Business & Professional Ethics Journal Call for Papers

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“Benefit Corporations: Ethics and Efficacy of a New Corporate Form” Edited by David Steingard, Acting Director, Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, Saint Joseph’s University Benefit Corporations represent a novel legal and organizational form of business incorporation that specifically requires companies to make a “material positive impact on society and the environment and to meet higher standards of accountability and transparency” (http://benefitcorp.net). Research on Benefit Corporations falls within the domain of hybrid organizations working to integrate competing tensions of profits…

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Victoria University of Wellington

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Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership Newly established Chair in top School of Management Highly accredited Business School New Zealand’s first ranked university for research quality (PBRF 2012)   Victoria University of Wellington is a vibrant, capital city university, distinguished by its research excellence and strong student-centred ethos. The University draws on the distinctive nature of Wellington as the seat of government, and the financial centre of New Zealand. Situated directly opposite the Parliament of New Zealand, the Victoria Business…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: The Sixth ISBEE World Congress

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CALL FOR PAPERS: The Sixth ISBEE World Congress Ethics, Innovation, and Well-Being in Business and the Economy Shanghai, China, July 13-16, 2016   The “Olympics of Business Ethics” The ISBEE World Congress is often referred to as the “Olympics of Business Ethics” and attracts leading scholars and practitioners from around the world to examine comparative approaches to some of the most pressing ethical issues facing businesses and their stakeholders. It has been held every fourth year from 1996 in a…

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University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business

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University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business Position Announcement: Ethics & Business Law Faculty (Tenure Track – Open Rank) ? Overview: The University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, Department of Ethics and Business Law seeks candidates for a tenure-track, open-rank position (Assistant, Associate, or Full professor) in Business Ethics starting in Fall 2016. The department’s faculty are specialists in ethics and business law, including research and teaching at the intersection between them. It has one of the…

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A History of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics, Part 2

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Part II Georges Enderle, University of Notre Dame When Richard De George, Henk van Luijk and I met in 1988 for a round table on business ethics at the World Congress of Philosophy in Brighton, England, we had no idea about the upcoming revolutionary changes the world would experience in the next 25 years. But we were convinced that a truly global society for business ethics – beyond the American and the European ones – was necessary. That’s why we…

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Letter from the ISBEE President

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Dear Members and Friends, It is difficult to believe that the 2016 ISBEE Congress in Shanghai is only two years away. In October I went to Shanghai for a meeting at the primary host institution, The Shanghai Academy of the Social Sciences (SASS). LI Yihai, Director of the Office of International Cooperation at SASS and LU Xiaohe, Director of the Center for Business Ethics Studies at SASS convened the meeting. We were very fortunate to have with us ISBEE co-...
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The Theme of the Sixth World Congress of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics in 2016 in Shanghai, China: “Ethics, Innovation, and Well-Being in Business and the Economy”

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The Theme of the Sixth World Congress of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics in 2016 in Shanghai, China: “Ethics, Innovation, and Well-Being in Business and the Economy”     Explorations by Georges Enderle John T. Ryan Jr. Professor of International Business Ethics Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA     Introduction Innovation has become a catchword to attract a great deal of attention in business and economic policy and far beyond. It is...
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The Sixth ISBEE World Congress will be held in Shanghai, China in 2016

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ISBEE is grateful for the efforts made by three international teams from Chile, China, and Spain for their proposals to host ISBEE’s 2016 World Congress. We are pleased to announce that the Executive Committee has selected Shanghai, China as the 2016 host. More information will be available about ISBEE’s 2016 World Congress as the date approaches. We look forward to seeing you in Shanghai for the next “Olympics of Business Ethics”!

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A History of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics, Part 1

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Part I Richard T. De George, University of Kansas The history of any organization can be written in a variety of ways. Any history has to contain facts about the organization:  the contents of its constitution; a list of its officers, its major meetings, and the like. An organization that lasts any considerable length of time changes over the years. New members find the organization already formed and may know or care little about its history. Others may find the…

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