Business Ethics, Business Schools, and the World of Work – University of Leeds

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I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at a conference on Business Ethics, Business Schools, and the World of Work, at the University of Leeds.

The Conference is Wednesday 2nd – Thursday 3rd April 2014, at the Leeds University Business School. It is organised by the Business School and the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre. Topics include: 

  • What are the key ethical challenges facing business today?
  • To what extent can business schools, ethicists, the professions, and the business world work better together to address the issues of ethical conduct in business practice?
  • What are the key issues in business ethics that business schools and the professions should be addressing?
  • Are there new or better ways to teach business ethics?

Together with Dr. Kevin McNeish, I will be addressing the issue of “Ethics and Big Data“.

Keynote presentations include:

  • Professor Amanda Mellor, Group Secretary for Marks & Spencer plc. and Visiting Professor, Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre
  • “Business Ethics and the Culture of Banking”, Margaret Doyle, Head of Financial Services Insight at Deloitte, LLP and author of “The Culture of Banking”
  • “Ethics as a playground for blind man’s bluff”, Professor Paul Dembinski, Director, Observatoire de la Finance, Geneva, Switzerland
  • “What’s wrong with Bankers Bonuses?”, Dr Tom Simpson, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

There are also four parallel workshops over the two days, with 3 tracks in each.