Next Generation Ethics Book

  

                                             

The Neely Center is producing an upcoming book called Next Generation Ethics. The book will examine important ethical dilemmas that we face today, and will include brief stories and case studies, as well as perspectives on the ethical dilemmas that we will face in the future. The book includes chapters examining cyberethics, organizational culture, artificial intelligence and many other important, relevant topics. For more information please contact decide@usc.edu

        

Chapter 1: Next Generation Ethics: An Introduction                                                                      
Ali E. Abbas Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Public Policy, Director, Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making, University of Southern California                                                                                                       
 
Chapter 2: Ethical Distinctions and Building your Ethical Code                                                      
Ronald Howard, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Stanford University

Chapter 3: Composite Ethical Frameworks for IoT and other Emerging Technologies    
Max Senges, Patrick S Ryan, Richard S Whitt
Max Senges, Lead for R&D Partnerships and Internet Governance in Germany, Google,  Patrick S. Ryan, Engineering & Product Ops for Google Cloud Platform, Richard Whitt, President of NetsEdge LLC, Xoogler; Mozilla fellow; founder of GLIAnet (glia.net)
 
Chapter 4: Ethics of Immersive Technologies                                                                                  
Randall W. Hill, Jr., Executive Director, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 5:  An Interview with Vint Cerf                              
Vint G. Cerf, Ali E. Abbas
Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, Ali E. Abbas, Director, Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making, University of Southern California 
 
Chapter 6: A Hippocratic Oath for Technologists                                                                           
Ali Abbas, Max Senges, Ron Howard
Ali Abbas, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Public Policy, University of Southern California, Max Senges, Lead for R&D Partnerships and Internet Governance in Germany, Google, ​Ron Howard, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Stanford University
 
Chapter 7: Data, Privacy, and the Greater Good                                                                           
Eric Horvitz, Deirdre Mulligan
Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow & Director, Microsoft Research Labs, Deirdre Mulligan, Associate Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
 
Chapter 8: Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence Containment                                                        
James Babcock, Janos Kramar, Roman V. Yampolskiy
James Babcock, CTO at Praxamed, Janos Kramar, Research engineer at DeepMind, Roman V. Yampolskiy, Associate professor, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville

 

Chapter 9: Next Generation Business Ethics: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence                       
Kirk O. Hanson, Senior Fellow of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
 
Chapter 10: Big Data Privacy, Ethics and Enterprise Continuous Monitoring Systems                     
Daniel E. O'Leary, Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 11: How Management Theories and Culture Fads Kill Organizational Ethics                      
Marianne M. Jennings, Professor of legal and ethical studies, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
 
Chapter 12: How Next Generation Teams and Teaming may Affect the Ethics of Working in Teams            
Scott S. Wiltermuth and Alyssa J. Han
Scott S. Wiltermuth, Associate Professor of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, Alyssa J. Hann, PhD Candidate, Department of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 13: Transparency: The What, Why, and How of Organizational Effectiveness and Ethics     
James J. O'Toole, Professor Emeritus, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 14: Global Engagement by Leaders is a Moral Imperative: Building the Next Generation of Ethical Corporate Cultures                                                                                                        
Marsha Ershaghi Hames, Managing Director, Strategy & Development, LRN, Inc.
 
 
Chapter 15: The Whistle Not Blown: WV, Diesels, and Engineers                                        
Michael Davis, Professor of Philosophy, Humanities Department, Illinois Institute of Technology
 
Chapter 16: Addressing Corruption in Our Global Engineering/ Construction Industry                   
William P. Henry, Former President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Chair of the American Association of Engineering Societies.
 
