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Michael DeWilde

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Email
dewildem@gvsu.edu

Title
Professor

Office
1113 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7468

Department
Koeze Business Ethics Initiative

Biography

Professor Michael De Wilde is currently the director of the Koeze Business Ethics Initiative in the Seidman College of Business, as well as a full professor in the Management Dept. there.  He joined the GVSU faculty in 1994. He holds an MTS from Harvard University and did his undergraduate work at William James College (GVSU) in Michigan. His research and teaching interests include the impact of social capital on civic and economic well-being, neuroethics, and the use of roleplaying in business pedagogy.

Education

  • M.T.S., Comparative Ethics, Harvard University  (1989)
  • BS, Philosophy, Grand Valley State University   (1981)

Teaching Areas

  • Business Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Business & Society

Publications

  • DeWilde, M.  (2017). The Brain and Ethics. (July/August 2017, Vol. XVI, Issue 4, pp. 54-56). BizEd Magazine.
  • DeWilde, M. (2016).  Social Capital, Economic Diversity, and Civic Well-Being in Flint and Grand Rapids.  (Vol. XXII 2016).  Grand Rapids, MI: Seidman Business Review/Seidman College of Business.
  • DeWilde, M.  (2015).  It Ain’t Easy Being Green: Volkswagen Is Not Alone.  (Nov. 13, 2015).  Grand Rapids Business Journal

Services

  • Consulting.  Professional Services to Business and Non-profits re: leadership, executive coaching, 360s, values clarification, etc.  (2000-present).
  • Community.  Facilitating Climate Change Advocacy Group.  (2016-present).
  • Professional.  Member, International Neuroethics Society.  Research and speaking on how neuroscience informs ethical decision-making. (2014-present).

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