Dr. Ruth Wolf
CURRICULUM VITAE- Dr. Ruth Wolf
Name: Dr. Ruth Wolf
Marital Status: Married + 3
Presently a Lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences and Department of Economics, Bar Ilan University.
1970 – 1974 B.A., Humanity Sciences, Middle Eastern Studies, Tel
Aviv University, Israel
1973 – 1975 Teaching Certificate, Tel Aviv University, Israel
1980 – 1983 B.A., Summa cum Laude, Social Sciences, Education
Department – Counseling, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
1984 – 1989 M.A., Summa cum Laude, Social Sciences, Education
Department – counseling, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan,
1994 – 1998 Ph. D., Social Sciences, Criminology Department, Bar-Ilan
University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Dissertation: Everyday life psychodynamics of blame as a test
case for functional definition of terrorism
Supervisor: Prof. Yuval Wolf
1983 – Present Member of the Association of Counselors (assisted in
establishing the Association’s ethic code)
2002 – Present Board member, Gestalt Institute
2002 – Present Board member, Association of Hebrew Editors
2003 – Present Member, Oggen organization for the prevention of corruption
2004 – Present Member, Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy
2004 – Present Manager of Children's literature, Association of Hebrew
2004- Present Member, The Israeli Institute of Management
2005 –Present Member, The Movement for Quality Government in Israel
2011 - Present Board Member, The International Society of Humor Studies
2012 - Present Reviewer, International Journal of Emerging Markets
- List of publications
- Wolf, R. (2008). Ethics is good for business, Jerusalem, Mass publication – Textbook. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2004). The nature of life (Heb). Jerusalem: Hallel.
- Nine educational books for children, used by bibliotherapy clinicians (Heb)
- Twelve books for children to promote cognitive mental development (Heb)
Chapters in books:
- Wolf, R. (2012). Comics as a powerful tool and teaching method for ethical and social learning in school. In: A. Ziv & A. Sover, The importance of not being serious. Jerusalem: Carmel. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2002). Finding a quasi-phenomenological definition of terror. Delinquency and Social Deviation: Theory and Application, (pp. 351-372). Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press. (Heb) (with Wolf Y.).
- Wolf, R. (2002). Education of morality at a tender age under conditions of complex reality: Theoretical, empirical and practical aspects. In N. Maslovaty & Y. Iram (Eds.), Values Education in Various Teaching Contexts (pp. 145-161). Tel-Aviv: Ramot – Tel-Aviv University. (Heb) (with Wolf, Y.)
- Wolf, R. (2000). Moral education in school. In S. Raz (Ed.), The Zionist Religious Collection, (pp. 450-458). Jerusalem: Hapoel Hamizrachi. (Heb)
Articles in refereed journals/periodicals
- Wolf, R. (2012). Personal Feedback as a Took for Good Management. Mustang Journal of Business and Ethics. (Accepted September 2012)
- Wolf, R. (2012). How pediatricians can deal with children who have been sexually abused by family members. ISRN Pediatrics Journal.
- Wolf, R. (2012). Corporate social responsibility as a tool to increase happiness among workers in the company. Indian Journal of Management. (Accepted August 2012)
- Wolf, R. (2011). The Money Environment: Calculations Regarding Ecology and Preservation of the Green Environment. Roeh Haheshbon, 25, 108-115. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). The Circle of Life and Family Generations in Children’s Literature, Moznaiim, 83(1), 32-35. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2006). The doctor as a key figure in identification, diagnosis and initial assistance to child victims of sexual exploitation among family. Recovery, Ha’Refua, 145, 587-591. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2005), Using Logotherapy in school-based interventions with victims of sexual abuse. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 1-24.
- Wolf, R. (2004). More solutions for the prevention of violence and delinquency among youth – guiding families whose behavior pattern is harmful to children. Ha’Nefesh, 17-18, 114-119. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2004). Writing a ‘personal prayer’ as a tool for diagnosis and consultation. The Educational Consultant, 218-229. (Heb)
- Wolf, R.& Wolf, Y. (2000). Israeli citizens perception of terrorism. Acta Criminologia, 13, 3, pp. 86-91.
