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Archie B. Carroll

  • Professor Emeritus, Scherer Chair of Management Emeritus, Department of Management


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 management from the College of Business, The Florida State University (Tallahassee).

Carroll is senior co-author of Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management, (2023), 11th edition, with Jill Brown (Bentley 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 2017, he, and co-authors, won the 2017 Best Paper Finalist Award presented by Business & Society journal. He was awarded the 2016 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 was recognized in 2008 with the Outstanding PhD Graduate Award, College of Business, Florida State University. 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 and professional service.


  • PhD, Management & Organization, Florida State University, 1972
  • MBA, Management & Organization, Florida State University, 1966
  • BS, Business Administration, Florida State University, 1965

Research Interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate social performance/Impact/Stakeholder management
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability
  • Nonprofit Governance & Management


Journal Articles

  •   Archie B. Carroll, 2021. “Corporate Social Responsibility: Perspectives on the CSR Construct’s Development and Future,” Business and Society 60(6), July, 1258-1278. DOI: 10.1177/00076503211015919
  • Dolors Seto-Pamies, 2021, “Exploring Twitter as a Pedagogical Tool in Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Education,” Journal of Business Ethics Education 18: 159-180.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2018. “In Memoriam: William C. Frederick.” Business Ethics Quarterly, DOI: 10.1017/beq.2018.17
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2016. “Carroll’s Pyramid of CSR: Taking Another Look.” International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility.” DOI 10.1186/s40991-016-0004-6
  • Dima Jamali and Archie B. Carroll. 2017. “Capturing Advances in CSR: Developed vs. Developing Country Perspectives.” Business Ethics: A European Review, 321-325. DOI: 10.1111/beer.12157
  • Archie B Carroll. 2015. Corporate social responsibility: The centerpiece of competing and complimentary frameworksOrganizational 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. DOI: 10.1177/0007650316628177
  • 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.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 1999. Corporate Social Responsibility: Evolution of a Definitional Construct. Business & Society 38: 1. September. 268-295.

Book Chapters

  • Archie B. Carroll. 2021. Corporate social responsibility: A chronicle and review of concept development and refinements. In Maak, Pless, Orlitzky and Sandhu, The Routledge Companion to Corporate Social Responsibility. Routledge Taylor Francis.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2020. Responsible Management Education: The Role of CSR Evolution and Traditions. Chapter 6 In Moosmayer, D., Laasch, O., Parkes, C., and Brown, K. (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Responsible Management. London: Sage Ltd., 73-91.
  • Archie B. Carroll and Jill A. Brown. 2018. Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review of Current Concepts, Research, and Issues. In Weber, J. and Wasieleski, D. (eds.) Corporate Social Responsibility. U.K.: Emerald Publishing, Chapter 2, 39-69. DOI: 10.1108/S2514-175920180000002002
  • 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.


Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award, Alfred Nelson Marquis, Higher Education. Archie B. Carroll, Nov. 18, 2018.
  • BEST PAPER FINALIST AWARD, 2017, BUSINESS & SOCIETY journal, presented at 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (with co-authors Drs. Shabana and Buchholtz).
  • Hunt SMA SUSTAINED OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD, Southern Management Association, 2016
  • BEST BOOK AWARD - Social Issues in Management, Academy of Management, 2014
  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in Corporate Social Responsibility, Humboldt University Berlin, 2012
  • FELLOW, International Assn for Business & Society (IABS), 2011
  • DISTINGUISHED PhD AWARD, Florida State University College of Business, 2008
  • FELLOW, Academy of Management, 2005
  • Who's Who in America, Who's Who in America National, 2004
  • Distinguished Faculty Service Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2003
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Golden Key, U. of Georgia, 1997
  • Fellow, Southern Management Association, 1996
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Who's Who National, 1994
  • Sumner Marcus Distinguished Service Award, Social Issues in Management, Academy of Management, 1992
  • Distinguished Faculty Research Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 1992


  • Academy of Management, SIM Division, Buchholtz Mentoring Award Committee, 2017-2021
  • 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
  • Social Issues In Management, Academy of Management, Committee Member of Buchholtz Mentor Award, 2017-2022

Prior Professional Positions

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