Mark Schwartz

School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 207
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 20124
Emailschwartz@yorku.ca

Mark Schwartz is Associate Professor of Business Ethics in the Management Area at York University's School of Administrative Studies. He is an award winning researcher and teacher.

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Dr. Mark Schwartz was ranked 1st in Canada and 4th in the world in business ethics research quality out of 7,908 authors based on data used in the study ‘A Citation Analysis of Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective’ (1999-2012) published in the Journal of Business Ethics (July 2016). Dr. Schwartz was ranked 1st in Canada and 14th in the world as the most productive business ethics researcher in a study published in the Journal of Business Ethics (August 2010). Dr. Schwartz has received several research awards including the ‘Research Excellence Award’ from the School of Administrative Studies in 2016 and the Atkinson 'Dean's Award for Outstanding Research' in 2006. In 2013, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Best Article of the Year Award’ from the journal Business Horizons and Elsevier, for ‘Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture: The Core Elements’. In 2000, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Best Dissertation Award’, Academy of Management (Social Issues in Management Division) for his PhD dissertation entitled ‘The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour: A Descriptive Exploration and Normative Evaluation’. Dr. Schwartz has won teaching awards at the School of Administrative Studies (York University), the Schulich School of Business (York University), Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv University, and The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). In 2014, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Master Teacher in Ethics Award’ sponsored by The Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University and the Society for Business Ethics.

Area of Specialization

Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Management, Business Ethics

Degrees

PhD, Schulich/York University
MBA, Schulich/York University
JD, Osgoode/York University
BA, York University


Research Interests

Business , Ethics

Current Research Projects


Project Type: Funded


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Page Legacy Scholar Grant

All Publications

Books

Schwartz, Mark. S. Business Ethics: An Ethical Decision-Making Approach. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark. S. (eds.) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, (5th ed)., New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

Schwartz, Mark. Corporate Social Responsibility: An Ethical Approach, Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2011.

Cragg, Wesley, Schwartz, Mark S., and Weitzner, David (eds). Corporate Social Responsibility. Ashgate Publishing, Surrey: U.K., 2009.

Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark. (eds.) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality (4th Ed.), New York: McGraw Hill, 2001.

Schwartz, Mark. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Corporate Codes of Ethics, But Were Afraid To Ask, Waltham, MA: Center for Business Ethics, Bentley College, 1996.

Schwartz, Mark. Business Ethics: A Primer, Waltham, MA: Center for Business Ethics, Bentley College, 1996.

Book Chapters

Schwartz, M.S, and Hoffman, W.M. (forthcoming) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Surveyed Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’. In Freeman, E. (ed) , Pat Werhane’s Festschrift, Springer.

Schwartz, M.S. (2014) . ‘The U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations: A General Overview’. In Chandler, R. (ed) , Business and Corporate Integrity: Sustaining Organizational Compliance, Ethics, and Trust (Vol. 1), Santa Barbara, California: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, pp. 157-180.

Schwartz, M.S. (2013) . ‘Inculcating Values-Based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort’. In Cooper, C. and Burke, R. (eds) , The Fulfilling Workplace: The Organization’s Role in Achieving Individual and Organizational Health, Surrey UK: Gower Publishing, pp. 287-300.

Schwartz, M.S. (2013) . ‘Business Ethics Practices in Israel: Jewish Ethical Traditions and Management Behaviour’. In Khan, S. and Amann, W. (eds) , World Humanism: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations, Palgrave-Macmillan, UK, pp. 135-150.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Ethical Obligations of Real Estate Practitioners,” Readings in Canadian Real Estate (5th ed.), eds. Gavin Arbuckle and Henry Bartel, Toronto, Ontario: Captus Press, 2012, pp. 517-536.

Schwartz, M.S. (2012) . ‘What is Business Ethics?’ In Sage Publications (ed), Sage Brief Guide to Business Ethics, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, pp. 2-8.

Schwartz, Mark. “How to Minimize Corruption in Business Organizations: Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture, in Crime and Corruption in Organizations, eds. Ronald Burke, Ed Tomlinson, and Cary Cooper, Surrey: UK: Gower Publishing, 2011, pp. 273-296.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Ethics’ of Ethical Investment,” eds. Goran Svensson and Greg Wood, in Business Ethics: Through Time and Across Contexts, Sweden: Studentlitteratur, 2009, pp. 159-189.

Schwartz, Mark. “Going Beyond the Bottom Line: A Shifting Paradigm for Business?” in Doing Well AND Good: The Human Face of the New Capitalism, ed. Julian Friedland, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2009, pp. 131-147.

Schwartz, Mark. “Canadian Business for Social Responsibility,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 252-253.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 792-794.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ford Pinto,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 923-925.

Schwartz, Mark. “Gambling,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 964-967.

Schwartz, Mark. “Tylenol Tampering,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 2128-2129.

Schwartz, Mark. “Business Ethics” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 216-219.

Schwartz, Mark. “Federal Sentencing Guidelines” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 866-871.

Schwartz, Mark. “Merck & Co. Inc.” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 1369-1370.

Schwartz, Mark and Copp, Hazel, “A Difficult Hiring Decision at Central Bank,” Cases in Leadership, ed. Glen Rowe, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007, pp. 161-177.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three Domain Approach,” in Business Ethics and Strategy (Vol. 1), ed. Alan Singer, Hampshire, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2007.

Izraeli, Dove and Schwartz, Mark. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Business Ethics: People, Profits, and the Planet, ed. Kevin Gibson, New York: McGraw Hill, 2006, pp. 313-324.

