Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Alexei Marcoux

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Maguire 430

Phone: 312.915.6546

E-mail: amarcou@luc.edu

Degrees

  • PhD Bowling Green State University (Applied Philosophy), 2001

  • MA Bowling Green State University (Philosophy), 1995

  • BA University of San Francisco (Economics), 1988

  • Additional Graduate and Professional Study:

  • Tulane University (graduate coursework in Economics and Philosophy), 1991-3

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (successful completion of One-L curriculum), 1988-9

Research Interests

  • Moral foundations of commercial transactions

  • Concept of business in business ethics

  • Moral partiality/impartiality in business practice

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Association of Private Enterprise Education

  • Society for Business Ethics

  • International Economics and Philosophy Society

  • Michael Oakeshott Association

  • The International Adam Smith Society

Professional Activities

  • Heartland Institute, Policy Advisor

  • Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Advisory Board

  • Journal of Business Ethics, Reviewer (Philosophical Foundations and Corporate Governance sections)

  • Business Ethics Quarterly, Ad Hoc Reviewer

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 441. Business Ethics 

  • MGMT 448. Ethics in Finance

Awards

  • Quinlan School of Business Faculty of the Year, Loyola University Chicago, 2005

  • Probationary Faculty Development Grant, Loyola University Chicago, Autumn 2004

  • Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, 2003

  • Philosophy Department Nominee, Distinguished Dissertation Award, Bowling Green State University, 2001

  • H B Earhart Fellowship, Earhart Foundation, 1998-9

  • University Dissertation Fellowship, Bowling Green State University, 1998-9

  • Best Paper Award, Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, 1998

  • Best Paper Award, Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, 1997

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Uygur, U., Marcoux, A. M. "The Added Complexity of Social Entrepreneurship: A Knowledge-Based Approach." Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. 4(2), (2013). 132-152.

Uygur, U., Marcoux, A. M. "Social Entrepreneurs’ Attitudes Toward Knowledge Protection and Sharing." Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 32(2), (2012).

Marcoux, Alexei. "Retrieving Business Ethics From Political Philosophy." Journal of Private Enterprise, 24(2), (2009). 21-33.

Marcoux, A. M. "Is a Market for Values a Value in Markets?" Reason Papers. 31, (Fall 2009). 97-107.

Marcoux, Alexei. "A Counterintuitive Argument for Résumé Embellishment." Journal of Business Ethics. 63(2), (2006). 183-194.

Marcoux, A. M. "Much Ado About Price Discrimination." Journal of Markets & Morality. 9(1), (2006). 57-69.

Marcoux, Alexei. "The Concept of Business in Business Ethics." Journal of Private Enterprise. 21(2), (2006). 50-67.

Refereed Proceedings

Uygur, U., Marcoux, A. M. "Toward a Knowledge-Based Theory of Social Entrepreneurship. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility." Social Responsibility Research Network. (2010).

Marcoux, Alexei. , "Malden Mills: When Being a Good Company Isn't Good Enough." Proceedings of The Good Company: Sixth International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, Pontifical University of St Thomas (2005).

Book

Marcoux, Alexei. M. and Al Gini, Case Studies in Business Ethics. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, 2009.

Gini, A., Marcoux, A. M. Business Ethics: A Concise Introduction (1st ed.). Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.

Gini, A., Marcoux, A. M. "Case Studies in Business Ethics, 6th ed." Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2009.

Book Chapters

Marcoux, A. M. "Triadic Stakeholder Theory Revisited." Corporate Governance and Business Ethics. Ed. Alexander Brink.  Dorecht: Springer, 2011. 259-280.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "Business Ethics." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. CSLI, 2008.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "Business-Focused Business Ethics." Normative Theory and Business. Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "Social Contract." Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2007.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "Business Ethics Gone Wrong." Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Management.  McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2007.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "Business Ethics Gone Wrong." Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Management. Ed. McGraw Hill/Dushkin, 2005.

Marcoux, Alexei. M. , "The Libertarian Alternative to Social Justice'." Just Readings. 2005.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Marcoux, Alexei. "Is a Market for Values a Value for Markets?" International Convention for the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Guatemala City, Guatemala. (2009).

Marcoux, Alexei. "What Are Market-Based Arguments Intended to Show?" International Association of Business & Society Annual Meeting,, Florence, Italy. (2007).

Marcoux, Alexei. "Business as a Practice: The Entrepreneurial Conception." International Convention of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2006).

Marcoux, Alexei, and A. Gini. "Malden Mills: When Being a Good Company Isn't Good Enough." The Good Company: Sixth International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, Pontifical University of St Thomas (Angelicum), Rome, Italy. (2006).

Marcoux, Alexei. "Friedman's Expertise Argument Revis(it)ed." International Convention of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Orlando, Florida. (2005).

Marcoux, Alexei. "After Hansmann: What Remains of the Corporate Governance Debate?" ?' The Accountable Corporation: Third Biennial Global Conference on Business Ethics, Santa Clara, California. (2005).

Marcoux, Alexei. "Retrieving Business Ethics From Political Philosophy." International Convention of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2008).