Beverly Kracher
Beverly Kracher, Ph.D.
The Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Business Ethics & Society
Executive Director/CEO, Business Ethics Alliance
Professor of Business Ethics and Society
Department of Marketing & Management

Dr. Beverly Kracher is the Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Business Ethics & Society at the Heider College of Business, as well as the Executive Director and CEO of the Business Ethics Alliance

  • Kracher, B., Stegeman, J. 2016. Ethinary, 2nd edition, Omaha, NE: I Am The Air Press.
  • Kracher, B.  B2B Magazine, Ethics Column, quarterly, 2005 – present.
  • Kracher, B., R. Shively, and S. Tangdall. 2015. Elevate Ethics Academy: Ethical Leadership, Ethical Decision Making, Ethical Blindspots, and Ethical Communication (information available at http://businessethicsalliance.org).
  • Kracher, B.  December 2, 2014. City-Level Business Ethics, Ethical Systems blog post (http://ethicalsystems.org)
  • Kracher, B. 2014. Contributor, Trust Inc: A Guide for Boards and C Suites, Ed. BB Kimmel, Publisher: Next Decade, Inc. Words Have Power, p. 54 Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative, p. 85
  • Marble, R.P. and Kracher B. 2012. Preliminary validation of a model for describing the ethical climate of a business community. International Journal of Society Systems Science, vol 4, no 3, 242-256.
  • Corritore, C.L, Wiedenbeck, S., Kracher, B., Marble, R. 2012. Online trust and health information websites. International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, vol 8, no. 4, 94-115, October –November.
  • Corritore, C.L., Kracher, B., Wiedenbeck, S., and Marble R.P. 2011. Foundations of Trust for e-Health. Chapter 3 in E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Challenges and Solutions (Roecker, C. & Ziefle, M., Eds.), pp. 49-75, IGI Global, New York.
  • How to Demonstrate a Value –  the Core Values of the Omaha Business Community Videos. 2011. Five short videos conveying scenarios about accountability, community responsibility, integrity, financial vitality, and moral courage.
  • Kracher, B. 2010. Greater Omaha Alliance for Business Ethics Organizational Ethics Survey Report, http://businessethicsalliance.org.
  • Marble, R., and Kracher, B. 2010. Preliminary Validation of a Model for Describing the Ethical Climate of a Business Community, Decision Sciences Institute Proceedings. (pp. 2431-2436).
  • Kracher, B. 2010. Online Protests, Universal Values, and eDemocracy. International Arab Conference on eTechnology Proceedings. Kuwait.
  • Kracher, B., and Pribilovics, A. 2010. Strengthening Organizational Ethics through Community Partnership. In Xiaohe Lu and Daryl Koehn (Ed.), Special Issues in Business Ethics Studies. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press. (pp. 41-44).
  • Kracher, B., co-author with Omaha ethics and compliance officers, 2009. Organizational Ethics Toolkit, http://businessethicsalliance.org.
  • Marble, R.P. and Kracher, B.,  2009. Development of a model for describing the ethical climate of a business community. In R. M. Roman (Ed.), Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society, 12-16.
  • Kracher, B. and Martin K. 2009. “A Moral Evaluation of Online Business Protest Tactics and Implications for Stakeholder Management”, Business and Society Review, 114 (1), 59-83.
  • Kracher, B. 2008. Greater Omaha Alliance for Business Ethics Organizational Ethics Survey Report, http://businessethicsalliance.org.
  • Martin, K., and Kracher, B. 2008. “A Conceptual Framework for Online Business Protest Tactics and Criteria for Their Effectiveness”, Business & Society, 47 (3), 291-311.
  • Kracher, B. and Marble, R. 2008. “The Significance of Gender in Predicting the Cognitive Moral Development of Business Practitioners Using the Sociomoral Reflection Objective Measure”, Journal of Business Ethics, 78 (4), 503-526.
