Ethical Practice in Business, Cross-Cultural Research and Practice

March 30, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Sheraton Hotel Mission Valley
1433 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108
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Ethical Practice in Business, Cross-Cultural Research and Practice

Ethics CPE Credit Hours: 1


Valerie Alexandra, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, SDSU Fowler College of Business

Program Description

An overview of recent research into the link between cynicism, elitism/dominance, and unethical behavior across cultures. Practical implications for Certified Fraud Examiners will be discussed, including how cultural beliefs influence rationalizations for unethical behavior. 

Learning objectives/discussion topics:

  • How elitism/dominance relates to ethical behavior
  • The connection between social cynicism and tolerance for unethical conduct
  • New research on how cultural beliefs influence rationalizations for unethical behavior


Time / Agenda:

11:00-11:30 AM Registration and networking

11:45 Lunch Buffet

12:00 PM Speaker begins

1:00 PM Speaker closes with Q&A for 5-10 minutes

Additional Event Information

Parking: Complimentary

Lunch Menu:

  • Grilled Carne Asada, Chipotle Marinated Chicken, Roasted Bell Pepper, Sweet Onion and served with Diced Tomato, Shredded Lettuce, Cheddar Cheese, Red & Green Salsa, Sour Cream & Guacamole
  • Tortillas
  • Black Beans & Pinto Beans
  • Cilantro-Lime White Rice
  • Mixed Greens Salad with Oil/Vinegar and Chipotle Ranch Dressings
  • Dessert - Churros w/ Whipped Cream, Caramel, Chocolate and Strawberry Sauce
  • Water and Iced Tea Carafes at each Table
  • Coffee and Hot Tea Station



$45 - San Diego Chapter Member
$55 - Non-Chapter Member
$25 - Student Ticket


For these discounts & benefits, please complete this member application prior to purchasing the ticket. 


Speaker Bio:

Valerie Alexandra

Dr. Valerie Alexandra is an assistant professor in the Management Department at San Diego State University. She teaches and conducts research in the areas of cross-cultural organizational behavior and learning, cross-cultural business ethics, and international management. Her research has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Her research was nominated and received best paper awards at the Academy of Management Meetings. She was also a finalist for the Society of Business Ethics Best Dissertation Award. Prior to earning her Ph.D. at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, Dr. Alexandra worked as a consultant at Accenture, was a part of a technology startup in Silicon Valley, and founded and operated a number of businesses.


$45.00 San Diego Chapter Member

$55.00 Non-Chapter Member

$25.00 Students