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Social and Ethical Issues in Business

February 5, 2002

ALBUQUERQUE – While business ethics today has earned headlines, thanks to Enron and Arthur Andersen, the topic reaches daily into every business, large and small. The Executive Speaker Series of The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico will be sponsoring a guest lecture that addresses the ethical concerns that all businesses are facing today, regardless of industry.

The Executive Speaker Series is excited to host Henry Evans, President and CEO of Advantage Printing Specialists, a nationally recognized printing-distribution-technology brokerage company. Mr. Evans also serves as the Business Manager for several other local businesses including Advantage Ventures, Advantage Lending Solutions, Advantage Group, and Advantage Data Solutions.

Mr. Evans will be addressing Dr. Virginia Gerde’s class, “Ethical, Political, and Social Environment of Business” on February 20, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm in ASM Room 1070. The lecture is free and open to the public.

“The Executive Speakers Series is an important way for us to share the resources of The Anderson Schools with business leaders in the community interested in staying in touch with the latest issues,” said Howard L. Smith, Dean of The Anderson Schools. “I am very pleased to see our classrooms opening for the free exchange of ideas in business.” For more information on this lecture or The Executive Speakers Series, please call 277-6264.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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