|Editors:||Thomas W. O'Brien, DePaul University|
|Scott R. Paeth, DePaul University|
|Rev. Patrick Flanagan, St. John's University|
|Elizabeth Collier, Dominican University|
There are five basic tenets that underlie the need for a forum to discuss the application of religious ethics to the economy and the practices of businesses within the economy:
- Capitalism is extending its reach to all corners of the globe and its scope and influence are changing the ways people conceive of their ethical responsibilities.
- As a result of globalization, new synergies have emerged between formerly independently developing economies and markets, triggering new modes of behavior that challenge traditional notions of right and wrong.
- New and intriguing ethical ideas and moral systems have appeared in many religious traditions that can be applied in helpful ways to business and the economy.
- Recent developments in corporate and economic life call for new policies and ethical responses.
- In response to said developments, novel academic and governance debates are emerging. These debates have local, regional and global dimensions and lack an appropriate forum.
For more information, please see the Aims and Scope page.
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