Campus News - February 11, 2002
Anderson Schools professor honored
By Steve Carr
Jeanne Logsdon of the Anderson Schools of Management is a recent recipient of
the UNM General Librarys Faculty Acknowledgement Award, which recognizes
faculty across campus who excel in academic productivity.
Recognition by the library for my research is particularly rewarding
because the library is so central to the research activities of faculty,
Logsdon has been at the Anderson Schools since 1989 and was named a full professor
in 1998. She is the editor of Business & Society, an academic journal that
focuses on business ethics, business-government relations, corporate governance,
corporate social performance and environmental-management issues. Logsdon also
serves on the Environmental Management Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department
Logsdons areas of research and teaching include corporate social performance,
stakeholder theory, business citizenship, corporate reputation, business ethics,
environmental problems and remedies, collaboration between the public and private
sectors and corporate responses to regulation.
During the ceremony, Logsdon gave a presentation titled, Global Business
Citizenship: A Concept for the 21st Century.
A complete explanation of global business citizenship will be published shortly in Business Ethics Quarterly.
The fundamental message is that, if businesses accept the status of global
citizenship, they should be prepared to act as good citizens wherever they operate,
Logsdon said. This means more than just following local laws and norms
because these may not meet the ethical standards that are expected for corporate
behavior. Executives will need to be sensitive to broadly based ethical expectations
and cultural differences.
Logsdon received a plaque presented by Fran Wilkinson, acting dean of the UNM General Library. Additional Anderson Schools faculty honored by the library include Richard Reid, Allen Parkman, Dwight Grant and Jess Dillard.
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