Josep M Lozano
Professor, Department of Social Sciences in ESADE
URL Associate Professor


Education

  • Doctor en Filosofía y Ciencias de la Educación. Universitat de Barcelona
  • Licenciado en Teología. Facultat de Teologia de Catalunya
  • Licenciado en Filosofía y Letras. Universidad de Barcelona

Areas of interest

  • Human quality and spirituality in Management.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics
  • Values and Leadership in Organizations

Biography

His research and teaching work has always dealt with the contribution of companies to society and the human quality of organizations.

He has published five papers and seven books. Among his books, "Danone en Ultzama" won the MSD Award for Business Ethics Research (2005), and his book "Ètica i empresa" received the Joan Sardà Dexeus Award in 1998 for the best book on company economics (it has also been published in Spanish by Trotta and in English by Kluwer). He has also collaborated on a further 33 books. He is the Director of the Observatory on Ethical, Ecological and Social Investment Funds in Spain, which has already published five reports (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004).

He is currently preparing an essay entitled "The citizen company". He has also collaborated on various newspapers.

He is a co-founder of Ética, Economía y Dirección (the Spanish branch of the European Business Ethics Network); a member of the international board of Ethical Perspectives and of the Society and Business Review; he is also a member of the board of trustees or of the advisory board of various foundations

and associations. He was ESADE's representative in the consortium of European universities that created the European Academy on Business in Society (EABiS). He was a member of the Commission for the Debate on Values, created by the Generalitat (Autonomous Government) of Catalonia, and is a member of the Forum of Experts in CSR of the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. He was

recognized as a 'highly commended runner-up' in the Faculty Pioneer Award (2003), granted by EABiS and the Aspen Institute (USA).

He has been an ESADE Professor since 1986.


Selected publications

Lozano, J. (2016). Leadership: The Being Component: Can the spiritual exercises of saint ignatius contribute to the debate on business education?. Journal of Business Ethics. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-016-3117-7.

Lozano, J. (2013, July). Sustainability PRME practices and perspectives. Symposium conducted at the meeting of International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS), Saint Louis.

Waddock , S. & Lozano, J. (2013). Developing more holistic management education: Lessons learned from two programs. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12 (2), pp. 265-284.

Lozano, J. (2013). Organizational ethics. In Zsolnai, L. (Ed.), Handbook of business ethics: Ethics in the new economy (pp. 103-126). Bern: Peter Lang.

Lozano, J. (2012, October). Business education: More business than education?. In TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference (TABEC). Symposium conducted at the meeting of Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Bergen.

Lozano, J. (2012). Prólogo. Dar voz a los valores (pp. 5-15). Barcelona: Editorial Proteus.

Hennchen, E. & Lozano, J. (2012, July). Corporate political responsibility: The case of Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria. In European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Helsinki.

Lozano, J. (2012, June). Business education: More business than education?. In 8th International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, Dayton.

Lozano, J. (2012). Presentación. La ética en las instituciones sanitarias: entre la lógica asistencial y la lógica gerencial (pp. 7-10). Barcelona: Fundación Víctor Frígols i Lucas.

Prat Pubill, Q. & Lozano, J. (2012, January). Practical wisdom from India applied in the XXI century in Europe. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Conscious Capitalism Institute, European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS), European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Yale University, Kozhikode.

Prat Pubill, Q. & Lozano, J. (2012, January). About happiness: Shattering an illusory 'house'. The radical contribution from SMR to happiness research. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), Bangalore.

Hennchen, E. & Lozano, J. (2011, November). Corporate political responsibility: The case of Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria. Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), Brussels.

Hennchen, E. & Lozano, J. (2011, October). Corporate political responsibility: The case of Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria. In European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS), Fontainebleau.

Lozano, J. (2011). What emerges when a market emerges?. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 11 (4), pp. 315-326.

Prat Pubill, Q. & Lozano, J. (2011, September). The aristocratic Athenian investment banker or how to avoid outdated value systems: Values and ethics for business success. In European Business Ethics Network (EBEN). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), University of Antwerp, Antwerp.

Hennchen, E. & Lozano, J. (2011, September). Corporate political responsibility: The case of Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria. In European Business Ethics Network (EBEN). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), Antwerp.

