Enhancing the Impact of Partnerships for the social good



About Dr. Austin
Dr. Austin holds the Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School. Previously he held the John G. McLean Professorship and the Richard Chapman Professorship. He has been a member of the Harvard University faculty since 1972. He was the Co-Founder and Chair of the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative.

He has been the author or editor of 16 books, dozens of articles, and over a hundred case studies on business and nonprofit organizations. His most recent book is Social Partnering in Latin America published in 2004 (Harvard University Press), a collaborative research publication of the Social Enterprise Knowledge Network (SEKN). In 2000 he authored The Collaboration Challenge: How Nonprofits and Businesses Succeed Through Strategic Alliances (Jossey-Bass Publishers)which was selected to be part of the Drucker Foundation Leader Book series and received one of the Independent Sector's research publication awards.
About Prof. Sandra Waddock

Sandra Waddock is the Galligan Chair of Strategy and Professor of Management in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.   She is a co-founder of the Leadership for the Change Program. She received the Sumner Marcus Award for Outstanding Service from the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management in 2004, and in 2002 the Keyes Distinguished Service Award from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.  

Widely published, Dr. Waddock's research interests are in the area of macro-system change, corporate responsibility, management education, and multi-sector collaboration.  Author or editor of eight books, her most recent books are The Difference Makers:  How Social and Institutional Entrepreneurs Built the Corporate Responsibility Movement (Greenleaf, 2008), Leading Corporate Citizens: Vision, Values, Value Added (McGraw-Hill, 2009, 3rd edition), and Total Responsibility Management:  The Manual with Charles Bodwell (Greenleaf, 2007). 

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