Archie B. Carroll

Professor Emeritus

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Archie Carroll served for 40 years (33 full time + 7 part time) on the faculty of the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia. He served as Professor, Robert W. Scherer Chair of Management, Department Head, and Associate Dean. He retired from his full-time tenured position in 2005 and was named professor emeritus in 2006. He served as (part-time) Director of the Nonprofit Program from 2000 - 2012.

Carroll received his three academic degrees in business and management from the College of Business, The Florida State University (Tallahassee).

Carroll is senior co-author of Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management, (2018), 10th edition, with Jill Brown (Bentley University) and the late Ann K. Buchholtz (Rutgers University) – one of the leading books in the field, and is co-author of Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience (2012), Cambridge University Press. In 2014, this book won the BEST BOOK AWARD at the Academy of Management's Social Issues in Management Division. He also is author of Business Ethics: Brief Readings on Vital Topics (2009).

In 2016, he was awarded the SMA Hunt Sustained Outstanding Service Award given by the Southern Management Association. In 2012, Dr. Carroll was awarded the first Lifetime Achievement Award in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the Institute of Management, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM), International Association for Business and Society (IABS) and the Southern Management Association (SMA). He has received numerous awards and recognitions over the years for his teaching, research and service. He is former President of the Society for Business Ethics (1998-1999) and former chair (1976-1977) of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. .

He has published over 100 articles in leading management journals and over 20 books including multiple editions of several. He has taught extensively in Executive Development Programs in both the U. S. and abroad. He remains actively-retired in writing, speaking and professionally. In January 2017, he published the 10th edition of his Business and Society textbook which carries a 2018 copyright date.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
  • Management & Organization Theory
Florida State University
  • Management & Organizations
Florida State University
  • Business Administration
Florida State University

Research Interests

  • Corporate Social Responsibility/Performance
  • Stakeholder Theory/Management
  • Nonprofit Management/Governance
  • Business Ethics

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Corporate social performance/stakeholder management
  • Strategic Management
  • Nonprofit Governance & Management

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Robert W. Scherer Chair/Professor Emeritus 2005 to present
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia
Professor, Study Abroad - Verona, Italy 2001 to 2010
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Robert W. Scherer Chair 1986 to 2005
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Professor 1979 to 2005
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Department Chair 1995 to 2000
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Associate Professor 1976 to 1979
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Assistant Professor 1972 to 1975
Florida State University College of Business
Instructor 1969 to 1972
Athens (Ala.) College
Asst. Professor 1966 to 1969


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Hunt SMA Sustained Outstanding Service Award
Southern Management Association
Best Book Award - Social Issues in Management
Academy of Management
Lifetime Achievement Award in Corporate Social Responsibility
Humboldt University Berlin
International Assn for Business & Society (IABS)
Distinguished PhD Alumni Award
Florida State University College of Business
Academy of Management
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in America National
Distinguished Faculty Service Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Golden Key National Honor Society
Golden Key, U. of Georgia
Southern Management Association
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
Who's Who National
Sumner Marcus Distinguished Service Award
Social Issues in Management, Academy of Management
Distinguished Faculty Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Review Board
Business Ethics: A European Review
2013 - present
Editorial Review Board
Journal of Public Affairs
2002 - present
Editorial Board Member
Springer Press
2016 - present
Editorial Review Board
Business Ethics Quarterly
1995 - 2006
Editorial Review Board & Associate Editor
Business and Society
1990 - 2006


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
UGA Retiree's Association (UGARA)
Council Chair 2006 - 2009 University
Southern Management Association
Chair, Service Award Committee 2003 - 2005 Professional
Society for Business Ethics
Board Member 1996 - 2001 Professional
Society for Business Ethics
President 1998 - 1999 Professional
Southern Management Association
Board Member 1995 - 1998 Professional
International Assn for Business & Society (IABS)
Founding Board Member 1990 - 1993 Professional
SIM Division - Academy of Management
Board Member 1975 - 1978 Professional
SIM Division - Academy of Management
Division Chair 1976 - 1977 Professional
SIM Div - Academy of Management
Chair, CSR Paper Award Committee 2011 - present Professional
Academy of Management
Fellow 2005 - present Professional
Business Ethics: A European Review
Paper presenter, session chair, discussant, reviewer, participant 1990 - present Professional
Southern Management Association
Awards committee member 2016 - 2017 Professional
Academy of Management, SIM Division
Awards committee member 2016 - present Professional

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Archie B Carroll. 2015. Corporate social responsibility: The centerpiece of competing and complimentary frameworks. Organizational Dynamics, 44:87-96.
  • Shabana, K., A. K. Buchholtz, and Archie B. Carroll. 2016. The Institutionalization of Corporate Social Reporting,” Business and Society, 1-29.. International Assn For Business & Society (Iabs) :1-29.
  • Archie B. Carroll and Kareem M. Shabana. June 7, 2011. The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility. The Conference Board: Director's Notes.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2011. Professor Juha Nasi: A Professional and Personal Tribute. Journal Of Business Ethics.
  • Mark S. Schwartz and Archie B. Carroll. June 2008. Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society Field. Business & Society, (47):148 - 186.
  • Archie B. Carroll. Jan/Feb 2005. "An Ethical Education". Bized, (Vol. IV Issue 2):36-40.
  • Archie B. Carroll. May 2004. Managing Ethically with Global Stakeholders: A Present and Future Challenge. Academy Of Management Executive, (Vol. 18, No. 2):114-120.
  • Mark S. Schwartz and Archie B. Carroll. October 2003. Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three-Domain Approach. Business Ethics Quarterly, (13):503-530.
  • Archie B. Carroll. April 2001. Models of Management Morality for the New Millennium. Business Ethics Quarterly, (11, Issue 2):365-371.
  • Archie B. Carroll. January 2000. Ethical Challenges for Business in the New Millennium:. Business Ethics Quarterly, (10, Issue 1):33-42.


Book Chapters

  • Archie B. Carroll and Ann K. Buchholtz. 2011. Assessing Ethics Education in a Business, Government and Society Course Context. Information Age Publishing (Iap):263-276.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2008. "Corporate Social Responsibility and Performance". Encyclopedia Of Business Ethics And Society, (Sage).
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2008. A History of Corporate Social Responsibility: Concepts and Practices. The Oxford Handbook Of Corporate Social Responsibility:19-46.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2003. Ethical Leadership: From Moral Manager to Moral Leader. No Publisher, (I):7-17.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2000. Conceptual and Consulting Aspects of Stakeholder Theory, Thinking and Management. Handbook Of Organizational Consultation, 2nd Ed.:169-181.