James Weber

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

615 Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.5475
weberj@duq.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh M.B.A., Saint Louis University
Biography

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.

Publications

Articles in Journals

Weber, J., & Warnell, J. M. (2018). The Influence of Institutional Mission on Students' Values: A Comparison among Three Universities. Business & Society Review, 123 (4), 567-600.

Weber, J., & Elm, D. R. (2018). Exploring and Comparing Cognitive Moral Reasoning of Millennials and Across Multiple Generations. Business & Society Review, 123 (3) , 414-457.

Weber, J. & Urick, M. J. (in press, 2017). Examining the Millennials' Ethical Profile: Assessing Demographic Variations in their Personal Value Orientations. Business & Society Review.

Weber, J. (in press, 2016). Does It Matter How One Assesses Moral Reasoning? Differences (Biases) in the Recognition versus Formulation Tasks. Business and Society.

Weber, J. (2015). Identifying and Assessing Managerial Value Orientations: A Cross-Generational Replication Study of Key Organizational Decision-makers' Values. Journal of Business Ethics, 132, 493-504, doi: published online September 28, 2014.

Weber, J. (in press, 2015). Discovering the Millennials' Personal Values Orientation: A Comparison to Two Managerial Populations. Journal of Business Ethics., doi: published online August 6, 2015.

Weber, J. (2014). Investigating and Assessing the Quality of Employee Ethics Training Programs among U.S.-based Global Organizations. Journal of Business Ethics, 129 (1), 27-42, doi: published online March 18, 2014.

Weber, J. & Gladstone, J. (2014). Rethinking the Corporate Financial? Social Performance Relationship: Examining the Complex, Multi-stakeholder Notion of Corporate Social Performance. Business & Society Review, 119 (3), 297-336.

Weber, J. (2013). Advances in Graduate Marketing Curriculum: Paying Attention to Ethical, Social, and Sustainability Issues. Journal of Marketing Education, 35 (2), 85-94.

Collins, D., Weber, J., & Zambrano, R. (2013). Teaching Business Ethics Online: Perspectives on Course Design, Delivery, Student Engagement, and Assessment. Journal of Business Ethics, 125 (3), 513-529.

Weber, J. (2013). The 2012 Organizations and the Natural Environment Division Annual Dissertation Award Competition: Emerging and Exemplary Work in the Field. Business and Society, 52, 677-683.

Weber, J., Green, S., & Gladstone, J. (2013). Responding To the Call: Changes in Graduate Management Curriculum's Attention to Social and Environmental Issues. Teaching Ethics, 13 (2), 137-157.

Weber, J. & Wasieleski, D. M. (2013). Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs: A Report, Analysis and Critique. Journal of Business Ethics, 112, 609-626.

Green, S. & Weber, J. (2013). An Assessment of the Growth in Coverage of Social and Environmental Issues in Graduate Accounting Courses. Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 9 (1), 117-126.

Weber, J. & Marley, K. (2012). In Search Of Stakeholder Salience: Exploring Corporate Social and Sustainability Reports. Business and Society, 51 (4), 626-649.

Weber, J. & Gerde, V. W. (2011). Organizational Role and Environmental Uncertainty as Influences on Ethical Work Climate in Military Units. Journal of Business Ethics, 100, 595-612.

Articles in Proceedings

Weber, J. & Urick, M. J. (2016). Dissecting the Millennials' Ethical Profile: Searching for Demographic Variations in their Personal Value Orientations. In Craig VanSandt, Editor (Ed.) International Association for Business and Society, 256-268.

Weber, J. (2015).Discovering the Millennials' Personal Values Orientation: A Comparison to Two Managerial Populations. In Craig VanSandt, Editor, and Anne Barraquier, Associate Editor (Eds.) International Association for Business and Society.

Weber, J., Kurland, N., Banerjee, B., & Waddock, S. (2015). A Dialogue about Corporate Social Responsibility: Effective Guidance or Rhetorical Tool? In Craig VanSandt, Editor, and Anne Barraquier, Associate Editor (Eds.) International Association for Business and Society.

