Jim Joseph, dean of the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College, will talk about ethics and compassion in business Tuesday, Oct. 17, at St. Bonaventure University’s Walsh Science Center Auditorium.
Titled “Leading with Compassion, Cultural Awareness and Ethics in the 21st Century’s Global Business Arena,” Joseph’s 45-minute plenary talk begins at 11:30 a.m.; it’s free and open to the public.
Joseph, who is also Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives at Le Moyne, will also talk Tuesday to three sections of MGT 413 students about preparing to succeed in a global workforce.
Joseph’s visit is sponsored by the Visiting Scholars Committee and The William C. Foster ’62 Center for Responsible Leadership. For more information, visit www.sbu.edu/fostercenter.
As dean, Joseph has been instrumental in putting the Madden School on the global stage. He spearheaded the launch of the Global Jesuit Case Series, signed nine international collaboration agreements, and lectured on six continents.
Joseph was instrumental in moving the Woodstock Business Conference to the Madden School from Georgetown University. He’s also recruited StartFast, the Family Business Center, and the Famous Entrepreneur Series to the Madden School.
During his tenure as dean, three Centers of Excellence have been created: Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, Savage Center for Reflective Leadership, and Hetterich Center for Global Engagement and Impact.
Before coming to Le Moyne, Joseph was president and chief executive officer of Oneida Ltd., the leading tabletop brand in North America. He served the company in a variety of other positions as well, including senior vice president and managing director of Oneida International (which included time in Mexico City and London) and executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing.
Joseph earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Le Moyne and a master’s of public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Following graduation from Maxwell, he was named a Presidential Fellow and went to work for both the Reagan Administration and U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
Joseph is president of the board of Utica Notre Dame Schools, which just successfully completed an $8 million capital campaign. He also serves on the boards of the Austin, Texas-based Stratus Properties; New Delhi, India-based Eagle Group; the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools; and The Beijing Center.
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