Professor Geoff Moore, BA, MA, MSc, DLitt
Geoff teaches business ethics and corporate responsibility to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as research ethics to DBA students. His areas of interest include business ethics/corporate social responsibility and Fair Trade.
Geoff is a founding member of the UK Association of European Business Ethics Network (EBEN-UK) and was Chair from 2002 to 2004. As well as a being a member of the European Business Ethics Network, Geoff is also a member of the Society for Business Ethics (USA) and of the International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics (ISBEE) where he is a member of the Executive Committee. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business Ethics: A European Review.
Geoff’s research and scholarly activity is mostly in the areas of corporate social responsibility / business ethics with contributions in the areas of corporate philanthropy, corporate social disclosure, stakeholder theory, corporate moral agency, modern virtue ethics, corporate social versus financial performance and Fair Trade. Current particular areas of interest are in the application of philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre’s approach to virtue ethics and its application to business, and in the Fair Trade movement.
Potential areas of supervision
- Business ethics
- Virtue ethics applied to business
- Fair Trade
- Business ethics
- Corporate social responsibility
- Moore, G. (2010). Fairness in International Trade. The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series, v1. Netherlands: Springer.
Journal papers: academic
- Moore, G. (2012). Virtue in business: Alliance Boots and an Empirical Exploration of MacIntyre’s conceptual framework,. Organization Studies 33(3): 363-387.
- Moore, G. (2012). Virtue of governance: the governance of virtue. Business Ethics Quarterly 22(2): 293-318.
- Moore, G. (2011). Churches as organisations: towards a virtue ecclesiology for today. International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church 11(1): 45-65.
- Beadle, R. & Moore, G. (2011). MacIntyre: neo-Aristotelianism and organization theory. Research in the Sociology of Organizations 32: 85-121.
- Hou, W. & Moore, G. (2010). Player and Referee Roles Held Jointly: the Effect of State Ownership on China’s Regulatory Enforcement against Fraud. Journal of Business Ethics 95(2): 317-335.
- Moore, G., Slack, R. & Gibbon, J. (2009). Criteria for Responsible Business Practice in SMEs: An exploratory case of U.K. Fair Trade Organisations. Journal of Business Ethics 89(2): 173 - 188.
- Moore, G. & Stueckelberger, C. (2009). Global and contextual values for business in a changing world: Editorial. Journal of Business Ethics 84(Supplement 3): 279-80.
- Moore, G. (2008). Re-imagining the morality of management: a modern virtue ethics approach. Business Ethics Quarterly 18(4): 483-511.
- Campbell, D., Moore, G. & Shrives, P. (2006). Cross-sectional effects in community disclosures. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 19(1): 96-114.
- Moore, G. & Beadle, R. (2006). In search of organizational virtue in business: agents, goods, practices, institutions and environments. Organization Studies 27(3): 369-389.
- Beadle, R. & Moore, G. (2006). MacIntyre on virtue and organization. Organization Studies 27(3): 323-340.
- Moore, G. (2006). Managing ethics in higher education: implementing a code or embedding virtue?. Business Ethics: a European Review 15(4): 407-418.
- Moore, G., Gibbon, J. & Slack, R. (2006). The mainstreaming of Fair Trade: a macromarketing perspective. Journal of Strategic Marketing 14(4): 329-352.
- Moore, G. (2005). Corporate character: modern virtue ethics and the virtuous corporation. Business Ethics Quarterly 15(4): 659-685.
- Moore, G. (2005). Humanizing business: a modern virtue ethics approach. Business Ethics Quarterly 15(2): 237-255.
- Moore, G. (2004). Regulatory perspectives on business ethics in the curriculum. Journal of Business Ethics 54(4): 349-356.
- Moore, G. (2004). The Fair Trade movement: parameters, issues and future research. Journal of Business Ethics 53(1-2): 73-86.
- Campbell, D., Moore, G. & Metzger, M. (2002). Corporate philanthropy in the U.K. 1985-2000: some empirical findings. Journal of Business Ethics 39(1-2): 29-41.
- Moore, G. (2002). On the implications of the practice-institution distinction: MacIntyre and the application of modern virtue ethics to business. Business Ethics Quarterly 12(1): 19-32.
- Moore, G. (2001). Corporate social and financial performance: an investigation in the UK supermarket industry. Journal of Business Ethics 34(3/4): 299-315.
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