Chapter 17: Ethical Issues Facing Engineers in Oil and Gas Operations                                                
Iraj Ershaghi, Professor and Director of the Petroleum Engineering Program, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 18: Engineering Codes of Ethics:Legal Protection and Empowerment for Engineers                                                                                                              
Jeffrey H. Matsuura, Legal Counselor, Alliance Law Group
 
Chapter 19: Engineering Ethics When Lives are on the Line: When Does Bad Engineering Become Bad Ethics?
Neil G. Siegel, IBM Professor of Engineering Management, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 20: Case Studies of Product Life Cycle Environmental Impacts for Teaching Engineering Ethics
Matthew J. Eckelman, John Basl, Christopher Bosso, Jacqueline Isaacs, Kathleen Eggleson
Matthew Eckelman, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, John Basl, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Christopher Bosso, Professor of Public Policy and Politics, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Jacqueline Isaacs, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeasthern University, Kathleen Eggleson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana School of Medicine
 
 
Chapter 21: Topics in Next Generation Ethics. Public Policy, Medicine, Business, Business and Engineering     
James Ellis, Jack Knott, Laura Mosqueda, Yannis Yortsos
James Ellis, Dean, Marshall School of Business, Laura Mosqueda, Dean, Keck School of Medicine, Jack Knott, Dean, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Yannis Yortsos, Dean, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 22: Techno Innovations; The Role of Ethical Standards, Law and Regulation and the Public Interest                                                                                                                       
Frank V. Zerunyan, Professor of the Practice of Governance and Director of Executive Education Programs at University of Southern California
 
Chapter 23: Evolutionary Ethics: A Potentially Helpful Framework in Engineering a Better Society                                                                                                                       
John N. Celona, President, Decision Analysis Associates, LLC
 
Chapter 24: Topics in Next Generation Medical Ethics: The Art in the Art of Medicine  
Josh H. Hyatt, Executive Director of Risk Management, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
 
Chapter 25: Next Generation Ethical Development of Medical Devices: Considering Harm, Benefits, Fairness, and Freedom                                                                                              
Andrew O. Brightman, Jonathan Beever, Michael Hiles
Andrew O. Brightman, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, Jonathan Beever, Assistant Professor of Ethics and Digital Culture, Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida, Michael Hiles, Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
 
Chapter 26: Looking Back to Go Forwards: The Ethics of Journalism in a Social Media Age      
Glenda N. Cooper, Journalist and Lecturer, City University of London, United Kingdom
 
Chapter 27: Social Media Ethics 2.0                                                            
Jeremy H. Lipschultz, Professor, College of Education, Fine Arts and Media, University of Nebraska at Omaha
 
Chapter 28: AI People and Society                                                                                                   
Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Director, Microsoft Research Labs
 
Chapter 29: Ethics in Cyberspace: Freedom, Rights, and Cybersecurity                          
Richard A. Spinello, Associate Professor of Practice, Management and Organization Department, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
 
Chapter 30: Next Generation Religion and Ethics                                                                           
Varun Soni, Dean of Religious Life, University of Southern California.
 

  About the authors

Ali E. Abbas - Director of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making

Ali E. Abbas is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Professor of Public Policy at USC. A leading authority in  decision and risk analysis, Dr. Abbas received his M.S. in electrical engineering; M.S. in engineering economic systems & operations research; PhD in management science and engineering, and PhD minor in electrical engineering all from the school of engineering at Stanford University. Read More.

John Basl - Assistant Professor of Pilosophy, Northeastern University

Applied philosopher working the ethical issues raised by emerging technologies. Author of The Death of the Ethic of Life (Oxford 2019) and the co-editor of Designer Biology: The Ethics of Intensively Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems (Lexington Books 2015). Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 Christopher Bosso - Professor of Public Policy, Northeastern University

Christopher Bosso is professor of public policy at Northeastern University. His areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. Read More. 

 

Andrew Brightman - Associate Professor of engineering Practice, Purdue University

As the Assistant Head for Academic Affairs for the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Andrew has overseen the development of both the undergraduate and the graduate curriculum and participated in the design and teaching of many of the courses. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

John Celona - President, Decision Analysis Associates

John Celona has decades of experience in decision and risk analysis and strategy development in industries from A (automotive) to Z (zinc mining). He consults extensively on litigation strategy, including cases with potential liabilities in the billions of dollars. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Vint Cerf - Internet Pioneer and "Father of the Internet"

Vint Cerf is  recognized as one of the father's of the internet. The co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He is vice president for Google where he contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet.  Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Glenda Cooper - Journalist and Lecturer, City University of London

Dr Glenda Cooper has been a journalist at national level for more than two decades, working as a staffer at the Independent, Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard. She was a health reporter for the BBC News Channel and a correspondent for BBC Radio 4's World at One and PM programmes. A former columnist for the Sunday Telegraph, she still freelances. Read More. 

