Dating his ethics instructor
But, in too many cases therapists behaved in ways that seem completely out of touch with the impact their decisions and actions had on those with whom they had a professional relationship.
Legal suits and the cost of defending licensing board complaints cause professional liability insurance rates to rise, thus harming all therapists.
His current research interests include the design of corporate ethics programs and incentives for employees to act ethically, and the responsibility of boards for the ethical culture of the organization.
Hanson serves as Honorary Chair of the Center for International Business Ethics in Beijing, China’s first center on business ethics, and on the board of the Skoll Community Fund, one of two entities which comprise the Skoll Foundation, which pioneered the concept of social entrepreneurship.
Before exploring the 9 principles, it is important to note here that such principles were intended as a guide, beacon, or an “approximation” rather than “a list of ironclad rules, or a systematic code of conduct” (Murray et al., 1996).
Student grades, attendance records, and private communications are treated as confidential materials, and are released only with student consent, or for legitimate academic purposes, or if there are reasonable grounds for believing that releasing such information will be beneficial to the student or will prevent harm to others.
Given the importance of assessment of student performance in university teaching and in students’ lives and careers, instructors are responsible for taking adequate steps to ensure that assessment of students is valid, open, fair, and congruent with course objectives.
A university teacher maintains a high level of subject matter knowledge and ensures that course content is current, accurate, representative, and appropriate to the position of the course within the student’s program of studies.
A pedagogically competent teacher communicates the objectives of the course to students, is aware of alternative instructional methods or strategies, and selects methods of instruction that, according to research evidence (including personal or self-reflective research), are effective in helping students to achieve the course objectives.
Hanson speaks widely, writes on managing the ethical and public behavior of corporations and is frequently quoted in the press on business ethics issues.