The Moral Responsibility of Firms
Edited by Eric W. Orts and N. Craig Smith
Edited by Eric W. Orts, Guardsmark Professor; Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and N. Craig Smith, Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility, INSEAD
Eric W. Orts is the Guardsmark Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a professor in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department with a joint appointment in the Management Department. He directs the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and serves also as an academic co-director of the FINRA at Wharton Institute for securities compliance and regulatory professionals. His primary research and teaching interests are in corporate governance, environmental law and policy, and professional ethics. His scholarly work is widely published in academic journals and books. Prior to joining Wharton's faculty in 1991, Orts practiced law at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. Orts is a member of the bar of New York and the District of Columbia, and an elected member of the American Law Institute.
N. Craig Smith is the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility at INSEAD, France and the Academic Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics Research Group in the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre. He was previously on the faculties of London Business School, Georgetown University, and Harvard Business School. His research is at the intersection of business and society, encompassing business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. As well as a broad interest in organizational or managerial good and bad conduct, at the core of much of his research is a focus on developing understanding of corporate accountability. His current research projects examine the purpose of the firm, social contract theory, stakeholder theory, strategic drivers of CSR/sustainability, marketing ethics, and sustainable consumption. He is the author, coauthor or coeditor of six books and over thirty academic journal articles.
Michael E. Bratman is the U. G. and Abbie Birch Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor Philosophy at Stanford University.
Thomas Donaldson is the Mark O. Winkelman Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter A. French is the Lincoln Professor of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University.
John Hasnas is Professor of Business in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
Kendy Hess is the Brake-Smith Associate Professor in Social Philosophy and Ethics at the College of the Holy Cross.
Nien-hê Hsieh is Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.
Waheed Hussain is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto.
Ian Maitland is Professor of Management at the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota.
Eric W. Orts is the Guardsmark Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Philip Pettit is the L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University and also Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University.
David Rönnegard is a visiting scholar at INSEAD.
Joakim Sandberg is Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Gothenburg.
Amy J. Sepinwall is the James G. Campbell, Jr. Memorial Term Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
N. Craig Smith is the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility at INSEAD.
Manuel Velasquez is the Charles J. Dirksen Professor of Business Ethics at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.