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John T. Ryan Jr. Professor of International Business Ethics

Department of Marketing
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame
Office: 393B MCOB
Tel:  (574) 631-5595
Fax: (574) 631-5255
Notre Dame, IN 46566-0399
e-mail: genderle@nd.edu

enderleGeorges Enderle is John T. Ryan Jr. Professor of International Business Ethics at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) and Fellow of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. He is former President of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE; 2001-2004). Before joining the faculty at Notre Dame in 1992, he was doing research and teaching in the field of business ethics in Europe over ten years and was co-founder of the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN). He also conducted a number of seminars on business ethics in companies like Ciba-Geigy and BMW.

Since 1994 he has been involved in numerous research and teaching activities in China, particularly at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai (1996-2003) and at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Jiaotong University (since 2011). His has authored and edited 18 books and over 140 articles (see Publications) and serves on the Board of Advisors of several academic journals and Centers for Business Ethics (see Editorial Positions). He co-chaired the World Congress of Business, Economics, and Ethics 2000 in São Paulo, Brazil, and the subsequent Congress 2004 in Melbourne, Australia (ISBEE).

His research interests lie in understanding the ethical challenges of international business for corporate decision making, how they are to be analyzed in the context of global pluralism and lacking background institutions, how they can be met by ethical guidelines, corporate culture, and promoting background institutions.

More specifically, he conducts research on the ethics of globalization, wealth creation, business and human rights, corporate responsibilities of large and small companies, with a view on developments in China. Included in his new publications are his book Ethical Innovation in Business and the Economy (co-edited with P.E. Murphy), his articles “Corporate Responsibility for Less Income Inequality,“ “Income Inequality in the United States: Reflections on the Role of Corporations.” (with A.S. Tsui and K. Jiang), “How Can Business Ethics Strengthen the Social Cohesion of a Society?” and the entries in The Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society: Bribery, Economic Systems, Interfaith Declaration of International Business Ethics, Manifesto for Global Economic Ethic, and International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE).