Visiting Scholars

2014 Visiting Scholars

Patricia Martinez, Cantabria, Spain, March to May, 2014

Manuel Guillén Parra, Universidad de Valencia, in Spain, March to April, 2014

Susana Yanez, Madrid, Spain, Sept. 1 to Dec. 31

Jordi Vives, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Sept., 2014 to Sept., 2015

2013 Visiting Scholars

Rita Jacome, Valencia, Spain, October 2013 to April 2014

Yan Liu, Qingdao, Shandong, China, December 2013 to June 2014

Lucely Vargas Preciado (University of Trieste, Italy): October 1 – November 30. The purpose of her work is to extend her research on business ethics/socially responsible commitment and corporate finance.

Christof Misk from Vienna Austria from September 16 to September 27

Kristian Alm from Oslo, Norway from July 5 to December 19

Nuria Villagra Garcia teaches at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. She will be engaged in research pertaining to corporate branding strategies and, specifically, how companies create and sustain ethical brand identities and the influence of that on corporate branding, corporate social responsibility, and corporate communication. She will be here from June 17 to September 2nd.

Marco Robles teaches Business Ethics at ESIC Business & Marketing School of Madrid, Spain. Marco will be engaged in research into an ethical framework the impact of the territorial built culture on press media over the regions’ brand reputation. He will be here from June 17 to September 2nd.

Monica Baraldi, Department of Management, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy from January 25 to June 28. She will focus her research on the relationship between business and society. More specifically, she will look at the interaction between such factors as "trust", "commitment", "cross-functional processes", "human capital", and "shared value". These principles can contribute to the sustainability of organizations within their global arena. Looking at the evolution of legal frameworks, institutional networks, business case studies, and social groups this research will bring a critical definition of sustainable business considering the different stakeholders that liven and gravitate around economic entities.

Tomás Baviera-Puig is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Ethics in Communication and Organizations (IECO), in Valencia, Spain. The research project that he was pursuing is to investigate the logic of gift-giving and beneficence or “free-giving” as phenomena that can have transformative effects on economic activities. He was in the Center from October 2012 to April 2013.

Manuel Guillén Parra, is the Professor Titular de Organización de Empresas at the Universidad de Valencia, in Spain. Manuel has worked in close partnership with CBE for several years. The purpose of his current work is to extend his research pertaining to the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions. He was at our Center the month of April.

2012 Visiting Scholars

Avi Kay is the Chair of the Department of Technological Management and Marketing at the Jerusalem College of Technology and a Senior Research Fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Business Ethics. He is currently engaged in research regarding to the history of business ethics as an academic discipline. Among other things, he will be investigating what have been the issues at the center of business ethics academic teaching and research at different times during the twentieth century. Avi was in the center from late July through August 10.

Francisco Javier Lara Garcia is a Vice President of International Relations and Sports at the Catholic University of Valencia San Vicente Martyr, Spain. He is currently engaged in a research paper entitled, “Towards an Integral Business Ethics Model through Political Leadership in Action.” He was in the center from June 15 to September 15.

Ignacio (Nacho) Ferrero Muñoz teaches business ethics at the School of Economics in the University of Navarra. Nacho has been based at CBE on previous occasions. The purpose of his upcoming work at CBE is to investigate certain aspects of the intersection of economics and business ethics. He was here during the month of August.

Ilona Szöcs is a Research Associate and doctoral student at the Institute for International Marketing Management at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria. She is doing research for a paper entitled, “Disaggregating Corporate Philanthropy: The impact of Individual Dimensions on Customer-Based Corporate Reputation.” She was in the center from July 30 to September 30.

José Roberto Hernández teaches at the School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Istmo in Guatemala.  He has been research assistant to the Volkswagen Navarra Chair of Business at Navarra University in Pamplona, Spain.  The purpose of his current work is to extend his research on the virtuous traits of conscientiousness and how they can contribute to the pursuit of “continuous improvement” within the work environment. He was in our Center from November to December.

Manuel Guillén Parra is the Professor Titular de Organización de Empresas at the Universidad de Valencia, in Spain. Manuel has worked in close partnership with CBE for several years. The purpose of his current work is to extend his research pertaining to the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions. He was in the center from March 1 to May 31.

Marco Robles teaches Responsibility and Social Marketing at Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, Spain. Marco will be engaged in research into an ethical framework for reputation measurement through big data information repositories of technology companies. He was in the center from June to September.

Nuria Villagra Garcia teaches at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. She will be engaged in research pertaining to corporate branding strategies and, specifically, how companies create and sustain ethical brand identities and the influence of that on corporate branding, corporate social responsibility, and corporate communication. She was in the center from June to September.

2011 Visiting Scholars

Ignacio (Nacho) Ferrero Muñoz, teaches business ethics at the School of Economics in the University of Navarra. The purpose of his work is to focus on the study of economic thought and moving toward the field of business ethics. He was in the center from July 1 to December 14.

Manuel Guillén Parra, Profesor Titular de Organización de Empresas en la Universidad de Valencia, in Spain. The purpose of his work was to extend his research dealt with the internalcommunication of ethical values within financial institutions. He will be here from August 30 to October 2.

Marco Robles is professor of the CEU-IEP at Madrid.  His research will focus on outlining an ethical framework for Global Public Goods which guarantee an efficient level of provision. He was in the center from June 20 to September 6th.

Dr. Nuria Villagra Garcia, is a Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. Her research will focus on developing an ethical framework in corporate branding strategies that would improve the relation between companies and their audiences within the current social framework. She was in the center from June 20 to September 6th.

