Archie B. Carroll
Department of Management

Professor Emeritus Scherer Chair of Management 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 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 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 Theory, Florida State University, 1972

MBA, Management & Organizations, Florida State University, 1966

BS, Business Administration, Florida State University, 1965

Prior Professional Positions

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 Head, 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


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, 2017-2020


Areas of Expertise

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

Research Interests

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Performance & Impact
  • Business Ethics
  • Stakeholder Theory/Management
  • Sustainability
  • Nonprofit Management/Governance

Selected Publications

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
  • 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. 2015Corporate social responsibility: The centerpiece of competing and complimentary frameworksOrganizational Dynamics, 44:87-96
  • Shabana, K., A. K. Buchholtz, and Archie B. Carroll. 2016The 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, 2011The Business Case for Corporate Social ResponsibilityThe Conference Board: Director's Notes
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2011Professor Juha Nasi: A Professional and Personal TributeJournal Of Business Ethics
  • Mark S. Schwartz and Archie B. Carroll. June 2008Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks: The Search for a Common Core in the Business and Society FieldBusiness & Society, (47):148 - 186.
  • Archie B. Carroll. Jan/Feb 2005"An Ethical Education"Bized, (Vol. IV Issue 2):36-40
  • Archie B. Carroll. May 2004Managing Ethically with Global Stakeholders: A Present and Future ChallengeAcademy Of Management Executive, (Vol. 18, No. 2):114-120
  • Mark S. Schwartz and Archie B. Carroll. October 2003Corporate Social Responsibility: A Three-Domain ApproachBusiness Ethics Quarterly, (13):503-530
  • Archie B. Carroll. April 2001Models of Management Morality for the New MillenniumBusiness Ethics Quarterly, (11, Issue 2):365-371
  • Archie B. Carroll. January 2000Ethical 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. 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. 2011Assessing 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. 2008A History of Corporate Social Responsibility: Concepts and PracticesThe Oxford Handbook Of Corporate Social Responsibility:19-46.
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2003Ethical Leadership: From Moral Manager to Moral LeaderNo Publisher, (I):7-17
  • Archie B. Carroll. 2000Conceptual and Consulting Aspects of Stakeholder Theory, Thinking and ManagementHandbook Of Organizational Consultation, 2nd Ed.:169-181.