Henri Fayol, in search of an interpretive key to his ideas

In his classic book Industrial and General Administration, in French Administration Industrielle et générale, before listing his famous fourteen “general principles of administration,” Henri Fayol draws the reader’s attention to the meaning that the word principle would assume in his text. However, far from presenting a precise definition or providing any reference to the source on […]

Dignity as an object of ethical reflection

“Searchin’ high, searchin’ low Searchin’ everywhere I know Askin’ the cops wherever I go Have you seen dignity”.[i] (Bob Dylan, Dignity, 1989). Dignity is a word known to all, and often quoted in various subjects, that is, it is a common word; this understood notion ends up not encouraging us to understand it, or think […]

Admethics Researchers Participate in 7th ISBEE World Congress in Bilbao, Spain: International Society for Business Ethics and Economics 2022

From July 20 to 22, 2022, the city of Bilbao hosted the International Society for Business Ethics and Economics Congress (ISBEE-2022). In this seventh edition, expected in mid-2020 but held only in 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the overall theme of the Conference was “Reinventing Globalization: Community, Virtues, and the Power of Purpose.” The […]

THE THREE – OR FOUR – LAWS OF ROBOTICS

Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992) is considered one of the greatest science fiction writers of the 20th century. Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Asimov wrote more than 400 books, including short stories, novels, fiction novels, and works of popular science on themes of Astronomy, Physics, and History, among others. Especially influential is his fiction about robotics, which […]

Storytelling as a space for strengthening ethical and moral action: My Experiences in Brazil

The sentence according to which “The elders are the guardians of morality, because they can and should be bearers of the truth”, constitutes an explicit indicator of the relevance that orality and its operational instruments can provide us. In this attempt, I will share three situations in which I did storytelling and that their unfolding […]

The dignity of the human person from the perspective of the image and likeness of God

The dignity of the human person is the foundation of our Republic (1st article, III, Federal Constitution). The term, however, has been used indiscriminately and without adequate delimitation. In this way, there is a risk of trivializing the concept and relativizing its meaning. The dignity of the human person can be understood in a simple […]

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