Lozano, J. (2011). The long voyage from business ethics to spirituality. In Opdebeeck, H. & Zsolnai, L. (Eds.), Spiritual humanism and economic wisdom: Essays in honor of Luk Bouckaert's 70ths anniversary (pp. 111-128). Antwerp; Apeldoorn: Garant.

Lozano, J. (2011). Liderazgos, no líderes. Los ejercicios espirituales y las escuelas de negocios. Revista de Fomento Social, 66 (262), pp. 181-218.

Lozano, J. & Ribera Regull, R. (2011). The impact of spirituality in management. Spirituality and ethics in management (pp. 189-201). Amsterdam; Berlin; Doetinchem; Dordrecht; Heidelberg; New York; Santiago de Compostela; Wiesbaden: Springer.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2011). Searching for new forms of legitimacy through corporate responsibility rhetoric. Journal of Business Ethics, 100 (1), pp. 11-29.

Mària Serrano, J. & Lozano, J. (2011). Inclusive leadership in Nicaragua and the DRC. In Millar, C. & Poole , E. (Eds.), Ethical leadership: Global challenges and perspectives (pp. 109-125). London; New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Lozano, J. (2010). La empresa ante la sostenibilidad y el bien común. In Melé, D. & Castellà, J.M. (Eds.), El desarrollo humano integral (pp. 273-285). Barcelona: Editorial ITER.

Lozano, J. (2010, July). Leadership, not leaders. In 13th Annual Meeting of Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education. Symposium conducted at the meeting of International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS), Milwaukee.

Mària Serrano, J. & Lozano, J. (2010). Responsible leaders for inclusive globalization: Cases in Nicaragua and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Business Ethics, 93 (Supplement 1), pp. 93-111.

Prat Pubill, Q. & Lozano, J. (2010, May). Business leadership as intrinsic responsible leadership. In 1st International Conference in Responsible Leadership, Pretoria.

Prat Pubill, Q. & Lozano, J. (2010, May). Holistic and humanistic view of business: Why is it necessary?. In 16th International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society, Barcelona.

Olive , M., Castiñeira Fernández, Á. & Lozano, J. (2010). Món Sant Benet: utopia, ambició i passió: un cas de lideratge territorial a la Catalunya Central. Barcelona: ESADE. Cátedra Liderazgos y Gobernanza Democrática.

Castiñeira Fernández, Á., Lozano, J. & Ribera Regull, R. (2009). La naturalesa del compromís. Via: Valors, Idees, Actituds: Revista del Centre d'Estudis Jordi Pujol, (11), pp. 145-147.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2009). From risk management to citizenship corporate social responsibility: Analysis of strategic drivers of change. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 9 (4), pp. 373-385.

Lozano, J. (2009). Notas previas para una introducción preliminar a una cuestión incipiente: la postulación de la espiritualidad en las empresas. La cualidad humana fuente de equidad y justicia: la herencia de las tradiciones de sabiduría: Encuentros Internacionales CETR, sexto encuentro (pp. 145-188). Barcelona: Centre d'Estudi de les Tradicions de Saviesa (CETR).

Lozano, J. (2009). The relational company: Responsibility, sustainability, citizenship. Bern: Peter Lang.

Lozano, J. (2009). Lo importante no siempre es interesante. Stakeholders, Año 3 (19), pp. 6-7.

Prandi Chevalier, M. & Lozano, J. (2009). A practical handbook on business and human rights. Barcelona: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Escola de Cultura de Pau.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2009, September). Towards a new rhetoric of corporate social responsibility and the legitimacy strategies behind. In EBEN Annual Conference 2009. Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), Athens.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2009, August). Toward a new rethoric of corporate social responsibility and the legitimacy strategies behind. In 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago.

Arenas Vives, D., Lozano, J. & Albareda Vivó, L. (2009). The role of NGOs in CSR: Mutual perceptions among stakeholders. Journal of Business Ethics, 88 (1), pp. 175-197.

Castelló Molina, I., Lozano, J. & Barberá , D. (2009, July). Transformational and transactional CSR strategies: Searching for change in the tourism industry. In European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of ESADE, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Barcelona.

Lozano, J. (2009). La empresa ciudadana como empresa responsable y sostenible. Madrid: Trotta.

Castelló Molina, I., Lozano, J. & Barberá , D. (2009, May). In search of a new form of leadership: the transformation of the tourism. In Ashridge International Research Conference 2009. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Ashridge Business School, Berkhamstead.