- Wolf, R. (1998). How school counselors can deal with children who have been sexually abused by family members. Journal of Counselor Education & Supervision, 7, pp. 1-28. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (1996). The intervention plan “instrumental enrichment” – evaluations concerning success in creating a change among adolescents. Dapim, 22, pp. 84-108. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2012). Giving and Compassion, Daf Shvu'ee, 901, The Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
- Wolf, R. (2010). The Need for Businessmen to Understand the Culture of the Nation They Negotiate With, Human Resources, 267-268, 10-13. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2010). Love According to the Song of Songs and the Psychological Literature, Ma’aglei Nefesh, 2, 38-40. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). Moses – A model of leadership, Daf Shvu'ee, The Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
- Wolf, R. (2009). Plain Language and Fancy Language in Children’s Literature, Children and Young Adult Literature, 130, 54-60. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). What Can Be Learned from the Confucian Approach to Society, Leadership and Work Culture, Neto +, 222, 100-102. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). Ethics as a Main Foundation of Internal Auditing Nihul Shakof, Tel Aviv University. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). Comics as a Teaching Method in School, Kesher Ayin, 193, 34-36. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). The Connection between Modern Psychology and the Talmud – The Text Regarding Rabbi Joshua – “Fortunate is She Who Gave Birth to Him”, Mima’amakim, 27. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2009). An examination of the Leadership of Moses as an Example of Ideal Leadership, Daf Shvu’ee, 828, The Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
- Wolf, R. (2009). The Comic Literature – A Way to Deliver Messages and Values in Organizations and Companies, Human Resources, 261-262, 8-11. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2007). Abraham and Sarah, Daf Shvu'ee, The Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
- Wolf, R. (2006). A spotlight on corporate ethics: "The Trojan Horse" – industrial and business espionage. Mashabei Enosh, 19, 46-50. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2006). Guanxi, the gift-giving custom in China as an instrument for deepening business relations. Nihul, 165, 58-60. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2006). Ethic legislation – Needed. Neto+, 22, 187, 111-116. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2006). Enhancing ethics among accountants: How will accountants overcome obstacles?. Roe'e HaHeshbon, NH, 2(454), 122-125. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2005). The key to faith: Personal feedback. Management, 162, 40-45. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2004). The ethics of compassion as compared to the ethics of justice. Human Resources, 193, 28-35. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2004). How to build a code of ethics in factories and holding companies. Human Resources, 198, 26-30. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2004). Compassion – an emotional direction as part of building a moral outlook. Talleli Orot, 11, 288-298. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2003). The Song of Songs and human relations. Daf Shvu'ee, The Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
- Wolf, R. (2003). Decision-making in a team and learning from mistakes as means of improving organizational effectiveness. Management, 153/4, 34-36. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2003). On the phenomenon of sexual injury in young children within the family. Derech Efrata, 11, 49-60. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (2002). Education for moral behavior at a young age: Developmental problems and ways of coping. Talleli Orot, 10, 410-435. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (1999). Violence and aggression among children and youth, ways of coping with the phenomenon through literature. Studies in Children's Literature, 10, 121-138. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (1997). Moral education through literary work. Derech Efrata, 60-74. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (1996). The advantage of prayer – strengthening of the person and consideration of prayer's psychological effect on the individual. Derech Efrata, 189-206. (Heb)
- Wolf, R. (1992). Teachers – educators as 'agents of culture'. Skira Chodshit, 4-5, 93-98. (Heb)
Articles in process and submitted
- Wolf, R. (2012). How school counselors can deal with children who have been sexually abused by family members. Journal of Counselor Education & Supervision, Submitted.
- Wolf, R. (2012). The Solution for Achieving Ethical Economics
- Strengthening the Ethics of Accountants. Journal of Business Ethics – Submitted.
- Wolf, R. (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility as a Tool to Increase Happiness among Workers in the Company. Journal of Organizational Behavior, Submitted.
- Wolf, R. & Issa, Theodora (2012). International Research on Ethical Mindsets. (in progress).