Schwartz, Mark. “Legally Mandated Self-Regulation: The Potential of Sentencing Guidelines,” in Ethics Codes, Corporations and the Challenge of Globalization, ed. Wesley Cragg, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005, pp. 290-320.

Schwartz, Mark, Izraeli, Dove and Murphy, Joseph. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?,” adapted from Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark (eds.). Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, (4th Ed.), New York: McGraw Hill, 2001, pp. 217-228.

Wesley Cragg and Schwartz, Mark. “Sustainability and Historical Injustice: Lessons from the Moose River Basin,” in Ethical Issues in Business: Inquiries, Cases, and Readings, ed. Peg Tittle, Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2000, pp. 340-361.

Schwartz, Mark and Tamari, Meir. “A Halakhic Corporate Code of Ethics,” in Eighty Exemplary Ethics Statements, by Patrick E. Murphy, Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998, pp. 99-103.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Canadian Government’s National Integrity System: Current Status, Legislation and Policy,” in Transparency International (Canadian Chapter) Sourcebook, Toronto, Ontario: York University, 1998, ch. A-1.

Cragg, Wesley and Schwartz, Mark. “Historical Injustice: Lessons From the Moose River Basin,” in Canadian Issues in Environmental Ethics, eds. Alex Wellington, Allan Greenbaum, and Wesley Cragg, Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1997, pp. 306-324.

Cragg, Wesley, and Schwartz, Mark. “Sustainability and Historical Injustice: Lessons from the Moose River Basin,” in Contemporary Moral Issues (4th Ed.), eds. Wesley Cragg and Christine Koggel, Toronto, Ontario: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1997, pp. 472-492.

Schwartz, Mark and Murray, Vic. “Institutions Providing Formal Training in Human Resources Management,” in Human Resources Management in Canada, Toronto, Ontario: Carswell Publishing, March, 1995, pp. 15,085-15,106.

Journal Articles

Schwartz, M.S. and Hoffman, W.M. (2017) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Surveyed Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’, Business and Professional Ethics Journal (forthcoming).

Schwartz, M.S. (2017) . ‘Teaching Behavioral Ethics: Overcoming the Key Impediments to Ethical Behavior,’ Journal of Management Education (forthcoming).

Zuo, W., Schwartz, M.S, and Wu, Y. (2017) . ‘Institutional Forces Affecting the Chinese Food Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Behavior,’ Business & Society, vol. 56(5): 705-737.

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’, Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 139(4): 755-776.

Hoffman, W.M. and Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘The Morality of External Whistleblowing: A Commentary on Richard T. De George,’ Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 127(4): 771-781.

Schwartz, Mark. “Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture: The Core Elements,” Business Horizons, 2013, Vol. 56, pp. 39-50.

Schwartz, Mark. “The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” Journal of Business Ethics, 2012, Vol. 105, pp. 429-446.

Schwartz, Mark and Saiia, David. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR” Business and Society Review, 2012, Vol. 117, No. 1, pp. 1-31.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Jewish Approach to Business Ethics,” Philosophy Study, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 10, pp. 754-766.

Schwartz, Mark. “Corporate Efforts to Tackle Corruption: An Impossible Task? The Contribution of Thomas Dunfee,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2009, Vol. 88, pp. 823-832.

Adam, Avshalom, and Schwartz, Mark. “Corporate Governance, Ethics, and the Backdating of Stock Options,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2009, Vol. 85, pp. 225-237.

Kapstein, Muel and Schwartz, Mark. “The Effectiveness of Business Codes: A Critical Examination of Existing Studies and The Development of an Integrated Research Model,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 111-127.

Leblanc, Richard and Schwartz, Mark. “Effective Boards of Directors: An Examination of Director Behavioral Types,” Journal of Corporate Ownership & Control, Winter 2008, Vol. 5, No. 2, 154-167.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society Field,” Business & Society, June, 2008, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 148-186.

Leblanc, Richard and Schwartz, Mark. “The Black Box of Board Process: Gaining Access to a Difficult Subject,” Corporate Governance: An International Review, Sept. 2007, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 843-851.

Schwartz, Mark, Tamari, Meir, and Schwab, Daniel. “Ethical Investing from a Jewish Perspective,” Business and Society Review, March 2007, Vol. 112, No. 1, pp. 137-161.

Schwartz, Mark. “The ‘Business Ethics’ of Management Theory,” Journal of Management History, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 43-54.

Schwartz, Mark and Weber, James. “A Business Ethics National Index (BENI): Measuring Business Ethics Activity Around the World,” Business & Society, Sept., 2006, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 382-405.

Schwartz, Mark. “God as a Managerial Stakeholder?” Journal of Business Ethics, June, 2006, Vol. 66, Nos. 2/3, pp. 291-306.

Schwartz, Mark. “Pay It Forward,” Journal of Ethics in Film, May, 2006, No. 1, pp. 1-4.

Schwartz, Mark. “Beyond Profits: A Shifting Paradigm for Business?” The Corporate Ethics Monitor, Vol. 18, No. 1, January-February 2006, pp. 11-12.

Schwartz, Mark. “Universal Moral Values for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics, June, 2005, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 27-44.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, Mark. “Legally Mandated Self-Regulation: The Potential of Sentencing Guidelines,” in Ethics Codes, Corporations and the Challenge of Globalization, ed. Wesley Cragg, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005, pp. 290-320.

