Prof. James O'Toole is Research Professor at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, and Director of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership. Previously he was the Daniels Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. He began his academic career at the USC business school in 1973 where he held the University Associates' Chair of Management, served as Executive Director of the Leadership Institute, and editor of New Management magazine.
His research and writings have been in the areas of leadership, ethics, and corporate culture. He has addressed dozens of major corporations and professional groups, and has over one hundred published articles. Among his seventeen books, Vanguard Management was named "One of the best business and economics books of 1985" by the editors of Business Week. !
His latest are Creating the Good Life (2005), The New American Workplace (with Edward Lawler, 2006), Transparency (with Warren Bennis and Daniel Goleman, 2008), Good Business (editor, with Don Mayer, 2010), and Corporate Stewardship (with Susan Mohrman and Edward Lawler, 2015).
He received his Doctorate in Social Anthropology from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He served as a Special Assistant to Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Elliot Richardson, as Chairman of the Secretary’s Task Force on Work in America, and as Director of Field Investigations for President Nixon's Commission on Campus Unrest. He has served on the Board of Editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, as editor of The American Oxonian magazine and, currently as contributing editor to Strategy+ magazine. From 1994-97 O'Toole was Executive Vice President, and later, Mortimer J. Adler Senior Fellow, at the Aspen Institute. He also has served as Chair of the Booz/Allen/Hami!
lton Strategic Leadership Center, and is currently a Senior Fellow at Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
Prof. O’Toole has won a Mitchell Prize for a paper on economic growth policy. Recently, he was named one of the “100 most influential people in business ethics” by the editors of Ethisphere, one of “the top 100 thought leaders on leadership” by Leadership Excellence magazine.
Prof. Po-Keung Ip, PhD, Distinguished Professor (特聘教授) the Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Central University, Taiwan and the Institute’s Director of the Center for Applied Ethics (2000– 2014), received his BA, MPhil., from The Chinese University of Hong Kong(香港中文大學), in philosophy and sociology, and PhD (philosophy) from University of Western Ontario, Canada. A Commonwealth Scholar, his research includes business ethics, applied ethics, organizational ethics, leadership, and well-being research. He is a member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Business Ethics(《商業倫理學報》), Asian Journal of Business Ethics (《商業倫理亞洲學報》) Applied Research in Quality of Life and a member of the International Wellbeing Group. He is the section editor of the Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics (Springer 2013). A b!
ook on Organizational Ethics (Chinese) will soon be published.
Books in Chinese:《企業倫理學》第三版，2013年，台北：五南圖書；《應用倫理與現代社會》2005年，(合著) 盧州：國立空中大學出版社；《建構企業的社會契約》2002年，台北：鵝糊出版社；《商亦有道－商業倫理理論與個案分析》( 合著者陳志輝) 1999年，香港：中華書局；《金錢以外－商業倫理透視》1995年/2002年，香港：商務印書館／台北：商務印書館；《思考與理性思考》（合著者余錦波）1995年/2002年，香港：商務印書館／台北：商務印書館；《邏輯與方法論》1996年，香港：香港公開大學出版社；《人權的理念與實踐》1992年，香港：天地圖書。