“What is important in corporate ethics is the example provided by the leadership—what they say and do and how they reward people. That is especially true at the top of the organization.”
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Mark O. Winkelman Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
Research Interests: Business ethics, corporate compliance, corporate governance, leadership
First published on the Stakeholder Theory in 1995 with The Stakeholder Theory of the Corporation: Concepts, Evidence, Implications in the Academy of Management Review.
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(2002) The Stakeholder Revolution and the Clarkson Principles, Business Ethics Quarterly, 12 (2), 107–111.
With Lee Preston (1999) Stakeholder Management and Organizational Wealth, Academy of Management Review, 24 (4), 619–619.
(1999) Making Stakeholder Theory Whole, Academy of Management Review, 24 (2), 237–241.
With Lee Preston (1995), The Stakeholder Theory of the Corporation: Concepts, Evidence, Implications, Academy of Management Review.