armsc

Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • CBS Sustainability Centre
Andreas
Rasche
Professor
,
Associate Dean


Room: DH.Ø.2.46
Tel:
+4538155701
E-mail: ar.msc@cbs.dk
Presentation

Andreas Rasche is Professor of Business in Society at the CBS Centre for Sustainability and Associate Dean for the CBS Full-Time MBA Program. From 2014 to 2019, he was 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 60 academic articles and cases, and published seven 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 was Visiting Professor at Stockholm School of Economics (2017-2020) as well as an Associate Fellow at Warwick Business School (2012-2018).

Professor Rasche is regularly mentioned in Danish and international media, including the Financial Times and Børsen. He has received multiple awards and recognitions for this teaching and research, including the Best Teacher Award by the CBS Executive MBA Program, the Best Case Award by The Case Centre, and a Best Paper Award by the Academy of Management.

Professor Rasche’s research examines the intersection of corporate sustainability, sustainable finance, and the political role of firms. His work has been published in top-tier international academic and practitioner journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Management Inquiry, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Business & Society, Corporate Governance, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. His books include, among others, “Sustainable Investing” (with Georg Kell and Herman Bril) published by Routledge, “Building the Responsible Enterprise” (with Sandra Waddock) published by Stanford University Press, and the 2nd-edition textbook  “Corporate Sustainability” (with Mette Morsing, Jeremy Moon, and Arno Kourula) published by Cambridge 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.

Primary research areas
  • Corporate Sustainability / ESG
  • Sustainability Standards, especially Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives
  • Corporate Sustainability and Boards of Directors
  • United Nations Global Compact / Sustainable Development Goals
  • Sustainable Finance and ESG metrics
  • Sustainability and Global Supply Chains (Procurement)
Curriculum Vitae
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Courses

“Leading Responsible Corporations” (Executive MBA)

"Sustainable Finance” (Executive MBA / Full-time MBA)

“Managing Sustainable Corporations” (Full-time MBA)

“The Corporation in Society” (Bachelor, BLC)

Supervision

Currently only supervision of PhD projects.

PhD Supervision in the following areas: 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 post-graduate students should send a one-page research proposal and CV.

Selected publications

Schrage, S./Rasche, A. (2022): Interorganizational Paradox Management: How National Business Systems Influence the Diffusion of Paradox Management Practices in Global Value Chains. Organization Studies, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 547-571.

Rasche, A./Morsing, M./Wetter, E. (2021): Assessing the Legitimacy of “Open” and “Closed” Data Partnerships for Sustainable Development, Business & Society, Vol. 60, No. 3, 547-581. 

de Bakker, F.G.A./Rasche, A./Ponte, S. (2019):Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives on Sustainability. A Cross-Disciplinary Literature Review and Research Agenda for Business Ethics. Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 343-383.

Scherer, A.G./Rasche, A./Palazzo, G./Spicer, A. (2016): Managing for Political CSR: New Challenges and Directions for PCSR 2.0. Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 273-298.

Rasche, A., Gilbert, D.U., & Schedel, I. (2013). Cross-Disciplinary Ethics Education in MBA Programs: Rhetoric or Reality? Academy of Management Learning and Education, 12, 71-85.

Rasche, A. (2012). Global Policies and Local Practice: Loose and Tight Couplings in Multi-stakeholder Initiatives. Business Ethics Quarterly, 22, 679-708.

Brunsson, N., Rasche, A., & Seidl, D. (2012). The Dynamics of Standardization: Three Perspectives on Standards Organization Studies. Organization Studies, 33, 613-633.

Rasche, A. & Chia, R. (2009). Researching Strategy Practices: A Genealogical Social Theory Perspective. Organization Studies, 30, 713-734.

Gilbert, D. U. & Rasche, A. (2007). Discourse Ethics and Social Accountability: The Ethics of SA 8000. Business Ethics Quarterly, 17, 187-216.

Publications sorted by:
2023
Andreas Rasche / Crowding out Morality : How the Rise of ESG Has Sidelined Ethical Reflections on Business.
Paper presented at Luiss-Wharton International Joint Conference, 2023
Paper > peer review
Koen van Bommel; Andreas Rasche; André Spicer / From Values to Value : The Commensuration of Sustainability Reporting and the Crowding Out of Morality .
In: Organization & Environment, Vol. 36, No. 1, 3.2023, p. 179-206
Journal article > peer review
Dirk Ulrich Gilbert; Andreas Rasche; Maximilian J. L. Schormair; Abraham Singer / Guest Editors' Introduction : The Challenges and Prospects of Deliberative Democracy for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility.
In: Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 1, 1.2023, p. 1-25
Journal article > peer review
Herman Bril; Georg Kell; Andreas Rasche / Mastering Sustainability Requires Technology, Finance, and the Powers of Homo Deus
In: Sustainability, Technology, and Finance: Rethinking How Markets Integrate ESG. . ed. /Herman Bril; Georg Kell; Andreas Rasche. Abingdon : Routledge 2023, p. 297-309
Book chapter > peer review
Herman Bril (Editor) ; Georg Kell (Editor) ; Andreas Rasche (Editor) / Sustainability, Technology, and Finance : Rethinking How Markets Integrate ESG.
Abingdon : Routledge 2023, 350 p.
Anthology > peer review
Herman Bril; Georg Kell; Andreas Rasche / Sustainable Finance and Technology : Making the Connection.
In: Sustainability, Technology, and Finance: Rethinking How Markets Integrate ESG. . ed. /Herman Bril; Georg Kell; Andreas Rasche. Abingdon : Routledge 2023, p. 1-16
Book chapter > peer review
Vincent Daub; Andreas Rasche; Maximilian Lemmens / The Sustainability Orientation of New Ventures : The Role of Imprinting, Firm Age, and Stakeholders.
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2023, 2023
Paper > peer review
Vincent Daub; Andreas Rasche; Maximilian Lemmens / The Sustainability Orientation of New Ventures : The Role of Imprinting, Firm Age, and Stakeholders.
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonia Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2023, 1 p., p. 2855 (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Carolin Johanna Waldner; Andreas Rasche / i5 Playbook : Transforming Business Education with 5 Impactful Methods.
In: Academy of Management Learning and Education, 31.10.2023
Book review
2022
Koen van Bommel; Andreas Rasche; André Spicer / Crowding out Morality : How the Commensuration of Sustainability Reporting Sidelined Moral Reflection.
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-second Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonja Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2022, 6 p. (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
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Outside activities

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Stockholm School of Economics

January 2018 - December 2020

Teaching and research; PhD development  

CBS Executive January 2021 - Teaching
Plesner (law firm) 2021 Presentation
EFMD Global 2021 Teaching