Institute for Business Ethics (IWE)
Hofstrasse 34, 8136 Gattikon, Switzerland
project entries (10)
Economic and Business Ethics ((economic citizen's ethics, corporate ethics, regulatory ethics); Political Philosophy; philosophic foundations of Political Economy / Economics and Business Administration; in earlier times also Organisation and Management Theory Editor of "St. Galler Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsethik", Haupt publisher, 46 volumes.
fields of research
Economic Ethics at all Levels (Economic Citizen Ethics, Business Ethics, Regulatory Ethics)
further fields of...
Philosophical Basics of Political Economy/Economics and Management
formerly also Organizational and Management Theory
C4-Professor for Business Administration, University of Wuppertal (Germany) 1984-87
Max-Weber-Preis für Wirtschaftsethik 2008, Kategorie Lehrbuch.
European Business Ethics Network EBEN (1992-96 Member of the Executive Board)
Deutsches Netzwerk Wirtschaftsethik dnwe (1997-2001 Vorstandsmitglied)
Netzwerk sozial verantwortliche Wirtschaft NSW (Co-founder)
kontrapunkt - Swiss Council for Economic and Social Policies (Co-founder and member since 2003; 2011 Vicepresident, since April 2014 President)
MoMo - Verein Monetäre Modernisierung, Wettingen (Member of the scientific advisory committee 2010)
"Prime Values" Ethikfonds (since 2009 member, from spring 2010 until November 2015 president of the independent Ethics Committee)
Founder of the St. Gallen approach of Integrative Economic Ethics. The standard work "Integrative Wirtschaftsethik" (1st ed. 1997) is available in a completely revised 4th German edition (2008) as well as in an English translation with the title "Integrative Economic Ethics: Foundations of a Civilized Market Economy" (Cambridge University Press 2008; paperback ed. 2010); moreover in a Spanish edition "Ética Económica Integrativa: Fundamentos de una economía al servicio de la vida" (Editorial Abya-Yala, Quito, Ecuador 2008) and in a partial Russian translation (2004).
An easily readable introduction is offered in the book (in German language): "Zivilisierte Marktwirtschaft - Eine wirtschaftsethische Orientierung", new edition, Bern/Stuttgart/Wien: Haupt 2010. A Korean edition has been published in Seoul: ByBooks 2010.
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