“This is not an anti-wealth or anti-business or anti-capitalism society. Rather, people are looking at their kids and are worried that they will not do as well.”
Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico
Professor, Business environment, ethics and public policy
Research Interests: Business environment, ethics, public policy, organizational behavior/human resource management
First published on the Stakeholder Theory in 1997 with “Toward a Theory of Stakeholder Identification and Salience: Defining the Principle of Who and What Really Counts” in the Academy of Management Review.
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(Forthcoming) Taking (and sharing) power: How boards of directors can bring about greater fairness for dependent stakeholders. Business & Society Review.
( 2009) Moral arguments for stakeholder involvement in corporate governance: A critical perspective. Paper presented at the Sixth International Critical Management Studies Conference, Warwick, U.K.
(2008) Taking (and sharing) power: How boards of directors can bring about greater fairness for dependent stakeholders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Business Ethics, Anaheim.
(2007) With Davis,W. Stakeholder risk as experienced by non-shareholders: An ethical analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Business & Society, Florence.
(2007) Speaking truth to power: Religious institutions as both dissident organizational stakeholders and organizational partners. Business and Society Review, 112: 55-72.
(2007) The plight of low-wage workers: How stakeholder theory does and does not help. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Business & Society, Florence.
( 2005) A critical analysis of stakeholder theory and corporate governance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu.
(2005) No CEO is an island: Ethical behavior, stakeholder networks, and the need for shared governance through stakeholder consent. Paper presented at the annual research conference of the European Network for Business Ethics, Tallinn, Estonia.
(2003) How organizations manage relationships with dissident stakeholders (and vice versa): Lessons from shareholder activism. Paper presented as part of a symposium on “Stakeholder management: Pied piper or pipe dream? Examining the impact of an idea” at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle.
(2002) New institutions for new employment relationships: Stakeholder networks and justice for workers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Denver.
(2001) Remedying injustices in stakeholder relationships: The role of fairness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Evolutionary Economics, New Orleans.
(2000) With Key, S. From stakeholder analysis to stakeholder theory: A (modest) proposal. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Business & Society Burlington, VT. In K. Getz and D. Windsor (Eds.) Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society: 244-248.
O.C. Ferrell interviews fellow professors Shawn Berman and Harry Van Buren on greed and misconduct.