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  • 1.  Latest News from GIVING VOICE TO VALUES

    Posted 11-17-2021 16:13

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    Greetings! I hope you are all healthy and thriving!

    I am so pleased to report that the Giving Voice To Values work continues to grow rapidly and globally, especially as this is such a critical time for us to find constructive and effective ways to enact our best selves.

    See below for updates!



    Latest News



    Latest Books in GVV Series From Routledge:

    Giving Voice To Values: An Innovation and Impact Agenda edited by Jerry Goodstein and Mary C. Gentile, with 15 chapters illustrating the first decade of GVV's impact across geography, discipline, profession and delivery platform.

    Collaborating for Climate Resilience by Ann Goodman, Nilda Mesa. Through case studies of key organizations such as the NYC Sustainability Office, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, IBM, and West Point Military Academy, readers will understand each party's role in a cooperative enterprise and the means by which they support climate resiliency, their institutional goals, and their communities.



    Forthcoming Book From GVV Series From Routledge:



    Gentile inducted into the THINKERS50 Hall of Fame, September 2021.



    Gentile named the Richard M. Waitzer Bicentennial Professor of Ethics at University of Virginia Darden School of Business.



    The Deloitte Foundation is supporting a series of 5 new GVV/STEM Ethics cases planned to be available by Fall 2022.



    Gentile gave the inaugural address for the Karasu Leadership Lecture to the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, June 2021.



    Professor Ros Berne at University of Virginia School of Engineering worked with GVV to customize the Giving Voice To Values MOOC from Coursera for Engineering educators. The new MOOC is being piloted now at UVA SOE and plans are to make it available to engineering educators worldwide via the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science afterward.



    Grant-funded GVV Curriculum Project launched at Munster Technological University in Ireland, 2021 for Engineering, Nursing and Social Care areas.



    GVV in Africa:

    In 2017, Ashesi University began an initiative called Education Collaborative which seeks to work collectively with other African universities to transform higher education on the continent. (educationcollab.ashesi.edu.gh/about-us/ ) They are currently developing an online GVV-based program for educators and practitioners and students. Professor Rebecca Awuah is leading this effort and Gentile is serving as an advisor. New Africa-specific GVV cases are being developed.



    KPMG LLP (US firm) is integrating GVV into their firmwide Ethics & Integrity curriculum to enhance their partner and employee skills needed to act and resolve ethical dilemmas and effectively voice their values. The program was launched last Summer and follow-on programs for different practice areas are being developed and offered, as well as an introduction to GVV for KPMG Business School (KBS) facilitators. GVV was featured topic for the KPMG Denver Office programming for KPMG alums and employees, May 2021.



    ALEXION pharmaceuticals offered a GVV presentation in May and is sponsoring two GVV workshops for employees in October 2021.




    • GVV featured in A BETTER TECH public interest convening, October 2021.
    • GVV workshop for MIT Legatum Founders Fellows, October 2021.
    • GVV presentation for Deloitte Tech Ethics Summit, October 2021.
    • GVV presentation for MTU in Ireland, October 2021.
    • Giving Voice To Values featured in University of Virginia Darden Executive Education program for Customs and Border Protection, August 2021.
    • GVV featured in address to Young Change Makers of India & Overseas, International Knowledge Series, New Delhi Institute of management July 13, 2021.
    • GVV Keynote for THUAS Integrity Educators Practicum, University of Applied Sciences- The Hague, June 2021.
    • GVV featured in presentation to The Aspen Institute First Movers Fellowship, June 2021.
    • GVV featured in The Prometheus Project webinar with Tom Bohinc, June 2021.


    • Forthcoming chapter on "Giving Voice To Values as an Enabling Pedagogy for Digital Ethics " by Adriana Krasniansky and Gentile in Responsible Management Education and the Digital Transformation Challenge, eds. Christian Hauser and Wolfgang Amann, Palgrave Macmillan.
    • GVV featured in "Anti-Corruption Education" by Christian Hauser & Ronald E. Berenbeim in "The SAGE Handbook on Responsible Management Education and Learning," edited by Dirk C. Moosmayer, Oliver Laasch, Carole Parkes & Kenneth G. Brown, 2020.
    • "The Future of Ethics Training for Business" -  Review of Giving Voice To Values: An Innovation and Impact Agenda (Routledge) in Washington State University Research Now -"A new book, co-edited by Professor Emeritus Jerry Goodstein and visionary Mary Gentile, heralds limitless potential for a widely used curriculum on values." Posted June 15, 2021.
    • Gentile wrote the Foreword for "Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting: Text and Cases" 6th Edition by Steven Mintz and William Miller, forthcoming 2021, McGraw-Hill Education. GVV is featured throughout the text.
    • "Giving Voice To Values: The "How" of Effective Antitrust Compliance", Invited Chapter for PERSPECTIVES ON ANTITRUST COMPLIANCE with Anny Tubbs, accepted, forthcoming 2021.