  • Radin, T., Kracher, B., and C. Dunn. 2006. “The Complicated Relationship Between Business and Peace: What Can Businesses Do?, Proceedings for the17th Annual Conference, International Association of Business and Society, pp. 221-226.
  • Kracher, B. 2005. “21st Century Protests against Objectionable Labor Practices”, Proceedings for the 16th Annual Conference, International Association of Business and Society, pp. 326-329.
  • Kracher B., Corritore C., and Wiedenbeck S. 2005. “A Foundation for Understanding Online Trust in Electronic Commerce”, Information, Communications, and Ethics in Society, 3(3) July, 131-141.
  • Kracher, B. and Corritore, C. 2004. “Is There a Special Ecommerce Ethics?” Business Ethics Quarterly, vol. 14. no. 1. pp. 71-94.
  • Kracher, B. 2003. E-Kin1 and E-Kin2
  • Corritore, C., Kracher, B., and Wiedenbeck, S., 2003. “On-line trust: concepts, evolving themes, a model, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 58, 737-758
  • Kracher, B., Bushell, B. 2003. “Who’s Driving the Bus on the Road to Sustainable Development?” In Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. V, No. 2, pp. 142-146.
  • Kracher, B. and Hadfield, L. 2002. “Online Environmental Trust and Trustworthiness.” Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 21-42.
  • Kracher, B., Chatterjee, A., and Lundquist, A. 2002. “Factors Related to the Cognitive Moral Development of Business Students and Business Professionals in India and the United States: Nationality, Education, Sex, and Gender.” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 255-268.
  • Corritore, C., Kracher, B., and S. Wiedenbeck. 2002. “Preliminary Testing of a Model for Online Trust,” Proceedings for the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), pp. 543-544.
  • Kracher, B. 2001. “Integrating Environmental Protection and Economics.” In Proceedings for the International Interdisciplinary Environmental Association’s Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, pp. 190-200.
  • Corritore, C., Kracher, B., and S.Wiedenbeck. 2001. “Trust in the Online Environment.” In M.J. Smith, G. Salvendy, D. Harris, and R.J. Koubek (Eds.) Proceedings for the Human Computer Interface Conference; Usability Evaluation and Interface Design: Cognitive Engineering, Intelligent Agents and Virtual Reality, pp.1548-1552. Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum
  • Corritore, C., Kracher, B., and Wiedenbeck, S. 2001. “Elements of Online Trust.”SIGCHI Bulletin, September/October, p. 12.
  • Fitzsimmons, E., Kracher, B., and Woods, K. 2000. “Managed Care, Quality of Care, and Patient Rights.” In the Forum for Social Economics, 30(1), Fall, pp. 31-46.
  • Kracher, B. 1999. “What Does It Mean When Mitchell Gets an ‘A’ in Business Ethics? or The Importance of Service Learning.” In Teaching Business Ethics, 2: 291-303
  • Kracher, B. and Wells, D.L. 1998. “Employee Selection and the Ethics of Care.” In Managerial Ethics: Morally Managing People and Processes. (ed.) M. Schminke. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 81-97. 
  • Kracher, B. 1998. “A Framework for Future Markets for Recyclables.” In Proceedings for the International Interdisciplinary Environmental Association’s Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, pp. 12-17.
  • Kracher, B. and Johnson, R. 1997. “Repurchase Announcements, Lies and False Signals.” In Journal of Business Ethics 16, pp. 1677-1685.
  • Wells, D.L. and Kracher, B. 1993. “Justice, Sexual Harassment, and the Reasonable Victim Standard.” In Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 423-432.

Corporate and Professional Organizations

  • “Ethical Excellence.” Frankel Zacharia Accounting Firm, Omaha, NE, June 10, 2015.
  • “Why Data Viz is Everyone’s Biz.” presentation at the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 18, 2015.
  • Greater Akron Chamber, !st Annual Business Ethics Breakfast, Speaker, Facilitated discussion with Goodyear’s Ethics and Compliance Officer, Akron, Ohio, Oct 27-28, 2014.
