8th International Conference on Social Values in Education and Business

On July 19-21, 2006 the Oxford University Centre for the Study of Values in Education and Business (OXSVEB) held it's 8th International Conference at the University of Oxford in England. The theme of the conference was Ethical Conflict and the "Sleep of Reason." Over twenty-five papers were presented dealing with the subjects of ethics, social justice, management conflict, teaching business values and ethics, among others.

Christos Papoutsy was the keynote speaker, addressing the subject of conflict in the management of policy and action, analyzing the difference between non-owner management and owner management. The title of his speech was "Is Moral Management Possible in the Arena of Globalization in the Twenty First Century?"

Dr. Annabel Beerel, Ethics Chair holder at Southern New Hampshire University in the U.S., also was among the presenters: "The Ethics of Conflict: A Mosque, A Steeple, and A Minaret."

Following the opening addresses and keynote speech on Wednesday, OXSVEB hosted an evening banquet at Green College.

To view the daily programs and lists of papers, click on each of the links below.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Thursday, July 20, 2006
Friday, July 21, 2006

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

9:00 a.m.—12:00 noon Registration

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. Welcome

The Reverend Doctor Samuel M. Natale
Conflict and the Search for Meaning: The Life Task

3:00 p.m. Keynote Speech

Christos Papoutsy
Is Moral Management Possible in the Arena of Globalization in the 21st Century?

4:00 p.m. Tea

4:30 p.m.

“Leadership and Conflict”
Dr. Wayne Driscoll, Nova Southeastern University

&Ethical Decisions for a New College President”
Dr. Donald Grunewald and Donald Grunewald, Jr., Hobson’s College

"Boundaries, Disputes, and Cultural Clashes: Some Reflection on Socrates, Galileo, Intelligent Design, and Extraterrestrials”
Dr. Peter Galie, Canisius College, NY and Christopher Bopst, Adorno & Yoss, LLP, Miami, FL

Banquet at Green College, Oxford

Thursday, July 20, 2006

9:00 a.m.

“Teaching Business Values and Ethics: Development of an Effective Teaching Case”
Dr. William Naumes and Dr. Margaret Naumes, University of New Hampshire

“The Conflict Between Being a Physician and a Retailer: Cross-Selling Medical Services in a ‘Medical Spa’”
Dr. Carolyn E. Predmore and Dr. Ferderick D. Greene, Ph.D., Manhattan College, NY

10:00 a.m.

“Development in Human Dentic Intervention and Economic Globalization: Conflict or Coordination?”
Dr. John Kelly, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

“Spirituality, Traumatic Experiences, and Peacefulness in Children and Adolescents”
Dr. Stephen R. Handwerker, FL

11:00 a.m. Coffee

12:00 noon

“The Ethics of Privacy and Free Choice for Female Workers in the Global Market Place”
Dr. Mary Lenzi, University of Wisconsin

“The Qualities Required for Excellence in Education: Continuing Conflicts”
Rev. Dr. Roger J. Callan, Bishop Kearny High School, NY

“Emotional Equilibrium and Chronic Conflict”
Dr. David P. Boyd, Northeastern University, MA

“Can We Afford to Live: The Systemic Failure of Medicare”
S. Sheeth, M.B.A., Capella University, MN

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m.

“A Breakdown in Trust: Conflict in the Closing of Parishes by the Catholic Church in the U.S.”
Dr. Joseph Ford, Iona College, NY and Dr. Joel-Gavriele Gold, in private practice, NYC

“From Conflict to Synergy: The Interaction of Work and Family Life”
Nicholas Beutell, Ph.D., Iona College, NY and Marianne M. O’Hare, Ph.D., Drew University, NJ

3:00 p.m.

“Humboldt vs. Bologna—A Conflict Between Tradition and Innovation in Higher Education”
Jan Thomas, M.A., Team of the Vice-Rectorate Educational and International Affairs, University of Vienna, Austria

“Academic Freedom Abused”
Hugh McCabe, M.B.A., SUNY Maritime, NY

“Worlds in Collision: Outing Male Hegemony as the Driving Force Informing HIVAIDS Preventions Models in the U.S.A.”
Rev. Stephen DeMartino, Columbia University, NY

4.00 p.m. Tea

4:30 p.m.

“Development of the Creative Personality Inventory and the Intuition Inventory (#12)”
Dr. Carole Rayburn, Private Practice, Silver Spring, MD

“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Pharmacological and Psychotherapeutic Treatment”
Dr. Josana Goga with comments by Dr. Anita Solomon

“Have Guns Will Travel: New Conflicts from Private Security Companies in War”
David Schmidt, Ph.D., Fairfield University, CT

“’To Be or Not to Be:’ The Needed Metamorphosis in Educating Students with Dyslexia for the 21st Century
Dr. Dorothy Stracher, Dowling College, NY

5:00 p.m. Free Evening

Friday, July 21, 2006

9:00 a.m.

“Values in South Africa”
Dr. Jan Neruwenhuis, University of Praetoria, South Africa

“The Ethics of Conflict: A Mosque, a Steeple, a Minaret”
Dr. Annabel Beerel, Southern New Hampshire University, NH

“Relationships to Violent Acts and Psychotherapeutic Remedies Through Expressions of Healthy Life Styles”
Dr. Anita Solomon, Shepherd Pratt Hospital, MD

10:00 a.m.

“Constructing the Space in ‘Between’ Values and Value Conflicts in Inter-Organizational Collaboration”
Dr. Geoff Hayward and Joanna Kinti, University of Oxford, England

11:00 a.m.

“The Impact of Cooperative Values on Teaching and Learning Strategies for Management Development”
Pete Davis, Ph.D., University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

“Management Conflict”
Sebastian Sora, Ph.D., Adelphi University, NY

“Mining Faculty Data on Teaching Methods and Technologies: A Case Study”
Dennis Payette, Ph.D., Adelphi University, NY

“Where Does Conflict Begin? In the Minds and Hearts of Each of Us: An Inquiry Into the Need for Inquiry”
F. Byron (Ron) Nahser, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Corporantes, Inc. I11

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HCS readers are invited to view other articles about SNHU or business ethics at our extensive, permanent archives under the Business Ethics section at the URL http://www.helleniccomserve.com/archivebusinessethics.html or the Christos and Mary Papoutsy Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Southern New Hampshire University at http://www.helleniccomserve.com/archivepapoutsychairbizethics.html.

The purpose of the distinguished chair in ethics is to promote and enhance students and community members awareness of ethics in personal and professional settings through teaching, community lectures and conferences. These events will foster understanding and assist in the application of lessons taught by current and classical ethicists to 21st-century settings.The chair serves as the cornerstone for an integrated university program in business ethics that encompasses the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information about these events or about the ethics chair, contact Jane Yerrington at SNHU (603-668-2211 x2488) or visit the webpages of the ethics chair at http://www.snhu.edu/1301.asp.

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