Department of Intercultural Communication and Management


Room: POR/18.A-0.114
Curriculum Vitae
Primary research areas
  • Corporate Social Responsibility / Corporate Sustainability 
  • Sustainability standards, especially multi-stakeholder initiatives 
  • United Nations Global Compact 
  • Corruption in the global business environment 
  • Sustainability and Boards of Directors 
  • Sustainability reporting and ESG metrics 
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Andreas Rasche is Professor of Business in Society at the CBS Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (cbsCSR) and Co-Director of the CBS World-Class Research Environment “Governing Responsible Business” (GRB). He has taught courses in the MBA and doctoral programs, chaired Executive Education programs, authored more than 50 academic articles and cases, and published four books. He has collaborated with the United Nations on a number of projects, and served on the United Nations Global Compact LEAD Steering Committee. He is Associate Editor of Business Ethics Quarterly and an Associate Fellow at Warwick Business School. 
Professor Rasche’s research examines the intersection of global governance, corporate sustainability, and the political role of firms. His work has been published in international academic and practitioner journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, Organization Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Management Inquiry, Business & Society, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, European Management Journal, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. His latest book, “Building the Responsible Enterprise” (together with Sandra Waddock) was published by Stanford University Press. 
Professor Rasche earned his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) in business administration from EBS Business School in Germany and completed a postdoctoral degree (Dr. habil.) at Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg. He joined CBS from Warwick Business School in 2012. 
  • “Leading Responsible Corporations” (Executive MBA)
  • "Perspectives on Sustainability” (Doctoral Program) 
  • “Managing Sustainable Corporations” (Full-time MBA)
  • “The Corporation in Society” (Bachelor, BLC)

Supervision in the following areas: UN-business relations; ESG metrics and new forms of valuation; corporate sustainability and Boards of Directors; corporate sustainability standards (incl. certifications and labels); corporate sustainability reporting (incl. integrated reporting); corporate irresponsibility (related to human rights abuses and corruption). Interested students should send a one-page research proposal and CV. 

Selected publications
Publications & dissemination
Andreas Georg Scherer; Andreas Rasche; Guido Palazzo; André Spicer / Managing for Political Corporate Social Responsibility : New Challenges and Directions for PCSR 2.0.
In: Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2016, p. 273–298
Journal article
Andreas Rasche; Dirk Ulrich Gilbert / Decoupling Responsible Management Education : Why Business Schools May Not Walk Their Talk .
In: Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2015, p. 239-252
Journal article
Robert Chia; Andreas Rasche / Epistemological Alternatives for Researching Strategy as Practice : Building and Dwelling Worldviews.
In: Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice. ed. /Damon Golsorkhi; Linda Rouleau; David Seidl; Eero Vaara. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2015, p. 44-57
Book chapter
Frank de Bakker; Andreas Rasche; Stefano Ponte / Multi-stakeholder Initiatives and Roundtables in Transnational Governance : A Cross-Disciplinary Review.
Paper presented at The 31st EGOS Colloquium 2015, 2015
Andreas Rasche / The Corporation as a Political Actor : European and North American Perspectives.
In: European Management Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2015, p. 4-8
Journal article
Patrick Haack; Andreas Rasche / The Social Construction of Transnational Governance : The Case of the UN Global Compact.
Paper presented at The 31st EGOS Colloquium 2015, 2015
Andreas Rasche / Voluntary Standards as Enablers and Impediments to Sustainable Consumption
In: Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption. ed. /Lucia A. Reisch; John Thøgersen. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated 2015, p. 343–358
Book chapter
Andreas Rasche; Dirk Ulrich Gilbert / What Drives Ethics Education in Business Schools? : Studying Influences on Ethics in the MBA Curriculum .
In: Handbook on Ethics and Marketing. ed. /Alexander Nill. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated 2015, p. 284-301 (Research Handbooks in Business and Management)
Book chapter
Mikkel Flyverbom; Anders Koed Madsen; Andreas Rasche / Big Data and the Production of Anticipatory Transparency in International Development : A Governmentality Analysis.
Paper presented at The 30th EGOS Colloquium 2014, 2014
Mikkel Flyverbom; Anders Koed Madsen; Andreas Rasche / Big Data as Governmentality : How Large-Scale Data Reshapes International Development.
Paper presented at ISA's 55th Annual Convention. 2014, 2014
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