Ron Beadle

Professor of Organization and Business Ethics - Northumbria University

Responsible for: Events and education

Ron is Professor of Organization and Business Ethics at Northumbria University, where he leads the Organisation and Ethics Subject Group and the ‘Responsible Business’ module on the University’s MBA.  Ron’s research focuses on virtue and character at work and he is particularly interested in the ethical dimension of the relationship between professional and organizational goals.  Ron’s work for NIBE includes the Responsible Business Seminar Series which offers people in the North East a chance to engage with leading ethical  practitioners and researchers including Sarah Hall from the Institute of Public Relations and Charles Wookey from Blueprint for Better Business.  Outside academia Ron has been an elected Councillor in Gateshead since 1996 and has written a column for The Journal since 2007.