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Carolyn Ashe

Carolyn Ashe

Special Faculty

Office: B494
713-221-8051
ashec@uhd.edu

​Carolyn Ashe is a Professor in the Management, Marketing and Business Administration Department and the Director of the Institute for Business, Ethics, and Public Issues in the College of Business, at the University of Houston-Downtown.  She received her BBA and MBA degrees in management from the University of North Texas and her doctorate from the University of Houston.  Dr. Ashe brings over 20 years of experience in teaching and research including numerous local, regional, national, and international presentations at professional conferences, invited speaking engagements, lectures, and workshops.  She has dual experience teaching face-to-face and distance learning.  She publishes in regional, national, and international professional publications.  Presentations and publications encompass research focusing on business ethics and ethical communication to the correlation of morale, productivity, and profit in an organization.  Dr. Ashe co-authored a textbook, Records Management: Effective Information Systems and edited an Ethical Decision Making text.  Dr. Ashe is active in both professional and community organizations and is the recipient of numerous awards and other acknowledgements.

University of North Texas               BBA                            Management

University of North Texas               MBA                           Management

University of Houston                     Ed.D                           General Business

 

Business Ethics, Business Communications, Organizational Behavior

​Business and Professional Experience:

Full-Professor in the Management, Marketing and Business Administration Department and the Director of the Institute for Business, Ethics, and Public Issues in the College of Business. Brings over 30 years of experience in teaching and research including numerous local, regional, national, and international presentations at professional conferences, invited speaking engagements, lectures, and workshops. Dual experience teaching face-to-face and distance learning. Publishes in regional, national, and international professional publications. 

Organizations/Community Experience: 
Active in both professional and community organizations and is the recipient of numerous awards and other acknowledgements.
◾Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church (Elder, finance committee, moderator)
◾Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) Annual Conference, Invited Speaker, Austin, TX,2013.
◾Institute For Professionals In Taxation (IPT), Invited Speaker, 2011
◾Oxford Round Table on Ethical Sentiments and the World Financial Crisis, University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Twenty-seven international scholars selected to attend, 2010
◾Treasurer, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2013-2016
◾Co-Editor, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR), 2013-present
◾Co-Editor, International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM), 2011-2013
◾Invited member Business Communication Simulation Consultant Board, Pearson Education
◾President, Association for Business Communication Southwest Region, 2007-2008
◾State Board for Educator Certification Committee involved in development of business standards for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) program, 2002-2009
◾American Council on Education Reviewer, 2005-present
◾Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honor Society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International), 2004-present
◾Delta Pi Epsilon (National Graduate Honor Society), 1980-Present
◾Federation of Business Disciplines (SWFAD): Board Member/Nominating Committee, 2000-2002
◾Southwest Administrative Systems: President 2001
◾Texas Business Education Association (TBEA): State President, 1999-2000

Presentations and publications encompass research focusing on business ethics and ethical communication to the correlation of morale, productivity, and profit in an organization; organizational behavior; telecommunications and distance learning.
     I believe this century has emulated and transcended the prior century with profound economic, social, political, and cultural changes.  Redefining human and natural occurrences and emerging economic and health care issues, both domestic and international, easily support this belief. Concurrently, these occurrences provide insightful opportunities to engage students increasing their knowledge, skills and ethical consciousness.  My goal as a business professor is to facilitate an environment for critical
thinking providing a forum for students to address the issues of today and prepare for tomorrow as they decide how they will make a living and how they will live ethically.    

                                             Awards/Grants
◾Professional/Institutional Service Award/UHD, 2014
◾COB Faculty Development Grant:  AACSB Sustainability Conference, Tampa, Florida.  Submitted and facilitated a Table Topic that was accepted and used for discussion among participant, 2012
◾Speaker Award, Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIFES), Houston Petroleum Club, July 2012
◾Institute For Professionals In Taxation (IPT), Invited Speaker, Wildcat Golf Club, October 2011
◾Faculty Development Grant ($4,000), Oxford Round Table on Ethical Sentiments and the World Financial Crisis held at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.  Approximately 27 international scholars selected to attend, 2010
◾Instructional Technology Grant ($2500). Participated in the pilot study for Blackboard NG, 2010-2011
◾COB Faculty Development Grant.  AACSB International 2009 Teaching Business Ethics Seminar, Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida, June 2009
◾Faculty Development Grant: participated in the AACSB Sustainability Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah 2008
◾Teaching Excellence Award/UHD, 2006
◾Minnie Stevens Piper Award Nominee, 2006-2007
◾COB Faculty Development Grant ($2,000) to participate in International Ethics Conference, Quebec, Canada, February 2007
◾COB Faculty Development Grant.  Emerging Financial Markets & Services Asia-Pacific Conference, Australia (invited speaker/ethics and moral development) , May 2004
◾Certificate/Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration, June-July 2006 (nominated by President Castillo)
◾Best Paper Award, International College Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC), Puerto, Vallarta, March 2005
◾IT Faculty Award Finalist for Outstanding Fully On-line Course web site, 2005
◾COB Faculty Development Grant.  AACSB International 2005 Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Boulder, Colorado, July 2005
◾Online Teacher of the Year, 2002-2003
◾University Faculty Development Award to attend Conference Board Business Ethics Conference, New York, May 2001
                                           Recognitions/Acknowledgements
◾Grand Marshall, Spring 2015 UHD Commencement Ceremony
◾Treasurer, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2013-present
◾Co-Editor, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR), 2013-present
◾Co-Editor, International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM), 2011-2013
◾Track Chair, International Academy of Business Disciplines, 2010-2013
◾Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) Annual Conference, Invited Speaker, Hyatt Regency, Austin, Texas, March 6-7, 2013.
◾Invited member for the Business Communication Simulation Consultant Board, Pearson Education, Inc. 
◾Program Chair, International Academy of Business Disciplines, 2006-2009
◾President, Association for Business Communication Southwest Region, 2007-2008
◾Grand Marshall, Fall 2006 UHD Commencement Ceremony
◾Who's Who Among America's Teachers (student nominated), 2006
◾Vice-President/Program Chair, Association for Business Communication Southwest Region, 2006-2007
◾American Council on Education Reviewer, 2005-present
◾State Board for Educator Certification Committee involved in development of business standards for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) program, 2002-2009
◾Secretary/Treasurer and Board Member for ABC-SWUS, 2005-2007
◾Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honor Society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International), 2004-present
◾Delta Pi Epsilon (National Graduate Honor Society), 1980-Present
◾Federation of Business Disciplines (SWFAD):  Board Member/Nominating Committee, 2000-2002
◾Southwest Administrative Systems: President 2001, Vice President/Program Chair, 2000 (SWFAD Conference); President-Elect 2000, Secretary/Treasurer
◾Texas Business Education Association (TBEA):  State President, 1999-2000​

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