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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

How to Stay Ethical in an Unethical Climate

Presented by: Dr. Paul Melendez, University of Arizona, Professor, Eller College of Management, Founder, Center for Leadership Ethics

Using case studies, Dr. Melendez will take us through the challenges of considering ethics in decision making and how ethics is a part of pour character and every day life.

Who should attend?  Chief Executive Officers, Chief Development Officers, Planned Giving Officers, Major Gift Officers and all development professionals working with donors.

Dr. Paul Melendez has been with the Eller College of Management since 1996. He earned his doctorate from The University of Arizona with a specialization in “privatization.” He serves as a Professor in the Department of Management and Organizations and Founder of the Center for Leadership Ethics.

As a Professor, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business ethics, international management, organizational behavior, human resources, and innovation. He writes a variety of cases on personal and professional ethics, leads academic programs to emerging economies, and consults for clients around the world on ethical-decision making, transformational leadership, and innovation. He is ranked one of the top professors and consultants in the college, consistently creating value through his inventive, authentic, and engaging teaching style.

As Founder of the Center for Leadership Ethics, he leads efforts to improve organizational ethics through cutting-edge research, education, and outreach programs. The Center for Leadership Ethics is the first of its kind at The University of Arizona and internationally renowned.

Dr. Melendez was previously on the faculty of the School of Public Administration and Policy where he taught courses in public policy, public management, and the analysis of data for decision-making. He also served as Assistant Dean for Eller Executive Education where he successfully helped launch a non-profit, demand-driven, consulting wing for the college.

Dr. Melendez is a native Tucsonan and a proud “Wildcat.” He has a beautiful wife, son, and daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family, reading, and supporting various non-profit organizations as a volunteer and board member.

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