Sybille Sachs

University of Zurich
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“What matters is that we know with which purpose we are serving whom. Customer orientation in this perspective is not a mere technical term but a humanistic commitment in the broader sense.”


University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich and University of Zurich.

Professor for Business Administration and Head of the Institute for Strategic Management: Stakeholder View

Research Interests: Business and society, stakeholder management

First published on the Stakeholder Theory in 2002 with Managing the Extended Enterprise: The New Stakeholder View in the California Management Review.

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Published Work on Stakeholder Theory

With E. Rühli. (2011). Stakeholders Matter: A New Paradigm for Strategy in Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

With E. Rühli & C. Meier. (2010). Stakeholder Governance as a Response to Wicked Issues. Journal of Business Ethics.

With R. Schmitt & I. Perrin. (2010). Stakeholder Value Creation System. Notizie die Politeia, XXVI(98), 31-49.

With H. Groth & R. Schmitt. (2010). The ‘Stakeholder View’ Approach: An Untapped Opportunity to Manage Corporate Performance and Wealth. Strategic Change, 19(3-4): 147–162.

With E. Rühli & I. Kern. (2009). Sustainable Success with Stakeholders The Untapped Potential. London: Palgrave.

With M. Maurer. (2009). Toward Dynamic Corporate Stakeholder Responsibility: From Corporate Social Responsibility Toward a Comprehensive and Dynamic View of Corporate Stakeholder Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 85(3): 535–544.

With M. Maurer. 2005. Implementing the Stakeholder View Learning Process Towards a Changed Stakeholder Orientation. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 17: 93–107.

With E. Rühli. (2004). Changing Managers’ Values Towards a Broader Stakeholder Orientation. Corporate Governance: the International Journal for Business in Society, 5(2): 89–98.

With J.E. Post & L.E. Preston. (2002). Managing the Extended Enterprise: The New Stakeholder View. California Management Review, 45(1): 6-28.

With J.E. Post & L.E. Preston. (2002). Redefining the corporation: Stakeholder management and organizational wealth. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

With E. Rühli. (2002). Strategischer Wandel auf mehreren Ebenen im Lichte evolutionärer Prinzipien. Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB), Ergänzungsheft 2: 75–81.

Sybille Sachs Speaking on Stakeholder Theory