Professor of Business Ethics & Management, Executive Director, Institute for Ethics in Business
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.5475 Fax: 412.396.4764
Dr. Weber is a Professor of Business Ethics and Management at Duquesne University. Dr. Weber received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and M.B.A. from Saint Louis University.
Dr. Weber has developed and taught online and face-to-face graduate courses in public affairs management, business ethics, organizational ethics, global ethics, and field-based research in business ethics. He also developed the required Applied Business Ethics courses in Duquesne's MBA program and the Business Ethics course required of all undergraduate business students. In 2010, he revised and offered the Global Business, Government and Society course for Management majors in the undergraduate program.
In his leisure time, Dr. Weber is avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan and proudly sported a "playoff beard" during the Penguins successful quest for the Stanley Cup in 2009.
Lawrence, Anne T. and James Weber, Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy, 15th edition (Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2017)
Weber, James, “Identifying and Assessing Managerial Value Orientations: A Cross-Generational Replication Study of Key Organizational Decision-makers’ Values,” Journal of Business Ethics, in press; published online September 28, 2014.
Weber, James, “Investigating and Assessing the Quality of Employee Ethics Training Programs among U.S.-based Global Organizations,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2015, 129(1): 27-42; published online March 18, 2014.
Weber, James and Jeffrey Gladstone, “Rethinking the Corporate Financial – Social Performance Relationship: Examining the Complex, Multi-stakeholder Notion of Corporate Social Performance,” Business and Society Review, 2014, 119(3): 297-336.
Collins, Denis, James Weber and Rebecca Zambrano, “Teaching Business Ethics Online: Perspectives on Course Design, Delivery, Student Engagement, and Assessment,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2014, 125(3): 513-529; published and available online on October 25, 2013.
Green, Sharon and James Weber, “An Assessment of the Growth in Coverage of Social and Environmental Topics in Graduate Accounting Courses,” Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2013, 9(1), 117-126; published online August 19, 2013.
Weber, James, “Advances in Graduate Marketing Curriculum: Paying Attention to Ethical, Social and Sustainability Issues,” Journal of Marketing Education, special issue on Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability in Marketing Education, 2013, 35(2): 85-94; published online June 6, 2013.
Weber, James, Sharon Green and Jeffrey Gladstone, “Responding to the Call: Changes in Graduate Management Curriculum’s Attention to Social and Environmental Issues,” Teaching Ethics, 2013, 13(2): 137-157.
Weber, James and David M. Wasieleski, “Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs: A Report, Analysis and Critique,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2012, 112, 609-626.
Weber, James and Virginia W. Gerde, “Organizational Role and Environmental Uncertainty as Influences on Ethical Work Climate in Military Units,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2011, 100: 595-612.
Weber, James, “Moral Reasoning in the Business Context: A View from my Rocking Chair,” Journal of Organizational Moral Psychology, 2010, 1(2), 55-76.
Weber, James and Kathryn A. Marley, “In Search of Stakeholder Salience: Exploring Corporate Social and Sustainability Reports,” Business & Society, 2012, 51: 626 – 649; published online March 11, 2010.
Dr. Weber’s research interests include constructing an ethics profile of Millennials, as well as assessing values, moral reasoning and ethical behavior on the individual level and the evaluation of ethical and compliance programs, ethical work climate and organizational ethics audits on the organizational level. He has published numerous manuscripts in various management and business ethics journals, serves on the editorial board of two business ethics journals, and is the co-author of 15th edition of Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy, published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill, Inc.