  • “Ethics On Tap: Let’s Have Another Round.” Amerisphere Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE, Sept 26, 2014.
  • “Making a Difference: Building Ethical Leadership.” Amerisphere MBA Education, Dallas, TX, October 15, 2014.
  • “Gender and Ethical Decision Making: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment.” BCBSNE, Omaha, NE, March 19, 2014.
  • “Ethical Lens Inventory” Kiewit West Coast, September 18, 2014.
  • “Executive Ethics.” Omaha Community Foundation, October 24, 2014.
  • “Moral Courage.” First National Bank Young Professionals Event, Omaha, NE, November 5, 2014.
  • “Building your Moral Influence.” HRAM, Omaha, NE, January 22, 2014.
  •  “Ethics.” Kiewit Environmental Department Regional Training, April 24, 2014.
  • “Ethical Lens Inventory.” OCC Summit, Kiewit, February 4, 2014.
  • “Governing Board Ethics.” League Association of Risk Management (LARM), Lincoln, NE, February 24, 2014.
  • “Ethical Leadership, Moral Quandaries, and Moral Compasses.” Mosaic, Omaha, NE,  March 5, 2014
  • “Women, Business and Ethics.” Association of Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP). May 4, 2013. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • “A Business Ethics Alliance for Nebraska Cities and Villages.” League of Nebraska Municipalities Annual Conference. Lincoln, NE, February16, 2013.
  • “Business Ethics Alliance Executive Breakfast:” Interviewed Mogens Bay, CEO, Valmont, February 14, 2013.
  • “Ethics by Osmosis.” Midlands Mentoring Summit, January 31, 2013.
  • “Moral Courage.” YP Summit, February 28, 2013
  • “The Philosophy and Ethics of Social Enterprise” ICAN Men’s Leadership Forum. February 20, 2013.
  • “Business Ethics Dilemmas and Snowballs,” CPCU, March 13, 2013.
  • “Leading with Values.” Lutheran Planned Giving Services Board Retreat. Camp Carol Joy, March 25, 2013.
  • “Young Professionals and Executives Meet: Business Ethics.” First National Bank. June 27, 2013.
  • “Ethical Leadership, Moral Dilemmas and Moral Compasses.” Frankel Zacharia. June 7, 2013.
  • “Core Values Statements for Entrepreneurs.” StraightShot. July 3, 2013.
  • “Ethics and the Environment”: Regional Training, Kiewit Corp. August 20, 2013.
  • “Business Ethics”: Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT), US Dept of Commerce, September 3, 2013.
  • “Business Ethics Alliance Executive Breakfast: Interviewed Grant Gregory, Chair of Gregory and Hoenemeyer. September 12, 2013.
  • “How to Create an Ethical Culture Across Global Businesses as Partners.”. NEI Relocation Global Summit, October 29, 2013.
  • “Making a Difference: Building Your Moral Leadership Skills.” Heartland Latino Leadership Conference, November 15, 2013.
  • “Building a Culture of Integrity: Laying a Foundation.”  Lutheran Family Services senior management. February 10, 2012. Omaha
  • “Developing Your Moral Superpowers, two sessions, ICAN Conference, April 4, 2012.
  • “Leading with values.”  Leo A. Daly Leadership Institute, April 12, 2012.
  • Panelist on Enabling Scalable Startups: Best Practices Case Study.  Regional Conference on Growing State Economies, National Governors Association, April 24-25, 2012,
  • “Ethical Leadership.”  Papillion Leadership Academy, May 9, 2012.
  • “Ethics Tools”, Association for Government Financials Officers, May 11, 2012.
  • Delivered ethics component for Entrepreneur Acceleration System (EAS) state-wide Gallup behavioral economics and management education program. Spring-summer, 2012.
  • “Current Business Ethics”, two sessions, Woodmen of the World, August 28, 2012.
  • “Ethical Leadership,” Corp of Engineers, three quarter day workshop, October 2, 2012.
