• EMAIL:  jepost@bu.edu
  • OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


James E. Post holds the John F. Smith, Jr. Professorship in Management. He is a member of the Business Policy & Law Department and teaches courses in strategic management, professional ethics and responsibility, and corporate governance. He is the author or co-author of many books, including "Redefining the Corporation," with L. Preston and S. Sachs, a study of governance and accountability.
  • EDUCATION Open or Close

    PH D, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976.

    MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1971.

    JD, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, School of Law, 1968.

    BS, St. Bonaventure University, Allegheny, New York, 1965.

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      Post, J. E. (2012). The United Nations Global Compact: A CSR Milestone. Business & Society , 1(52), 53-63.

      Wilson, F., & Post, J. E. (2011). Business models for people, planet, profits: Exploring the phenomenon of social business, a market-based approach to social value creation. Small Business Economics, 3(40), 715-737. NY.


      Carroll, A. B., Lipartito, K., Post, J. E., Werhane, P., & Goodpaster, K. (2012). Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press .

      Preston, L., & Post, J. E. (2012). Private Management & Public Policy - Stanford Business Classic edition. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press .

      Post, J., Preston, L. E., & Sachs, S. (2002). Redefining the Corporation: Stakeholder Management and Organizational Wealth. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

      Post, J. E. One Hundred Years Bold: Centennial History of BU School of Management, Reedy Press, 2013.. St. Louis


      Post, J. (2012). in "Business, Society and the Environment" Oxford University Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment New York and London: Oxford University Press, pp pg. 537-555.

      Wilson, F., Post, J. E., Grzywinski, R., & Houghton, M. (Accepted). in Social Investment and Innovation: The ShoreBank Experience Sheffield: SRI in the 21st century: Does It Make a Difference to Society, T. Hebb and C. Louche, eds., Greenleaf Publishing.

      Vachani, S., & Post, J. E. (Accepted). in Creating socially responsible value chains: role of companies, governments and NGOs. In Ghauri, P., Elg U. and Hadjikhani, A., editors, Business Society and Politics: Multinationals in Emerging Markets : Emerald Publishers, pp 17-44.

      Post, J. E. (Accepted). in History of Corporate Social Responsibility (W, 3). London: Wiley Encyclopedia of Management .


      Annual meeting, Academy of Management , Panelist. (August 6, 2012 - August 9, 2012).


    Post, J. E. Journal of Corporate Citizenship , (January 2012-December 2012), Editorial Board Member, International, Standing Editorship (Edited Multiple Publications), Appointed, Academic. (February 24, 2013 - Present).

    Post, J. Journal of Public Affairs, Editorial Board Member, International, Standing Editorship (Edited Multiple Publications), Appointed, Academic. (January 2000 - December 2013).

    Advisor to Editor Reviewer of manuscripts