Sandra Waddock




Selected Books

Transforming towards Life-Centered Economics: How Business, Government, and Civil Society Can Build a Better World. New York: Business Expert Press, 2020.

Management and the Sustainability Paradox: Reconnecting the Human Chain. David Wasieleski, Sandra Waddock, and Paul Shrivastava. Routledge: Abington-on-Thames, 2020.

(Teaching) Managing Mindfully. Sandra Waddock, Lawrence J. Lad, and Judith A. Clair. Online book, Global Jesuit Case Series, 2018.

Healing the World: Today’s Shamans as Difference Makers. Routledge, 2017.

Intellectual Shamans: Management Academics Making a Difference. Cambridge University Press (2014). (Best Book (Pedagogy and Policy) Award, International Humanistic Management Association, August 2018; also, Finalist, Social Issues in Management Division, Academy of Management, best book, 2016)


Sandra is the Galligan Chair of Strategy, Carroll School Scholar of Corporate Responsibility, Professor of Management at Boston College.  She has published 15 books and more than 170 papers and chapters in a wide variety of journals and books. Waddock received a PRME Pioneer Award in 2017, the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from Humboldt University for contributions in corporation sustainability and responsibility, the 2015 award for Leadership in Humanistic Management, and the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Collaboration Research (CSSI Symposium and Partnership Resource Center, Erasmus U.), among others. Her latest books are Transforming towards Life-Centered Economics (2020) and Management and the Sustainability Paradox (David Wasieleski, Sandra Waddock, and Paul Shrivastava, 2020). Her 2014 book Intellectual Shamans won the Humanistic Management Best Book Award for Pedagogy and Practice. Current research interests are intellectual shamanism, transformational systems change, memes and narratives in system transformation, stewardship of the future, corporate sustainability and responsibility, the problem of growth, and wisdom.