  •  “Creating a Business Ethics Alliance.”  Young President’s Organization, November 8, 2012, Houston, Texas
  • “Building your moral superpowers.”  Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska, November 10, 2012.
  • “Is your client at risk? What you should know about an effective ethics and compliance program. CLE ethics credit course for lawyers. Delivered first program and NE Bar Association Annual Meeting, October 19 2011.
  • “Moral Courage,” Young Professionals Summit, March 3, 2011
  • “Ethical leadership,” Leo A. Daly Leadership Institute, March 27, 2011.
  • “Competitive Advantage of Business Ethics,” Bellevue University Student Body Forum, May 12, 2011
  • “Building an Ethical Foundation,” Lutheran Family Services Governing Board, March 14, 2011
  • “Ethical Leadership,” Nonprofit Executive Institute, May 10, 2011
  • “Business Ethics is a Competitive Advantage,” US Postal Service, October 27, 2011
  • “Business Ethics,” Internal Auditors annual conference, August 29, 2011
  • “Ethical Leadership,” Lamp, Rynearson & Associates, October 3, 2011
  • “Speed Ethics,” Young Professionals Business Ethics Alliance, UP Railroad, 2011, 2012
  • “Moral Courage,” ConAgra, Oct 27, 2011
  • “Moral Courage,” Lincoln Financial Group, October 25, 2011
  • “What is business ethics,” Omaha Women’s Network, Jan 4, 2011
  • “Business Ethics,” Metropolitan Hospitality Association. March 23, 2011.
  • “Ethics at Work,” SAC Credit Union. Ethics communication and training, 2011.
  •  “Ethics at Work”, Compliance Officers, Mutual of Omaha, 85 participants, March 3, 2010.
  • “How to Write a Values Statement and Code of Ethics Workshop”, Business Ethics Alliance, 30 participants, October 12, 2010.
  • “Laying the Foundation”, Union Bank, 75 participants, October 28, 2010.
  • “Values-led Business”. Leverage Program, Business Planning Boot Camp for Small Business, 35 participants, October 2, 2010.
  • “Ethics for the Go-Tos”. Gallup, 95 participants, September 23, 2010.
  • “Ethical Leadership and Avoiding Snowballs”, Organizational Development Network, 30 participants, September 22, 2010.
  • “Leadership Conversations”, ICAN, 48 participants, April 8, 2010.

  • “Business Ethics Mind Candy”, Millard Business Association, Guest Speaker, April 21, 2010.
  • “Current Issues in Business Ethics”, Optimist Club, Guest Speaker, Omaha, NE, USA, April 7, 2010.
  • “Driving Compliance through Ethics”, Peter Kiewit and Sons, October, 2009
  • “Corporate Ethics the Valmont Way”, Valmont Industries, Omaha, May 2009
  • “Good Moves for Good Business”, Lincoln Financial Group, May, 2009
  • “C Level Ethics”, Executive Club, Omaha, April 14, 2009
  • Invited Keynote, “Women, Education, and Leadership”, LEAD, Union Pacific Railroad, March 5, 2009
  • “Business Ethics and Minority Contracts”, Great Plains Minority Supplier Development Council, March, 2009
  • “Taking Ownership of Valmont’s Ethics”, Valmont Industries, May 2008
  •  “Enhancing Business Ethics”, Amerisphere, Omaha, September, 2008
  •  “Creating an Organizational Code of Ethics, January 28, 2009. Great Plains Minority Supplier Development Council
  •  “Business Ethics and Cyberspace”, 2008. American Government Accountants, Omaha, April 10
  • “Trusting Partnerships”, 2008. GIS Insurance Advisory Council, Sarasota, Florida, January 15
  • “Ethical Leadership and Gender”, 2007. Union Pacific Railroad LEAD Program, Omaha, September, 20
  • “Organizational Ethics – Kicking It Off”, 2007. Woodmen of the World, Omaha, August 13
  • “Solving Business Ethics Dilemmas”, 2007. Gallup Organization, Beijing, China, May 7
