The Koeze Business Ethics Initiative at Seidman Partners with Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute for Empathy Study

October 1, 2018

The KBEI has partnered with the Neuroimaging Institute at Texas Tech University to better understand whether or not certain role-playing techniques used in the classroom could help students and business managers discover, or recover, cognitive empathy.

Climate Change Conference October 2018 Program

September 5, 2018

The KBEI is pleased to announce the featured speakers as well as the program for the 2018 Climate Change Conference, "Preserving Ourselves: Local and International Perspectives on Climate Change Threats and Solutions". The official page is linked inside.

The KBEI in Paris - The Neuroethics Network 2018

July 27, 2018

The KBEI took a piece of its work to Paris this June, when director Michael DeWilde was invited to speak at the Neuroethics Network on empathy and the brain, introducing a method of empathy training that GVSU and Texas Tech will soon investigate.

The Trustworthiness Project Reports Michigan's 2018 Rankings

January 31, 2018

The KBEI Trustworthiness Project, which has investigated the trustworthiness of Michigan's top publicly-held companies since 2016, publishes its research-based rankings report of 2018.

Climate Change Advocacy Forums

October 29, 2017

To address the growing crisis of climate change, the KBEI is holding ongoing meetings involving leaders from businesses, non-profit organizations, and academia to discuss effective advocacy strategies at the state and federal level.

Upcoming Report of the Trustworthiness Project

October 29, 2017

The KBEI Trustworthiness Project will be reporting their first research-based rankings of Michigan's top publicly-held companies in mid-January, 2018.

Bringing Neuroscience into the Teaching of Ethics

July 17, 2017

Michael DeWilde, Koeze Business Ethics Initiative director, published a recent article in which he offers three assertions, common objections, and his responses about why we must begin to incorporate neuroscience into teaching ethics.

The Three Levels of Work

May 3, 2017

Koeze Co. CEO Jeff Koeze reflects on three different levels of work, and how to nurture and develop the disparate skills needed at each level of work.

The Box: A Collateral Consequence of a Criminal Conviction

April 13, 2017

U of M law school graduate and state appellate court clerk Meredith Osborne reflects on the practice of using criminal background screenings to exclude applicants with prior felony convictions from consideration, and its impact on Michigan employers.


March 20, 2017

Trust is a fickle thing. It is the cornerstone of the business transaction. Deals ride on a handshake when trust is high, or are embroiled in contracts when trust is low. Since trust is so important, what is it and how can we manage it? by Kevin Lehnert

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