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The 2nd World Business Ethics Forum

Theme: Rethinking the Value of Business Ethics
11 – 12 December 2008, Hong Kong Baptist University

Conference website: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~wbef

Selected papers from the Conference will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Business Ethics.

CO-FOUNDERS: Hong Kong Baptist University and University of Macau
ORGANISER: School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
SUPPORTING Centre for Applied Ethics, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
ORGANISATIONS: Hong Kong Professional and Educational Services Limited (HKPES)
Journal of Business Ethics (JBE), Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), HKSAR Government (tbc)

POTENTIAL PAPER TOPICS:

  • Accounting Ethics
  • Ethics and Environment
  • Biotechnology Ethics
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics and Chinese Culture
  • Ethical Codes of Conduct
  • Corporate Governance
  • Ethical Issues in Emerging Markets
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Legal Aspects of Business Ethics
  • Cross-Cultural Differences and Business Ethics
  • Management Ethics
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
  • Marketing Ethics
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Religions and Values
  • DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER:
    Prof. CHENG Siwei Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, People’s Republic of China

    KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
    Prof. Alex MICHALOS Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Business Ethics; Chancellor and Director of Institute for Social Research and
    Evaluation, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
    Mr. Wilfred WONG, SBS, JP Council and Court Chairman, HKBU; and Executive Vice Chairman and C.E.O of Mission Hills Group

    CONFERENCE CHAIR: Prof. Allan K. K. CHAN, Associate Dean, School of Business, HKBU

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
    Full paper should be received by the Conference Secretariat by 31 July 2008. New and young scholars with “work in progress” papers are welcome. The conference committee will notify the author(s) by mid-September 2008. E-mail submissions in Word format are strongly preferred. Please submit your summary, full paper and enquiries to Cindy LEUNG, HKBU (wbef@hkbu.edu.hk). For more details of the Conference, please visit our website at: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~wbef

    POST-CONFERENCE TOUR:
    Optional post-conference tour to Macau and Zhu Hai, China will be arranged via a third-party agent (participants are required to apply for their own visa to China).