  • “Business Ethics”, 2007. Center for Business Ethics Reading Group, Beijing, China, April 26
  • “Solving Business Ethics Problems”, 2007. Institute for Internal Auditors, Omaha, Nebraska, January 18
  • “Foundations of Ethical Management”, 2006. Creighton Supervisor’s Program, April 4
  • “Ethics: Online Technology and Trust”, American Government Accountants, Lincoln Chapter, April 26, 2006
  • Two sessions on ethics, American Association of Health Care Administrative Management annual conference, Grand Island, April 21, 2006
  • “Integrity Centered Leadership”, Peter Kiewit and Sons, July 10, 2006 Omaha
  • “When Bad Things Happen to Good Staffers”, Creighton’s Employee Development Program, November 2, 2006
  • Two sessions on business ethics, Association for Insurance Compliance Professionals, October 9, 2006, Orlando, Florida
  • “Insights into Ethical Leadership”, Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska, June 19, 2006
  • “Business Ethics”, FBI, Banker’s Day, November 4, 2005, Durham Western Museum, Omaha, NE
  • “Insurance and Ethics”, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU), 2005, Lincoln, NE
  • “Ethics for Government Accountants”, Association for Government Accountants, Omaha, January 20, 2005
  • “Insurance and Ethics”, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU), March 23, 2004, Omaha, NE
  • “Ethics in Action”, National Parks Service Contracting Officers Conference, April 6, 2004, Omaha, NE
  • “Business Ethics in Action”, LOMA (Life Office Management Association), November 2, 2004, Omaha, NE 
  • “Ethics for Government Accountants”, Association of Government Accountants, Omaha, Oct 15, 2003
  • “Business Ethics” Big XII Internal Auditors Conference, May 18-21, 2003, Holiday Inn at the Haymarket, Lincoln, NE
  • “Ethical Decision-Making”, National Parks Service Midwest Region conference, October 4-6, 2003, National Park Service Building, Omaha
  • “Ethics for Internal Auditors”, Institute for Internal Auditors of Sioux Falls, March 21, 2003, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Veteran’s Health Administration, Nebraska/Iowa Service Network, Organizational Ethics Committee, October 1999-2002. Consultant.
  • “Ethics for Internal Auditors”, Institute of Internal Auditors, Omaha, December 10, 2002
  • “Cognitive Moral Development and Ethical Decision-Making in Business”, For the Financial Women International, Omaha, January 29, 2002
  • “Corporate Compliance Programs and Making Ethical Decisions at Work”, Institute of Internal Auditors, Omaha, January 11, 1999
  • “Cognitive Moral Development and Ethical Decision-Making in Business”, American Society of Women Accountants, Omaha, May 17, 2000
  • “Ecommerce Ethics in the Insurance and Financial Services Industry,” Insurance and Financial Advisor Professionals, Omaha, April 20, 2000
  • “Ethical Decisions: Balancing Professional, Organizational, and Personal Values”,  Insurance and Financial Advisor Professionals, Omaha, April 20, 2000
  • “Aiming Higher, Bringing Personal Values into the Workplace”, American Society of Certified Life Underwriters, Omaha, Jan. 29, 1999
  • “Ethical Dilemmas”, American Society of Industrial Security, Omaha, March 19, 1998
  • Medical Ethics Committee for Nebraska Health System, Omaha, Dec., 1998 - April, 1999. Consulted on implementation of organizational ethics program.
  • T. McDermott, Landmark Apparel, Omaha, Fall, 1997. Consulted with business owner about the ethics of bankruptcy.
  • Association for Real Estate License Law Officials, Fall, 1997. Worked with Association to establish punishment policy for infraction of ethics code.
