Mission, Vision and Values
IECO’s mission is to train researchers and develop critical thinking about ethics in communication and organizations. The Institute promotes dialogue between the social sciences and philosophy based on a holistic view of the person. It also develops tools to assess organizations from an ethical approach. The knowledge generated by IECO’s research work is made available through scientific publications, training courses, and consultancy services.
IECO seeks to position itself as an international team of researchers united by the prospect of invigorating the ethical health of society. The environment provided by the Institute is a catalyst for ideas and offers opportunities for joint projects. Academic dissemination and widespread promotion of the ideas worked on at IECO will help to create ethically healthy organizations.
Promoting the full development of people in organizations
Honest search for truth through study
Commitment to the common good of society
Devotion for human flourishing
Harmonious integration of technical, ethical, and aesthetic dimensions
Interdisciplinary dialogue between the social sciences and philosophy
Cooperation and partnerships with international institutions and organizations
Innovation in approaching and solving problems
Inter-university work and institutional independence
Rigorous and collaborative scientific research