What's New?

New Paper "Managing for Political Corporate Social Responsibility" (Journal of Management Studies)

New Paper
"The Corporation as a Political Actor: European and North American Approaches" (European Management Journal)

Interview about
Corporate Social Responsbility in DJØF Bladet (in Danish)

New Paper
"Decoupling Responsible Management Education" (Journal of Management Inquiry)

Interview about
Philosophy and Business Ethics by QS Top MBA

Recent Paper on
"Cross-Disciplinary Ethics Education in MBA Programs: Rhetoric or Reality?" (Academy of Management Learning and Education)
My research and teaching examine the intersection of corporate responsibility, politics, and strategic management in the governance of contested global issues. In particular, I discuss the role of (public)-private governance in the context of addressing global social and environmental problems. Much of my work is focused on how non-state actors (e.g. businesses and non-governmental organisations) set voluntary standards to improve the enforcement of basic rights (e.g., human and labor rights). I have also done work on the relationship between the UN system and the private sector with a special focus on the United Nations Global Compact.

I have a passion for research that matters (we have too little of this) and students who care (I have met many)...

My research @ Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

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“The Business of Society” (BOS) Blog

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Copenhagen Business School

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Recent Blog Posts:

Courage is Contagious - CSR and the Panama Papers

What Do We Mean by "Political CSR" - Towards a Definition

UN Global Compact Expels More Participants than New Participants Join

Responsible Management Education - Are Schools Walking Their Talk?

Using Big Data to Support Human Development