Panelists to Discuss Political, Business Ethics

OGDEN, Utah – The Institute for Politics, Decency and Ethical Conduct will host a panel discussion on the intersection of business, politics and ethical behavior April 9 at 6 p.m. in the Weber State University Davis Barnes Banking Co. Lecture Hall (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton).

The discussion will feature panelists Camille Cain, a former Weber County commissioner; Mac Christensen, founder of the Mr. Mac stores; Brian Davis, professor of business administration at WSU; Bob Garff, chairman and chief executive officer of Garff Enterprises Inc.; and Rod Marrelli, executive director of the Utah State Tax Commission. They will discuss the difference between ethics and morality, the importance of ethics in the business community, the regulation of business through government oversight and corporate social responsibilities.

The Institute for Politics, Decency and Ethical Conduct was established in the Department of Political Science in WSU’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2007. The goal of the institute is to create greater awareness about political decency and educate and prepare future generations to make ethical decisions.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Political Science at 801-626-6694.

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Terry Thiel, Department of Political Science secretary
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