    • Gentile inducted into the THINKERS50 HALL OF FAME, September 2021.
    • Gentile elected to the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Board of Directors, Summer 2021.
    • Gentile elected to The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Summer 2021.
    • International Advisory Board, Journal of Business Ethics and Society.
    • Advisory Board Member, ComplianceWeek.
    • Gentile named to advisory board for Journal of Human Values, Management Centre for Human Values, Indian Institute of Management- Calcutta, June 2021.
    • Gentile was an invited Delegate to the Values20 (V20), a global platform of values experts and practitioners preparing policy chapters and recommendations for the G20V20 convening in Italy in the Fall.


    Visit the complete list of GVV books and links to the titles below.

    • Engaging the Heart in Business: A Revolutionay Market Approach Based on Love by Alice Alessandri and Alberto Aleo.
    • Ethics, CSR and Sustainability (ECSRS) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: Conceptualization, Contextualization and Empirical Evidence, Edited by Noha El-Bassiouny, Dina El-Bassiouny, Ehab K.A. Mohamed, Mohamed A. K. Basuony. Routledge, 2020.
    • Authentic Excellence: Flourishing and Resilience in a Relentless World by R. Kelly Crace and Robert Louis Crace.
    • Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician: An Introduction to Medical Ethics by Ira Bedzow.



    • The Deloitte Foundation is supporting a series of 5 new GVV/STEM Ethics cases planned to be available by Fall 2022.
    • Balance-Statement Reporting at Premium Capital Funds (OB-1306) Developed by Professors Liliana Lopez-Jimenez and Luis Antonio Orozco, Universidad Externado de Colombia School of Management, and Ricardo Emilio Martinez-Gomez, former employee at Premium Capital Funds.] SPANISH TRANSLATION: Balance-Statement Reporting at Premium Capital Funds (OB-1319)
    • 3 new GVV cases with Darden Business Publishing, written by Darden SY students in the "Leadership When It Really Counts" course and supervised by Mary Gentile:
      • "Conundrum Calls" (GVV and competitor information gathering)
      • "Illustrative Transformations" (GVV and sexual harassment)
      • "The Information Dilemma" (GVV and ethical handling of acquisition information)


    • CFA Institute Offers Online GVV Program Customized for Finance Students and Faculty: Hosted in the CFA Institute Ethics Learning Lab, this GVV program incorporates content relevant to the investment profession and finance students. Each of the 5 modules take 30 minutes and include videos, quizzes, polls and discussion prompts. Students share comments and track progress on the leaderboard, and there is also the option to set up a private cohort for your class. If you are interested in adding this program to your Finance curriculum, please email ethicstraining@cfainstitute.org.
    • Dr. Abiola Makinwa, The Hague University of Applied Sciences has developed an online training program The IntegrityDLM (Digital Learning Module) which adapts the GVV pedagogy for its teaching tools. The IntegrityDLM is available at https://integritydlm.net/ . Students develop moral 'reminders', 'moral commitments' and 'moral reference points' to encourage moral intentionality, as well as, an explicit moral vocabulary. Students create Integrity Toolkits comprising of Pyramids of Core Values; values-based Personal Codes of Conduct and Integrity Checklists. By prescripting, developing and practicing responses to ethical challenges in advance, students develop 'integrity awareness' and 'integrity assertiveness'. The framing of the competences is supported by research that an individuals' moral choices can be affected 'by emphasizing or raising their moral reference points'.



    • The Australian Institute of Health and Safety is offering an online professional development version of the GVV MOOC customized for Health and Safety profession.
    • Australian Financial Markets Association built GVV into their competencies and training modules and receives high evaluations from users, 2020.
    • Faculty in Jordan, Colombia, Switzerland and France have translated parts of GVV for use in their courses.

    Visit the GVV Around the World section of our website for more on GVV's global reach and impact.


    GVV is active internationally and growing, with over 1,300 presentations and/or pilots in education, business and fields such as nursing, medicine, law, the military, finance, and the public sector. For example, in addition to the items listed above:

    • GVV has been a featured input into the Communication Skills program at the Notre Dame School of Medicine, Australia, and was acknowledged at the Association for Medical Education in Europe annual conference, 2020.
    • GVV is now featured in an ONLINE program for the CFA Institute (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute).
    • GVV is being used in professional development programming by the GFOA (Government Financial Officers Association).
    • GVV has become part of the pedagogy and curriculum for FASPE, the Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. To learn more, visit: https://www.faspe-ethics.org/


    Thank you for your continued interest and use of Giving Voice to Values!

    For more information about Giving Voice to Values, visit www.GivingVoiceToValues.org and/or contact Mary C. Gentile, PhD, at GentileM@darden.virginia.edu.


    Learn More




    Giving Voice to Values

    Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right

    GVV Curriculum and Materials at UVA Darden Business Publishing

    GVV MOOC Information and Registration

    Contact Mary Gentile
    Professor of Practice
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Creator/Director, Giving Voice to Values