Schwartz, Mark. “Effective Corporate Codes of Ethics: Perceptions of Code Users,” Journal of Business Ethics, December, 2004, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 321-341.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Development of a Model Code for Ethics Professionals,” Professional Ethics, Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall, 2003, pp. 3-16.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three Domain Approach,” Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, Oct., 2003, pp. 503-530.

Schwartz, Mark. “The ‘Ethics’ of Ethical Investing,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 43, No.3, Mar. 2003, pp. 195-214.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Code of Ethics for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 41, No.1, Nov./Dec., 2002, pp.27-44.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 32, No. 3, August, 2001, pp.247-262.

Schwartz, M. “The Role of Ethics Codes,” The Corporate Ethics Monitor, Vol. 12, No. 3, May-June 2000, p. 46.

Schwartz, M. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?,” by Dove Izraeli and Mark Schwartz, European Business Ethics Network Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, September 11, 1997.

Schwartz, Mark. “Compliance and Business Ethics are Coming of Age in Canada,” Ethikos, Vol.12, No. 1, 1998, pp. 6-9, 12.

Izraeli, Dove and Schwartz, Mark. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Business Ethics: People, Profits, and the Planet, ed. Kevin Gibson, New York: McGraw Hill, 2006, pp. 313-324.

Conference Proceedings

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. European Academy of Management (EURAM) 16th Annual Conference, Paris, France, pp. 1-39.

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revisiting the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE) Paper Abstracts, pp. 5-6.

Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘Ethical Decision Making’. Third Conference on Business Ethics and National Behavior Patterns Conference Proceedings (St. Petersburg).

Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revising the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference Proceedings, pp. 282-284.

Schwartz, M.S. (2014) . ‘Gaps and Definitions in Ethical Decision-Making Theory’. Proceedings of the 18th International Academy of Management and Business Conference, pp. 1-10; p.37 (detailed abstract).

Schwartz, M.S and Robinson, C. (2012) . ‘Payday Loans: A Socially Responsible Industry?’ Academy of Financial Services Proceedings, pp. 1-39.

“Developing Trust in an Organization,” XII International Conference on History of Management Thought and Business (“Social Responsibility of Business and Management Ethics”), Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2011, pp. 284-303.

Schwartz, Mark and Saiia, David. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR” Proceedings of the Twenty Second Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2011, pp.328-338.

“Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus the Body Shop,” 16th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2009.

“Ethical Leadership Based Training: An Aristotelian Approach,” European Business Ethics Network Conference (CD Rom), Athens, Greece, September 11, 2009.

“The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” by Mark Schwartz, Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2008, p.165.

“Business Ethics Training Using the ‘Difficult Hiring Decision’ Case: Lessons Learned” Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society Conference, 2007, pp.541-544.

“Inculcating Values-Based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort,” Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2006, pp.37-42.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society Field,” Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2004, pp. 113-117.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, M. “The Development of a Jewish Mutual Fund: Criteria and Challenges,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Victoria, B.C., June 30, 2002.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Code of Ethics for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Book of Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2001, pp. 115-116.

Schwartz, Mark. “How to Measure Business Ethics Activity Around the World: A ‘Global Business Ethics Index’,” Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2000, pp. 145-150.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1999, pp. 83-88.

Schwartz, Mark. “Research on Corporate Social Responsibility Orientations: A Critique and Future Directions,” Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1998, pp. 177-182.

Schwartz, Mark. “Carroll’s Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility: A New Approach,” Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1997, pp. 236-241.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Business Ethics of Business Management Thought,” The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 1996 Proceedings, Vol. 17, No. 24, 1996, pp. 86-95.

Conference Papers

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. European Academy of Management (EURAM) 16th Annual Conference, Paris, France, June 3rd, 2016.

Schwartz, M.S. and Kusyk, S. ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revisiting the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE), Shanghai, China, July 15th, 2016

Schwartz, M.S. and Hoffman, W.M. ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Buffalo, New York, October 21st, 2016.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’. International Association for Business and Society Conference, Costa Rica, March 13th, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision-Making: Revisiting Jones’ Moral Intensity Construct’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, New York, October 23rd, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. Educating for Integrity Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada, November 6th, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’. European Business Ethics Network Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, June 12th, 2014.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Gaps and Deficiencies in Ethical Decision Making’. 18th Conference of the International Academy of Management and Business, Rome Italy, September 17th, 2014.

Schwartz, M.S. and Robinson, C. (presenter) . ‘Payday Loans’, 4th Annual Critical Finance Studies Conference, University of Essex, England, August 17th, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Cragg, W. ‘Beyond Petroleum or Bottom line Profits Only? A Preliminary Ethical Analysis of BP and the Gulf Oil Spill’. European Business Ethics Network Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain, September 20th, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Robinson, C. (presenter) . ‘The Ethics of Payday Loans’. Academy of Financial Services Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 1st, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Zuo, W. ‘Institutional Forces Affecting the Chinese Food Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Behaviour’. 19th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Buffalo, New York, October 26th, 2012.

“Should Firms Go Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR,” by Mark Schwarz and David Saiia, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Bath, England, June 24, 2011.

“Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture,” Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), San Antonio, Texas, August 14, 2011.

“BP: British Petroleum, Beyond Petroleum, or Bottom-line Profits Only? A Preliminary Ethical Analysis,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, 18th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, Oct. 28th, 2011.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture’. Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), San Antonio, Texas, August 14th, 2011.

“Payday Lenders: Are they Ethical and Socially Responsible?” by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson, Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, August 7-10, 2010 (accepted).

“Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture,” Sixth TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference, York University, Toronto, October 10th, 2010.

