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Marshall Webinar Series: A Question of Ethics

Do you have to choose? Ethics with Success on the job.

February 10, 2021

Stephan Byars, professor of clinical business communication at the USC Marshall School of Business and director of the USC Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making, moderated a panel discussion including two longtime business leaders and a professor with expertise in business ethics.

The Webinar titled “Do you Have to Choose? Ethics With Success on the Job,” was held Wednesday, Feb. 10.

The panel included Jerry Neely, a USC Life Trustee, Chairman and CEO (retired) of Smith International Inc., and the naming founder of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making; Susan Harmeling, associate professor of clinical entrepreneurship with USC Marshall’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies; and Ronald D. Sugar, USC Trustee and Chairman emeritus of Northrop Grumman Corp.

The panel examined the often-complex intersection between leadership decision-making and ethics.