John Delaney
Dean, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the College of Business Administration
University of Pittsburgh

John T. Delaney has been the Dean of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh since 2006, where he has been a major advocate of experience-based management education.

Dr. Delaney earned a B.S. degree from LeMoyne College in 1977 and A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois in 1980 and 1983, respectively. He held faculty positions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, University of Iowa, and Michigan State University before joining Pitt.

Dr. Delaney is widely recognized for his scholarship in negotiation, dispute resolution, and labor-management relations. He has given expert testimony to the National Labor Relations Board and the Subcommittee on Labor of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. He has received numerous awards and recognitions.

Dr. Delaney’s Take on Ethical Issues in Business

“Despite the obstacles, ethical education is more important than ever. Tomorrow's business leaders must deal with technological intrusions and vulnerabilities that were not imagined 10 years ago, as well as the wake of ethical lapses that caused the 2008 financial crisis. Business schools have given lip service to ethics for more than 50 years. We must begin to walk the talk or we will continue to see ethical lapses and greater government regulation.”

More Information on the 2015 Partners in Business Ethics Conference:

Corporations are continually searching for new ways to incorporate business ethics and integrity in the modern day workplace. With that being said, they are concerned that business schools are not graduating employees with the understanding nor educational experiences necessary to solve complex ethical issues in business as they arise. What will Partners in Business Ethics do to help solve this issue? The conference will provide the rare opportunity for corporate leaders to play a key role in discussing and defining the business ethics education provided at the top schools around the world.