Curriculum

The GVV Curriculum includes exercises, short cases, readings, teaching plans and annotated bibliographies. You may want to start by downloading and reviewing the Annotated Table of Contents (pdf).

Currently available materials are listed below. You can download a zip file of all the student materials or simply download one piece at a time. Additional materials are always in development, so please check back periodically.

Teaching Notes and B cases are available at the Faculty-ONLY URL, available to Faculty upon request at Mgentile3@babson.edu.

Annotated Table of Contents (pdf)

How Business Schools and Faculty Can Use the Giving Voice to Values Curriculum (pdf)

For video introductions, other related articles, interviews, blog posts, Op Eds, etc., please visit www.givingvoicetovaluesthebook.com and its Media Room and Other Writings webpages.

Collected PDFs

Complete Student Curriculum (zip)

Foundational Readings and Exercises (zip)

Scripts and Skills Module (zip)

Self-Knowledge and Self-Assessment (zip)

Individual Cases and Modules (zip)

A Modular GVV WORKSHOP with Powerpoint Deck, Instructor’s Notes/Talking Points and ancillary materials is available upon request from Mary C Gentile PhD.

Foundational Readings and Exercises

Ways of Thinking about Our Values in the Workplace (pdf)

Giving Voice to Values: Brief Introduction (pdf)

An Action Framework for Giving Voice to Values—“The To-Do List” (pdf)

Starting Assumptions for Giving Voice to Values (pdf)

Giving Voice to Values Survey (pdf)

A Tale of Two Stories (pdf)

A Tale of Two Stories—Undergraduate Version (pdf)

A Tale of Two Stories—Diversity (pdf)

Russian Translation GVV Intro Module – IBLF (pdf)

University of Texas-Austin McCombs School of Business “Ethics Unwrapped” offers the Giving Voice To Values Video Series, a series of short videos, including student comments and animation, to introduce the GVV Seven Pillars.

Scripts and Skills Module

Scripts and Skills: Readings (pdf)

Reasons & Rationalizations: An Exercise (pdf)

Guidelines for Peer Coaching (pdf)

Building a Giving Voice to Values Toolkit: Enablers for Voicing Values: An Ongoing Exercise (pdf)

Self-Knowledge and Self-Assessment

Personal-Professional Profile (pdf)

Framing a Life Story: An Exercise (pdf)

Individual Cases and Modules

A Billing Bind (A) (pdf)

A Neutral Line to the State Electricity Board (A) (pdf)

A Personal Struggle with the Definition of Success (pdf)

Agency Theory and Corporate Governance (pdf)

All’s Well that Ends Well (A) (pdf)

Apologizing at Community Hospital (A) (pdf)

Ashesi University Faculty in Ghana have adapted the Giving Voice to Values curriculum to meet the needs of young undergraduate students there with little work experience. They are sharing their 5 week Ashesi University Leadership Module for Freshman, including custom cases, adapted GVV materials and teaching plans. A zip file of these materials is available upon request to Mgentile3@babson.edu and at the Faculty-Only GVV URL.

Balancing Social Goals and Financial Viability: “Both Have to Coexist and Work Well—No Point Cribbing About It” (A) (pdf)

Be Careful What You Wish For: From the Middle (pdf)

Better Wrong Than Right? Delivering the “Bad” Market Research News (A) (pdf)

Blue Monday (Case available from The Case Centre; GVV Teaching Note available upon request)

Cafeteria Services at Bharat College of Medicine (A) (pdf)

Copyright or Right to Copy? (A) (pdf)

Corporate Social Responsibility Internship in India (A) (pdf)

Discussions about Ethics in the Accounting Classroom: Student Assumptions and Faculty Paradigms (pdf)

“Doing Bad to Do Good” (A) (pdf)

Education Entrepreneurship: Not So Easy (A) (pdf)

Every Client Must Be Treated Equally? (A) (pdf)

Going Global—Working in Jumandia and Giving Voice to Values (Case available from Columbia CaseWorks; GVV Teaching Note available upon request)

Helen Drinan: Giving Voice to Her Values (Case and GVV Teaching note available from HBS Publishing)

Inflating Value (A) (pdf)

Is This My Place? ... Speaking “Up” (A) (pdf)

Jeff Sallett ... From the Top, Sort Of (A) (pdf)

Lisa Baxter—Developing a Voice (pdf)

Market Research Deception (pdf)

Mary Gentile: Transforming the Conversation Around Values-Driven Behavior (pdf)

Monopolization or Delivery on Mission (A) (pdf)

Naivete or Boldness? (A) (pdf)

No “I” in TEAM (A) (pdf)

Not an Option Even To Consider: Contending with the Pressures to Compromise (A) (pdf)

“One-Off Decisions” (pdf)

Online Identities (A) (pdf)

Paying Bribes: Do Small Suppliers Have Choice? (pdf)

Perils of Collaboration (A) (pdf)

Product Safety and (Preemptive) Recalls (pdf)

Product Safety and (Preemptive) Recalls Addendum (pdf)

Profit Maximization and Layoffs (pdf)

Rhonda Delgado and the Compromised CEO (A) (pdf)

Social Responsibility or Insanity: The Entrepreneurial Struggle to Build Utah’s First Wind Project – VIDEO CASES (Video case Teaching Note and Written case available from Mary C Gentile PhD)

Soft Issues in the Software Industry (A) (pdf)

Student Privileges with Strings Attached (pdf)

The Backdating Scandal: Who Am I Trying to Persuade? (A) (pdf)

The Client Who Fell Through the Cracks (A) (pdf)

The Diversity Consultant (A) (pdf)

The Game Just Got Bigger (A) (pdf)

The Indent for Machines: A Sugary Finale (A) (pdf)

The Independent Director’s Challenge (A) (pdf)

The Midnight Journal Entry (Case and GVV Teaching Note available from HBS Publishing)

The Missing Money (A) (pdf)

The New Associate (pdf)

The Part-Time Job with a Full-Time Challenge (pdf)

The Price (A) (pdf)

The Real Cost of Paying Bribes (A) (pdf)

The Temple Encroachment Issue (A) (pdf)

“This Whole System Seems Wrong:” Felipe Montez and Concerns about the Global Supply Chain (pdf)

Tidal Community Bank: Reacting to Investor Pressures (A) (pdf)

To Be, or Not to Be, That’s the Question: Vijay’s Dilemma (A) (pdf)

To Say Or Not To Say (A) (pdf)

Trusting the Trust Accounts (A) (pdf)

“Voicing Our Values: Lockheed Martin Ethics Training Videos” (inspired by GVV)

When the Boss Is the Barrier (A) (pdf)

Who’s My Boss? (A) (pdf)

Xi-Cheung Partnership (Case available from The Case Centre; GVV Teaching Note available upon request)

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