Borna Jalšenjak, PhD


Borna Jalšenjak, PhD, is a leadership and business ethics professor at Zagreb School of Economics and Management and Luxembourg School of Business in Luxembourg. He also serves as an invited faculty member at St. Ambrose University in the United States and the Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the University of Zagreb in Croatia.

His research interests are in business ethics and CSR and the cross-section between leadership (especially theories of motivation) and philosophy (primarily philosophical anthropology and ethics). Besides teaching and research, he is dedicated to his coaching practice and applying knowledge to real-life business problems. Jalšenjak, PhD has a master’s degree in philosophy and religious studies from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Society of Jesus in Croatia and a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Zagreb. He has taken professional development programs at IESE Business School in Spain and has finished the ICF-certified coach training at Erickson Coaching International in Canada.

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  1. Jalsenjak, Borna; Mladić, Damir, Philosophical Anthropology, // Krkač, Kristijan, editor (s), Introduction to Philosophy (MATE, Zagreb, 2009) (journal article);
  2. Krkač, Christian; Jalsenjak, Borna. Apparent social contract as the basis of real society. / / Renewed Life. Journal of Philosophy and Religious Sciences. 64 (2009), 2; 179-197 (journal article).
  3. Sestak, Ivan; Jalsenjak, Borna. Human existence and animal existence. / / Renewed Life. Journal of Philosophy and Religious Sciences. 64 (2009), 1; 7-32 (journal article).
  4. Jalsenjak, Borna. Animal Consciousness and Morgan’s Canon. / / Proceedings of the symposium on the topic of consciousness / Spajić, Ivan; Čuljak, Tihana (eds.). Zagreb: Student organization of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Society of Jesus, 2006. 39-48 (lecture, published).