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Tara J Radin

Tara J Radin

Title: Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy
Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy
Address: Funger Hall

Ph.D., Darden Graduate School Of Business Administration, 1999
J.D./M.B.A., University of Virginia School of Law / Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, 1993
B.A., University of Virginia, 1989

Areas of Expertise: Global Business Ethics, Business Law, Corporate Governance, Global Labor Practices, Peace Through Commerce, Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Media, Privacy, Technology, Strategy & Stakeholder Management


2013. Radin, T. J. & Werhane, P. H. "Employment-at-Will,"" International Encyclopedia of Ethics, H. LaFollette, ed. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd.).

2012. Elm, D. R. & Radin, T. J. "Ethical Decision-Making: Special or No Different?" Journal of Business Ethics 107, 3: 313-329.

2009. Hartman, L. P., Elm, D. R., Radin, T. J. & Pope, K. R. "Translating Corporate Culture around the World: A cross-cultural analysis of whistleblowing as an example of how to say and do the right thing," Politeia: Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility Theory & Practice, Anno XXIV.

2007. Radin, T. J., Calkins, M. & Predmore, C. "New Challenges to Old Problems: Building Trust in E-Marketing," Business & Society Review 112,1: 73-98.

2007. Radin, T. J., "Stakeholders and Sustainability: An Argument for Responsible Corporate Decision-making, Environmental Law & Policy Review 31, 2: 363-408.

2006. Radin, T. J. & Calkins, M. "The Struggle Against Sweatshops: Moving Toward Responsible Global Business," Journal of Business Ethics 66, 2: 261-272.

2004. Werhane, P. H., Radin, T. J., with Bowie, N. Employment and Employee Rights (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers Ltd.).

2003. Radin, T. J. "Chiquita Brands International, Inc.: Value-Based Management and the Value of Corporate Responsibility in Latin America," in Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, L. P. Hartman, D. J. Arnold & R. E. Wokutch, eds. (New York, NY: Praeger Publishers): 354-382.

2003. Radin, T. J. "Levi Strauss and Co.: Implementation of Global Sourcing and Operating Guidelines in Latin America," in Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, L. P. Hartman, D. J. Arnold & R. E. Wokutch, eds. (New York, NY: Praeger Publishers): 249-291.

2003. Radin, T. J. "700 Families to Feed: The Challenge of Corporate Citizenship," Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 619 (March): 619-671.

2003. Radin, T. J. & Werhane, P. H. "Employment at Will, Employee Rights and Future Directions for Employment," Business Ethics Quarterly 13, 2: 113-130.

2002. Radin, T. J. "From Legal Imagination to Realization: A Legal Foundation for Stakeholder Theory," in Re-Imagining Business Ethics: Meaningful Solutions for a Global Economy. Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, Volume 4. M. Pava & P. Primeaux, eds. (Stamford, CT: JAI Press): 31-49.

2002. Radin, T. J. & Predmore, C. E. "The Myth of the Salesperson: Intended and Unintended Consequences of Product-Specific Sales Incentives," Journal of Business Ethics 36, 1/2: 79-92.

2001. Radin, T. J. "The Privacy Paradox: E-Commerce and Personal Information on the Internet," Business & Professional Ethics Journal 20, 3/4: 145-170.

Current Research:

Dr. Radin's research focus lies at the intersection of ethics and law, particularly as linked to stakeholder management. This has evolved into streams linked to the development of stakeholder thinking (i.e., development of a theory of the firm that integrates business ethics and law), stakeholders such as employees (i.e., employment-at-will, pre-employment practices and global labor practices) and stakeholder issues (i.e., technology, privacy and peace through commerce). A final stream considers ethics and stakeholder management from a global perspective, with special attention on transition economies.

Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, 2007
University of Pennsylvania CIBER, 2007
Ethics Resource Center Research Grant, 2002

GWSB Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award, 2013
Darden School Wachovia Book Award, 2004
Academy of Management / Social Issues in Management Best Dissertation Award, 2001