Business Education

Thoughts on leadership

November 1st, 2013

Dr. Gerhard Steinke, Ph.D., CISSP October 20, 2013 During discussion in a recent workshop on Management as a Liberal Art: Insights from Peter Drucker, Our Christian Faith and the Practice of Management, there was also discussion about leadership as “doing the right things.” Managing a project and leading a group of people involves more than […]

Competence, Character, Leadership, and Information Systems

October 2nd, 2013

Dr. Gerhard Steinke, Ph.D., CISSP September 30, 2013 “Graduating people of competence and character” is built into Seattle Pacific University‘s mission statement. The School of Business and Economics’ mission statement further focuses on developing students’ “professional competence and integrity in the context of Christian faith and values.” As a faculty member, I strive to help […]

Bottom Billions/Bottom Line: A Couple Views from the Outside

April 21st, 2011

On April 1-2, the Center for Integrity in Business hosted the Bottom Billions / Bottom Line Conference. Members of large companies, small companies, social ventures, non-profits, and the university converged in Upper Gwinn Commons on the SPU campus to discuss the role of for-profit business in global development. While I could extol the virtues of […]

Reframing Business Education

January 16th, 2010

Whether bearish or bullish about the economy, there is no denying that business and management education are in a state of turmoil. The “new normal” will likely be something we’ve never seen before. A recent story on National Public Radio (NPR) captures this sentiment: American Business Schools trained many of the people who had their […]