Rita Jácome, is the Executive Director at IECO-UV Chair of Business Ethics at the University of Valencia (UV) and the Executive Director and Researcher at the Institute for Ethics in Communication and Organizations (IECO). After 15 years working for different companies as Marketing and Communications Director, she currently lectures in organizations in the field of ethics and reputation.
Rita holds an International PhD in Business Administration and Management from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2015), a Postgraduate in Fashion Business Management from ISEM Fashion Business School (University of Navarra), and a Certificate in Business Management, Products and Services from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2011). She also holds postgraduate studies in Marketing Feature Films (UCLA Extension) and a degree in Communication from the University of Navarra. She has been Visiting Scholar at the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University (Massachusetts). Her research work focuses on the field of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, specifically on personal reputation, based on leadership and trust, and its impact on corporate reputation.
Francisco J. Lara
Francisco J. Lara is a professor of management specialized in leadership, entrepreneurship and international relations. Teach courses in the area of Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, Change Management, Business Ethics, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. He is visiting professor in many US and European Universities, like Florida State University, ISM Frankfurt, Universittá Cattólica Sacro Cuore Milan, ESDES Business School Lyon, ISC Paris or Regents University London among others. He jointed The Catholic University of America in August 2014 as a visiting professor. He is ordinary professor at Universidad Católica de Valencia in Spain. He also work as consultant, advisor and business angel through his family business firm with several startups in the US and Europe.
Ignacio Ferrero is Professor of Business Ethics and the Dean of the School of Economics and Business at the University of Navarra. He has been Visiting Scholar at Bentley University; at Harvard University (Real Colegio Complutense) and at NotreDame University (Mendoza College of Business). He has published several books on Business Ethics (Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management, Springer Ed. 2 vols.; Business Ethics: A Virtue Ethics and Common Good Approach, Routlegde Ed.) and articles in academic Journals as Business Ethics Quarterly; Journal of Business Ethics; Business Ethics: A European Review; Business and Society Review.
He is currently working on virtue ethics and the common good in finance, and on motivations at the workplace. He is co-founder of the research group on virtue ethics in business and management, with a worldwide network of collaborators. He holds BS in Philosophy and in Economics University of Navarra), and a PhD in Economics (University of Navarra).
Dr. Alfonso Ernesto Benito Fraile
Alfonso Ernesto Benito Fraile, PhD. has graduated in Humanities with a Masters in Executive Development and Leadership, both by the University of Deusto, San Sebastian, Spain. His doctorate is about the Social Responsibility of Enterprise and the Development of Values. All his studies is aimed at supporting the development of people in organizations, to enhance teamwork and leadership.
He has worked as a manager of different educational institutions in Spain and Mexico. Since 2012 he has worked as a consultant and coach on organizational culture, leadership, social responsibility, team management and family business.
He is currently professor-researcher at the University of Monterrey (México). His teaching and research interest is about Humanistic Management, Social Responsibility, Human Capital and Organizational Development.
Leire San-Jose is Associate Professor at University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in Bilbao (Spain), and she is also Visiting Research Fellow at University of Huddersfield (United Kingdom). She is leader of ECRI (Ethics in Finance & Social Value Research group). She was previously a Visiting Scholar at Loyola University Chicago under the supervision of Professor John Boatright and at Darden Business School under the supervision of Professor Edward Freeman. Her most important publications are about ethics in payment to suppliers, social value and social efficiency and stakeholder theory. She has published in impact journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Sustainability, European Management Journal, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management and CIRIEC.
Professor of Advertising and Audiovisual Communication. Dean of the Faculty of Communication at the International University of Catalonia (UIC Barcelona, Spain). Bachelor and Doctor in Communication, both grades with Extraordinary Prize. Postgraduate in “Production in Motion Pictures & Television” at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA). Director of the research group SEJ-396 “New advertising forms and new economy”. His lines of research are: New advertising; Advertising, education and values; and Social influence of audiovisual media. He has been Visiting researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2009), University of La Sabana (Bogotá, 2010) and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2011). Author of more than one hundred thirty papers, chapters and books.
Manuel Guillén is Professor of Management, OB and Professional Ethics at the University of Valencia (UV). He is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Ethics in Communication and in Organizations (IECO), and Director of the IECO-UV Chair of Business Ethics. Manuel is currently the University of Valencia Representative at RCC-Harvard University.
Manuel holds a PhD in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Valencia (1998) and a degree in Business Administration from the same university. He did his PhD at the UV, and as a visiting student at IESE Business School Doctoral Program on the field of Business Ethics and Strategic Management. He has been Visiting Scholar at St. Thomas University (Minnesota), Notre Dame University (Indiana) and at the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University (Massachusetts). He is regular Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP), at the HLS, at Harvard University.