Schwartz, Mark. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus the Body Shop,” 16th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Niagara Falls, New York, October 30, 2009.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ethical Leadership Based Training: An Aristotelian Approach,” European Business Ethics Network Conference, Athens, Greece, September 11, 2009.

“Israel: A Case Study of ‘Conflict’ in the World of Business Ethics,” European Business Ethics Network Research Conference, Beersheva, Israel, June 16, 2009.

“Contemporary Business Ethics and Jewish Business Ethics: A Comparative Analysis,” by Mark Schwartz, paper read at Society for Jewish Ethics Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 9. 2009.

“The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” by Mark Schwartz, 15th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, October 23, 2008.

“Business Ethics Training Using the ‘Difficult Hiring Decision’ Case: Lessons Learned” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Florence Italy, June 1st, 2007.

“The Ethics of Backdating Stock Options,” by Mark Schwartz and Avshalom Adam, 14th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Chicago, Illinois, November 1, 2007.

“Payday Loans: An Ethical and Socially Responsible Industry?” by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson, 13th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Niagara Falls, New York, October 26th, 2006.

‘Payday Loans’: An Ethical and Socially Responsible Industry? by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson , Eighth Alternative Perspectives on Finance Conference, Zakopane, Poland, August 6-8, 2006 (non-presenter).

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics in Hollywood Movies,” Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Boulder, Colorado, June 8, 2006.

Schwartz, M. “Inculcating Values-based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Mérida, Mexico, March 26, 2006.

“A Business Ethics National Index (BENI): Measuring Business Ethics Activity Around the World,” by Mark Schwartz (non-presenter) and James Weber, Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 7, 2005.

Schwartz, M. “God as a Managerial Stakeholder?” Eleventh International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Chicaco, Illinois, October 22, 2004.

Schwartz, M. “The Black Box of Board Process: Lessons in Studying Difficult Subjects,” by Richard Leblanc and Mark Schwartz, Academy of Management Meeting (Research Methods Division), New Orleans, August 2004 (accepted but not presented).

Schwartz, M. “Normative Research on Corporate Codes of Ethics,” International Conference on Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations: Promises and Challenges, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York, May 13, 2004.

Schwartz, M. “In Search of an Overarching Framework: Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, Sustainability, Stakeholder Management, and Corporate Citizenship,” by Mark Schwartz and Archie Carroll, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, March 5, 2004.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, M. “The Triple Bottom Line: Reflections from a Business Ethicist,” Teaching Business Strategy: The Triple Bottom Line Conference, hosted by the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2003.

“Tone at the Top: Ethics Codes and Directors?” by Mark Schwartz, Thomas Dunfee, and Michael Kline, Tenth International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Long Island, New York, October 23, 2003.

“Canadian Corporate Responsibility and Accountability in the Global Context: Building an Effective Regulatory Framework,” by Wesley Cragg, Mark Schwartz, and Jennifer Bartholomew, Tenth International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Long Island, New York, October 22, 2003.

Schwartz, M. “The Development of a Jewish Mutual Fund: Criteria and Challenges,” The Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research Seminar Series, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, March 25, 2002.

Schwartz, M. “The ‘Ethics’ of Ethical Investment,” Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 5, 2001.

Schwartz, M. “How to Measure Business Ethics Activity Around the World: Searching for a New Research Instrument,” by Mark Schwartz and James Weber, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Sedona, Arizona, March 16, 2001.

“Corporate Codes of Ethics: Factors Leading to Effectiveness,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), Toronto, Ontario, August 9, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “What Can Developing Nations Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines?” Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibilities in Developing Economies Conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 18, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics and Social Responsibility in Israel: A Light Unto The Nations?” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Essex Junction, Vermont, March 19, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Paris, France, June 25, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics and Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Business Ethics Symposium, The Israeli College of Management, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 17, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Canada’s National Integrity System: Ethics and Accountability,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, Ethics in the Public Service: The Fourth Jerusalem International Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, June 16, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Blowing the Whistle on Corporate Wrongdoing,” Conference on Professional Ethics, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, March 25, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Corporate Social Responsibility,” First Annual Conference on Jewish Business Ethics, Beth Jacob Synagogue, Toronto, Ontario, November 21, 1998.

Schwartz, M. “Educating and Training Professionals: EPAC’s Code of Ethics,” Third Annual Laurier Conference on Business and Professional Ethics, Waterloo, Ontario, October 22, 1998.

Schwartz, M. “Research on Corporate Social Responsibility Orientations: A Critique and Future Directions” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, June 12, 1998.

Forthcoming

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2017 AP/ADMS3660 3.0  Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility ONLN  
Summer 2017 AP/ADMS3660 3.0  Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility ONLN  


Mark Schwartz is Associate Professor of Business Ethics in the Management Area at York University's School of Administrative Studies. He is an award winning researcher and teacher.


Dr. Mark Schwartz was ranked 1st in Canada and 4th in the world in business ethics research quality out of 7,908 authors based on data used in the study ‘A Citation Analysis of Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective’ (1999-2012) published in the Journal of Business Ethics (July 2016). Dr. Schwartz was ranked 1st in Canada and 14th in the world as the most productive business ethics researcher in a study published in the Journal of Business Ethics (August 2010). Dr. Schwartz has received several research awards including the ‘Research Excellence Award’ from the School of Administrative Studies in 2016 and the Atkinson 'Dean's Award for Outstanding Research' in 2006. In 2013, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Best Article of the Year Award’ from the journal Business Horizons and Elsevier, for ‘Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture: The Core Elements’. In 2000, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Best Dissertation Award’, Academy of Management (Social Issues in Management Division) for his PhD dissertation entitled ‘The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour: A Descriptive Exploration and Normative Evaluation’. Dr. Schwartz has won teaching awards at the School of Administrative Studies (York University), the Schulich School of Business (York University), Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv University, and The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). In 2014, Dr. Schwartz received the ‘Master Teacher in Ethics Award’ sponsored by The Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University and the Society for Business Ethics.

