2010 Faculty Pioneers

Lifetime Achievement
John F. Smith, Jr. Professor in Management

School of Management, Boston University

James Post is the John F. Smith, Jr. Professor in Management at the School of Management at Boston University. He holds degrees in both law (JD) and management (MBA, PhD), and teaches strategic management, corporate governance, and professional ethics. Over his 35-year career at Boston University, Dr. Post has held leadership positions in the doctoral program, public & nonprofit management program, and management policy department, focusing most on corporate governance and ethics.


Dr. Post is the author of more than 100 publications on business, public policy issues, and public affairs management and has been a commentator on television (CNN, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg) and is often quoted in print media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle. He is author, co-author, or editor of 20 books, including Managing Environmental Issues: A Casebook with Rogene Buchholz and Alfred Marcus and Private Management and Public Policy (with Lee Preston). The Academy of Management commended Private Management and Public Policy for "its lasting contribution to the study of business and society." Additionally, Dr. Postís research on how companies manage stakeholder relationships has been published by Stanford University Press (Redefining the Corporation: Stakeholder Management and Organizational Wealth, authors James E. Post, Lee E. Preston, and Sybille Sachs). He served as series editor of Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, an international research series published by Elsevier, and as co-author of a leading text in the business and society field, Business & Society: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, Ethics, with Anne T. Lawrence and James Weber.


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