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Dr. Linda Ferrell

Dr. Linda FerrellDr. Linda Ferrell

University Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics

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EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  •     Ph.D.- University of Memphis, Business Administration Management Concentration
  •     M.B.A. - Illinois State University, Business Administration
  •     B.S.- Illinois State University    Retailing, Fashion Merchandising



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


  • Belmont University, University Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics
  • University of New Mexico, Professor of Marketing
  • University of Wyoming, Associate Professor of Marketing
  • University of Northern CO, Assistant Professor of Marketing  
  • Colorado State University, Executive MBA Professor
  • University of Tampa, Assistant Professor Management
  • University of Memphis, Adjunct Professor
  • O'Collins Corporation,    Marketing Consulting                   
  • Laurence, Charles, Free & Lawson Adv.(McDonald's, Central PA),Account Executive                            
  • Montgomery, Zuckerman & Davis Adv.(Pizza Hut, Detroit & Toledo),Account Executive                            
  • Winius Brandon Advertising (Pizza Hut, Waco),Account Executive                            
  • JoAnn Fabrics, Store Manager



RECENT ARTICLES

  •     “Employee Centered Ethical Leadership,” Organizational Ethics and Job-Related Well-Being, New Age Publishing-chapter for Shawn Valentine’s book, forthcoming (Co-author: O.C. Ferrell).
  •     “A Review of Ethical Decision Making Models in Marketing,” Handbook of Marketing Ethics, (2014)  Nill, A. (Ed.), (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.),pp. 43-67. (Co-Authors: O.C. Ferrell and Jennifer Sawayda).
  •     “Examining Organizational Integrity Failures,” (2014) Business Ethics and Corporate Integrity: Sustaining Organizational Compliance, Ethics and Trust, Praeger Publishing-chapter for Robert Chandler’s ethics series, Volume 1 (Co-author: O.C. Ferrell).
  •      “The Radar Model of Organizational Ethics Management,” (2014 Business Ethics and Corporate Integrity: Sustaining Organizational Compliance, Ethics and Trust, Praeger Publishing-chapter for Robert Chandler’s ethics series, Volume 2 (Co-author: O.C. Ferrell).
  •      “The Domain of Corporate Social Responsibility and Marketing,” in Handbook of Research and Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility, Ronald Paul Hill and Ryan Langan (Eds.). (Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edgar Elgar Publishing Limited, 2014), pp. 43-67. Co-authors: O.C. Ferrell and Jennifer Sawayda.
  •      “Approaches to Marketing Ethics Education,” in Handbook of Research and Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility, Ronald Paul Hill and Ryan Langan (Eds.). (Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edgar Elgar Publishing Limited, 2014), pp. 43-67. Co-author: Terri Rittenburg.
  •      “A Historical View and Reconceptualization of Commodity Marketing, (2014) Commodity Marketing, Springer-Gabler, Editors: Margit Enke, Anja Geigenmuller, and Alexander Leischnig, pp. 431-447. Co-authors: O.C. Ferrell and Jennifer Sawayda.



BOOKS

  •     Management: Principles and Applications, 3rd ed. (Cleveland/Akron, OH: YOLO Learning Solutions, 2015). Co-authors: Leonard Bierman and O.C. Ferrell.
  •     M-Book: Introduction to Business, (2015), 4th edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin: Burr Ridge, IL. (Co-authors: O.C. Ferrell and Geoffrey Hirt).
  •     Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, (2015), 10th edition, South-Western Cengage Learning: Mason, OH. (Co-authors: O.C. Ferrell and John Fraedrich).
  •     Business & Society: A Strategic Approach to Social Responsibility, (2015), 5th edition, Chicago Business Press, Chicago, IL (Co-authors: O.C. Ferrell and Debbie Thorne).
  •     Essential Manager: Ethical Business, (2010), 1st edition, Dorling Kindersley: U.K. (Co-Author: O.C. Ferrell)             
  •     Business in a Changing World, (2014), 9th edition, Irwin/McGraw-Hill: Burr Ridge, IL. (Co-Authors: O.C. Ferrell and Geoffrey Hirt).



BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Linda Ferrell is a Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Business Ethics in The Jack C. Massey College of Business. Before joining the College of Business, she was a Professor of Marketing and Creative Enterprise Scholar with the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management. She co-manages a second $1.25 million grant for business ethics education through the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of New Mexico with her husband, Dr. O.C. Ferrell.

Dr. Ferrell earned a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Memphis. She holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Fashion Merchandising from Illinois State University. Her research interests include marketing ethics, ethics training and effectiveness, the legalization of business ethics as well as corporate social responsibility and sustainability. She has published in Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, AMS Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Business Research, as well as others. She has co- authored numerous books including Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, Business and Society, Management, and Introduction to Business. Professionally, Dr. Ferrell served as an account executive in advertising with McDonalds' and Pizza Hut's advertising agencies.

Dr. Ferrell is on the Board of Directors of Mannatech, Dallas, a NASDAQ listed, health and wellness company. She serves on the Board of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy-Center for the Public Trust. She serves on the executive committee, board, and academic advisory board of the Direct Selling Education Foundation. She is on the Cutco/Vector college advisory board. She has significant experience working with the direct selling industry. She serves on the advisory board of Savant Learning. She is also President of the Academy of Marketing Science. Dr. Ferrell also serves as an expert witness in ethics and legal disputes.