Area of Specialization

Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Management, Business Ethics

Degrees

PhD, Schulich/York University
MBA, Schulich/York University
JD, Osgoode/York University
BA, York University

Research Interests:

Business , Ethics

Current Research Projects


Project Type: Funded


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Page Legacy Scholar Grant

All Publications

Books

Schwartz, Mark. S. Business Ethics: An Ethical Decision-Making Approach. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark. S. (eds.) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, (5th ed)., New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

Schwartz, Mark. Corporate Social Responsibility: An Ethical Approach, Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2011.

Cragg, Wesley, Schwartz, Mark S., and Weitzner, David (eds). Corporate Social Responsibility. Ashgate Publishing, Surrey: U.K., 2009.

Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark. (eds.) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality (4th Ed.), New York: McGraw Hill, 2001.

Schwartz, Mark. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Corporate Codes of Ethics, But Were Afraid To Ask, Waltham, MA: Center for Business Ethics, Bentley College, 1996.

Schwartz, Mark. Business Ethics: A Primer, Waltham, MA: Center for Business Ethics, Bentley College, 1996.

Book Chapters

Schwartz, M.S, and Hoffman, W.M. (forthcoming) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Surveyed Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’. In Freeman, E. (ed) , Pat Werhane’s Festschrift, Springer.

Schwartz, M.S. (2014) . ‘The U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations: A General Overview’. In Chandler, R. (ed) , Business and Corporate Integrity: Sustaining Organizational Compliance, Ethics, and Trust (Vol. 1), Santa Barbara, California: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, pp. 157-180.

Schwartz, M.S. (2013) . ‘Inculcating Values-Based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort’. In Cooper, C. and Burke, R. (eds) , The Fulfilling Workplace: The Organization’s Role in Achieving Individual and Organizational Health, Surrey UK: Gower Publishing, pp. 287-300.

Schwartz, M.S. (2013) . ‘Business Ethics Practices in Israel: Jewish Ethical Traditions and Management Behaviour’. In Khan, S. and Amann, W. (eds) , World Humanism: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations, Palgrave-Macmillan, UK, pp. 135-150.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Ethical Obligations of Real Estate Practitioners,” Readings in Canadian Real Estate (5th ed.), eds. Gavin Arbuckle and Henry Bartel, Toronto, Ontario: Captus Press, 2012, pp. 517-536.

Schwartz, M.S. (2012) . ‘What is Business Ethics?’ In Sage Publications (ed), Sage Brief Guide to Business Ethics, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, pp. 2-8.

Schwartz, Mark. “How to Minimize Corruption in Business Organizations: Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture, in Crime and Corruption in Organizations, eds. Ronald Burke, Ed Tomlinson, and Cary Cooper, Surrey: UK: Gower Publishing, 2011, pp. 273-296.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Ethics’ of Ethical Investment,” eds. Goran Svensson and Greg Wood, in Business Ethics: Through Time and Across Contexts, Sweden: Studentlitteratur, 2009, pp. 159-189.

Schwartz, Mark. “Going Beyond the Bottom Line: A Shifting Paradigm for Business?” in Doing Well AND Good: The Human Face of the New Capitalism, ed. Julian Friedland, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2009, pp. 131-147.

Schwartz, Mark. “Canadian Business for Social Responsibility,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 252-253.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 792-794.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ford Pinto,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 923-925.

Schwartz, Mark. “Gambling,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 964-967.

Schwartz, Mark. “Tylenol Tampering,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 2128-2129.

Schwartz, Mark. “Business Ethics” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 216-219.

Schwartz, Mark. “Federal Sentencing Guidelines” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 866-871.

Schwartz, Mark. “Merck & Co. Inc.” in the Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. Robert W. Kolb, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 1369-1370.

Schwartz, Mark and Copp, Hazel, “A Difficult Hiring Decision at Central Bank,” Cases in Leadership, ed. Glen Rowe, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007, pp. 161-177.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three Domain Approach,” in Business Ethics and Strategy (Vol. 1), ed. Alan Singer, Hampshire, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2007.

Izraeli, Dove and Schwartz, Mark. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Business Ethics: People, Profits, and the Planet, ed. Kevin Gibson, New York: McGraw Hill, 2006, pp. 313-324.

Schwartz, Mark. “Legally Mandated Self-Regulation: The Potential of Sentencing Guidelines,” in Ethics Codes, Corporations and the Challenge of Globalization, ed. Wesley Cragg, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005, pp. 290-320.

Schwartz, Mark, Izraeli, Dove and Murphy, Joseph. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?,” adapted from Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Hoffman, W. Michael, Frederick, Robert E., and Schwartz, Mark (eds.). Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, (4th Ed.), New York: McGraw Hill, 2001, pp. 217-228.

Wesley Cragg and Schwartz, Mark. “Sustainability and Historical Injustice: Lessons from the Moose River Basin,” in Ethical Issues in Business: Inquiries, Cases, and Readings, ed. Peg Tittle, Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2000, pp. 340-361.

