David Wasieleski

Professor of Business Ethics and Management, Executive Director of the Albert P. Viragh Institute for Ethics in Business, & Editor-in-Chief of the Business and Society Review
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Mangement

918 Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.1092
wasieleski@duq.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Business Environment and Public Policy, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh M.B.A., Duquesne University B.A., Economics, University of Pittsburgh
Biography

David M. Wasieleski is a Professor of Management & Business Ethics in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. David completed his doctorate in Business Environment and Public Policy in the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He received a B.A. in Economics and a Certificate Degree in Accounting from Pitt, and an M.B.A. from Duquesne University. For eight years, he worked as a marketing representative in the housing industry. His academic research focuses on natural science approaches to understanding ethical decision-making and the formation of social contracts within organizational contexts. He also studies cognitive biases on decision-making and behavior in workplace environments. His article (with Sefa Hayibor), "Evolutionary Psychology and Business Ethics Research" won the Article of the Year in Business Ethics Quarterly for 2009. At Duquesne, he teaches business ethics, organizational behavior, and public affairs.

He currently serves as Associate Editor for Business and Society and Book Review Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics Education, and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Moral Psychology.

As a member of the Academy of Management, he reviews papers for the Organizational Behavior Division (received the Best Reviewer Award in 2007), the Social Issues in Management Division, and the Management and Organization Cognition Division. He served as Chair of the Book Award Committee of the SIM Division (2008-2009), and was Chair of the Membership Committee of the SIM Division (2009). He has participated in the SIM Doctoral Student Consortium and organized and ran the "Cognition in the Rough" workshop for the Management and Organizational Cognition Division from 2007-2010.

In Pittsburgh, he serves on the New Leadership Board of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and volunteers with various charitable organizations around the city.

Publications

Articles in Journals

Wasieleski, D., Waddock, S., & Fort, T. (in press, 2019). Natural Sciences, Management Theory, and System Transformation for Sustainability. Business and Society.

Shrivastava, P., Zsolnai, L., Wasieleski, D., & Walker, T. (2018). Finance and Management in the Anthropocene. Organization & Environment, 32 (1), 26-40.

Shrivastava, P., Schumacher, G., & Wasieleski, D. (in press, 2017). Aesthetic Rationality in Organizations. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.

Chumney, W., Wasieleski, D., & Schumacher, G. (in press, 2017). Intellectual Property Protection versus Innovation: Introducing a Model for Ethical Innovation in Organizations. Business & Society Review.

Wasieleski, David M. & Persson, S. & (2015). The Seasons of the Psychological Contract: Overcoming the Silent Transformations of the Employer-Employee Relationship. Human Resource Management Review, 25: 368-383.

Wasieleski, D. & Arnaud, S. (in press, 2013). Corporate Humanistic Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics.

Wasieleski, David M. & Eberhardt-Toth, E. (2013). A Cognitive Elaboration Model of Sustainability Decision-Making: Investigating Financial Managers' Orientation Towards Environmental Issues. Journal of Business Ethics, 117: 735-751.

Wasieleski, D.M., Nagle, Brian, & Rau, S. (2013). Exploring Aggressiveness in Accounting Reporting: An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Ethics Training and Codes on the Opportunistic Judgment Tendencies in Accounting. Business and Society Review, 117(4): 477-513).

Wasieleski, D.M. & Weber, J. (2013). Benchmarking the State of Ethics and Compliance Programs: Current View of the Field and Comparison with Past Reviews. Journal of Business Ethics, 112 (4): 609-626.

Wasieleski, D.M., Schumacher, E., & Günter, E. (2013). Institutionalizing Ethical Innovation in Organizations: An Integrated Causal Model of Moral Innovation Decision Processes. Journal of Business Ethics, 113: 15-37.

Wasieleski, D.M., Nagle, B., & Rau, S. (2012). The Impact of Ethical Tools on Aggressiveness in Financial Reporting. Business and Society Review, 117 (4), 477-513.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Roberts, J. (2012). Moral Reasoning in Computer-Based Task Environments. Journal of Business Ethics, 110: 355-376.

