|1985 - Present||Co-Director, Western Michigan University ‐ Center for the Study of Ethics in Society|
|1968 - Present||Professor of and Director of Graduate Admissions, Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University|
Honors and Awards
- Michigan Association of Governing Boards Distinguished Faculty Award, 2000.
- Willard A. Brown Professor of Philosophy (Named Professorship), 1998
- Phi Beta Kappa, Honorary Foundation Member, Western Michigan University, 1998
- Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Western Michigan University, 1995
- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1992
- Danforth Associate, 1985-7
|1968||Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison ‐ Department of Philosophy|
|1962||B.A., Alma College|
Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making: Mental Models, Milgram and the Problem of Obedience All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2013)
In commerce, many moral failures are due to narrow mindsets that preclude taking into account the moral dimensions of a decision or action. In turn, sometimes these mindsets are caused by failing to question managerial ...
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Business Ethics and Society All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2010)
The Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create™ includes current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This Collection contains a multitude of current and classic issues ...
Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2009)
Extend your analytical skills to moral deliberation with this best-selling engineering ethics text. ENGINEERING ETHICS: CONCEPTS AND CASES, 4E bridges the gap between theory and practice with more than 200 current case studies available in ...
The Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2009)
This book is an invitation to academic administrators, at every level, to engage in reflection on the ethical dimensions of their working lives. Academics are very good at reflecting on the ethical issues in other ...
Professional Integrity: Thinking Ethically All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2006)
Discussions of professional ethics tend to emphasize what not to do. Why, Michael Pritchard asks, should they not also consider the ethical heights to which professionals should aspire?Pritchard, who has taught professional ethics for more ...
Practicing Engineering Ethics All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (1997)
The authors of this text have taken a theoretical, philosophical approach to the topic of engineering ethics. Through inclusion of case-studies, it focuses on decisions faced by practitioners worldwide. *description from amazon.com
Responsible Communication: Ethical Issues in Business, Industry, and the Professions All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (1996)
Technological developments often place people at risk, globally, internationally or locally. Exploring ethical concerns about communications in such risk areas, this volume considers to what extent international, ethical or moral standards can be formulated to ...
Profits and Professions: Essays in Business and Professional Ethics All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (1983)
Suppose an accountant discovers evidence of shady practices while ex amining the books of a client. What should he or she do? Accountants have a professional obligation to respect the confidentiality of their cli ents' ...
Ethical Theory and Teaching Engineering Ethics Contemporary Ethical Issues in Engineering (2015)
As an area of academic study, engineering ethics focuses primarily on practical ethical issues. A primary aim of the study of practical ethics is to help students make good ethical decisions in whatever practical endeavors ...