Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

John Boatright

Title/s: Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics

Office #: Schreiber 726

Phone: 312.915.6994

E-mail: jboatri@luc.edu

About

John R. Boatright has served as the Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics since 1994. He is a is a past president past and a past Executive Director of the Society for Business Ethics. He was recognized by the Society in 2012 for a “Career of Outstanding Service to the Field of Business Ethics.” He is the author of the books Ethics and the Conduct of Business and Ethics in Finance, and has edited Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice. He serves on the editorial boards of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business and Society Review. 

Degrees

  • PhD University of Chicago, 1971

  • MA University of Chicago, 1966

  • BA College of Wooster, 1964

Research Interests

  • Ethics in finance
  • Ethical issues in corporate governance
  • Ethics issues in risk management 

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business

  • Academy of Management

  • American Philosophical Association

  • Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

  • European Business Ethics Network

  • International Association for Business and Society

  • International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics

  • Society for Business Ethics

Professional Activities

  • President of the Society for Business Ethics, 1997-98.Executive Director, Society for Business Ethics, 2000-2004. Member of the Executive Committee, 1994-2004.

  • Editorial Board of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business and Society Review.

Courses Taught

  • Ethics in Finance
  • Business Ethics

  • International Business Ethics

Selected Publications

Books

Ethics in Finance, 3rd ed. (Wiley Blackwell, 2014).

Ethics and the Conduct of Business, 8th ed. (Pearson, 2016).

Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice (Wiley, 2010).

Refereed Articles
Boatright, J. R.  Swearing to Be Virtuous: The Prospects of a Banker's Oath. Review of Social Economy, 71(2), (2013). 140-165.

Boatright, John. , "Risk Management and the Responsible Corporation: How Sweeping the Invisible Hand?" Business and Society Review 116Ethics, 116.1 (2011) 145-170.

Boatright, John. , "Rent Seeking in a Market with Morality: Solving a Puzzle about Corporate Social Responsibility." Journal of Business Ethics, 88. 4 (2009). 541-552.

Boatright, John. , "From Hired Hands to Co-Owners: Compensation, Team Production, and the Role of the CEO." Business Ethics Quarterly, 19. 4 (2009). 453-464.

Book Chapters

Ethics and Virtue in the Governance of For-Profit Social Enterprise,” in Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management, ed. Alejo José G. Sison (Springer, 2016).

Why Risk Management Failed: Ethical and Behavioral Aspects,” in The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown, ed. A. G. Malliaris, Leslie Shaw, and Hersh Shefrin (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Boatright, J. R.  The Implications of the New Governance for Corporate Governance. In Dirk Matten and Jeremy Moon (Ed.), Corporate Citizenship. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, (2013).

Boatright, J. R. The Ethics of Risk Management: A Post-Crisis Perspective. Ethics and Values for the 21st Century (pp. 683). Madrid, Spain: BBVA, (2011).

The Implications of the New Governance for Corporate Governance,” Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, ed. Alexander Brink (Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, (2011).

“The Implications of the New Governance for Corporate Governance,” in Corporate Citizenship and New Governance: The Political Role of Corporate Actors in Societal Rule-Setting Processes, ed. Ingo Pies and Peter Koslowski (Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, (2011).

Boatright, J. R. "Conflict of Interest in Financial Services: A Contractual Risk-Management Perspective", In Thomas H. Murray and Josephine Johnston (Ed.) Trust and Integrity in Biomedical Research. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, (2010).

Boatright, John. R. , "Executive Compensation: Unjust or Just Right.", Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics. Ed. Oxford University Press, (2009).

Boatright, John. R. , "The Role of Ethics in Risk Management by Boards of Directors.", Integrated Risk Management and Corporate Governance. Ed. Wiley-Blackwell, (2009).

Boatright, John. R. , "Globalization and the Ethics of Business.", Business Ethics and Strategy. Ed. Hampshire, UK: Ashgate Publishing, (2007).

Boatright, John. R. , "Ethics for a Post-Enron America.", Enron and the World of Finance: A Case Study in Ethics. Ed. Palgrave, (2006).

Presentation of Refereed Papers

"Trust and Integrity in Banking", European Business Ethics Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, June 8-10, (2011).

"Integrity and Trust in the Banking Sector," Conference on Morals in Banking, University Centre St-Ignatius, Antwerp, December 1-3, (2010).

Boatright, J. R. (2010). "Risk Management and the Responsible Corporation: How Sweeping the Invisible Hand?" Seventeenth International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, October 14-16, 2010.

Boatright, J. R. (2010). "Risk Management and the Responsible Corporation: How Sweeping the Invisible Hand?" Transatlantic Business Ethics Conference, Univeristy of Toronto, Toronto Canada, October 7-10, 2010.

Boatright, J. R. (2010). "Risk Management and the Responsible Corporation: How Sweeping the Invisible Hand?" Eighteenth Congress of EBEN-Spain, June 23-25, 2010.

Boatright, J. R. (2009). "From Hired Hands to Co-Owners: Compensation, Team Production, and the Role of the CEO", American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting, February 18, 2010.

Boatright, J. R. (2009). "From Hired Hands to Co-Owners: Compensation, Team Production, and the Role of the CEO", Society for Business Ethics, Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.