Michael L. Barnett
Michael L. Barnett is a Professor of Management at Rutgers Business School-Newark & New Brunswick, in Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He holds a Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business at New York University. His research focuses on the firm-stakeholder interface. In particular, he studies how firms individually and collectively manage their relationships with stakeholders, and how their efforts at stakeholder management, through acts of corporate social responsibility and via communal institutions such as industry trade associations, influence their reputations and financial performance, and how this shapes social and environmental sustainability. His work has appeared in numerous academic journals, to include Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Perspectives, Business & Society, Long Range Planning, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.