Cantó Milà, N. & Lozano, J. (2009). The Spanish discourse on corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 87 (Supplement 1), pp. 157-171.

Vilanova Pichot, M., Lozano, J. & Arenas Vives, D. (2009). Exploring the nature of the relationship between CSR and competitiveness. Journal of Business Ethics, 87 (Supplement 1), pp. 57-69.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2009, March). Searching for legitimacy in Asia. In 3rd Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research (2009). Symposium conducted at the meeting of Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). ESADE, Barcelona.

Lozano, J. (2009). Prólogo. La RSE en el gobierno corporativo de las sociedades del Ibex 35: Un análisis de transparencia (pp. 7-8). Barcelona: ESADE - Instituto de Innovación Social.

Lozano, J. (2008, October). Is the multistakeholder dialogue really possible?. In 5th TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference (TABEC 2008). Symposium conducted at the meeting of TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference (TABEC), Milan.

Lozano, J. (2008). CSR or RSC? (Beyond the Humpty Dumpty syndrome). Society and Business Review, 3 (3), pp. 191-206.

Albareda Vivó, L., Lozano, J., Tencati , A., Midttun , A. & Perrini , F. (2008). The changing role of governments in corporate social responsibility: Drivers and responses. Business Ethics: A European Review, 17 (4), pp. 347-363.

Castelló Molina, I. & Lozano, J. (2008, September). Integrating strategic commitment and stakeholder responsiveness in a dynamic framework of Corporate Social Responsibility change. In EABIS 7th Annual Colloquium. Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS), Bedford.

Mària Serrano, J. & Lozano, J. (2008, September). Leadership and co-creation of change: Cases in Nicaragua and the DR Congo. In European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of Cranfield University, European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS), Bedford.

Castiñeira Fernández, Á. & Lozano, J. (2008). Pensar el lideratge: el valor dels lideratges. Barcelona: ESADE. Cátedra Liderazgos y Gobernanza Democrática.

Lozano, J. (2008). Las inversiones socialmente responsables en España. Informe del foro de expertos sobre responsabilidad social de las empresas (pp. 165-207). Madrid: Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales.

Balaguer Franch, M., Albareda Vivó, L. & Lozano, J. (2008). La inversión socialmente responsable en España: el screening de los fondos de inversión socialmente responsables. Revista de Contabilidad y Dirección, (7), pp. 77-101.

Lozano, J., Albareda Vivó, L., Ysa , T., Roscher, H. & Marcuccio, M. (2008). Governments and corporate social responsibility: Public policies beyond regulation and voluntary compliance. London; New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Kusyk, S. & Lozano, J. (2007). SME social performance: A four-cell typology of key drivers and barriers on social issues and their implications for stakeholder theory. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 7 (4), pp. 502-515.

Albareda Vivó, L., Lozano, J. & Ysa , T. (2007). Public policies on corporate social responsibility: The role of governments in Europe. Journal of Business Ethics, 74 (4), pp. 391-407.

Lozano, J. & Castelló Molina, I. (2007). La retórica del poder: la RSE a debate. La comunicación empresarial y la gestión de los intangibles en España y Latinoamérica: informe anual 2007 (pp. 27-42). Madrid: Pirámide.

Lozano, J. (2007). Promoción pública de la responsabilidad social empresarial . Ekonomiaz: Revista Vasca de Economía, (65), pp. 108-127.

Lozano, J., de la Torre Tenor , F., Viñuales , V. & Benbeniste Millan, S. (2007). Informe del Congreso de los Diputados para potenciar y promover la responsabilidad social de las empresas. Madrid: Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales.

Lozano, J. (2007). L'empresa socialment responsable. Revista Econòmica de Catalunya, (55), pp. 119-129.

Lozano, J. (2007). Persona, empresa y sociedad. Barcelona: Infonomía.

Lozano, J. (2006). ¿Qué mundo quieren las empresas? ¿Qué empresas necesita el mundo?. [Conecta]: la Revista de la Gente de Repsol, (21), pp. 22-25.

Lozano, J., Albareda Vivó, L. & Balaguer González , R. (2006). Socially responsible investment in the spanish financial market. Journal of Business Ethics, 69 (3), pp. 305-316.

