Academic Integrity: Challenges and Lessons from Practice. Roundtable with prof. Muel Kaptein (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

How can universities improve their research integrity? Is integrity performance measurable within academia? These are some of the questions that will be addressed by distinguished professor of business ethics and integrity Muel Kaptein, chair of the Scientific Integrity Committee and former Integrity Coordinator of Erasmus University Rotterdam, during the round table with the topic „Academic Integrity: Challenges and Lessons from Practice.

The meeting will take the format of a discussion related to methods and instruments to assess and develop integrity within universities, based on the questions of the audience. Participants are encouraged to send their questions in advance to the e-mail address mihaela.constantinescu@ccea.ro, before November 15.

The event is co-organized by ICUB, University of Bucharest and CCEA, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest. The event is part of the project Virtue ethics and moral responsibility in organizations: an Aristotelian account by Mihaela Constantinescu, fellow of the ICUB-Humanities, University of Bucharest.

When: Thursday, November 28, 2019; 10.00-11.30h.

Where: ICUB Humanities, 1 Dimitrie Brandza St., Bucharest.

More about Muel Kaptein:

Muel Kaptein is professor of business ethics and integrity management at the Department of Business-Society Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). He teaches courses in CSR, leadership, and business ethics. His research interests lie in the area of ethics management, compliance programs and soft-controls.

He wrote six books and has published 50 peer-reviewed articles in journals like Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organization Studies, Journal of Management, and Academy of Management Review. He is section-editor of the Journal of Business Ethics.

Muel Kaptein is also partner at KPMG where he helps organizations in developing and auditing their integrity.