CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Keywords:Christian social ethics, St. Gallen integrative economic ethics
AbstractGlobal economic and financial crisis has forced politicians, economists and ordinary people irrespective of their political, cultural, and religious affiliation to think about values and realization of these values in the market economy. The need and desire for a renaissance of social market economy is particularly relevant in regard to the latest financial crisis and its consequence. So that the topicality of this problem encouraged to formulate the following goal 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. Based on the analysis the author provides the theoretical model including cooperation opportunities inside the business organization. Consequently, both Christian social ethics` concept and socio-political issues are used, providing the possibility for interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue.
Corporate Social Responsibility