Wasieleski, D. (2011). Editorial--The Future of Ethics Education Tools. Journal of Business Ethics Education Vol. 8.

Wasieleski, David M., Spangler, William E., & Gal-Or, Mordechai (2010). Facilitating Consumer Acceptance of RFID and Related Ubiquitous Technologies. International Journal of Applied Logistics, 1(1): 16-27.

Wasieleski, D. (in press, 2010). Book Review of Business Ethics by Stanwick and Stanwick. Journal of Business Ethics Education, 7.

Wasieleski, D. (2009). Book Review of Cavanagh's American Business Values Book. Journal of Business Ethics Education.

Wasieleski, David. M., & Hayibor, Sefa. 2009. Evolutionary Psychology and Business Ethics Research. Business Ethics Quarterly, 19(4): 587-616. Winner: Article of the Year (2009) by the "Society for Business Ethics".

Wasieleski, David M. & Weber, James. 2009. The Influence of Job Functionality on Ethical Reasoning: Using the Adapted Wason Selection Task to Analyze Differences in Detection of Rule-based Social Contract Violations across Organizational Job Functions. Journal of Business Ethics, 85: 187-199.

Wasieleski, David M. & Gal-Or, Mordechai. 2008. An Enquiry into the Ethical Efficacy of the Use of Radio Frequency Identification Technology. Ethics and Information Technology, 10: 27-40.

Wasieleski, D.M., Matthew, D., & Virginia, G. (2009). Socially Responsible Modeling: A Stakeholder Approach to the Implementation of Ethical Modeling in Operations Research. OR Spectrum, 33: 1-26.

Wasieleski, D., Hayibor, S., & Nickerson, S. (in press, 2009). Evolutionary Psychology: Towards a Unifying Paradigm for Business Ethics Research Across Levels of Analysis. Business Ethics Quarterly.

Wasieleski, D. M. (2007). Book Review of Corporation, Be Good! Business and Society.

Wasieleski, D. M. & Hayibor, S. (2007). Breaking the Rules: Examining the Facilitation Effects of Moral Intensity Characteristics on the Recognition of Rule Violations. Journal of Business Ethics, 78: 275-290.

Hayibor, S. & Wasieleski, D. M. (in press, 2007). EFFECTS OF THE USE OF THE AVAILABILITY HEURISTIC ON ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING IN ORGANIZATIONS. Journal of Business Ethics.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Weber, J. (2003). Corporate Social Audits: Subjecting Robert Miles1987 Framework to Tests of Validation. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 1 (9), 133-153. (Also appears in: Andriof, Jorg, Waddock, Sandra, Husted, Bryan, & Sutherland Rahman, Sandra (Eds.), Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking (Volume 2): Relationships, Communication, Reporting and Performance. 2003. Sheffield, United Kingdom: Greenleaf Publishing, pp. 180-202.)

Wasieleski, D.M. & Frederick, W. C. (2002). Evolutionary Social Contracts. Business and Society Review, 107 (3), 283-308.

Wasieleski, D. & Weber, J. (2003). Managing the Corporate Social Environment: Subjecting Miles' 1987 Model to Tests of Validation. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 9, 133-153.

Wasieleski, D. M. (2001). Agenda-building Theory: A Stakeholder Salience Approach for Determining Agenda Placement. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2 (2), 113-130.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Weber, J. (2001). Investigating Influences on Managers Moral Reasoning: The Impact of Personal and Organizational Factors. Business and Society, 40 (1), 79-111.

Wasieleski, D.M., Frederick, W. C., & Weber, J. (2000). Values, Ethics, and Moral Reasoning among Healthcare Professionals: A Survey. HEC Forum, 12 (2), 124-140.

Articles in Proceedings

Elm, D., Wasieleski, D., Waddock, S., & Higgins, C. (2017). Reflections on Business in Society: Moving beyond Ambition to Impact. International Association for Business and Society.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Roberts, J. (2011). The Contemporary Plagiarist: The Roles of Technology and Moral Development. Proceedings for the 2011 International Congress for Information Systems (ICIS) Annual Conference, Shanghai, China.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Hayibor, S. (2011). PREFERENCES CONCERNING MORAL DEVELOPMENT OF CO-WORKERS. 16th annual meeting for International Association of Business and Society.

