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Emerging Business Concepts & Applications

The Emerging Business Concepts & Applications (EBCA) events feature a CoBA faculty member presenting their research along with business professionals to discuss the applications of the research in business environments. Past event topics include: How Arts Education Relates to Success in Business and How Sports Fandom Affects the Real Business Value of Sponsorships and Endorsements.


Civility in Organizational Culture

  • Friday, April 21, 2017
  • 7:30 - 9:30 AM, CSUSM McMahan House

Featuring Kimberly McCarthy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Management

Register for Civility in Organizationl Culture

Kimberly McCarthy, Ph.D., will discuss her research in civility practices; what is a culture of civility (and what it isn't), why is it important, and how do we build such a culture - the answers may surprise you. Attendees will gain with a new understanding of civility, how it impacts culture, and how to integrate civility into your organization.

Following Dr. McCarthy's research presentation you will hear from three organizations about how they implement civility practices in their cultures.

Jennifer Williams
Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President
CSU San Marcos

Christopher Smith
Vice President of People and Culture
Harrah's Resort Southern California

Linda Larsen
Senior Human Resources Business Partner
Wells Fargo