Profile Page Dr. Thorsten Busch

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Name Thorsten Busch
Title Dr.
Institute/School IWE - Institute for Business Ethics
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Main Focuses Dr. Thorsten Busch teaches digital business ethics, responsible innovation, digital games, and digital marketing ethics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Trinity Business School, Ireland, and HEC Montréal, Canada. His award-winning research on a wide range of issues in digital ethics has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Business Ethics, Ethics & Information Technology, and Convergence, and it has been presented at leading international institutions, including MIT, University of Oxford, and McGill University. Among other positions, Thorsten was a Postdoctoral Fellow in game studies at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada, a Visiting Assistant Professor in corporate social responsibility at the University of Konstanz, Germany, and a Senior Research Fellow in data ethics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 2010, he took part in the Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Programme and was a visiting scholar at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Thorsten holds an M.A. in political science, economics, and management from the University of Oldenburg, Germany, and a Ph.D. in organizational studies and cultural theory from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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  1. Item Ebert, Isabel Laura; Busch, Thorsten & Wettstein, Florian: Business and Human Rights in the Data Economy. A Mapping and Research Study. [Monograph] [img]
  2. Item Leicht-Deobald, Ulrich; Busch, Thorsten; Schank, Christoph; Weibel, Antoinette; Schafheitle, Simon Daniel; Wildhaber, Isabelle & Kasper, Gabriel (2019) The Challenges of Algorithm-based HR Decision-making for Personal Integrity. Journal of business ethics : JOBE, 160 (2). 377-392. ISSN 0167-4544 [img]
  3. Item Busch, Thorsten; Schank, Christoph; Leicht-Deobald, Ulrich; Weibel, Antoinette; Schafheitle, Simon Daniel; Kasper, Gabriel & Wildhaber, Isabelle: Workplace Surveillance and Big Data: Contextualizing Digital Threats to Employees Moral Agency and Integrity. 2018. - Academy of Management Specialized Conference on Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy. - Surrey, United Kingdom.
  4. Item Busch, Thorsten; Weibel, Antoinette; Wildhaber, Isabelle; Leicht-Deobald, Ulrich; Schank, Christoph; Schafheitle, Simon Daniel & Kasper, Gabriel: Big-data driven workplace surveillance: the case of Switzerland. Data Power 2017. Ottawa, Canada, 22 June 2017.
  5. Item Busch, Thorsten: 6 Thesen zur digitalen Unternehmensethik. Foundation for Responsible Leadership. Zürich (CH), 2016.
  6. Item Busch, Thorsten: Big Data Ethics: Unwarranted Observations. Big Data Seminar (invited speaker). University of St.Gallen (CH), 2016.
  7. Item Busch, Thorsten; Chee, Florence & Harvey, Alison: Corporate responsibility and the governance of gender-based harassment in online game spaces. In Grosser, K.; McCarthy, L. & Kilgour, M. (ed.): Gender Equality and Responsible Business: Expanding CSR Horizons. Sheffield : Greenleaf, 2016, S. 31-45.
  8. Item Busch, Thorsten: Die Herausforderung nachhaltiger Unternehmensführung. Junge Akademie – Evangelische Akademie der Pfalz. Bad Dürkheim (DE), 2016.
  9. Item Busch, Thorsten: Digital business ethics and the videogames industry. In Heider, D. & Vanacker, B. (ed.): Ethics for a Digital Age. New York : Peter Lang, 2016, S. 63-81.
  10. Item Busch, Thorsten; Boudreau, Kelly; Heise, Nele & Panter, Roland: Herding trolls, legitimately: The ethics of online community management. re:publica TEN. Berlin (DE), 2016.