Ines Gil Gerrero, is from Valencia, Spain and is at IECO. Her work was focused upon analyzing the figure of the Ethics Officer and the implementation of ethics policies in organizations. She was here from June 5 to 18.

2010 Visiting Scholars

Andrea Perez Ruiz from the Universidad de Cantabria in Spain. She was here from May to September. The purpose of her work was to extend her research on her dissertation relating to corporate social responsibility and consumer behavior.

Alvaro Lleó from the Universidad de Valencia, in Spain. He is coming for the month of August. He is an industrial engineer and is completing an empirical study on his thesis. While he was here, he studied the ethical dimension of the integrative model of organizational trust published by Mayer, Davis and Schoorman in 1995 in the Academy of Management Review.

Dr. Ignacio (Nacho) Ferrero Muñoz from Saragossa, Spain (recommended by Joan Fontrodona) teaches business ethics at the School of Economics in the University of Navarra. He is coming from July to December. The purpose of his work is to focus on the study of economic thought and moving toward the field of business ethics.

Luis Angel Guerras is a professor at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. He stayed at CBE from September 20 to October 30.

Assistant Professor Dr. Ulas Cakar, from Dokuz Eylül University, Ä°zmir, Turkey. He came from June 28 to August 16. The purpose of his work was to examine the business ethics and environment relations in literature and interviewing fellow professionals and academics.

Dr. Manuel Guillén Parra, Profesor Titular de Organización de Empresas en la Universidad de Valencia, in Spain. He was here from April to May. The purpose of his work was to extend his research dealing with the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions. 

Dr. Maria del Mar García de los Salmones belongs to the Business Administration Department at University of Cantabria, Spain. She came from June 15 to August 31. The topic of her work was corporate social responsibility and its influence on consumer behaviour. Her dissertation was about brand image.

Dr. Nuria Villagra Garcia is a Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.  She was recommended and collaborates with José Luis Fernández and Javier Benjumea, Chair of Ethics for Economics and Business.  She came from July 15 to September 20.  The purpose of her work was to focus on CSR and branding, more specifically how creating and sustaining ethical brand identifies.

2009 Visiting Scholars

Andrea Perez Ruiz (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain): February 9 to June 1. The purpose of her work was to extend her research on her dissertation relating to corporate social responsibility and consumer behavior.

Lucely Vargas Preciado (University of Trieste, Italy): February 1 to March 31. The purpose of her work was to extend her research on the dissertation topic, business ethics/socially responsible commitment and corporate finance.

Dr. Luis Augusto Panchi (Universidad Catolica del Ecuador Quito, Ecuador): June 8 to 26. The purpose of his work was to extend his research on corporate social responsibility.

Manuel Guillen (Universidad de Valencia, Spain): July 13 to 31. The purpose of his work was to extend his research dealt with the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions

Michael O'Mara (Universidad Catolica de Valencia San Vincenta Martir, Spain): July 13 to 31. The purpose of his work was to extend his research on his dissertation on ethics and communication.

Oswaldo Mata (Universidad Politecnica Salesiana Quito, Ecuador): June 8 to 26. The purpose of his work was to extend his research on corporate social responsibility.

Pablo Ruiz Palomino (Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha, Spain): July 4 to September 13. The purpose of his work is to study in depth the factors influencing employees' ethical and unethical behavior and the effects of ethical leadership on the organizational operation.

2008 Visiting Scholars

Arthur Shacklock (Griffith University, Queensland, Australia): July to August 2008. The purpose of his work was to conduct research into HRM and ethics in the U.S. using methodology that he developed earlier and used in Australia.

Bede Chituike Nwancha (Bad Duerrenberg, Germany): June to September 2008. The purpose of his work was to extend his doctoral research by investigating the connection between classical ethical theory and contemporary business ethics. He specifically researched the problems that multinational corporations face in balancing their commitments to business ethics with respect for human rights.

Brooke Hamilton (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, U.S.): September to December 2008. The purpose of his work was to finish writing his book on effective ethics for managers, as well as extend his project to understand the people and institutions in the financial services industries, particularly the world of investment management, in order to show the casues of the many spectacular and mundane ethical lapses there since the early 1900s.

Enrique Marrades (Valencia, Spain): January - Summer 2008. The purpose of his work was to study the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions.

Dr. Manuel Guillen Parra (Universidad de Valencia, Spain): August 2008. The purpose of his work was to extend his research dealt with the internal communication of ethical values within financial institutions.

2006 Visiting Scholars

Jose Luis Ruiz de Alta (San Telmo Institute, Seville, Spain)

2005 Visiting Scholars

Marie Mancheron (University of Paris X Nanterre, France)

Ruojuan Zheng (China)

Tommy Borglund (Center for Ethics and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)

Yun Hao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China)

2004/2005 Visiting Scholars

Andrei Romankov (Russia)

2003 Visiting Scholars

Maria Marta Preziosa (Universidad Austral, Argentina)

Mario Testa (University of Salerno, Italy)

Vera Fisogni (Italy)

2002/2003 Visiting Scholars

Victor Robles (University of Managerial Developing, Mexico)

2002 Visiting Scholars

Alejo Jose G. Sison (Universidad de Navarra, Spain)

2001 Visiting Scholars

Jacob Dahl Rendtorff (Roskilde University, Denmark)

Jue Wang (Southeastern University, China)

2000/2001 Visiting Scholars

Juan Fontrodona (Universidad de Navarra, Spain)

1999 and Before

Alexander Kazakov (Russia)

Juliet Altham (England)

Professor M. Cecilia Arruda (Brazil)

Mollie Painter-Morland (South Africa)

Neil Moir (England)

Professor Rod Coutts (Australia)

Ted Hishiyama (Japan)