Wasieleski, D. & Hayibor, S. (2008). Influencing Perceptions of Ethical Dilemmas: Exploring the Use of Attribute and Goal Framing for Affecting Individuals' Moral Reasoning. International Association for Business and Society.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Hayibor, Sefa, & Wasieleski (2008). Moral Recall: Examining the Effects of the Availability Heuristic on Perceptions of Moral Intensity. Journal of Business Ethics, 84: 151-166.

Wasieleski, D. M. (2005). Looking the Other Way: The Effects of Socio-Moral Perspective on Cheater Detection. 16th annual meeting for International Association of Business and Society. Sonoma, CA.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Hayibor, S. (2002). Individual Biases and Equity Theory. 13th Annual conference for International Association for Business and Society. Victoria, BC, pp. 41-44.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Munshi, N. (2001). Sleuthing for a Paradigm: An Introspective Look at the Current Trends in Business and Society Research. 12th annual meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, pp. 303-308.

Wasieleski, D. M. (2000). Poor Hospital Care: Using Agenda-building Theory to Explain How Patient Issues Get Noticed. 11th annual meeting for International Association of Business and Society, pp. 288-293.

Paper Presentations

Gianiodis, P. & Wasieleski, D. (2019). Discovering Moral Opportunities: Exploring Moral Imagination in Entrepreneurship. Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneruship Conference, Miami, Florida.

Wasieleski, D., Steckler, E., & Leigh, J. (2019). The Business School for a Sustainable World: A Hackathon for New Perspectives on Business Education. Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurshihp, Miami, Florida.

Wasieleski, D. (2018). Centers for Business Ethics & Responsible Leadership, Humanistic Management, 21st Century Impact. Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois.

Wasieleski, D. (2018). Humanistic Management and Ethics Centers. Invited presentation at Humanistic Management Workshop, New York, New York.

Wasieleski, D. & Duchamp, D. (2018). From Transparency to Traceability: Communicative Action Theory and Social Audits. International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, Trieste, Italy.

Wasieleski, D. & Panaccio, A. (2017). Servant Leadership and Well-Being of Employees. Invited presentation at Humanistic Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Elm, D., Waddock, S., Wasieleski, D., & Higgins, C. (2017, June). Reflections on Business in Society: Moving beyond Ambition to Impact. International Association of Business & Society (IABS), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Wasieleski, D. & Persson, S. (2016). Nourishing the Tie between Business Ethics and Sustainability: Creating a Dialogue between Western and Eastern Approaches. Journal of Management Studies, Warwick, United Kingdom.

Wasieleski, D., Benn, S., Shrivastava, P., Giurco, D., & Willmott, H. (2015). Governance for Future Earth: Challenges in Linking and Transforming Business and Science Practice. Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada-British Columbia.

Wasieleski, D. & Eberhardt-Toth, E. (2015). Ethical Sensitivity Factors to Sustainability Decision-Making: A Cross Cultural Perspective. Corporate Responsibility Research Conference (CRRC)/KEDGE Business School, Marseille, France.

Wasieleski, D. (2015, May). The Longevity of Hypernorms: Examining the Principle of Responsibility in ISCT. European Association for Work and Organizational Psychology Conference, Oslo, Norway.

Wasieleski, D. (2013). Motivating Moral Action in Organizations: The Effects of Omission Bias and the Affect Heuristic on Perceptions of Moral Intensity. European Work and Organizational Psychology, Munster, Germany.

Wasieleski, D. & Eberhardt, E. (2011). Antecedents to Sustainable Behavior. 14th annual Vincentian conference on business ethics, New York, New York.

Wasieleski, D. & Lundberg, G. (2011). Moral Abstraction: An Empirical Investigation of Ambiguity in Ethical Decision-Making. International Association for Research in Economic Psychology, Exeter, United Kingdom.

Wasieleski, D. & Hayibor, S. (2011). Meta-Cognition in Ethical Decision Making. Proceedings of 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society, Bath England.