Weber, J. & Derry, R. (2014). Open Mike II: A Forum for Ideas, Concerns, and Questions about Teaching. International Association for Business and Society, 339-342.

Weber, J. (2014). Three Challenges to the Ethical Work Climate Theoretical Foundation. International Association for Business and Society, 20-26.

Weber, J. & Derry, R. (2013). Open Mike: A Forum for Ideas, Concerns, and Questions about Teaching. International Association for Business and Society, 297-300.

Weber, J. & Wargofchik, J. (2012). The Institutionalization of Sustainability in Business Organizations: A Developmental, Multi-Stage, Multi-Dimensional Model. International Association for Business and Society, 122-132.

Paper Presentations

Weber, J. (2019). Breaking Boundaries and Forging a Circle of Trust: Co-Creating a Vision for IABS 2050. International Association of Business & Society (IABS), San Diego, California.

Weber, J. (2018). Thinking Big to Improve Lives: How SIM Pioneers Influenced their Students to Improve Others' Lives. Academy of Management: Social Issues in Management Division, Chicago, Illinois.

Weber, J. & Warnell, J. M. (2017). The Influence of Institutional Mission on Students' Values: A Comparison among Universities. Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Weber, J. (2016, May). Why 'Good People' Do 'Bad Things': Exploring Personal Values and Moral Reasoning. Bentley University Global Ethics Teaching Workshop, Boston, Massachusetts.

Weber, J. (2016, May). The Changing Landscape of Business Ethics: A View from Ethics Center Directors. Bentley University Global Ethics Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts.

Weber, J. (2016, June). Discussing Religion in the Business Ethics Classroom. International Association for Business and Society, Park City, Utah.

Weber, J. & Elm, D. R. (2016, May). Exploring and Comparing Millennials' Cognitive Moral Reasoning. Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference, Denver, Colorado.

Weber, J. (2014, June). Five Phases of IABS: Phase 2? Consolidation and Maturity Stage? 1996 to 2002. International Association for Business and Society, Sydney, Australia- NSW.

Collins, D., Weber, J., & Zambrano, R. (2014, March). Teaching Business Ethics Online: Perspectives on Course Design, Deliver, Student Engagement, and Assessment. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Jacksonville, Florida.

Weber, J. (2013). Identifying and Assessing Managerial Value Orientations: A Cross-Generational Replication Study of Key Organizational Decision-makers' Values. Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Weber, J. (2013). Accountability Standards in a Global Context. 9th Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium, Waltham, Massachusetts.

Weber, J. (2012). Effective Online Teaching for Social and Environmental Topics. Academy of Management: Social Issues in Management Division, Boston, Massachusetts.

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals

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

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

Weber, J., & Wasieleski, D. M. (2018). Business and Society 360: Business Ethics.

Weber, J., & Lawrence, A. T. (2017). Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy (15th ed ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

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

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements

Weber, J. (2019). Managing Public Issues and Stakeholder Relations. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Corporate Social Responsaibility and Citizenship. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Ethics and Ethical Reasoning. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Organizational Ethics. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Business-Government Relations. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Influencing the Political Environment. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). The Role of Technology. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Regulating and Managing Technology. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weber, J. (2019). Managing the Public and the Corporate Reputation. Business and Society. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

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

Weber, J. (2015). Managing the Public and Corporate Reputation. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 417-438).

Weber, J. (2015). Managing and Regulating Technology. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 256-276).

Weber, J. (2015). The Role of Technology. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 231-255).

Weber, J. (2015). Influencing the Political Environment. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 157-179).

Weber, J. (2015). Business-Government Relations. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 133-156).

Weber, J. (2015). Organizational Ethics. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 113-132).

Weber, J. (2015). Ethics and Ethical Reasoning. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 91-112).

Weber, J. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizenship. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 45-69).

Weber, J. (2015). Managing Public Issues and Stakeholder Relationships. In Irwin/McGraw-Hill (Ed.), Business and Society, (pp. 24-44).

Weber, J. (2014). Ethics of Leadership. Iin Henk ten Have (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics, (p. 7).

Research Interests

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.