James Hoopes

  • Professor
  • Murata Professor of Ethics in Business
Academic Division: History & Society
781-239-4345

Bio

James Hoopes is "Murata Professor of Ethics in Business" at Babson College. His latest book is Corporate Dreams: Big Business in American Democracy from the Great Depression to the Great Recession. The author of half a dozen other books on American history, Hoopes has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and other funding agencies. His paper, "Managing a Riot," won the Paul Hersey Award for the best paper on leadership at the 2000 meeting of the Academy of Management. He has taught in both Europe and Asia.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Johns Hopkins University
  • MA, University of Wisconsin
  • BA, Bowling Green State University

Academic Interests

Business History

Awards & Honors

  • 2001 — Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow,
  • 1987 — Guggenheim Fellowship,
  • 1984 — NEH Fellowship , American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA
  • 1977 — Mellon Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities, Harvard University
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • HIS 4670 THE HISTORY AND ETHICS OF CAPITALISM
    • HIS 4610 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THAILAND & LAOS
  • Degree Courses 2017

    • HIS 4608 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MALAYSIA

Publications

Journal Article

  • Hoopes, J. (2018). A Buddhist Economics Approach to Innovation and Capacity Building: The Case of Siam Hands. Society and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Vol: 40, Issue: 4, Page: 553-570. Corvinus University of Budapest. link
  • Prayukvong, W., Hoopes, J.E. (in press). A Buddhist Economics Approach to Social Innovation and Capacity Building: The Case of Siam Hands. Society and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe. link
  • Haryanto, J.O., Silva, M., Moutinho, L., Hoopes, J.E. (in press). In Loco Parentis: A Virtuous Model for Marketing to Children. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.
  • Yusof, M., Nor, L.M., James, H.E. (2014). Virtuous CSR: an Islamic family business in Malaysia. Journal of Family Business Management. Vol: 4, Issue: 2, Page: 133-148. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. link
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2003). Managerialism: Its History and Dangers. Historically Speaking.

Book Reviews - academic journals

  • Prayukvong, W., Takagi, I., Hoopes, J.E. (2017). Clair Brown, Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science. Vol: 49, Page: 411-412. Social Choice and Welfare. link
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2013). Review of "Whats Good for Business: Business and American Politics since World War II" by Phillips-Fein and Zelizer: Journal of American History. Vol: 100, Issue: 2. Oxford University Press.

Conference Proceeding

  • Hoopes, J.E. (2016). Higher Education as a Community Builder in the United States: A Model for the ASEAN Community?. Issue: 28. AEI Occasional Papers . link

Other (please explain)

  • Hoopes, J.E. (2012). Corporate Dreams - synopsis of book, serialized in 7 weekly installments at CSR Wire . CSRwire.
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2012). Lets Stop Using CSR to Rebuild Trust: CSRwire. 3BL Media. link
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2011). Corporate Dreams: Big Business in American Democracy from the Great Depression to the Great Recession. Rutgers University Press .
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2008). Leaders Should Manage FOR Values: Chief Executive Magazine.
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2004). The De-Humanized Employee: ITs Dark Side: CIO (Chief Information Officer) Magazine.

Book

  • Hoopes, J.E. (2008). Hail to the CEO: The Failure of George W. Bush and the Cult of Moral Leadership. Praeger.
  • Hoopes, J.E. (2003). False Prophets: The Gurus Who Created Modern Management and Why Their Ideas Are Bad for Business Today. Basic Books.

Essays - Academic book chapter or contribution, new, editorially reviewed

  • Hoopes, J.E. (2005). Growth through Knowledge: Wal*Mart, High Technology, and the Ever Less Visible Hand of the Manager: Wal*Mart: Face of 21st-Century Capitalism. New Press.

Presentations

  • A Buddhist Economics Approach to Innovation and Capacity BuildingPrayukvong, W. Hoopes, J. Globelics International Conference 2017, Athens, Greece (2017)
  • The Virtues of Family Business in a Disruptive EraHoopes, J. International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Bali, Indonesia (2017)
  • The Leadership of Muhammad: How Character Shapes StrategyHoopes, J. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (2017)
  • Islamic Inspirations in Business EthicsHoopes, J. Islamic Traditions in Business Ethics Today, Warsaw, Poland (2016)
  • Family Character Is Company Character: An Islamic Family Business in MalaysiaNor, L. Yusof, M. Hoopes, J. Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP): 2016 Global Academic Conference, Boston, MA (2016)
  • The Ethical Issues of Leadership in Business Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowHoopes, J. Inaugural Ceremony, Department of Sociology of Business, Warsaw, Poland (2015)
  • Selling Virtue (presented twice)Hoopes, J. WorkEasy, Bologna, Italy (2015)
  • Higher Education as a Community Builder in the United StatesHoopes, J. Association of Southeast Asian Nations Higher Education Forum, Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (2015)
  • A Buddhist Approach to an Interconnected Self: A Case Study from Lower Northern ThailandPrayukvong, W. Hoopes, J. National Conference of Thai Economists, Bangkok (2015)
  • A Buddhist Economics Approach to an Interconnected Self: A Case Study from Lower Northern ThailandHoopes, J. Prayukvong, W. 2nd International Conference Economic Philosophy: Oneself and the Other, Strasbourg, France (2014)
  • Virtuous Social Initiatives: An Islamic Family Business in MalaysiaHoopes, J. 3rd Annual Australasian Business Ethics Network Conference, Hobart, Australia (2013)
  • Leading for Virtue Hoopes, J. 2nd National Conference on Koreas Most Admired Companies, Seoul, Korea (2012)
  • Leading for Virtuous Sustainability: The Ethical Advantage of Non-Western Universities Hoopes, J. Conference on Indigenous Knowledge , Alor Setar, Malaysia (2012)
  • Moral and Strategic Imperatives for Corporate Social Responsibility at a 'Most Admired' Korean Company Hoopes, J. Lee, Y. Academy of Management, Boston 2012, Boston, MA (2012)
  • Corporate Dreams: Big Business in American Democracy from the Great Depression to the Great RecessionHoopes, J. Boston Public Library, Boston, MA (2012)
  • Managing for a New Future: United Nations Values Caucus Hoopes, J. , (2011)
  • Business Ethics, CFO Roundtable Hoopes, J. , (2010)
  • Business Ethics, CFO Roundtable Hoopes, J. , (2009)
  • Business Ethics, CFO Roundtable Hoopes, J. , (2008)
  • Growth through Knowledge: Wal*Mart, High Technology, and the Ever Less Visible Hand of the ManagerHoopes, J. Conference on Wal*Mart, UC Santa Barbara (2004)
  • From Visible to Virtual Hand: How Will Managers Lead in the Era of the Extensible EnterpriseHoopes, J. IBM Almaden Conference on Work in the Era of the Global, San Jose, California (2004)
  • From the Accidental Corporation to the On-Demand BusinessHoopes, J. IBM Almaden Conference on the Co-Evolution of Business and Technology, San Jose, California (2003)
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