Ph.D., Doctoral School of Organization & Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School
MBA, International Business, University of Minnesota
B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin
At Haas since 2014
2014 – present, Executive Director, Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business
2014 – present, Lecturer, Berkeley-Haas School of Business
2012 – present, Assistant Professor of Leadership & Sustainability, Copenhagen Business School
2009 – 2012, Ph.D. Fellow, Copenhagen Business School
2006 – 2009, Principal Market Planner, Boston Scientific Corporation
2005 – 2006, U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Norway
2003 – 2005, Industrial Engineer, Boston Scientific Corporation
1999 – 2003, Industrial Engineer, IBM Corporation
Current Research and Interests
Chief Sustainability Officers
Corporate governance of sustainability
Scandinavian approaches to sustainability
Leadership and corporate social responsibility
Ethics of the corporation
Metaphors of strategic management
Empathy and the corporation
Selected Papers and Publications
Strand, R., Freeman, R. E., & Hockerts, K. 2015. Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in Scandinavia: An Overview. Journal of Business Ethics. 127(1), 1-15.
Strand, R. & Freeman, R.E. 2015. Scandinavian Cooperative Advantage: The Theory and Practice of Stakeholder Engagement in Scandinavia. Journal of Business Ethics, 127 (1), 65-85.
Strand, R. 2015. CSR and Leadership. In Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen (Ed.), Corporate Social Responsibility. London, UK: SAGE. Pp. 39-71
Strand, R. 2014. Strategic Leadership of Corporate Sustainability. Journal of Business Ethics. 123(4): 687-706.
Morsing, M. & Strand, R. 2014. CSR and Beyond. A Nordic Perspective. Corporate Communications: an International Journal. 19 (3), 318-322.
Strand, R. 2014. Scandinavian Cooperative Advantage: The Case of IKEA. In: Khan, S. and W. Amann (Eds.) World Humanism: Cross-cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 63-80.
Strand, R. 2013. Chief Officer of Corporate Social Responsibility: a Study of Its Presence in Top Management Teams. Journal of Business Ethics. 112(4): 721-734.
Strand, R. 2011. A Plea to Business Schools: Tear Down Your Walls. In Mette Morsing & Alfons Saquet (Eds.), Business Schools and Their Contribution to Society. London, UK: SAGE. pp. 213-222.
Strand, R. 2011. Toward Sustainable Sustainability Learning: Lessons from a U.S. MBA study abroad program to Scandinavia. Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability.
Strand, R. 2011. Exploring the Role of Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics. 8(4): 84-96.
Strand, R. 2009. Corporate Responsibility in Scandinavian Supply Chains. Journal of Business Ethics. 85: 179-185.
Strand, R. 2008. The Stakeholder Dashboard. Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice. 54: 23-36.
Strategic and Sustainable Business Solutions
Honors and Awards
Nykredit CSR Research Talent Award, 2013
Society for Business Ethics Founders’ Award, 2012
Next Generation Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Scholar Award, 2010
Bush Leadership Fellow & Award, Archibald Bush Foundation, 2009-10
Society for Business Ethics Emerging Scholar Award, 2008