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Virginia Gerde, Ph. D., is an Assistant Professor of Management and Ethics at Duquesne University.  She received her Ph.D. in Management from Virginia Tech, a Master's in engineering from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor's in engineering from Princeton University.  She has worked in environmental consulting on Superfund sites and on a range of corporate projects.  In her research, Dr. Gerde explores environmental issues, corporate performance and organization theory.  She has published research in Business & Society, Business Strategy and Environment, and the Journal of Business Ethics.  Dr. Gerde is on the editorial board for the Journal of Business Ethics and has served on a division governance board for the Academy of Management.  A Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Dr. Gerde works part-time in leadership and ethics at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  She was deployed to Iraq as a staff officer in 2004.

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    Optimize Efficiency Through the Value Chain

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    Market with Meaning


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    Convert Data to Insight


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    Interpret and Analyze Financial Reports


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    Lead Sustainable Change

    Leading Change

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    Create Value from Information

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