Foundation Professor
Professor of Management
College of Business Administration
UNR - University of Nevada, Reno
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International Expertise
Alicante, Spain
Florianopolis, Brazil
Ingolstadt, Germany
Taipei, Taiwan
FH Ludwigshafen, Germany
Saarbruecken, Germany
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For the past twenty years, Dr. Stedham’s primary research interest has been focused on the relationship between culture and management practices. Specifically, she has focused on investigating the relationship between cultural characteristics and ethical judgment. To that end, Dr. Stedham and her colleagues have gathered data in more than ten countries. The results of that research have been published in a variety of academic journals. For a list of selected publications on the relationship between culture and ethical judgment see below:
Gelbrich, K., Stedham, Y., and Gäthke, D. (2016). Cultural Discrepancy and National Corruption: Investigating the Difference between Cultural           Values and Practices and Its Relationship to Corrupt Behavior.  Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 2, pages 201-225.

Stedham, Y. and Beekun, R. (2012) Ethical Judgment in Business: Culture and Differential Perceptions of Justice Among Italians and Germans.            Business Ethics: A European Review

Yamamura, J. and Stedham, Y. (2011) Business Ethics in Japan: Age Based Differences in Ethical Judgment. Journal of International Business             Research, Vol. 10, No.2

Beekun, R.I., Stedham, Y., Westerman, J, and Yamamura, J. (2010) Effects of Justice and  Utilitarianism on ethical decision making: A                      Cross-Cultural Examination of Gender Similarities and Differences. Business Ethics: A European Review (October)

Stedham, Y. and Yamamura, J. (2008) Business Ethics in Japan and Taiwan: Relativist and Utilitarian Perspectives. Asia Pacific Business Review,        Vol. 14, No.4: 535-551.

Westerman, J., Beekun, R., Stedham, Y., and Yamamura, J. (2007) Peers versus National Culture: An Empirical Analysis of Antecedents to                Ethical Decision Making. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 75, No. 3: 230-252.

Stedham, Y., Beekun, R.I., and Yamamura, J. (2006) Gender Differences in Business Ethics: Justice and Relativism. Busines Ethics: A European          Review, Vol. 16, No. 2:163-174.

Stedham, Y.,Yamamura, J., and Satoh, M. (2005) Gender and Salary: A Study of Accountants in Japan.  Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resource        Management

Stedham, Y. and Yamamura, J. (2004) Measuring National Culture: Does gender matter?  Women in Management Review, Vol. 19, No.5

Stedham, Y.  (2004) “International Compensation” in Cartwright, S. (Editor) The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource                     Management , Second Edition, Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Beekun, R.I, Stedham, Y., Yamamura, J, and Barghouti, J.A. (2003) Comparing Business Ethics in Russia and the U.S.  International Journal of            Human Resource Management

Beekun, R.,  Stedham, Y., and Yamamura, J.  (2002) Business Ethics in Brazil and the U.S.: Egoism and Utilitarianism.  Journal of Business Ethics        Vol. 14, No. 8: 1333-1349

International Teaching
Dr. Stedham has taught management courses in a variety of countries:
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Monterry Tec, Chihuahua, Mexico
Lanzhou University, Shanghai, China