Michael Davis - Professor of Philosophy, Illinois Institute of Technology

Michael Davis (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1972) is Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions and Professor of Philosophy, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Before coming to IIT in 1986, he taught at Case-Western Reserve, Illinois State, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Read More                                                                                                                                                                                          

Matthew J. Eckelman - Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Northeastern University

Matthew Eckelman is Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University.  His research group conducts large-scale energy and environmental assessment of industrial processes to model life cycle costs and benefits, with implications for corporate and public policy-making. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kathleen Eggleson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana School of Medicine

Dr. Eggleson earned her PhD from Washington University in Louis, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program.  Her expertise in biomedical science, ethics, and education converge in her published works, ongoing research, teaching, and leadership responsibilities at IUSM-SB. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            James Ellis - Dean of the Marshall School of Business

Dean James Ellis has overseen the USC Marshall School of Business since 2007. Previously he served as the University's Vice Provost for Globalization, Marshall's Vice Dean for External Relations, and Marshall's Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program. As an instructor, he has been named professor of the year by many organizations. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Iraj Ershaghi-  Professor and Director of the Petroleum Engineering Program at USC.

As a member of the U. S. National Academy of Engineering, Iraj Ershaghi is the Omar B. Milligan professor and director of the petroleum engineering program at USC. He is also serving as the executive director of the Center for Smart Oilfield Technologies at USC and the executive director of UKC.  Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 Marsha Ershaghi Hames - Global Executive Management Advisor in Corporate Ethics & Compliance Programs 

Marsha Ershaghi Hames is a Global Executive Management advisor in corporate ethics & compliance programs driving organizational transformation. Dr. Ershaghi Hames leads international organizations on strategies to enable effective education programs around compliance-based solutions to drive ethical corporate cultures towards greater productivity and performance. Read More. 

Alyssa Han - PhD Candidate, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Han is a Ph.D. student in the department of Management and Organization at the Marshall School of Business. She received her B.A. in cognitive science and psychology from the University of Virginia. Read More                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Kirk O. Hanson - Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University

Kirk O. Hanson is Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and John Courtney Murray S.J. University Professor of Social Ethics, positions he has held since 2001. In 2001, he took early retirement from Stanford University where he taught in the Graduate School of Business for 23 years and is now an emeritus faculty member. Read More.

Randall Hill - Executive Director Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California

A leader in understanding how classic storytelling and high-tech tools can create meaningful learning experiences, Hill steers the institute’s exploration of how virtual humans, mixed reality worlds, advanced computer graphics, dramatic films, social simulations and educational video games can augment more traditional methods for imparting lessons. Read More.                                                                                                                                         

Eric Horvitz - Technical Fellow & Director, Microsoft Research Labs

Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research. He has made contributions in areas of machine learning, perception, natural language understanding, decision making, and human-AI collaboration. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 Ron Howard - Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Ronald A. Howard has been Professor in the Department of Engineering-Economic Systems (now the Department of Management Science and Engineering) in the School of Engineering of Stanford University since 1965. Read More.

 

Josh Hyatt - Executive Director, Integrated Risk Management,  Keck Medicine of USC 

Dr. Hyatt is a healthcare risk manager, medical ethicist, compliance professional, lecturer, and professor. He has worked in healthcare and risk management for more than 27 years, achieved the designation of certified professional in health care risk management and was appointed a Fellow at the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management. Read More.                                                                                     

Jacqueline Isaacs - Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Enginnering, Northeastern University

Jacqueline Isaacs is Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs in Northeastern University’s College of Engineering and Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering with an affiliation in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Marianne Jennings - Author of The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse: How to Spot Moral Meltdowns in Companies...Before It's too Late

Professor Marianne Jennings is a member of the Department of Management in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and is a professor of legal and ethical studies in business. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 Jack Knott - Dean, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Dean Jack H. Knott has overseen the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy in August 2005. He is the C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor. Before joining USC, Dean Knott served from 1997 until 2005 as professor of political science and director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Chicago. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Jeremy H. Lipschultz - Professor, College of Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha 

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz is Isaacson Professor in the UNO Social Media Lab and School of Communication, University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is Book Review Editor for Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. His Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics (2018, 2015) textbook integrates theory and practice. Read More.    

