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The Koeze Business Ethics Initiative has as its mission to examine the role and influence of business in public life, to promote inquiry into ethical business practices and education, and to be a leading resource for business professionals, students, faculty, and administrators who seek to understand the relationship between business, the common good, and a life well-lived.

Upcoming Events

Nihilism and the Self

March 28, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Jeffrey Byrnes, Affiliate Professor of Philosophy Part of the lecture series Back to Basics: The Liberal Arts and Sciences as Common Ground for Meaningful Engagement, which presents...

The Challenges of Teaching the History of Nazi Germany

April 12, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Jason Crouthamel, Professor of History Part of the lecture series Back to Basics: The Liberal Arts and Sciences as Common Ground for Meaningful Engagement, which presents talks by...

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News

Trust

March 20, 2017

Trust is a fickle thing. It is the cornerstone of the business transaction. Deals ride on a handshake when trust is high, or are embroiled in contracts when trust is low. Since trust is so important, what is it and how can we manage it? by Kevin Lehnert

Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here's a better way to help save the world.

March 02, 2017

Sustainable lifestyle blogger Alden Wicker argues that making series of small, ethical purchasing decisions while ignoring the structural incentives for companies' unsustainable business models won't change the world as quickly as we want.

Hypocrisy and Responsibility: On the Uses and Abuses of tu quoque for Life

February 21, 2017

Tu quoque is a type of fallacious reasoning that trades on the moral badness of hypocrisy. Professor Andrew Spear examines the fallacy in contemporary American politics.

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Behavioral Ethics Resources

Behavioral Ethics Resources

Articles, Books, and Videos on Behavioral Ethics, curated by KBEI staff.