Beverly J. Kracher, PhD
Beverly J. Kracher, PhD

Beverly J. Kracher, PhD

Professor
Executive Director, Business Ethics Alliance - Executive Director/CEO, Secretary, and co-creator http://businessethicsalliance.org/
Endowed Chair, Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Business Ethics and Society
Heider College of Business

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Marketing and Management

Position

  • Professor

Biography

Dr. Kracher is the Executive Director for Business Ethics Alliance.

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Kracher, B., Stegeman, J., Ethinary., I Am The Air Press, 2011

Articles

  • "Ethical Governing Boards", B2B Magazine, June/July 2018, 2018
  • "Sexual Harrassment Across the Pond", B2B Magazine, April/May 2018, 2018
  • "New Business and Marketing Ethics", B2B Magazine, Feb/March 2018, 2018
  • "The F Word", B2B Magazine, Winter 2018, 2018
  • "Growing Companies for Life", B2B Magazine, Fall 2017, 2017
  • "Ethical Twists and Turns", B2B Magazine, Summer 2017, 2017
  • "Interests in Conflict", B2B Magazine, Spring 2017, 2017
  • "Tough as Nails", B2B Magazine, Winter 2016, 2016
  • "Ethical Nudges", B2B Magazine, Fall 2016, 2016
  • Kracher, B., Shively, R., Tangdall, Sara. Cheif Compliance/Ethics Officer (CCO), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, 2nd edition, 2016
  • Corritore, Cynthia L., Wiedenbeck, Susan, Kracher, Beverly J., Marble, Robert P. Online trust and health information websites, International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI), 8, 92-115, 2012
  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J. Preliminary validation of a model for describing the ethical climate of a business community, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 4, 242-256, 2012
  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J. Preliminary Validation of a Model for Describing the Ethical Climate of a Business Community, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 4, 242-256, 2012
  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J. Preliminary validation of a model for describing the ethical climate of business community, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 4, 242-256, 2012
  • Kracher, B., Setting the gold standard: Greater Omaha Alliance for Business Ethics., Drake Management Review, 2 (1) , 20-25, 2012
  • Corritore, C.L., Kracher, B., Wiedenbeck, S., and Marble R.P., Foundations of Trust for e-Health. Chapter 2 in E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Challenges and Solutions (Roecker, C. & Ziefle, M., Eds)., IGI Global: New York, 49-75, 2011
  • Kracher, B., and Pribilovics, A., Strengthening Organizational ethics Through Community Partnership. In Xiaohe Lu and Daryl Kohn (Ed.), Special Issues in Business Ethics Studies., Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 41-44, 2010
  • Kracher, Beverly, Martin, Kelly D. A moral evaluation of online business protest tactics and implications for stakeholder management, Business and Society Review, 114, 59-83, 2009
  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J. Development of a model for describing the ethical climate of a business community., 20th annual conference of the international association for business and society, 12-16, 2009
  • Kracher, B., Marble, R. P. The significance of gender in predicting the cognitive moral development of business practitioners using the sociomoral reflection objective measure, Journal of Business Ethics, 78, 503-526, 2008
  • Kracher, B., Martin, K. A conceptual framework for online business protest tactics and criteria for their effectiveness, Business & Society, 47, 291-311, 2008
  • Kracher, B., Corritore, C. L. Is there a special E-commerce ethics?, Business Ethics Quarterly, 14, 71-94, 2004
  • Corritore, C. L., Kracher, B., Wiedenbeck, S. On-line trust: concepts, evolving themes, a model, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 58, 737-758, 2003
  • Kracher, B. J., Corritore, C. L., Wiedenbeck, S. A foundation for understanding online trust in electronic commerce., Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 3, 131-141, 2003
  • Wiedenbeck, S., Corritore, C. L., Kracher, B. Preliminary testing of a model for online trust, Asist 2002: Proceedings of the 65th Asist Annual Meeting, Vol 39, 2002, 39, 543-544, 2002

