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Business Ethics:
Supported by the Peter Knox Endowment for Ethics


The late Pete Knox was also a loyal trustee and friend of Reinhardt. He began the Knox Foundation in support of ethics education in business and other areas at Reinhardt. His son, the late Boone A. Knox, continued to support Reinhardt University. Boone Knox grew up in Thomson, Georgia. He attended public school, Davidson College, and The University of Georgia. He was married to his wife George-Ann Walker Knox for 52 years.

"He was an accomplished businessman, blessed with a keen mind, integrity, a strong work ethic, and a personality which endeared him to employees, business associates, and legions of friends. He gave to his communities and his philanthropy is well known..."


Interactive Ethics Panel
(Supported by the Knox Foundation) 
Tuesday, February 12, 2015
2:00 p.m.
Hasty Student Life Center, Glasshouse

Speakers: TBA

Annual Activities:

With the support of the Knox Foundation for Ethics, the McCamish School of Business sponsors an annual:

Business Ethics
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Business Ethics

2014 Ethics Essay Contest Winners:

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Alexander Bryant

Daniel Guerrero Brandon Price


Ethics Courses at Reinhardt

Courses related on the topic of ethics can be found in the School of Business' three different degree programs:

BUS 290 - Legal and Ethical Environment of Business  This undergraduate business course introduces the basic principles, theories, concepts and terminology of the legal environment as it relates to corporate or business decisions. Virtually all important topics in the legal, regulatory and business ethics areas are covered in this course, which provides a basic survey of business law needed to run a business.

BUS 640 - Law and Ethics  Students in this graduate level course will select an industry of interest for which they will create a hypothetical company. Course assignments will be focused on the industry and/or hypothetical company chosen. Near the end of the course, there will be a Practicum, or applied seminar, intended to reinforce and apply learning through several different activities which will be observed by classmates, the course professor, and the MBA Coordinator.

OML 430 - Ethics Values and the Law  This Organizational Management Leadership course focuses upon changing organizations. As organizations change, organizations are impacted by numerous ethical and legal considerations. The course will provide an overview which involves attention to the broader context of the changing organizations, the various traditional modes of ethical reasoning, the relevant terminology, and appropriate responses to the selected issues in changing organizations.

Press Releases:

2013 Business Ethics Contest

2012 Business Ethics Seminar

2011 Business Ethics Seminar

2009 Business Ethics Contest

Useful Ethics Resources:

e-Business Ethics
Society for Business Ethics

For More Information Contact: 

Dr. Hyatt Dr. Katherine Hyatt