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I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Management in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at Auckland University of Technology where I have been teaching in the area of business ethics and sustainability for over 15 years. I am a current member of AUTEC, the university research ethics committee. I have been on this committee for 5 years. My expertise and research interests are in business ethics, workplace spirituality, and sustainability.
My PhD investigated ethical decision-making and workplace spirituality. I found that highly spiritual persons were more aware of ethical issues, were more likely to make better ethical judgements, and were more likely to act ethically in organisations. This, in turn, generated two significant benefits for an organisation: 1) enhanced ethical practice, and 2) enhanced ethical influence (i.e., role modelling ethical conduct to others). My recent work focuses on ethical leadership, human quality treatment at work, and educating for sustainability.
Prior to starting at AUT, I was employed as a risk analyst and operations manager at two different multinationals in the financial services industry for 10 years. I am married and have two teenage children. My favourite pastimes include reading, basketball and spending time with my family.
I am a current board member of The Leprosy Mission New Zealand (TLMNZ), a development agency working with people affected by leprosy in the majority world. I am also a board member of Bays Youth, a non-profit organisation working with at-risk young people.
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