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ACBSP-IACBE Joint Thought Leader Webinar Business As a Force for Good

ACBSP-IACBE Thought Leader Joint Webinar

“Business as a Force for Good”

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM-EST

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Sponsored by

Peregrine Global Services

Throughout history, the one true factor driving humanity and bringing nations and people together has been the pursuit of commerce and prosperity. It is now more evident that society needs business leaders who seek more inclusive and sustainable economic models, which lift people up rather than leaving them behind. In these challenging times, businesses are facing increasing demands whether profit should come before social responsibility, but this does not have to be an either-or decision. Research has shown businesses which use a social capitalism approach can outperform those that pursue a classical capitalism approach.

While the world has changed significantly since the 20th century, especially during the past year, our duty as educators of tomorrow’s business leaders is to prepare our graduates to lead with a mindset that business can be used as a force for good in society and can still be profitable.

Agenda

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Panel Discussion

Moderators

  • Dr. Fred Chilson
    Dean, School of Professional Studies, Lewis-Clark State College
  • Dr. Bruce Stetar
    Associate Dean/Academic Program Director, Western Governors University

Panelists

  • Dr. Alyncia Bowen
    Department Chair, Healthcare Programs, Franklin University
  • Michelle Byrd
    Dean, Business & Technology Division, Greenville Technical College
  • Dr. Ralph “Chip” Mason
    Dean, School of Business, Belhaven University
  • Hallie Neuport
    Department Chair, Business Management, Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Jason R. Thompson
    Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Western Governors University
  • Dr. Linda Wendling
    Senior Manager, Academic Engagement, Colleges of Business & Information Technology Western Governors University
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Keynote Speaker

Dr. J. D. Mosley-Matchett
Interim Provost & Vice President, University College of the Cayman Islands
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Daryl Green
Dickinson Chair of Business and Associate Professor of Business, Oklahoma Baptist Universit
11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Closing Panel Discussion

11:55 AM - 12:00 PM

Final Q & A

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Speakers

Dr. Alyncia Bowen

Dr. Alyncia Bowen

Dr. Alyncia Bowen currently serves as the Dean of the Ross College of Business, Chair of the Doctorate of Healthcare Administration and Director of the Global Center for Healthcare Education. She earned her doctorate in Organization and Management from Capella University, MSA in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University and Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from Capital University. Dr. Bowen has served as Dean of Doctoral Studies and the School of Nursing, professor in the Healthcare Management, Business Administration, Management and Leadership programs and MBA program at Franklin University where she taught both domestically and internationally. While at Franklin University she was instrumental in the development and launch of Ohio National University, a division of Franklin University. Dr. Bowen has also served as an instructor for Mount Carmel College of Nursing where she taught and developed curriculum for their Healthcare Systems, Policy and Economics course. She has served as a guest lecturer on the topics of research and project management. In addition to education Dr. Bowen has worked in healthcare for over 23 years and has held several leadership and operations management positions. She is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, has completed 11 projects, and has trained several Green Belts. Dr. Bowen enjoys presenting and has presented on the following topics: Developing and Sustaining a Community of Practice, Creating a Culture of Learning, Building, Developing and Implementing Best Practices in a Multi-generational Educational Environment, Cultural Competence, Transformational Teaching and Transnational Education. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for two Columbus, Ohio non-profit organizations.

Dr. Fred Chilson

Dr. Fred Chilson

Dr. Fred Chilson is the Dean of Professional Studies & Graduate Studies at Lewis-Clark State College, providing leadership and guidance to the Nursing and Health Sciences, Business, Teacher Education Divisions, Library and the Graduate School. He is currently the Past-Chair for the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) and has previously held the positions of Chair and Secretary on the Executive Board of Directors. He also has served as Region 7 President, Vice President, and Secretary on multiple occasions.

