

·        Faculty Advisor: Student Congress, 2001-2002; CARP, 2000-2001.

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

·        Morgridge Center for Public Service, Advisory Board Member, 1995-1997.

·        The Daily Cardinal, Student Newspaper, Board of Directors, 1995-1997.

·        Graduate Business Association, Faculty Advisor, 1994-1995.

·        Faculty Committees: Annual Grainger Business Ethics Symposium Committee, 1993-1997; Diversity Committee, 1993-1995; Masters Committee, 1991-1993; Ph.D. Admissions Committee, 1993-1996.

·        Faculty Search Committees, Grainger Endowed Chair of Business Ethics, 1991-1993; Business Ethics Professor, 1990-1991.

·        Dissertation Committees in Industrial Relations, Management, Communications Marketing, Environmental Studies, and Political Science.

 

                                                             Professional Service

 

Referee/Reviewer

·        National Science Foundation, Ethics and Values Studies Program

·        Academy of Management Journal

·        Academy of Management Review

·        Journal of Business Ethics

·        Business & Society

·        Journal of Business Research

·        Business & Professional Ethics Journal

·        Organization Science

·        Social Issues in Management Division, National Academy of Management

·        Society for Business Ethics Meetings

·        International Association of Business and Society Meetings

·        Sage Publications

·        Harper-Collins Publishers

 

Professional Associations

·        Academy of Management: Social Issues in Management; Organizations & Natural Environment

·        Society for Business Ethics

·        International Association for Business and Society

·        Delta Kappa Psi, Business Fraternity, Montclair State College

 

Professional Committees

·        International Association for Business and Society: Board of Directors, 1995; Proceedings Editor,

1993-1995.

·        Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management: Board of Governance,

1995-1996; Book Award Committee, 1992.

·        Association on Employment Practices and Principles Annual Conference: Program Division

Chairperson, 1993.

·        Chairperson, Moderator or Facilitator at many conferences.

 

Editorial Boards

·        Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, 2004-Present

·        Journal of Business Ethics, 2003-Present

·        Journal of Academic Ethics, 2002-Present

·        Teaching Business Ethics, 1996-2003

·        Organization & Environment, 1996-1999

 

Consulting

Gainsharing plan organizational diagnosis: Dana-Hilliard, Dana-Auburn, Stanley Tools, Johnson Controls, Green Manufacturing, Standard Knapp, Tech Form Industries, and IRD Mechanalysis.

Organizational Strategy, Structure and System Development/Team Building for a joint venture: Westinghouse and Echoram.

 

                                             OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

·        Place of Birth: Bronx, New York.

·        Date of Birth: January 12, 1956.

·        Married (Dianne), two children (Seth and Anna).

·        Roots for Green Bay Packers and New York Giants, Jets, Mets, Yankees, Knicks and Rangers.

 

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