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Around the World

Edward Freeman has made an impact all over the world, teaching, speaking, consulting, and exposing groups of graduate students to global organizations and their business practices.

In addition to his current professorship at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Ed is also a current or former professor in a variety of capacities at the following schools:

  • Adjunct Professor of Stakeholder Management, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark (Since 2004)
  • Honorary Member of the Faculty, Universidad Pontificia, Comillas, Madrid, Spain (Since 2008)
  • Visiting Professor, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Since 2009)
  • Adjunct Professor of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Since 2011)
  • Visiting Professor, International Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, UK (Since 2011)
  • Gourlay Professor of Ethics, Melbourne Business School and Trinity College, Melbourne, Australia (Visiting appointment 2009-2010)
  • Welling Professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. (Honorary visiting appointment 2008-2010)
  • Institut Pengembangan Manajemen Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia (Visiting Scholar 1993-1998)

Among his numerous honors, awards, and recognitions, several have come from international organizations:

  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Comillas University, Madrid, 2008
  • Member of Honor, Aurkilan Business Ethics Institute, Bilbao, Spain
  • Editor of the 15 volume Ruffin Series in Business Ethics published by Oxford University Press

His speaking engagements, presentations, workshops, and lectures have spanned the globe. Here is a sampling:

• Wharton School
• Harvard Business School
• Copenhagen Business School
• London Business School
• Nyenrode Business School
• Nottingham University
• Monash University
• RMIT, Melbourne University
• Humboldt University
• Bergamo University
• University of Catania
• Sherbrooke University
• Norwegian School of Management and Norwegian School of Economics
• University of Jyvaskyla and University of Tampere, Finland
• Oxford University
• Sabanci University, Istanbul
• Pantheon University, Athens
• Central European University, Budapest), Aarhuis Business School (Denmark)
• IPMI (Jakarta)

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On Friday, 15 November 2013, Ed Freeman spoke at Charlottesville, Virginia’s first TEDx event, TEDxCharlottesville—The Difference That Makes a Difference. His talk explained how business and business people can make a difference in the world, and why it's time for a new story about business as a difference maker.

Featured Publications

thumb-strategic-management-a-stakeholder-approach Featured Publication: Ed Freeman’s 1984 award winning book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach was reprinted in 2010 by Cambridge University Press. This book has served to define a starting point for subsequent scholars and executives and continues to inspire scholars and students concerned with a more practical view of how business and capitalism actually work.