A History of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics, Part 3

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A HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, AND ETHICS PART III Deon RossouwThe Ethics Institute (Pretoria, South Africa) Background The first two parts of the ISBEE history dealt in detail with the founding years of the organization – of which I was not part. Consequently, I have nothing to contribute to that important and interesting period of the ISBEE history that was so well narrated by the first two Presidents of ISBEE, viz. Richard De George and Georges...
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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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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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