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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business - Utah State University
He was presented the Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award
Bishop Gary E Stevenson
Gary E. Stevenson was honored with the Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award.
The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award, to Gary E. Stevenson, cofounder of Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., and the presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mr. Stevenson graduated from the Huntsman School of Business in 1979, and while he was there he cofounded Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., a firm that went on to become the world's largest developer, manufacturer, and marketer of fitness equipment.

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He Says Business Schools Must Change How They Teach Ethics
By Chris Fawson, Vernon Maughan Buehler and MaRee C. Buehler Professor

In September 2012 the Huntsman School of Business hosted University of Missouri Professor David Rose, a distinguished scholar and author of the recent book "The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior." In his book and his presentations on campus, Professor Rose emphasized how "duty-based moral restraint" is the foundation of a great society.

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David Rose
David Rose argues for "duty-based moral restraint."
Weston Smith to Discuss $3 Billion Fraud
Weston Smith
Weston Smith will talk about fraud detection and prevention.
The former CFO of Healthsouth, Weston Smith, who blew the whistle on a multi-year, $3 billion fraud, will be a keynote speaker at a Partners In Business conference at Utah State University on Oct. 25.

Mr. Smith, who is now a business ethics consultant, will be a speaker at the 36th Annual Accounting Conference, sponsored by the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, that is to be held at the Eccles Conference Center on the USU campus. He is just one of several speakers slated to speak at the one-day event.

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Throry Meets Reality
Especially in Vietnam in the Middle of the Night
Vijay Kannan
Vijay Kannan discovered the unexpected in Vietnam.
Editor's note: "When Theory Meets Practice - Stories From the Workplace" is a new feature in the Huntsman Post where we invite professionals to share stories of challenging events that tested them with the unexpected.

By Vijay Kannan, executive director of International Programs, professor of operations management

Even experienced overseas travelers can slip up, and this can lead to interesting adventures. Yet, when I found myself in a police station in rural Vietnam late one night, I wasn't sure how much I would enjoy that one particular "adventure" I had.

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Also in this edition
Professor Stacey Hills is Leaving the Huntsman School of Business

Author Hyrum Smith Shares His "Reality Model" at Partners Event

Stephen M.R. Covey to Speak at Special Commemorative Dean's Convocation

Aggie Football Players at the Huntsman School Drive Toward More Than One Goal

Top Students From the Dominican Republic Come to USU to Gain Competitive Edge

Tim Gardner Says Liberal Studies Degree Proved Good Foundation

Get LinkedIn Week Expected to Open Employment Doors For Students

Go Global Week Aims to Raise Awareness of International Possibilities

Student and Business Leaders Connect Through New Lecture Series
OCTOBER 2012

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