Wasieleski, D.M., Hayibor, S., & Sears, G.(2010). Value Congruence and Charismatic Leadership in CEO-Top Manager Relationships: Empirical Study. International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, Lisbon, Portugal.

Wasieleski, D.M., Rau, S., & Nagle, B. (2009). An Investigation of the Impact of Codes of Ethics on the Opportunistic Judgment Tendencies in Accounting. International Association Business Management, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wasieleski, D. & Hayibor, S. (2008). Influencing Perceptions of Ethical Dilemmas: Exploring the Use of Attribute and Goal Framing for Affecting Individual's Moral Reasoning. In Proceedings for 19th Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society, Tampere, Finland.

Wasieleski, D. & Lundberg, G. (2008). To Act or Not to Act: The Effects of Moral Intensity Characteristics on Omission and Commission. International Association for Research in Economic Psychology, Rome, Italy.

Wasieleski, D. & Hayibor, S. (2008, June). Clueless about Cluelessness: A Meta-Cognitive Examination of Ethical Decision Making. International Association for Business and Society, Tampere, Finland.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Gal-Or, M. (2007, July). RFID Paradox: An Enquiry into the Ethical Efficacy of the Use of. Computer Ethics Philosophical Enquiry, San Diego, California.

Wasieleski, D. (2006). Teaching Business Ethics Roundtable. Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Wasieleski, D.M. & Hayibor, S. (2006, October). Moral Recall: Examining the Effects of the Availability Heuristic on the Characteristics of Moral Intensity. 13th annual Vincentian Conference on Business Ethics, Niagara, New York.

Wasieleski, D. & Sivasubramaniam, N. (2006, June). Understanding the facilitation effects of the Wason Selection Task: A meta-analysis of the abstract logic and thematic content studies. HBES Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Wasieleski, D. (2005). The Pleistocene Manager: An Empirical Investigation of Agency Type Social Contracts in Organizations. Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wasieleski, D. (2003). Making Sense of Sensemaking: The Relationship Between Sensemaking and Relational Wealth. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Tampa, FL.

Wasieleski, D. (2002). Stakeholder Group Influences on Policy Learning: Expanding Policy Learning Theory Using Agenda-Building. Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Wasieleski, D. (2001). Individual Factors Affecting the Psychological Contract: Examining the Effects of Moral Reasoning on Employer-Employee Relationships. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Charleston, SC.

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements

Wasieleski, D., & Weber, J. (2019). Introduction to Business Ethics. In Press, Business and Society 360: Business Ethics.

Weber, J., & Wasieleski, D. (2018). Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility. Business and Society 360: Corporate Social Responsibility (pp. 5). Emerald Group Publishing.

Wasieleski, D., & Frederick, W. C. (2017). Natural Business Ethics. In Press, In Robert Kolb (Ed.), Sage Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia (2nd Edition).

Wasieleski, D. (2017). Evolutionary Psychology. In Press, Sage Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia (2nd Edition).

Wasieleski, D. (2017). Reciprocal Altruism. In Press, Sage Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia (2nd Edition).

Wasieleski, D. (2017). Doha Development Round of 2001. In Press, Sage Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia (2nd Edition).

Wasieleski, D., & Weber, J. (2017). Introduction to Stakeholder Management. Business and Society 360: Stakeholder Management (pp. 6). Emerald Group Publishing.

Wasieleski, David M. 2011. Hardwired to Monitor: An Empirical Investigation of Agency-Type Social Contracts in Organizations. Book chapter in Evolutionary Psychology in the Business Sciences (Sage).

Wasieleski, D.M., Weber, James, & Gerde, V. (2008). A Blueprint for Designing an Ethics Program in an Academic Setting. In Advancing Business Ethics Education, Diane Swanson and Dann Fisher (Eds.) Information Age.

Wasieleski, D. (2007). Evolutionary Psychology. In R. Kolb, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia.

Wasieleski, D. (2007). Doha Development Round of 2001. In R. Kolb, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia.

Wasieleski, D. (2007). Reciprocal Altruism. In R. Kolb, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Encyclopedia.