Prandi Chevalier, M. & Lozano, J. (2006). Guía práctica de derechos humanos para empresas. Barcelona: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Escola de Cultura de Pau.

Albareda Vivó, L., Tencati , A., Lozano, J. & Perrini , F. (2006). The government's role in promoting corporate responsibility: A comparative analysis of Italy and UK from the relational state perspective. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 6 (4), pp. 386-400.

Castiñeira Fernández, Á. & Lozano, J. (2006). El valor dels lideratges. In Castiñeira Fernández, Á. (Coord.),Calsina , M., Catalunya, reptes ètics (pp. 307-326). Barcelona: Proa.

Vilanova Pichot, M., Lozano, J. & Dinares Fernández, M. (2006). Accountability: comunicación y reporting en el ámbito de la RSE. Buenos Aires; Madrid: Forética.

Lozano, J. & Folguera Bellmunt, C. (2006). Ethical exits: French food group Danone shows how companies can close down production plants without damaging the social fabric of the region. European Business Forum, (25), pp. 27-30.

Lozano, J. (2006). Inside CSR, beyond CSR. Ethical Corporation, (18), pp. 10-12.

Lozano, J. (2006). De la responsabilidad social de la empresa (RSE) a la empresa responsable y sostenible (ERS). Papeles de Economía Española, (108), pp. 40-60.

Buckland, H., Albareda Vivó, L., Lozano, J., Tencati , A., Perrini , F. & Midttun , A. (2006). The changing role of government in corporate responsibility: A report for practitioners. Barcelona: ESADE.

Porta Ribalta , J., Elzo Imaz, J., Terricabras Nogueras, J. & Lozano, J. (2006). Què podem fer? Propostes per a la societat responsable: reptes morals de la ciutadania. In Castiñeira Fernández, Á. (Coord.), La construcció de la societat responsable (pp. 59-69). Barcelona: Centre d'Estudis Jordi Pujol.

Lozano, J. (2005). Transparencia para construir relaciones. Valores.DKV, (1), pp. 16-17.

Albareda Vivó, L., Tencati , A., Lozano, J. & Perrini , F. (2005, December). The role of government in promoting corporate responsibility: A comparative analysis of Italy and the United Kingdom from the relational state perspective. In European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS), Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw.

Albareda Vivó, L., Lozano, J. & Balaguer Franch, M. (2005). Observatorio de la inversión socialmente responsable en España 2004. El futuro de la inversión socialmente responsable en España. La ISR entre los inversores institucionales: análisis del papel de los fondos de pensiones. Barcelona: ESADE. Instituto Persona, Empresa y Sociedad (IPES).

Prandi Chevalier, M. & Lozano, J. (2005). Corporate social responsibility and human rights. In Mullerat , R. (Ed.), Corporate social responsibility: The corporate governance of the 21st century (pp. 183-203). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer Law International.

Lozano, J. (2005). Towards the relational corporation: From managing stakeholder relationships to building stakeholder relationships (waiting for Copernicus). Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 5 (2), pp. 60-77.

Ribera Regull, R. & Lozano, J. (2004). A new chance for management. A new challenge for spirituality. In Zsolnai, L. (Ed.), Spirituality and ethics in management (pp. 175-185). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer Academic.

Lozano, J., Albareda Vivó, L. & Balaguer González , R. (2004). Las inversiones socialmente responsables en España. Diàlegs: Revista d'Estudis Polítics i Socials, 7 (25), pp. 57-80.

Lozano, J., Albareda Vivó, L. & Balaguer Franch, M. (2004). Observatorio de la inversion socialmente responsable en España 2003: estudio de la legislación y la regulación favorable a la inversión socialmente responsable. Barcelona: ESADE. Instituto Persona, Empresa y Sociedad (IPES).

Lozano, J. (2003). An approach to organizational ethics. Ethical Perspectives, 10 (3), pp. 46-67.

Lozano, J. & Folguera Bellmunt, C. (2003). Danone en Ultzama. Barcelona: ESADE.

Lozano, J. & Sauquet Rovira, A. (1999). Integrating business and ethical values through practitioner dialogue. Journal of Business Ethics, 22 (3), pp. 203-217.

Lozano, J. (1999). Ética y empresa. Madrid: Trotta.

Lozano, J. (1996). Ethics and management: A controversial issue. Journal of Business Ethics, 15 (2), pp. 227-236.