Georg
Wernicke


Wernicke
Assistant Professor in Strategy HEC - Paris Visiting Faculty
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BIO

Georg Wernicke is a professor of Strategy and Business Policy at HEC Paris. His general research focus is on topics in and the intersection of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility with a special emphasis on the role of the news media. Georg’s work has been published in several leading academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. He has received several awards for this work, including the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Dissertation award.

Georg teaches courses in Business Ethics, Corporate Governance & Sustainability, and International and Strategic Management in bachelor, master, and MBA programs.

Prior to joining HEC, he was on the faculty of Copenhagen Business School and a visiting scholar at Stern School of Business, the University of Antwerp, Kellogg School of Management and INSEAD. Georg holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Humboldt University of Berlin, an MA in Business Economics from the University College London, and a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Mannheim. He is also an alumnus of the International Teachers Program.

Georg serves on the editorial review boards of Corporate Governance: An International Review and the Strategic Management Journal. He is also a Representative-at-Large in the SMS Strategic Leadership and Governance IG. At the Academy of Management, he serves on the ONE Division Program Team and is a member of the Research Committee at the STR Division Research

COURSES

This course explores the ethical, social responsibility, and governance challenges facing businesses today and how individuals and firms can address those challenges. The course aims to enhance the skills and expertise of participants through combining an examination of ethical, social responsibility, corporate governance and managerial theory with a discussion of common ethical, sustainability, and corporate governance problems in context. Course material includes individual moral theory, stakeholder theory, theories of corporate governance, and the development of ethical organizational culture. The course also covers the development and evaluation of ethical, corporate governance and sustainability management systems designed to respond to ethical, governance, and sustainability challenges, and include wide-ranging discussions regarding current major trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field of ethical business, corporate governance and social responsibility. Finally, the course explores how business ethics, social responsibility, and corporate governance affect our society at large by impeding or fostering the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods
Supercars, Superbikes and Motorsports
Automation and Robotics
Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses

This course explores the ethical, social responsibility, and governance challenges facing businesses today and how individuals and firms can address those challenges. The course aims to enhance the skills and expertise of participants through combining an examination of ethical, social responsibility, corporate governance and managerial theory with a discussion of common ethical, sustainability, and governance problems in context. Course material includes individual moral theory, stakeholder theory, and theories of corporate governance. The course also covers the development and evaluation of ethical, governance and sustainability management systems designed to respond to ethical, governance, and sustainability challenges, and includes wide-ranging discussions regarding current major trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field of ethical business, corporate governance and social responsibility. Finally, the course explores how business ethics, social responsibility, and corporate governance affect society at large by impeding or by fostering the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Digital Marketing and Communication
Data Marketing and Analytics