Wasieleski, D. (2003). Corporate Social Audits: Subjecting Robert Miles 1987 Framework to Tests of Validation. In A. Jorg, S. Waddock, B. Husted, & S. Sutherland Rahman, Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking (Volume 2): Relationships, Communication, Reporting, and Performance. United Kingdom: Greenleaf.

Non-Referred and Invited Papers

Natural Business Ethics, Positive Psychology, Homo Economicus, Humanism, and Friedrich Nietzsche. Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Social Performance. (2nd edition) Forthcoming, under contract.

Wasieleski, David M. 2012. Encyclopedia Entry on Moral Intensity. Business Ethics Encyclopedia. Wiley.

Wasieleski, David M. 2011. Book Review of: Just Business Ethics by Martin Sandhu. Volume 11 of Journal of Business Ethics Education.

Wasieleski, David. 2010. Book Review of Understanding Business Ethics by Peter Stanwick and Sarah Stanwick. Forthcoming in Volume 10 of Journal of Business Ethics Education, pp. 91-95.

Wasieleski, David. 2009. Editorial. Journal of Business Ethics Education, pp. 72-73.

Wasieleski, David. 2009. Book Review of American Business Values by Gerald Cavanagh. Journal of Business Ethics Education, pp. 74-79.

Wasieleski, David M. 2007. Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Social Performance. Wrote 4 entries on altruism, reciprocal altruism, evolutionary psychology, and the Doha Summit of 2001.

Instructor's Manual to accompany Post, Lawrence, and Weber's Business and Society: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Ethics, 11th ed. (2004). Created Power Point Presentation on CD-ROM and Test Bank questions for Instructor's Manual.

Instructor's Manual to accompany Post, Lawrence, and Weber's Business and Society: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Ethics, 10th ed. (2001). Created Power Point Presentation for supplemental CD-ROM.

Frederick, William C., Weber, James, & Wasieleski, David M. 1999. Values, Ethics, and Moral Reasoning among Healthcare Professionals: A Survey of Empirical Research. A report commissioned by VHA, Inc. Published by the Beard Center for Leadership in Ethics.

Papers Under Review

Wasieleski, David. M., Guimaraes-Da Costa, & Ivanova, Olga. Signaling for Sustainability: An Affective Sensemaking Process for Organizational Change. Currently under review at: Human Relations.

Shrivastava, Paul, Schumacher, E. Gunter, & Wasieleski, David M. Aesthetic Rationality in Organizations. Currently under review at: Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.

Wasieleski, David M., Shrivastava, Paul, & Schumacher, Gunter. Aesthetic Rationality for Sustainability Decision-Making: Exploring Cognitive and Emotional Factors of an Aesthetics Process. Currently under review at: Journal of Management Inquiry.

Working Papers

Chumney, Wade, Wasieleski, David M., & Schumacher, E. Gunter. Intellectual Property Protection versus Innovation: Introducing a Model for Ethical Innovation in Organizations. To be submitted to Management Decision, October 2015.

Ceccarelli, Agnes & Wasieleski, David M. Fair Decision Making in the Hiring interview: An Organizational Justice Perspective. To be submitted to: Journal of Business Ethics.

Wasieleski, David M. & Finstad-Milion, Krista. Stakeholder Group Influences on Policy Learning: Expanding Policy Learning Theory Using Agenda-building. To be submitted to: Human Resource Management.

Wasieleski, David M., Hayibor, Sefa, & Sivasubramaniam, Nagaraj. Understanding the Facilitation Effects of the Wason Selection Task: A Meta-analysis of the Abstract Logic and Thematic Content Studies. To be submitted to: Special Issue of Journal of Management Studies (due: January 2016).

Wasieleski, David M. & Mnisri, Kamel. Organizational Creativity and Ethical Work Climates. To be submitted to: Journal of Business Ethics.

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals

Wasieleski, D., & Weber, J. (Ed.). (2019). Business and Society 360: Business Ethics.

Weber, J., & Wasieleski, D. (Ed.). (2018). Business and Society 360: Corporate Social Responsibility Emerald Group Publishing.

Wasieleski, D., & Weber, J. (Ed.). (2017). Business and Society 360: Stakeholder Management Emerald Group Publishing.