Josef Wieland has been Professor of Business Administration and Economics, specializing in Business Ethics at the Hochschule Konstanz University of Applied Sciences (HTWG) since 1995. He is Head of the Constance Institute for Intercultural Management, Values and Communication and the Centre for Business Ethics. He was awarded the Max Weber Prize for Business Ethics by the German Federation of Industries in 1999 and the Prize for Applied Research by the state of Baden-Württemberg in 2004. He is a member of the CSR forum established by the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. The focus of his work and research includes: corporate governance, business ethics, value management, and compliance management. Josef Wieland is also editor of the series Studien zur Governanceethik (Metropolis-Verlag), which comprises seven volumes to date, and the Handbuch Wertemanagement (Hamburg: Murmann 2004). He is also the leading editor of the Handbuch Compliance Management, which is due to be published shortly by Erich Schmidt Verlag.