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Georges Enderle, Paul Schultz and Patrick Murphy,

August 31, 2010

Georges Enderle, Paul Schultz and Patrick Murphy

Georges Enderle conducts research on the ethics of globalization, wealth creation, and corporate responsibilities of large and small companies, with a view on developments in China. In recent papers, he has investigated the ethics and corporate responsibilities for marketing in the global marketplace; the potential of the Golden Rule for a globalizing world; Muslim, Christian, and Jewish views on wealth creation; new concepts of long-term investing; developing business ethics in China; fairness of the Renminbi-Dollar exchange rate; and business ethics education for MBA students in China. Enderle is co-founder of the European Business Ethics Network and a former President of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE; 2001-2004). He teaches undergraduate courses on business ethics and corporate responsibilities and MBA courses on international business ethics and ethics in finance and banking. After gaining a Masters in Philosophy (Munich) and Theology (Lyon), he earned a PhD in Economics from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and a PhD in Business Ethics from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).

Paul H. Schultz is the John W. and Maude Clark Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. He received his B.A. from Macalester College, and his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago. His expertise is in corporate finance and market microstructure. His recent research interests include the collapse of internet stock prices, arbitrage and the prices of dual class shares, and the ability of mutual funds to pick stocks.

Schultz’s paper, “Options and the Bubble,” co-authored with Robert Battalio, was named as one of eight finalists for the 2006 Smith Breeden Award, given by the Journal of Finance. He had previously won the Smith Breeden Award for his paper “Why Do Nasdaq Market Makers Avoid Odd-Eighth Quotes” co-authored with Bill Christie. He has also received several outstanding teaching awards, as well as grants and fellowships, including the Morgan Stanley Equity Market Microstructure Research Grant in 2004.

Patrick E. Murphy specializes in marketing and business ethics issues. His recent work has focused on normative perspectives for ethical and socially responsible marketing, distributive justice as it relates to marketing decision making, emerging ethical concerns in advertising, and ethics and the ethical foundations of relationship marketing. His articles have won “best paper” awards from the Journal of Advertising, Journal of Macromarketing and the European Journal of Marketing. Professor Murphy teaches courses in business ethics, marketing ethics and corporate sustainability. He has taught previously at Marquette University and spent sabbaticals at the Federal Trade Commission and University College Cork in Ireland. His Ph.D. is from the University of Houston, MBA from Bradley University and BBA from Notre Dame. 

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