CredentialsB.A. (McGill), M.A. (W. Ontario), Ph.D. (York)
Dr. Mark N. Wexler is the Professor of Business Ethics and Management in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and the President of the Perimeter Group of Consultants. Dr. Wexler is also a member of the Management and Organization Studies (MOS) and the Policy Analysis groups in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Markís work appears in over 125 refereed journals and in ten books. He is the recipient of 4 teaching awards, numerous grants and research funds, has been selected as Price Waterhouse Cooper's 2004 Leader in Management Education (LIME) and sits on the editorial board of four research journals. Dr. Wexler's article. "The who what and why of knowledge mapping" has been selected as a classic (due to citation counts) in the Journal of Knowledge Management. Mark has consulted for diverse organizations in the private and public sectors. These include Abbott Laboratories, Air Alaska, Bank of Montreal, BHP Billiton, Canadian Immigration Services, Diageco, Doctor's without Borders, Lockheed Martin,Celgene, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Microsoft, Nokia, Proctor and Gamble, Revenue Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Royal Dutch Shell, Toyota Motors, United Technologies, Vancouver Hospital, and others. Mark's recent work has appeared in Business and Society Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Ideology, Social Science Information, Journal of Change Management,Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion and The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. Please address all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research InterestsBusiness Ethics, Management, Business and Society, Knowledge Management.
articles and reports
Wexler, M. N., & Oberlander, J. (2020). Public leadership and the wicked problem continuum. International Journal of Public Leadership. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJPL-04-2020-0025
Wexler, M. N., & Oberlander, J. (2017). The shifting discourse on third places: Ideological implications. Journal of Ideology, 38(1).
Wexler, M. N., Oberlander, J., & Shankar, A. (2017). The slow food movement: A 'Big Tent' ideology. Journal of Ideology, 37(1), 1-34.
Wexler, M. N. (2015). Re-thinking queue culture: The commodification of thick time. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 35(3-4), 165-181. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-06-2014-0048
Wexler, M. N. (2014). Toward the ambidextrous gown. Academic Matters, 12-14.
Wexler, M. N. (2013). Rachel carson's toxic discourse: Conjectures on counterpublics, stakeholders and the "occupy movement". Business and Society Review, 118(2), 171-192. http://doi.org/10.1111/basr.12007
Wexler, M. (2011). Positive deviance and performance enhancement in public agencies. Optimum: The Journal of Canadian Public Sector Management, 41(4), 28-39.
Wexler, M. (2011). Invisible hands: Intelligent design and free markets. Journal of Ideology, 33(1), 22-38.
Wexler, M. N. (2011). Which fox in what henhouse and when? Conjectures on regulatory capture. Business and Society Review, 116(3), 277-302. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8594.2011.00386.x
Wexler, M. N. (2011). Four reactions to the prevalence of end-of-the-world logic. Midwest Quarterly, 52(3), 256-270.
Wexler, M. N. (2011). Reconfiguring the sociology of the crowd: Exploring crowdsourcing. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31(1-2), 6-20. http://doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104779
Wexler, M. N. (2010). Financial edgework and the persistence of rogue traders. Business and Society Review, 115(1), 1-25. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8594.2009.00355.x
Wexler, M. N. (2009). Exploring the moral dimension of wicked problems<sup>*</sup>. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29, 531-542. http://doi.org/10.1108/01443330910986306
Wexler, M. N. (2009). Strategic ambiguity in emergent coalitions: The triple bottom line. Corporate Communications, 14(1), 62-77. http://doi.org/10.1108/13563280910931081
Wexler, M. (2008). Conjectures on systemic psychopathy: reframing the contemporary corporation. Society and Business Review, 3(3), 224-238. http://doi.org/10.1108/17465680810907305
Wexler, M. N. (2007, January). The moral nature of a credible scandal story. Insights, 4(3), 140-156.
Wexler, M. N. (2006). Successful resume fraud: Conjectures on the origins of amorality in the workplace. Journal of Human Values, 12(2), 137-152. http://doi.org/10.1177/097168580601200203
Wexler, M. N. (2002). Organizational memory and intellectual capital. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 3(4), 393-414. http://doi.org/10.1108/14691930210448314
Wexler, M. N. (2001). The who, what and why of knowledge mapping. Journal of Knowledge Management, 5(3), 249-264. http://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005868
Wexler, M. N., & Sept, R. (1994). The Psycho‐Social Significance of Trivia. The Journal of Popular Culture, 28(2), 1-11. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3840.1994.2802_1.x
Wexler, M. N. (1990). Deep ecology: Grounding a contemporary argument field. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 10(1), 47-70. http://doi.org/10.1108/eb013085
Wexler, M. N. (1987). Conjectures on the dynamics of secrecy and the secrets business. Journal of Business Ethics, 6(6), 469-480. http://doi.org/10.1007/BF00383289
Wexler, M. N. (1987). Problems in the grid-group analysis of the environmentalist movement. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 7(1), 68-82. http://doi.org/10.1108/eb013030
books chapters and monographs
Wexler, M. N. (2012). Counter-publics and the informal organization of contention in public controversies. In Singh, P., & Handley, R. (Eds.), Protest and its evolution (pp. 143-161). New Delhi, India: Whitewater Publications.
Gunns, M., & Wexler, M. N. (2010). Twenty questions directors should ask about codes of conduct, 2nd edition. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. ISBN:9781553855385, 9781553855385.
Wexler, M. N. (2008). Conjectures on workplace spirituality. In Todd, D. (Eds.), Cascadia: The Elusive Utopia (pp. 215-240). Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ronsdale Press.
Wexler, M. N., & Oberlander, J. (2007). The four faces of planning ethics: A value profile in Canadian planning. In Grant, J. (Eds.), A Reader in Canadian Planning: Linking Theory and Practice (pp. 99-106). Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Nelson Thompson Learning.
Wexler, M. N. (2007). Reframing the 'gatekeeping' professions. In Tan, B. (Eds.), Relationships in the professions (pp. 211-228). New York, New York, United States: Ballard Books.