MIT Sloan School of Management
Topic: Ethics & Leadership
International ethics expert, Leigh Hafrey graduated from Harvard & holds a Ph.D. from Yale. After receiving his Doctorate, he started his teaching career at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Having held the most prestigious post of Staff Editor (Sunday review section),
The New York Times, Leigh Hafrey has been a visiting Scholar at Harvard’s Center for European Studies & a Lecturer at the Harvard Business School.
Leigh has worked as a teacher, journalist and consultant in international development, communication and professional ethics. Since 1995, Hafrey has been a distinguished faculty at Sloan School of Management; where he is currently Senior Lecturer teaching in the MBA & Executive Education programs. Over the last 15 years, Leigh has also taught courses in Communication at the Harvard Business School & Arthur D. Little’s Management Education Institute. Since 1992, he has also worked in the area of professional ethics, with a focus on ethics & management and consulting with professional groups in medicine, architecture, law and business.
In 1997, he was designated an eminent Forum Fellow of the World Economic Forum. For the past eight years, Leigh has moderated The Aspen Institute’s Executive Seminar in Values-based Leadership, and other seminars sponsored by the Institute. He further serves on the editorial advisory board of the British journal Philosophy of Management (U.K.) and the Journal of Business Ethics Education (U.S.). His book on how people use stories to articulate ethical norms, “The Way We Work: Five Steps to Ethical Practice,” is slated to appear in Fall-Winter 2005.
• Business Ethics: Introduction
• Paper: Jaan Elias & J. Gregory Dees, ‘The Normative Foundations of Business’
• Personal & Professional Practice: Theory & Reality
• Studies: Ashish Nanda, ‘Who is a Professional?’ & Albert Z. Carr, ‘Is Business Bluffing Ethical?’
• Article: Joseph Badaracco & Jerry Useem, ‘Kathryn McNeil’
• Corporate Social Responsibility: Critique
• Leadership Styles & Situational Leadership Analysis
• Theory ‘i’ Management
• Global Marketplace: Analysis
• Cases: Regina Abrami, ‘Worker Rights & Global Trade: The U.S.-Cambodia Bilateral Textile Trade Agreement’
• The Purpose of a Corporation
• Paper: Milton Friedman, ‘The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits’ & Charles Handy, ‘What’s a Business for?’