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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