Publications

  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J. Preliminary validation of a model for describing the ethical climate of business community., In proceedings of the 41st annual meeting of the decision sciences institute, 2431-2436, 2010
  • Marble, R. P., Kracher, B. J., Corritore, C. L., Wiedenbeck, S. Online trust and heath information websites., Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Montreal., 25-29, 2007

Presentations

  • Presenter, IMA Platte Valley Chapter Women’s Leadership Meeting, led ethics session for CE credits; panelist on “Pearls of Wisdom”., 2018
  • Panelist, Bellevue University, Enron NET program., 2018
  • Presenter, Ethical Lens Inventory, Centris., 2018
  • Presenter, 2 sessions, Association for Municipal Clerks, Grand Island, Nebraska., 2018
  • Interview, by Stuart Chittenden, taped Live Radio Show, Mind and Soul Radio 103FM, 2018
  • Keynote, Habitat for Humanity., 2018
  • Presenter, Ethical Leadership, Gallup, London., 2018
  • Presenter, Ethical Leadership, Great Plains Federal Tax Institute., 2017
  • Interviewer, Jenn Lim, Zappos, Better Business Bureau, Coffee and Conversations., 2017
  • Keynote, Omaha Empowerment Network., 2017
  • Presenter, Ethical Leadership, Kiewit Senior Ops., 2017
  • Presenter, Speed Ethics, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)., 2017
  • Builders (Omaha Young Entrepreneurs), "Blindspots and Ethical Decision Making"., 2017
  • Decision Making, Risk Management Association, 2017
  • Ethical Lens Inventory and Blindspots, Senior Ops, Peter Kiewit., 2017
  • Busting Blindspots, Omaha Chamber of Commerce, YP Summit., 2017
  • Panel member, Women Leading In Business, Women, Law, Business, and Philanthropy Conference., 2017
  • Blindspots, Compliance Managers, Peter Kiewit., 2016
  • Ethical Communications, Great Plains Government Finance Officers Association., 2016
  • Busting Blindspots, Union Pacific., 2016
  • Ethical Lens Inventory and Blindspots, Senior Ops, Peter Kiewit., 2016
  • Blindspots, Lamp Rynerson (also on September 28, 2016 and December 8, 2016)., 2016
  • Ethical Leadership, Health Care Compliance Association, Kansas City, Missouri., 2016
  • Kracher, B., "Blindspots", The Mayor's International Visitor Leadership Program., 2016
  • Blindspots, PRSA., 2016
  • "Why Data Viz is Everyone's Biz", Presentation at the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX., 2015
  • Greater Akron Chamber, 1st Annual Business Ethics Breakfast, Speaker, Facilitated discussion with Goodyear's Ethics and Compliance Officer, Lead Akron Alliance Planning Session, Akron, OH., 2014
  • "Business Ethics Best Practices." At the Connecting Silos Conference, Illinois University at Urban-Champaign., 2013
  • "Business Ethics as a Competitive Advantage." Hawassa University, Ethiopia. For 35 MBA students. For the Dean of the College, Dr. Fitsum Assefa., 2013
  • "A not-for-profit Business Ethics Alliance Approach." Presentation at the Colloquium on the Role of Ethics Centers, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. San Antonio, TX., 2013
  • "City-level Business Ethics." International Society for Business, Ethics, and Economics. Annual Meeting. Warsaw, Poland., 2012
  • "How to Bring Ethics Into Business." Panel organizers and facilitator, Nick Baxter, First National Bank, Dale Gubbels, Firstar Fiber, Janyne Peek Emsick, Integrow. Conference on Values Inquiry. Omaha, NE., 2011
  • "Online Protests, Universal Values, and eDemocracy." International Arab Conference on e-Technology, Open Arab University, Kuwait City, Kuwait., 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Invitee, Advisory Board, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services, 2015
  • Top 100 Thought Leaders, Trust Across America, 2014
  • Omaha Businesswoman of the Year, 2013
  • Invited Participant, American College Forum on Ethical Leadership in the Financial Services Industry, 2013
  • Ethics Scholar in Residence, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2013
  • Scottish Rite 14th Degree Ceremony, 2011