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    • An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Relationship between Ethics and Today’s Capitalism 

      Comsa, Petre; Munteanu, Costea (Lodz University Press, 2015-12)
      The paper begins by emphasizing the fact that, on a historical scale, one can have several views of the relationship that has existed over time between ethics and capitalism, namely: missionary, ‘Nietzschean’, critical, ...
    • Assessment of investment attractiveness in shares of socially responsible companies based on the RESPECT index in 2009–2017 

      Gołaszewska-Kaczan, Urszula; Marcinkiewicz, Jacek; Kilon, Jarosław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      Both in theory and practice, it is emphasised that engaging in CSR actions brings many benefits to companies. One of the commonly listed advantages is more trust from investors, which enables the achievement of superior ...
    • A camera never told the truth: An exploration of objectivity in photojournalism 

      Rehman, Sharaf N. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      Several cases have surfaced in the past two decades where the photojournalists associated with some of the most respected and trusted news organizations have been accused of altering the news photos. During the same time, ...
    • Communicating a Company’s CSR Activities Through Social Networks: A Theoretical Framework 

      Grzesiuk, Kalina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      Companies which decide on socially responsible activities usually take into consideration benefits including the marketing effects of CSR programmes. However, in order to achieve that, the information about the socially ...
    • The Consumption Space Paradox: Over‑Retailed Areas Next to Dead Malls 

      Bednarowska, Zofia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      We are witnessing a paradox in the consumption space, in relation to retail activity within urban and suburban areas: One can observe over‑retailed areas, featuring retail chains and shopping malls, oftentimes occurring ...
    • The Consumption Space Paradox: Over‑Retailed Areas Next to Dead Malls 

      Bednarowska, Zofia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      We are witnessing a paradox in the consumption space, in relation to retail activity within urban and suburban areas: One can observe over‑retailed areas, featuring retail chains and shopping malls, oftentimes occurring ...
    • CSR i etyka przekonań 

      Soin, Maciej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)
      Examples of scandals related to exposing the unethical practices of companies which are classified as CSR leaders include cases where their declarations on undertaking social responsibility, as well as spending a lot of ...
    • Cultural anthropology of Bronisław Malinowski and reflections on the economic crisis 

      Szulczewski, Grzegorz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The paper revisits two theories from the cultural anthropology. The first theory is by Bronisław Malinowski, and the second one by Karl Homann. Malinowski criticizes economism and moralism. I present further stages of this ...
    • Czy firma ma sumienie? Refleksje o podmiotowości moralnej organizacji 

      Bąk, Dariusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      Contemporary organizations are one of the most important actors in social life. This is particularly true of business organizations whose activity often has extremely moral consequences. The aim of the paper is to present ...
    • Człowiek jako kapitał? Przyczynek do krytyki teorii kapitału ludzkiego 

      Drobny, Paweł (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      In modern economic theories, human qualities are treated as autonomous production factors, which are called “human capital”. However, in these theories, there is no description of the relationship between human capital and ...
    • Economic process as institutionalization of values. Karl Polanyi’s institutional theory and its ethical consequences 

      Kassner, Maciej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      This article is devoted to a critical reconstruction of Karl Polanyi’s institutional theory and its ethical consequences. Starting with the distinction between the formal (neoclassical) and the substantive (institutional) ...
    • Ekonomiczne i społeczne aspekty korupcji 

      Walczak, Waldemar (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)
      The aim of the article is to present multidimensional analyses and deliberations that bring us closer to better understanding the corrupt practices that commonly occur in everyday economic reality. Particular attention was ...
    • Ethical foundations of competitive order according to Walter Eucken 

      Kamińska, Katarzyna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      Ordoliberalism is a German economic and legal doctrine, in which ethics occupies a privileged place. The basic premise is the freedom and responsibility of human beings. In contrast, the starting point for considering ...
    • Ethics, Uncertainty, and Macroeconomics 

      Maziarz, Mariusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      In this article, I focus on the difference in moral judgment of macroeconomic interventions between the deterministic world of a thought experiment and the uncertain reality. The macroeconomic theory coined by Keynes is, ...
    • Etyka zawodu inżyniera w świetle wybranych kodeksów 

      Wajszczyk, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2013)
      The paper attempts to analyse the ethical duties of engineers contained in selected engineering codes of ethics and indicates a few problems arising in teaching professional engineering ethics in technical studies. The ...
    • Exploitation in the face of justice 

      Stoiński, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The paper refers to selected issues of exploitation in the face of justice. The analysis is based on the definitions of exploitation contained in the Polish Penal and Civil Codes. The main goal is the identification of the ...
    • Firma jako wartość dla przedsiębiorcy 

      Kamosiński, Sławomir (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)
      In this paper I propose to show a problem that at first sight seems clear, and thus “non-scientific”; however, after a closer look at the source material, it proves to be an important factor for contemporary entrepreneurs ...
    • Gospodarka jako zinstytucjonalizowany proces. Instytucjonalizm Karla Polanyiego i jego etyczne konsekwencje 

      Kassner, Maciej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      This article is devoted to a critical reconstruction of Karl Polanyi’s institutional theory and its ethical consequences. Starting with the distinction between the formal (neoclassical) and the substantial (institutional) ...
    • “Greying population”: Economic, social, and ethical appreciation of old age 

      Gałuszka, Mieczysław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
      As the population is growing older, sociologists and economists are becoming more interested in analyzing this phenomenon. There are two paradigms for interpreting old age. The first one points to excluding old people from ...
    • The human as capital? A contribution to the critique of the theory of human capital 

      Drobny, Paweł (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      In modern economic theories, human qualities are treated as autonomous production factors, which are called “human capital”. However, these theories provide no description of the relationship between human capital and the ...