University of New Mexico
Associate professor of management and a Bill Daniels Ethics Fellow, Anderson School of Management
Shawn received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Washington. Shawn has been at the Anderson School of Management for four years. Before coming to Anderson he served on the faculties at Boston University and Santa Clara University, where he was a fellow to the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
Shawn has three main research interests: Stakeholder Theory, especially measurement issues; intra- and inter-organizational trust; and issues of corporate governance. Shawn has also recently become interested in how managerial discretion impacts firm-stakeholder relationships. His work has appeared in The Academy of Management Journal, The Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business & Society as well as other outlets. Shawn’s most recent publication, with Robert Phillips, Heather Elms, and Michael Johnson-Cramer on “Stakeholder Theory, Strategy, and Managerial Discretion” appears in the May, 2010 issue of Strategic Organization.
Shawn is on the editorial board of the Business & Society and currently serves as Division Chair for the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management, having served as both program chair and professional development workshop chair.