Schwartz, Mark and Tamari, Meir. “A Halakhic Corporate Code of Ethics,” in Eighty Exemplary Ethics Statements, by Patrick E. Murphy, Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998, pp. 99-103.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Canadian Government’s National Integrity System: Current Status, Legislation and Policy,” in Transparency International (Canadian Chapter) Sourcebook, Toronto, Ontario: York University, 1998, ch. A-1.

Cragg, Wesley and Schwartz, Mark. “Historical Injustice: Lessons From the Moose River Basin,” in Canadian Issues in Environmental Ethics, eds. Alex Wellington, Allan Greenbaum, and Wesley Cragg, Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1997, pp. 306-324.

Cragg, Wesley, and Schwartz, Mark. “Sustainability and Historical Injustice: Lessons from the Moose River Basin,” in Contemporary Moral Issues (4th Ed.), eds. Wesley Cragg and Christine Koggel, Toronto, Ontario: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1997, pp. 472-492.

Schwartz, Mark and Murray, Vic. “Institutions Providing Formal Training in Human Resources Management,” in Human Resources Management in Canada, Toronto, Ontario: Carswell Publishing, March, 1995, pp. 15,085-15,106.

Journal Articles

Schwartz, M.S. and Hoffman, W.M. (2017) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Surveyed Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’, Business and Professional Ethics Journal (forthcoming).

Schwartz, M.S. (2017) . ‘Teaching Behavioral Ethics: Overcoming the Key Impediments to Ethical Behavior,’ Journal of Management Education (forthcoming).

Zuo, W., Schwartz, M.S, and Wu, Y. (2017) . ‘Institutional Forces Affecting the Chinese Food Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Behavior,’ Business & Society, vol. 56(5): 705-737.

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’, Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 139(4): 755-776.

Hoffman, W.M. and Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘The Morality of External Whistleblowing: A Commentary on Richard T. De George,’ Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 127(4): 771-781.

Schwartz, Mark. “Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture: The Core Elements,” Business Horizons, 2013, Vol. 56, pp. 39-50.

Schwartz, Mark. “The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” Journal of Business Ethics, 2012, Vol. 105, pp. 429-446.

Schwartz, Mark and Saiia, David. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR” Business and Society Review, 2012, Vol. 117, No. 1, pp. 1-31.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Jewish Approach to Business Ethics,” Philosophy Study, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 10, pp. 754-766.

Schwartz, Mark. “Corporate Efforts to Tackle Corruption: An Impossible Task? The Contribution of Thomas Dunfee,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2009, Vol. 88, pp. 823-832.

Adam, Avshalom, and Schwartz, Mark. “Corporate Governance, Ethics, and the Backdating of Stock Options,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2009, Vol. 85, pp. 225-237.

Kapstein, Muel and Schwartz, Mark. “The Effectiveness of Business Codes: A Critical Examination of Existing Studies and The Development of an Integrated Research Model,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 111-127.

Leblanc, Richard and Schwartz, Mark. “Effective Boards of Directors: An Examination of Director Behavioral Types,” Journal of Corporate Ownership & Control, Winter 2008, Vol. 5, No. 2, 154-167.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society Field,” Business & Society, June, 2008, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 148-186.

Leblanc, Richard and Schwartz, Mark. “The Black Box of Board Process: Gaining Access to a Difficult Subject,” Corporate Governance: An International Review, Sept. 2007, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 843-851.

Schwartz, Mark, Tamari, Meir, and Schwab, Daniel. “Ethical Investing from a Jewish Perspective,” Business and Society Review, March 2007, Vol. 112, No. 1, pp. 137-161.

Schwartz, Mark. “The ‘Business Ethics’ of Management Theory,” Journal of Management History, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 43-54.

Schwartz, Mark and Weber, James. “A Business Ethics National Index (BENI): Measuring Business Ethics Activity Around the World,” Business & Society, Sept., 2006, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 382-405.

Schwartz, Mark. “God as a Managerial Stakeholder?” Journal of Business Ethics, June, 2006, Vol. 66, Nos. 2/3, pp. 291-306.

Schwartz, Mark. “Pay It Forward,” Journal of Ethics in Film, May, 2006, No. 1, pp. 1-4.

Schwartz, Mark. “Beyond Profits: A Shifting Paradigm for Business?” The Corporate Ethics Monitor, Vol. 18, No. 1, January-February 2006, pp. 11-12.

Schwartz, Mark. “Universal Moral Values for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics, June, 2005, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 27-44.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, Mark. “Legally Mandated Self-Regulation: The Potential of Sentencing Guidelines,” in Ethics Codes, Corporations and the Challenge of Globalization, ed. Wesley Cragg, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005, pp. 290-320.

Schwartz, Mark. “Effective Corporate Codes of Ethics: Perceptions of Code Users,” Journal of Business Ethics, December, 2004, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 321-341.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Development of a Model Code for Ethics Professionals,” Professional Ethics, Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall, 2003, pp. 3-16.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three Domain Approach,” Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, Oct., 2003, pp. 503-530.

Schwartz, Mark. “The ‘Ethics’ of Ethical Investing,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 43, No.3, Mar. 2003, pp. 195-214.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Code of Ethics for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 41, No.1, Nov./Dec., 2002, pp.27-44.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 32, No. 3, August, 2001, pp.247-262.

Schwartz, M. “The Role of Ethics Codes,” The Corporate Ethics Monitor, Vol. 12, No. 3, May-June 2000, p. 46.