Jeffrey Matsuura - Attorney, Alliance Law Group

Mr. Matsuura is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Virginia Bar.  An attorney with the law firm, the Alliance Law Group, Mr. Matsuura’s legal practice specializes in legal, regulatory, and public policy issues associated with the development, distribution, and use of technology. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 Laura Mosqueda - Dean, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Laura Mosqueda, MD was appointed Dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on May 1, 2018. Prior to her appointment as Dean, Dr. Mosqueda, a Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics and a Professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, served as Associate Dean of Primary Care and the Chair of Family Medicine. Read More.
 

Deirdre Mulligan - Associate Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley

Professor in the School of Information at UC Berkeley, a faculty Director of the Berkely Center for Law & Technology, a co-organizer of the Algorithmic Fairness & Opacity Working Group, an affiliated faculty on the Hewlett funded Berkeley Center for Long Term Cybersecurity, and a faculty advisor to the Center for Technology, Society & Policy. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 Dan O'Leary - Professor of Accounting, University of Southern California

Dan O'Leary has published articles in Management Science, Decision SciencesIEEE Intelligent SystemsIEEE ComputerInternational Journal of Human and Computer StudiesCommunications of the ACM, and Decision Support SystemsRead More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

James O' Toole - Director Emeritus of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership

Professor O'Toole' has addressed dozens of major corporations and professional groups, and has over one hundred published articles and seventeen books including Corporate StewardshipThe New American Workplace, and Transparency. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 Patrick S. Ryan - Engineering & Product Ops for Google Cloud Platform, Google

Patrick has worked on different areas of cloud strategy and open Internet policy at Google since 2011.  He currently leads a team that reviews and approves the highly regulated and complex contracting arrangements for Google Cloud Platform with the top 5% of Google's cloud customers. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

  Neil Seigel - IBM Professor of Engineering Management, University of Southern California

Neil Siegel, Ph.D., is the IBM professor of Engineering Management in the Daniel Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering. Read More.

 

Max Senges - Google

Lead for R&D Partnerships and Internet Governance in Germany, Google, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University. Read More.

 

Varun Soni - Dean of Religious Life, University of Southern California

Varun Soni is the Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California. Dean Soni received his B.A. degree in Religion from Tufts University, where he also earned an Asian Studies minor and completed the Program in Peace and Justice Studies. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Richard A. Spinello - Associate Professor of Practice, Management and Organization Department, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Richard A. Spinello is Associate Professor of the Practice and Assistant Chair of the Management and Organization Department in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Richard Whitt - President of NetsEdge LLC, Xoogler: Mozilla fellow; founder of GLIAnet (glia.net)

Experienced tech attorney and business thinker/creator/doer, heading new Bay Area-based consultancy focused on building trustworthy and accountable Web ecosystems. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Scott Wiltermuth - Associate Professor of Management and Organization, University of Southern California

Scott Wiltermuth researches how socio-environmental factors affect people’s reactions to unethical behavior and their likelihood of behaving unethically themselves. He also researches how interpersonal dynamics, such as synchrony and dominance, affect people’s willingness to cooperate with others. Read more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Roman Yampolskiy - Associate professor, Computer Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of Louisville

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. Read More.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Yannis Yortsos - Dean, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California

Dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the Zohrab Kaprielian Chair in Engineering, a position he holds since 2005. Prior to that he served from 2001 to 2005 as Associate Dean and then as Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Read More. 
 

Frank Zerunyan - Mayor of Rolling Hills Estates and Professor of the Practice of Governance at the Sol Price School of Public Policy

Frank Vram Zerunyan, J.D. is a Professor of the Practice of Governance at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and Director of Executive Education at USC Price Bedrosian Center on Governance. His key areas of expertise include Local Governments, Public Private Partnerships, Civic Leadership, Land Use, Regulation, Negotiation and Executive Education. Read More.