Hallie Neupert

Hallie Neupert

A native Coloradan, Hallie Neupert brings her experience in economics to the Management Department at Oregon Tech. Hallie joined the faculty at Oregon Tech in 1999 by way of North Carolina State University. Hallie’s current teaching interests include social and behavioral economics, current issues in macroeconomic theory and policy, organizational behavior, and cross-cultural management. Hallie holds a B.A. in economics from Wellesley College, a M.S. in agricultural and natural resource economics from the University of Arizona, and is nearing completion of a graduate certificate in community and economic development from the Pennsylvania State University. She also recently spent a sabbatical year in Leiden, the Netherlands, researching university-community partnerships as related to economic development.

Hallie has served as Department Chair for the Management Department since December 2013. In this role, and in partnership with university leadership and the Klamath Falls community, she has worked to engage local stakeholders in innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives both on campus and within the local community. Current initiatives include: Catalyze Klamath, a contest aimed to support students with innovative business ideas that could promote economic development within the Klamath Falls community; partnering with UEDA (University Economic Development Association) to strengthen university-community ecosystems for economic recovery; and ongoing participation with Klamath IDEA’s eLeadership Board, a local non-profit that develops and orchestrates entrepreneurial resources for business start-ups and acceleration.

Dr. J.D. Mosley-Matchett

Dr. J.D. Mosley-Matchett

Dr. J.D. Mosley-Matchett is the Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs (UCCI). She currently serves as a Commissioner for the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) Dr. Mosley-Matchett joined the UCCI faculty in August 2009 as a seasoned educator with more than a decade of successful teaching experience at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Her educational credentials include a Ph.D. in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington; a Juris Doctor (law degree) from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas; and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Ralph Mason

Dr. Ralph Mason

Dr Ralph “Chip” Mason has served as Dean of the Business School for the past twelve years at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. He has over twenty years’ experience as a Professor in Leadership and Management, serving at Belhaven University and as a Visiting Professor at Duke University. He earned his PhD from the University of North Carolina and he earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from Duke University. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) after spending six years on the board of Commissioners. He has chaired over a dozen site visits for Business Schools seeking accreditation in the United States and in Latin America and Asia. In 2016 he was recognized by the IACBE with their highest award, their Founder award for Excellence in Business Education.

Dr. Mason has taught undergraduate and graduate courses, to include Leadership and Motivation, Business Leadership, Ethical Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Fundamentals of Management, High Performance Teams, and others. His research interests include leadership, mentoring, and teams, and individual level difference variables. Dr. Mason also has consulting experience as a principal in the Mason Consulting Group with clients in Aerospace, the Chemical industry, Higher Education and Postal Delivery systems.

Dr. Mason has been married over 30 years and his wife is a medical professor at a nearby University. He has two grown children who live in Washington Dc and Atlanta.

Linda A. Wendling, JD, LLM

Linda A. Wendling, JD, LLM

Linda Wendling earned her BA in French with a minor in political science from Rutgers College, and her JD from Seton Hall School of Law. After leaving the active practice of law in 2001, she turned to academia. She joined the faculty of Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey as the Founding Program Director for Paralegal Studies. Living by the belief in lifelong learning, after moving to North Carolina in 2007, she pursued a Master’s degree in Constitutional History at North Carolina State University. Additionally, Linda earned an LL.M. in Environmental Law in January 2016 from Vermont Law School. The culmination of her studies was an appointment to the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) as a U.N. delegate to assist Myanmar in preparing their position papers for international negotiations. Linda is currently employed at Western Governors University as the Senior Manager of Academic Engagement for the Business and Information Technology Colleges. Her previous employment includes serving as the Assistant Dean for Career Services at North Carolina Central University School of Law and then as the Chair of South University’s Legal Studies Department serving campuses in ten states. She has authored three legal textbooks on Paralegal Practice, Legal Ethics, and Contract Law and, as an Earth Law Center volunteer associate, is a contributing editor for the 2020 Earth Law textbook from Wolters- Kluwer. Her other professional pursuits include serving as both a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner and an American Health Care Association Master Examiner, an Earth Law Associate at the Earth Law Center, and as the compliance officer for the Carolina Wetlands Association.