Linda K. Trevino
Linda K. Treviño is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior and Ethics, and Director of the Shoemaker Program in Business Ethics in the Smeal College of Business where she has been on the faculty since 1987. She served as Chair of the Department of Management and Organization from 1999-2004. She holds a Ph.D. in management from Texas A&M University. Her research and writing on the management of ethical conduct in organizations is widely published and is known internationally. She has published more than seventy journal articles and has co-authored a textbook with Katherine Nelson entitled Managing Business Ethics; Straight Talk About How to do it Right, published by John Wiley in 1995. The fifth edition was published in 2011. The book, which is being used to teach undergraduates, MBAs, and executives, addresses how people can manage their own ethical conduct and the conduct of their employees in today's business organizations. A more academic book, entitled Managing Ethics in Business Organizations: Social Scientific Perspectives, with Gary Weaver, was published in 2003 by Stanford University Press. A third book on academic integrity coauthored with Donald McCabe and Kenneth Butterfield is in press with Johns Hopkins University Press. Professor Trevi�o has taught all types of students, from undergraduates, to MBAs, to Executive MBAs, to Ph.D.s, and executives. She has also consulted with for-profit and non-profit organizations and has led research projects for Arthur Andersen�s former Ethics & Responsible Business Practices Consulting and for the Ethics Resource Center Fellows Program where she served as Chair of the Invited Fellows for ten years. She has made presentations to academic, practitioner, and corporate audiences including the Defense Industry Initiative, the Government Ethics Office, the Conference Board, the Conference Board of Canada, the Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals, The Money Management Institute, the NASD (now FINRA), the Human Resources Planning Society, and the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association. In 2007, she was elected a member of the Academy of Management Fellows, a group that recognizes and honors members of the Academy of Management who have made significant contributions to the science and practice of management. In 2004, Professor Trevi�o was invited to serve as a core faculty member in the Business Roundtable�s Institute for Business Ethics where she continues to serve. She also served on the AACSB�s task force on ethics in the curriculum and served a 4-year term as the Academy of Management Ethics Ombudsperson. Professor Trevi�o serves on the editorial boards of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Management, and Academy of Management Journal. She completed a two-year term as Associate Editor of Academy of Management Review in July, 2008. She also served as the Division Chair for the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. She received the Division's Sumner Marcus Award for service to the division in 2011. Professor Trevi�o received the best paper award from the prestigious Academy of Management Review in 1993 and from the journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education, in 2007. She has received the best paper award three times from the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management.
Professor Trevino's research focuses on understanding ethical and unethical conduct in work organizations. Her current research includes work on ethical leadership, moral disengagement, impacts on speaking up in organizations, and identity issues as they relate to ethics officers and ethical crises in organizations. She also studies academic integrity issues including honor codes as organizational change initiatives, and the impact of honor codes on college students� cheating behavior.
Ph D, Management, Texas A&M University, 1987
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Co-editor of special issue on behavioral ethics