Papers presented at scientific conferences
- Organ transplant – ethical aspects according to Jewish law. Medical Conference, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, May 1997.
- The educational consultant and the education of moral values in the school framework. Conference of the Association of Educational Consultants – Vision and Diversity in Educational Consulting. Tel-Aviv, June 1999.
- Perception of terrorism by Israeli citizens before and after Rabin's assassination. Facet Theory, University of Bern, Switzerland, June, 22-25, 1999.
- Moral-ethical education – how?. The 3rd International Conference on Teacher Training – In Preparation for 2000. Beit Berl College, June 22-26, 1999.
- How young children deal with death. The 6th international conference on grief and bereavement in contemporary society. Jerusalem, Israel, July, 9-14, 2000.
- Becoming a moral person. Work, values, and organizational behavior toward the new millennium. Jerusalem, Israel, July, 25-28, 2000.
- Children’s perceptions of death. ‘Fear because of war’ on behalf of the Foundation of the Pedagogical Office, Ministry of Education and Culture. Jerusalem, December 12, 2001.
- Preventing global catastrophes through education on compassion – as a foundation of moral education. The 4th International Conference on Teacher Training. “Teacher training as a social mission – Key to the future”, June 23-27, 2002.
- Judicial patterns on the basis of terror by Jewish and Arab perpetrators. 'Terror and Borders - Anthropological Outlooks', May 28-29, 2003.
- The effect of the damage of sexual exploitation in victims' adulthood. The 2nd Conference for the Advancement of Women’s Mental Health: Maturation and Coping in a Changing World. Ben-Gurion University, October 21, 2003.
- Sarbanes-Oxley's code of ethics: An attempt to deter 21st century wrongdoings with financial implications. The Sixth Miami International Conference on Torah & Science, Absolute Standards in an Age of Relativity, Miami, Florida, Florida International University, 13-15 December, 2005 .
- The Polarization of the Eastern Approach to Ethics (Japan versus China), and the Comparison between these Approaches and Western Ethics. Eastern and Western Ethics, Ethics Conference, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, March 21, 2009.
- The Theme of Abandonment in Fairy Tales and its Connection to Bowlby’s Attachment Theory, Conference on Children and Young Adult Literature, Between Imagination and Reality, December 29, 2008.
- Invited to lecture at Harvard University at the ‘China Goes Global Conference’, October 6-8, 2010, on the topic of: “The Contribution of Ethics to Business – A Case Study Analysis of the Ethics Involved in the Globalization of the Chinese Economy”
- Comics as an Effective Teaching Method in School. The First Multi-Disciplinary Conference on the Study of Humor, Ashkelon College, March 23, 2010.
- Wolf, R. (2011). Fighting on behalf of a greener environment – An advancement of global business ethics in China. China Goes Global, Harvard University (Proceedings).
- Wolf, R. (2012). The solution for achieving ethical economics: Strengthening the ethics of accountants. European Business Ethics Network Research Conference "Accountability, transparency, sustainability", June 7-9, 2012. (Proceedings).
- Wolf, R. (2012). Invited to lecture at the International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology. October 15-17. Various ethical perspectives when training students for business management.
- Wolf, R. (2012). Aid of Physicians to Children and Adolescents Who Experienced Sexual Abuse. European Academy of Pediatric Societies (October 5-9, 2012). Istanbul, Turkey.
- Culture and Ethics – Mindsets Across borders: An Australian-Israeli Comparison
- Ethics and Medicine in the Holocaust – Ethical dilemmas (In Process)
- Mediation as a path to conflict solving
Moral and Social Economic Responsibility
Morals and Ethics
Mediation in Areas of Management
1. Moral Judgment and moral development – I am interested in enhancing children's moral development and the prevention of corruption among employees of large corporations.
2. Mediation – increasing the search for peaceful resolutions of conflicts.
3. Business ethics – The implementation of ethical programs within corporations and large organizations.
4. Bibliotherapy – treatment using literature and creativity as a mean for children's cognitive and personal growth.
5. Management – Proper management in companies and organizations.