  • “Sex Roles in the Workplace: Friend or Foe?” American Business Women’s Association, Nebraska chapter, Omaha, March 18, 1997
  • “Ethical Decisions in Life Insurance”, For the American Society of Certified Life Underwriters, Omaha, Dec.19, 1996
  • “Business Ethics Decisions Faced by Women in the Workplace,” American Business Women’s Association, Omaha Chapter, November 5, 1996
  • “Effectively Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas”, Association for Real Estate License Law Officials’ Annual Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 13-16, 1996
  • “Effectively Dealing With Ethical Dilemmas”, Association for Real Estate License Law Officials’ Central District Conference, Omaha, July 30, 1996
  • The Society of Human Resource Management Consultants, Fall, 1996. Consulted on the design of their Code of Ethics.
  • “Accounting Ethics”, American Society of Women Accountants, Omaha Chapter, Omaha, May 18, 1994
  • “Ethics Seminar for the Omaha Police, Is Anybody Looking?” Creighton/Omaha Police Management Skills Program, Omaha, March 25, 1995
  • “Ethics Seminar for the Omaha Police, Values at Work”, Creighton/Omaha Police Management Skills Program, Omaha, March 26, 1994
  • “Making Ethical Decisions at Work”, International Management Council, Omaha, March 23, 1993
  • “The Effectiveness of Business Ethics Education”, Omaha Metro Area Chapter of Government Accountants, Omaha, April 21, 1993
  • “Sexual Harassment Workshop”, American Association of University Women, Waverly, Iowa, February 16, 1993
  • “A Justice Approach for Dealing with Sexual Harassment”, Omaha Metro Area Chapter of Government Accountants, Omaha, Sept. 24, 1992
  • “Ethics and Internal Auditing”, Midwest Chapter of the Association for Internal Auditors, Omaha, October 7, 1991
  • “Are You Selling Ethically?” Salesperson College, Sales and Marketing Executives, Midlands, March 27, 1990

Scholarly Presentations

  • “Business Ethics as a Competitive Advantage.” Hawassa University, Ethiopia. For 35 MBA students. For the Dean of the College, Dr. Fitsum Assefa. April 29, 2013. Photo attached.
  • “A not-for-profit Business Ethics Alliance Approach.” Presentation at the Colloquium on the Role of Ethics Centers, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Feb 28-March 2, 2013, San Antonio, Texas
  • “Business Ethics Best Practices.” At the Connecting Silos Conference, Illinois University at Urban-Champaign, May 29-30, 2013.
  •  “City-level Business Ethics”, 2012. International Society for Business, Ethics and Economics. Annual Meeting. Warsaw, Poland, July 12-14.
  • “National Business Ethics Survey Results and Process.” With Robert Marble. Conference Board: The Global Counsel on Business Conduct, February 16-17, 2012. San Francisco, CA.
  • “How to Bring Ethics Into Business,” 2011. Conference on Values Inquiry, Omaha, NE, April 14.
  • “Online Protests, Universal Values and eDemocracy”. 2010. International Arab Conference on e-Technology, Open Arab University, Kuwait City, Kuwait, March 31.
  • “Developing a Model for an Ethics Index for Business Communities”. 2009. with Robert P. Marble, International Association for Business & Society, Aspen, Colorado, June 20, 2009.
  •  “A Business Community Ethics Alliance”. 2008. Organizational Ethics: Practices and Problems. Center for Business Ethics, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, China, June 11.
  • “Monsoon Ethics: When Good Business Reigns”. 2008. North South University, Bangladesh, June 8.
  •  “Online Trust and Health Information Websites”. 2007. with Cindy Corritore, Susan Wiedenbeck, and Robert Marble, Sixth Annual Meeting on HCI Research in MIS, International Conference on Information Systems, Montreal Canada. December 10. Nominated for best paper award
  • “Aiming Higher: Chinese Businesses Advancing Consumer Rights”. 2007. Conference on CSR and Consumer Rights, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing, Sun City, Beijing, China. October 27.
  • “The complicated relationship between business and peace: what can business do?” 2006. Panelists: Tara Radin (Hofstra), Beverly Kracher (Creighton) Martin Calkins (U of Mass at Boston), and Craig Dunn (U of Washington), International Association for Business and Society, Merida, Mexico, March 23-26.
