Projects

Business Ethics Blocked Seminar in Milan

A CEMS Blocked Seminar, entitled “Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability: New Perspectives on Business Management,” was held from September 5-10, 2005, at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Faculty included Knut J. Ims (Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Bergen), Eleanor O’Higgins (University College Dublin), Antonio Tencati (Bocconi University Milan), Steen Vallentin (Copenhagen Business School) and Laszlo Zsolnai (Corvinus University of Budapest). Zsolnai presented the video “The Paradox of Business Ethics,” produced by the Business Ethics Center, and lectured on ethical business models in which managers consider… Read More »Business Ethics Blocked Seminar in Milan

Business Ethics Blocked Seminar in Helsinki

From August 29-September 2, 2005, the Business Ethics Blocked Seminar of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) was held at the Helsinki School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland.  Faculty included Laszlo Zsolnai (chairman of the CEMS Business Ethics Interfaculty Group), Aloy Soppe (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Tomasz Dolegowski (Warsaw School of Economics), Marja-Liisa Kakkuri-Knuuttila and Kristina Rolin (Helsinki School of Economics) and Sirpa Juutinen (PricewaterhouseCoopers). Zsolnai lectured on “The Moral Economic Man” and “The Cost and Benefit of Socially Responsible Business.”

“Ecological and Human Values in Business” Blocked Seminar

Laszlo Zsolnai was Director of the “Ecological and Human Values in Business” CEMS Blocked Seminar from August 29 – September 4, 2004, in Monoszlo, near Lake Balaton, Hungary.  Faculty included Knut J. Ims (Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Bergen), Ove Jakobsen (Bodø University), Nel Hofstra and  Aloy Soppe (Erasmus University Rotterdam), and Laszlo Zsolnai and Zsolt Boda  (Corvinus University of Budapest). The seminar explored the ecological and human values perspective for transforming business… Read More »“Ecological and Human Values in Business” Blocked Seminar

Globalization and the Community

Laszlo Zsolnai, Zsolt Boda, Tomasz Dolegowski, Knut Ims, Joseph Lozano, Eleanor O’Higgins, & Antonio Tencati ‘Globalization and the Community.’ European Business Forum, 2004, pp. 23-24 Members of the Business Ethics Group of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) explore alternative strategies for companies engaged in globalization. They argue that if business follows the unhindered, ‘market fundamentalist’ type of globalisation then it could lose its legitimacy. It is better for globalised business to enter into an open… Read More »Globalization and the Community

Ethics in the Economy – Handbook of Business Ethics

Laszlo Zsolnai (Ed.): Ethics in the Economy – Handbook of Business Ethics. Peter Lang, Oxford – Bern – Berlin – Bruxelles – Frankfurt am Main – New York – Wien, 2002. (This book may be available at Amazon) The book aims to provide a comprehensive, new look at business ethics topics and models from a European perspective. Apart from theoretical arguments and empirical data, case studies and games are used to get closer to real… Read More »Ethics in the Economy – Handbook of Business Ethics

Business Ethics Blocked Seminar in Nice

Under the direction of Laszlo Zsolnai, the Business Ethics Interfaculty Group of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) organized a business ethics course that served as a component of the CEMS Master’s Program. The course was taught on September 9-16, 2001 in Grasse, near Nice, in France. Topics included the moral aspects of economic behavior, business and society, the stakeholder corporation, finance and ethics, personal responsibility in business, corruption, institutional aspects of the market,… Read More »Business Ethics Blocked Seminar in Nice

The European Difference – Business Ethics in the Community of European Management Shools

Laszlo Zsolnai (Ed.): The European Difference – Business Ethics in the Community of European Management Shools . Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston – Dordrecht – London, 1998. (This book may be available at Amazon) The book presents the business ethics visions, programs and experiences of member universities of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS). Since the authors are leading professors of business ethics in different European countries, the book can serve as a special guide… Read More »The European Difference – Business Ethics in the Community of European Management Shools