Research

Research on Confucian Entrepreneurs

The concept of “Confucian entrepreneurs” is rich in tradition, as well as contemporary relevance. Confucians and entrepreneurs are not only the two parties of the dialogue but also the constituent elements of the selfsame cultural identity—“Confucian entrepreneurs.” The academics may be versed in Confucian studies, but they lack influence. The politicians, if they advocate Confucian …


Research on Ma Yifu and Sinology: Prof. Wu Guang

This project hopes to promote research on Ma Yifu’s life & thoughts, and investigate the contemporary Confucian & sinological issues related to this influential man. With the help of the research strength of academic institutions & scholars at home and abroad, it will undoubtedly further strengthen the overall  research on Ma Yifu and his relationship …


Confucian Entrepreneurs and Chinese Business Ethics: Prof. Zhou Shengchun

Business ethics is a special ethical field about ethical dilemmas or problems concerning various business situations, a combine of commercial policy, institution and behavior that judged morally. The concept of “Confucian Business” , which is an integration of “Confucian” and “Business”, plays the core economic role in market economic activities. It originates from the Confucius …


Tradition and Transformation—Changing Ethics in the the Age of Globalization: Prof. Yao Xinzhong

Traditional ethics, as championed by Confucianism, have been and continue to undergo a dramatic transformation in contemporary China. This ethical transformation in the age of globalization is characterized by two new features that emerge from the rapid social, economic and cultural changes over the past three decades: (1) the coexistence of the pre-modern, modern and …


Cooperation with San Zhi Dao Shang School of Chinese Classics

(***information is being  assembled***)   In order to further enhance its research and practical goals,  especially in transmitting global ethical concepts to the business community, WEIB has begun enaging with the San Zhi Dao Shang School of Chinese Classics. Together we hope to offer cultural classes for businesspeople  and conduct research on the topic of …


Cooperation with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

(***information is being  assembled***)   Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is one of the top business schools in China. Prof. Tu Weiming is the chairman of the Humanities Committee at CKGSB. After WEIB was established in Oct 29, 2012, Prof. Tu helped CKGSB found the Center of Business and Humanities, to bring humanistic study and education to …


Management and International Consulting: Prof. Robert Fuller

(***information is being  assembled***)   The Management and International Consulting Program is the product of cultural exchanges between eastern and western civilizations, thus closely connected to the conception of world ethics. The director of the Management and International Consulting Program is Prof. Robert Fuller, former president of Oberlin College. In December 2012, WEIB held a …


Confucian Entrepreneurs and Contemporary Enterprise: Prof. Xu Fei

(***information is being  assembled***)   This project is based on the Center of Confucian Entrepreneurs at Zhejiang University and Humanistic and Commercial Center of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, and lead by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Taking Chinese Entrepreneurs as case study, this project is to discover the Confucian factors within and study how …


Introduction to the World Ethics Forum

WEIB is currently organizing a “World Ethics Forum” in Beijing as part of our talent training and promotional program. We hope to host the forum every two years, either in Beijing or other suitable locations. On March 12, 2013 the Institute held a preparatory meeting to discuss the logistics of the forum. The following are the minutes …


The Beingmate Case Study

(***information is being  assembled***) WEIB’s practical research focuses primarily on business ethics. The research programs incorporate both general investigations and specific case studies. After each case study, a report will be published, and its function is two-fold: first, it will become free resources for future researchers; second, the publication will help promote world ethics, such …


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