  • “Electronic Values Portfolios”. 2006. Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Boulder Colorado, June 8-10.
  • “Business and Peace”. 2005. Panelists: Tara Radin (Hofstra), Beverly Kracher (Creighton) Martin Calkins (U of Mass at Boston), Tim Fort (U of Michigan), and Craig Dunn (U of Washington), Society for Business Ethics annual conference, August 4-7.
  • “Electronic Values Portfolios”. 2005. with Cindy Corritore, Jim Knudsen, Andy Gustafson, and Juli-Ann Gasper, Blackboard days, Creighton University, Nov 2.
  • “21st Century Protests against Unethical Labor Practices”. 2005. International Association for Business and Society, March 31-April 3, Sonoma Valley, CA.
  • “Using Service-Learning Initiatives in the Pursuit of Scholarship”. 2005.  Service-Learning Conference, April 22, Creighton University.
  • “Business and Peace” 2005. Panel discussion, Society for Business Ethics, Hawaii, August 4-7.
  • “A Foundation for Understanding Online Trust in Electronic Commerce”. 2005. with Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, 8th Annual Ethics and Technology Conference, St Louis University, June 24-25.
  • “Teaching, Technology and Innovation”. 2005. Invited Public Lecture, St Louis University, June 23.
  • “Measuring Online Trust of Websites: Credibility, Perceived Ease of Use, and Risk”. 2005. with Corritore, Marble, Wiedenbeck, Kracher, Chandran. Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, NE, USA August 11-14th.
  • “Women, Business, Government, and the Environment: A Voice from the Plains”. 2004. Interdisciplinary Environmental Association (IEA), Boston, July 1-4.
  • “Relationship Marketing, Websites, and Online Trust”. 2004. with Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, Society for Business Ethics annual meeting, New Orleans, August 5-8.
  • “Online Business Protests.” 2003. With Kelly Duggan-Martin. At the Society of Business Ethics Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 31-August 3.
  • “Challenges in Ethics Pedagogy: A Practical Symposium”. 2003. Invited Panel member (panel sponsored by Irwin/McGraw Hill): My focus is service-learning. Society of Business Ethics Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 31-August 3.
  • “Development and validation for a scale for measuring online trust”. 2003. With Christy Thomas, Cindy Corritore, and Susan Wiedenbeck. Human Computer Interaction International June 22-27, Crete, Greece.
  • The environment and public trust”. 2003. With Linda Hadfield. Interdisciplinary Environmental Association’s (IEA) International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, London, England, June 18-20.
  • “CEWA: an interdisciplinary, international environmental partnership”. 2003. With Brenda Bushell, Bridget Lyons, and Pratibha Dangol. Interdisciplinary Environmental Association’s (IEA) International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, London, England, June 18-20.
  • “Preliminary Testing of a Model for Online Trust”. 2002.  Poster with Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), Philadelphia, PA, November 18-21.
  • “Can We Trust Websites?: The Boundaries of Online Trust in B2C Electronic Commerce”. 2002. With Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, Annual Conference for the Society of Business Ethics, Denver, Colorado, August 8-11.
  • “Online Environmental Activism”. 2002. 8th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Toronto, Canada, June 27-29.
  • “The Invisible Hand or the Big Stick - Are Markets or Regulation Better at Protecting the Environment: A Panel Discussion”. 2002. With Linda Hadfield and Bridget Lyons, 8th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Toronto, Canada, June 27-29.
  • “A Research Agenda for Online Trust”. 2002. Special Interest Group (SIG), With Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 23-26.
  • “Is There a Special E-Commerce Ethics?” 2001. With Cindy Corritore, Annual Conference for the Society for Business Ethics, Washington DC, August 2-5.
  • “Trust in the Online Environment”. 2001. With Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International), New Orleans, Louisiana, August 5-10.
  • “Online Environmental Trust”. 2001. With Linda Hadfield, 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, San Francisco, CA, July 2-4.
  • “The Elements of Online Trust”. 2001. Daylong workshop, with Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Seattle, Washington, March 31-April 5.
