Smith Business Close-Up: Taking Ethics Into Account
Thursday, September 3, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 6, 2009, 7:30 a.m.
Monday, September 7, 2009, 4:30 a.m.
Business decisions should always include three considerations – legal
implications, financial implications, and equally importantly, ethical
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Shreevardhan Lele, Tyser Distinguished
Teaching Fellow of Decision Sciences, discusses why ethical analysis is an
important part of any business decision.
Dr. Lele teaches MBA courses at the Smith School on game theory, statistics
and on the social responsibility of managers. Earlier (2003-06), he served as
the Academic Director of the MBA program at the Smith School. He has received
numerous honors for his teaching and curriculum development
Smith Business Close-Up is co-produced by the Robert H. Smith School of
Business and Maryland Public Television. The television segment focuses on the latest thinking in business management,
and features in-depth interviews with Smith School faculty and other members of
the school’s community of business leaders.
Where to watch
Smith Business Close-Up can be seen bi-weekly on Maryland Public
Television's Your Business and Money. The program airs at 7:30 p.m. on
Thursdays and is repeated the following Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 4:30
a.m. on public television stations throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C.,
metropolitan region, including:
WMPB-TV (Ch. 67), Baltimore
WMPT-TV (Ch. 22), DC metro/Annapolis
WCPB-TV (Ch. 28), Salisbury
WFPT-TV (Ch. 62), Frederick
WWPB-TV (Ch. 31), Hagerstown
WGPT-TV (Ch. 36), Oakland