Category: Member News


June 2021, Member News

“A Christian Approach to Corporate Religious Liberty” by Edward A. David

When a for-profit enterprise asserts a right to religious freedom, how should we think about the morality of such a claim? One approach views the enterprise as a “corporate moral person” and then extends strong freedoms to it based upon perceived responsibilities toward moral personhood. Another approach moves in an opposite direction, viewing the enterprise […]

June 2021, Member News

Professor Hsieh Serving as Acting Director at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Professor Nien-hê Hsieh of Harvard Business School will be serving as the Acting Director of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for the 2021-2022 academic year. Learn more about Professor Hsieh here: https://ethics.harvard.edu/people/nien-hվ-hsieh  

June 2021, Member News

20% Discount: “Corporate Responsibility for Wealth Creation and Human Rights” by Georges Enderle

Download the full details here >  Georges Enderle proposes a radically new understanding of corporate responsibility in the global and pluralistic context. This book introduces a framework that integrates the ideas of wealth creation and human rights, which is illustrated by multiple corporate examples, and provides a sharp critique of the maximizing shareholder value ideology. […]

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In Memory of Denis Collins

Denis Collins passed away, at home in Madison and surrounded by family, on February 25. Denis was a longtime member of SBE, Professor Emeritus at Edgewood College School of Business and Visiting Professor at UW-Madison, and the donor of the newly-announced SBE Best Practical Solutions Award. He was a widely-appreciated member of the community of […]

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Open Educational Resource: Making Choices in Online “Mini-Simulations”

“What would you do if your boss asked you to fudge the numbers in a report?” “What would you do if a colleague revealed they were lying to customers about product?” “What would you do if asked whether your company should install new, expensive pollution-abatement technology?” These sorts of questions are common in ethics and […]

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Preethi Misha Successfully Defends PhD at Nottingham Business School

Preethi Misha, Society for Business Ethics member and Emerging Scholar and Founders’ award recipient (2018) successfully defended her PhD on November 20, 2020 at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University. Dr. Misha’s PhD explored how unethical leadership trickles down from the top to the lower levels of the hierarchy. The dissertation consisted of two studies. The first […]

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Introducing Tae Wan Kim, New Member of the Board of Directors

Congratulations to our newest member of the board of directors, Tae Wan Kim, associate professor at Carnegie-Mellon University. Tae Wan joined the Society in 2007, during his PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He was one of our Emerging Scholars in 2010, and has presented his work at our annual meetings every year […]

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“ROTTEN” by Marc J. Epstein and Kirk O. Hanson

“ROTTEN: Why Corporate Misconduct Continues and What to Do About It” by Marc J. Epstein and Kirk O. Hanson Published January 2021 Marc J. Epstein and Kirk O. Hanson, Rotten: Why Corporate Misconduct Continues and What to Do About It, Lanark Press, Los Altos, CA, 2021.   Rotten is an “insiders’ account” of failed efforts […]

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Gazi Islam named co-Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of Business Ethics

Springer Nature and the Editors-in-Chief of the journal are delighted to announce that Gazi Islam has been appointed as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Ethics effective 1 January 2021. He replaces Ed Freeman who is stepping down at the end of 2020 after a five-year tenure and joins incumbent Co-editor-in-Chief Michelle Greenwood. Gazi is Professor […]

January 2020, Member News

Dr. Andreas Georg Scherer Named Doctor Honoris Causa

Prof. Dr. Andreas Georg Scherer Named Doctor honoris causa (Dr. h.c.) of the University of Hamburg (Germany) Prof. Dr. Andreas Georg Scherer, Chair of Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm of the University of Zurich (Switzerland), has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences of […]