  • “Examining Online Trust”. 2001. Special Interest Group (SIG), with Cindy Corritore and Susan Wiedenbeck, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Seattle, Washington, March 31-April 5.
  • “UX Strategy: Design and Evaluation of Trust in E-Business” 2001. Panel member, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Seattle, Washington, March 31-April 5.
  • “Evaluation of an Innovative Faculty Program for Instructional Technology”. 2000. With Dr. Charlotte Royeen, First Friday Faculty Forum, Creighton University, College of Business Administration, December 1.
  • “Taking Off the Blinders: An Exploration of Alternative Research Methods”. 2000. With Robbin Derry and Judith White, Annual Conference for the Society of Business Ethics, Toronto, Canada on August 5.
  • “Standing Up For a Healthy Environment”. 2000. 6th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Montreal, Canada, June 23-25.
  • “Catching Up To and Outpacing My Graduate Business Students”. 2000. USWEST Fellows Spring Seminar, April 27.
  • “Ping, Dazzle, Glitter: Preliminary Results of the USWEST Fellows Impact Study”. 2000. With Dr. Charlotte Royeen, USWEST Fellows Spring Seminar, April 27.
  • “Factors Related to the Cognitive Moral Development of Business Students and Practitioners in India and the United States”. 1999. With Arlene Lundquist, Annual Conference of the Association for Moral Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota,  November 18-21.
  • “Integrating Environmental and Economic Principles”. 1999. 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Baltimore, Maryland, June 24.
  • “Take the Ethics Challenge!”  1999. Workshop, First Friday Faculty Forum, Creighton University, College of Business Administration, April 3.
  • “Measuring Moral Development Using Objective Questionnaires,” 1998. Faculty Ethics Group, Creighton University, November 19.
  • “Moral Maturity and Environmental Business Action”. 1998. Annual Conference for the Society for Business Ethics, San Diego, California, August 7-9.
  • “A Framework for Future Markets for Recyclables”. 1998. 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Washington, D.C., July 8-10.
  • “Moral Development, Business, and the Environment”. 1997. 3th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Boston, MA, June 28-30.
  • “Finding Your Place in the Environmental Scene”, Environmental Justice Conference, Nebraska State Recycling Association, Omaha, April 30, 1996.
  • “How to Start an Organizational Recycling Program”, Nebraska State Recycling Association’s Annual Recycling Conference, Lincoln, October 7-9, 1996.
  • “Conceptual Foundations of Business Ethics and Social Values”. 1996. Conference on Technology and Ethics, Calcutta, India, March 18.
  • “Ethics in the Workplace”. 1996. Institute Seminar at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, March 20.
  • “Business Ethics Today”. 1996. Humanities Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India,  March 21.
  • “Rights and Care in Business”. 1995. Annual Conference for the Society of Business Ethics, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 3-6.
  • “Protecting Rights or Caring for Others: A Discussion of Philosophical and Human Rights Dimensions of Violence and Violations in Women’s Lives”. 1995. With Yoram Lubling and Eric Evans, Conference on Violence and Violations in Women’s Lives: Myth, Metaphor and Reality, Elon College, North Carolina, February 23-25, 1995.
  • “The “F” Word”. 1994. Workshop, with Pamela Font, No Limits Conference, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, February 25-26.
  • “The Limits of the Justice Perspective: Sexual Harassment”. 1993. Iowa Philosophical Society Conference, Waverly, Iowa, November 6.
  • “Feminist Developments in Psychology and Philosophy”. 1993. Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, February 16.
  • “There is No Justice in Sexual Harassment”. 1992. With Deborah L. Wells, Society of Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 7-9.
  • “A Justice Approach to Sexual Harassment”. 1992. With Deborah L. Wells, Faculty College, Creighton University, May 12.
  • Advisory Board Member, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services at The American College, 2015 - present
  • Top 100 Thought Leaders, by Trust Across America, 2014
  • Omaha Business Woman of the Year, 2013