Rosemarie Monge

Assistant Professor, Ethics and Business Law

mong9166@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4229

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 343D
Minneapolis, MN 55403

B.A., International Studies, University of Pennsylvania - College of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business
Ph.D., Ethics and Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business

See publications in UST Research Online

Rosemarie Monge obtained her Ph.D. in ethics and legal studies from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. She also earned a B.A. in international studies and B.S. in economics with a concentration in finance from the University of Pennsylvania. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she worked for a social venture capital fund in Philadelphia and volunteered with a women's micro-entrepreneurship center in rural Peru. Her business ethics research is grounded in normative ethics, particularly the nonconsequentialist and virtue ethics approaches. Research interests include adversarial ethics in the market and the permissibility of imposing risks of harm to third parties not directly involved in a commercial transaction with the firm.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
BETH 301 - 01 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1315 - 1455 SCH 407
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42833
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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BETH 301 - 02 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1515 - 1655 SCH 407
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42834
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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BETH 625 - 212 Business Ethics Foundations See Details * *
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 42843
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. -- Co-requisite: MGMT 625.
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SCH 4071730-213018 Sep '17
SCH 4071730-213002 Oct '17
SCH 4071730-213016 Oct '17
BETH 625 - 221 Business Ethics Foundations M - - - - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 407
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 42845
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. -- Co-requisite: MGMT 625.
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J-Term 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses
Spring 2018 Courses
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BETH 625 - 221 Business Ethics Foundations - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 127
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 21785
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. Co-requisite: MGMT 625
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CATH 306 - 02 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 55S 207
Description of course Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn : CRN: 22119 4 Credit Hours
What is a good manager and how does he or she contribute to the common good? This course pursues these questions within the Christian social tradition broadly understood through an exploration of the theological relationship between work as a vocation and leisure as contemplation. Within this theological context, the course examines the financial, organizational, technological, and cultural forces that managers and organizations encounter daily. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level THEO course
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2013 - present)
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2011 - 2013)
  • Instructor, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Philadelphia (2009 - 2011)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Philadelphia (2008 - 2009)
  • Analyst (Volunteer), Condoray / CEFEM, Canete (2005 - 2005)
  • Consultant / Independent Contractor, KnowledgeFlow Inc., Blue Bell (2005 - 2005)
  • Analyst, SJF Ventures, Philadelphia (2003 - 2004)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • International Association for Business & Society
  • Society for Business Ethics

Professional Service
  • Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Reviewer
  • Journal of Business Ethics, Reviewer
  • Society for Business Ethics Annual Conference, Reviewer

Publications
  • Kim, T. W., Monge, R., & Strudler, A. (2015). Bounded ethicality and the principle that 'ought' imples can. Business Ethics Quarterly, (25)(3), pp. 341-361
  • Monge, R. (2015). Institutionally driven moral conflicts and managerial action: Dirty hands or permissible complicity?. Journal of Business Ethics, (129)(1), pp. 161-175

Books and Chapters
  • Naughton, M. J., & Monge, R. (forthcoming). Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. A divided life: A serious challenge to virtuous work.

Research Interests
  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

Awards and Honors
  • Founders' Award, Society for Business Ethics, 2010
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2014
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2015
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2016

Presentations
  • "Nonconsequentialism and the permissibility of risk imposition" Susilo Symposium 2017 for Ethics in the Global Economy, Boston, Massachusetts, June 01, 2017
  • "Market competition and Pro Tanto wrongs" Society for Business Ethics, Vancouver, Canada, August 01, 2015
  • "Remarks on Joseph Heath's morality, competition, and the firm." American Philosophical Association - Pacific Division Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 01, 2015
  • "Ethicality, the responsibility gap, and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" OCB Research Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2015
  • "Bounded ethically, the responsibility gap and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" Society for Business Ethics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 01, 2014
  • "Ethicality, the responsibility gap, and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2014
  • "Inadequacy of adversarial ethics for understanding managerial responsibility" Society for Business Ethics, Lake Buena Vista, Flordia, August 01, 2013
  • "Managers, competition, and moral compromise: The case of Google in China" Society for Business Ethics, Montreal, Canada, August 09, 2010