About the Author
Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr., is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics
at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on strategy,
general management, business-government relations, and business
ethics in the School’s MBA and executive programs. Badaracco is a
graduate of St. Louis University; Oxford University, where he was
a Rhodes scholar; and Harvard Business School, where he earned
an MBA and a doctorate.
Badaracco has written two other books on manager’s ethical re-
sponsibilities: Leadership and the Quest for Integrity (with Richard Ells-
worth) and Business Ethics: Roles and Responsibilities. He is also the author
of Loading the Dice, a study of business-government relations in five
countries, and The Knowledge Link, a study of international strategic
alliances. These books have been translated into eight languages.