Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World

  • Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda
  • Boleslaw Rok

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Boleslaw Rok
      Pages 3-14
    3. Klaus M. Leisinger
      Pages 15-40
  3. Responsibility as a Key Concept of Ethics

  4. Healthy, Fair and Sustainable Business Cultures

  5. Business Engaging in Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Dorothea Baur, Florian Wettstein
      Pages 171-187
    3. Ulyana Shtybel, Elena Artemenko
      Pages 201-225
  6. Business Ethics Education

About this book


This book contemplates the ethics of responsibility in a large range of meanings, consequences and impacts. It reflects the perspectives and reasoning of 24 authors from all continents. All chapters are original papers presented at the Fifth World ISBEE Congress, that took place in Warsaw, Poland, at the Kozminski University, on 11-14 of July, 2012. In this book, ethics and responsibility are considered essential traits of character, not only in the business or governmental arenas but in any initiative, decision and activity. The contributions to this book focus on a spectrum of themes, terms and concepts, the global corporate social responsibilities perspective covering impacts, challenges, analysis, criticism, consequences of  important topics of real life, sustainability, international economy and regimes, corruption, poverty and violence, among others. The book is intended for academics, researchers and professionals in all continents who are dedicated to Ethics, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Innovation, and Sustainability Management.


CSR business ethics corporate social responsibility ethics and responsibility ethics in economics the virtue of responsibility

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda
    • 1
  • Boleslaw Rok
    • 2
  1. 1.ALENE, Latin American Association of Business , Economics, and EthicsSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Business Ethics CentreKozminski UniversityWarsawPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23081-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23080-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23081-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1877-3176
  • Series Online ISSN 1877-3184
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