Schwartz, M. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?,” by Dove Izraeli and Mark Schwartz, European Business Ethics Network Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, September 11, 1997.

Schwartz, Mark. “Compliance and Business Ethics are Coming of Age in Canada,” Ethikos, Vol.12, No. 1, 1998, pp. 6-9, 12.

Izraeli, Dove and Schwartz, Mark. “What Can We Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 17, Nos. 9-10, July, 1998, pp.1045-1055 in Business Ethics: People, Profits, and the Planet, ed. Kevin Gibson, New York: McGraw Hill, 2006, pp. 313-324.

Conference Proceedings

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. European Academy of Management (EURAM) 16th Annual Conference, Paris, France, pp. 1-39.

Schwartz, M.S. (2016) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revisiting the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE) Paper Abstracts, pp. 5-6.

Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘Ethical Decision Making’. Third Conference on Business Ethics and National Behavior Patterns Conference Proceedings (St. Petersburg).

Schwartz, M.S. (2015) . ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revising the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference Proceedings, pp. 282-284.

Schwartz, M.S. (2014) . ‘Gaps and Definitions in Ethical Decision-Making Theory’. Proceedings of the 18th International Academy of Management and Business Conference, pp. 1-10; p.37 (detailed abstract).

Schwartz, M.S and Robinson, C. (2012) . ‘Payday Loans: A Socially Responsible Industry?’ Academy of Financial Services Proceedings, pp. 1-39.

“Developing Trust in an Organization,” XII International Conference on History of Management Thought and Business (“Social Responsibility of Business and Management Ethics”), Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2011, pp. 284-303.

Schwartz, Mark and Saiia, David. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR” Proceedings of the Twenty Second Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2011, pp.328-338.

“Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus the Body Shop,” 16th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2009.

“Ethical Leadership Based Training: An Aristotelian Approach,” European Business Ethics Network Conference (CD Rom), Athens, Greece, September 11, 2009.

“The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” by Mark Schwartz, Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2008, p.165.

“Business Ethics Training Using the ‘Difficult Hiring Decision’ Case: Lessons Learned” Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society Conference, 2007, pp.541-544.

“Inculcating Values-Based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort,” Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2006, pp.37-42.

Schwartz, Mark and Carroll, Archie. “Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society Field,” Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2004, pp. 113-117.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, M. “The Development of a Jewish Mutual Fund: Criteria and Challenges,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Victoria, B.C., June 30, 2002.

Schwartz, Mark. “A Code of Ethics for Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Book of Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2001, pp. 115-116.

Schwartz, Mark. “How to Measure Business Ethics Activity Around the World: A ‘Global Business Ethics Index’,” Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 2000, pp. 145-150.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1999, pp. 83-88.

Schwartz, Mark. “Research on Corporate Social Responsibility Orientations: A Critique and Future Directions,” Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1998, pp. 177-182.

Schwartz, Mark. “Carroll’s Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility: A New Approach,” Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, 1997, pp. 236-241.

Schwartz, Mark. “The Business Ethics of Business Management Thought,” The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 1996 Proceedings, Vol. 17, No. 24, 1996, pp. 86-95.

Conference Papers

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. European Academy of Management (EURAM) 16th Annual Conference, Paris, France, June 3rd, 2016.

Schwartz, M.S. and Kusyk, S. ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory: Revisiting the Moral Intensity Construct’. International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics (ISBEE), Shanghai, China, July 15th, 2016

Schwartz, M.S. and Hoffman, W.M. ‘Ethical Decision-Making Theory Through the Lens of Moral Imagination’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Buffalo, New York, October 21st, 2016.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’. International Association for Business and Society Conference, Costa Rica, March 13th, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision-Making: Revisiting Jones’ Moral Intensity Construct’. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, New York, October 23rd, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Why Do We Not Always Act Ethically in the Workplace? An Exploration of the Key Impediments’. Educating for Integrity Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada, November 6th, 2015.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Ethical Decision Making: An Integrated Approach’. European Business Ethics Network Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, June 12th, 2014.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Gaps and Deficiencies in Ethical Decision Making’. 18th Conference of the International Academy of Management and Business, Rome Italy, September 17th, 2014.

Schwartz, M.S. and Robinson, C. (presenter) . ‘Payday Loans’, 4th Annual Critical Finance Studies Conference, University of Essex, England, August 17th, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Cragg, W. ‘Beyond Petroleum or Bottom line Profits Only? A Preliminary Ethical Analysis of BP and the Gulf Oil Spill’. European Business Ethics Network Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain, September 20th, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Robinson, C. (presenter) . ‘The Ethics of Payday Loans’. Academy of Financial Services Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 1st, 2012.

Schwartz, M.S. and Zuo, W. ‘Institutional Forces Affecting the Chinese Food Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Behaviour’. 19th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Buffalo, New York, October 26th, 2012.

“Should Firms Go Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus Broad CSR,” by Mark Schwarz and David Saiia, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Bath, England, June 24, 2011.

“Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture,” Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), San Antonio, Texas, August 14, 2011.

“BP: British Petroleum, Beyond Petroleum, or Bottom-line Profits Only? A Preliminary Ethical Analysis,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, 18th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, Oct. 28th, 2011.

Schwartz, M.S. ‘Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture’. Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), San Antonio, Texas, August 14th, 2011.

“Payday Lenders: Are they Ethical and Socially Responsible?” by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson, Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, August 7-10, 2010 (accepted).

“Good Corporate Governance: The Core Elements to Developing and Sustaining an Ethical Corporate Culture,” Sixth TransAtlantic Business Ethics Conference, York University, Toronto, October 10th, 2010.

