About Dirk Matten

Dirk Matten (Dr. rer.pol., Dr. habil., Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) holds the Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility and is a Professor of Strategy at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of London, the University of Nottingham and at Sabancý University in Istanbul. He has taught and done research at academic institutions in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Turkey, and the USA. His work has appeared in journals including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, British Journal of Management, The Geneva Papers or Human Relations. His 14 books and more than 100 articles have won numerous international awards including the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award of the Academy of Management Conference. He also won the “Max Weber Award” of the Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft for his bestselling textbook on Business Ethics (with Andy Crane, OUP). He is on the editorial board of many journals including Business Ethics Quarterly. Dirk enjoys occasionally consulting multinational companies and is on the board of several NGOs. He has worked more than three years in industry and prior to taking up an academic post in the UK in 1999, was a Senior Consultant with the Frankfurt based consultancy firm Newmark & Partners. He was recently ranked among the ‘Top 100 CSR Leaders’ in an independent poll by CSR International.
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