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JOEBM 2013 Vol.1(1): 6-10 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.7763/JOEBM.2013.V1.2

Usage of Christian Social Ethics in Business

J. Kuzmina
Abstract—The latest global economic and financial crisis has forced politicians, economists, businessmen and employees irrespective of their political, cultural, and religious connection to think about values and search for possibilities to realize these values in the market economy. The wish for a renaissance of social market economy is particularly relevant in regard to the latest financial crisis and its consequence for the life of individuals and for the business environment of organizations. So that the topicality of this problem encouraged to formulate the following aim of the paper: based on the interdisciplinary literature study to find an opportunity of updating the concept of social ethics and to create a model, which includes European Christian cultural values, but at the same time meets the requirements of the modern business environment. In order to achieve the goal author uses qualitative research methods, and as a result of the study provides theoretical model including cooperation opportunities inside the business organization. Consequently, both Christian social ethics` concept and socio-political issues are used, insuring the possibility for interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue.

Index Terms—Christian social ethics, interdisciplinary cooperation, renaissance of social economy, St. Gallen integrative economic ethics.

J. Kuzmina is with BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia (e-mail: jekaterina.kuzmina@ba.lv).

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Cite:J. Kuzmina, "Usage of Christian Social Ethics in Business," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 6-10, 2013.

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