Schwartz, Mark. “Should Firms Go ‘Beyond Profits’? Friedman versus the Body Shop,” 16th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Niagara Falls, New York, October 30, 2009.

Schwartz, Mark. “Ethical Leadership Based Training: An Aristotelian Approach,” European Business Ethics Network Conference, Athens, Greece, September 11, 2009.

“Israel: A Case Study of ‘Conflict’ in the World of Business Ethics,” European Business Ethics Network Research Conference, Beersheva, Israel, June 16, 2009.

“Contemporary Business Ethics and Jewish Business Ethics: A Comparative Analysis,” by Mark Schwartz, paper read at Society for Jewish Ethics Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 9. 2009.

“The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?” by Mark Schwartz, 15th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, October 23, 2008.

“Business Ethics Training Using the ‘Difficult Hiring Decision’ Case: Lessons Learned” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Florence Italy, June 1st, 2007.

“The Ethics of Backdating Stock Options,” by Mark Schwartz and Avshalom Adam, 14th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Chicago, Illinois, November 1, 2007.

“Payday Loans: An Ethical and Socially Responsible Industry?” by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson, 13th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Niagara Falls, New York, October 26th, 2006.

‘Payday Loans’: An Ethical and Socially Responsible Industry? by Mark Schwartz and Chris Robinson , Eighth Alternative Perspectives on Finance Conference, Zakopane, Poland, August 6-8, 2006 (non-presenter).

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics in Hollywood Movies,” Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Boulder, Colorado, June 8, 2006.

Schwartz, M. “Inculcating Values-based Leadership: One Canadian Firm’s Attempted Effort,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Mérida, Mexico, March 26, 2006.

“A Business Ethics National Index (BENI): Measuring Business Ethics Activity Around the World,” by Mark Schwartz (non-presenter) and James Weber, Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 7, 2005.

Schwartz, M. “God as a Managerial Stakeholder?” Eleventh International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Chicaco, Illinois, October 22, 2004.

Schwartz, M. “The Black Box of Board Process: Lessons in Studying Difficult Subjects,” by Richard Leblanc and Mark Schwartz, Academy of Management Meeting (Research Methods Division), New Orleans, August 2004 (accepted but not presented).

Schwartz, M. “Normative Research on Corporate Codes of Ethics,” International Conference on Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations: Promises and Challenges, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York, May 13, 2004.

Schwartz, M. “In Search of an Overarching Framework: Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, Sustainability, Stakeholder Management, and Corporate Citizenship,” by Mark Schwartz and Archie Carroll, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, March 5, 2004.

Schwartz, Mark, Dunfee, Thomas, and Kline, Michael. “Tone at the Top: An Ethics Code for Directors?” Book of Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics (Detailed Abstract), 2003, pp. 84-85.

Schwartz, M. “The Triple Bottom Line: Reflections from a Business Ethicist,” Teaching Business Strategy: The Triple Bottom Line Conference, hosted by the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2003.

“Tone at the Top: Ethics Codes and Directors?” by Mark Schwartz, Thomas Dunfee, and Michael Kline, Tenth International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Long Island, New York, October 23, 2003.

“Canadian Corporate Responsibility and Accountability in the Global Context: Building an Effective Regulatory Framework,” by Wesley Cragg, Mark Schwartz, and Jennifer Bartholomew, Tenth International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Long Island, New York, October 22, 2003.

Schwartz, M. “The Development of a Jewish Mutual Fund: Criteria and Challenges,” The Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research Seminar Series, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, March 25, 2002.

Schwartz, M. “The ‘Ethics’ of Ethical Investment,” Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 5, 2001.

Schwartz, M. “How to Measure Business Ethics Activity Around the World: Searching for a New Research Instrument,” by Mark Schwartz and James Weber, International Association for Business and Society Conference, Sedona, Arizona, March 16, 2001.

“Corporate Codes of Ethics: Factors Leading to Effectiveness,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, Academy of Management Meeting (Social Issues in Management Division), Toronto, Ontario, August 9, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “What Can Developing Nations Learn From the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines?” Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibilities in Developing Economies Conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 18, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics and Social Responsibility in Israel: A Light Unto The Nations?” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Essex Junction, Vermont, March 19, 2000.

Schwartz, M. “The Nature of the Relationship Between Corporate Codes of Ethics and Behaviour,” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Paris, France, June 25, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Business Ethics and Corporate Codes of Ethics,” Business Ethics Symposium, The Israeli College of Management, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 17, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Canada’s National Integrity System: Ethics and Accountability,” by Mark Schwartz and Wesley Cragg, Ethics in the Public Service: The Fourth Jerusalem International Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, June 16, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Blowing the Whistle on Corporate Wrongdoing,” Conference on Professional Ethics, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, March 25, 1999.

Schwartz, M. “Corporate Social Responsibility,” First Annual Conference on Jewish Business Ethics, Beth Jacob Synagogue, Toronto, Ontario, November 21, 1998.

Schwartz, M. “Educating and Training Professionals: EPAC’s Code of Ethics,” Third Annual Laurier Conference on Business and Professional Ethics, Waterloo, Ontario, October 22, 1998.

Schwartz, M. “Research on Corporate Social Responsibility Orientations: A Critique and Future Directions” International Association for Business and Society Conference, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, June 12, 1998.

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Summer 2017 AP/ADMS3660 3.0  Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility ONLN  
Summer 2017 AP/ADMS3660 3.0  Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility ONLN