Mark Wexler

  • Professor, Management and Organization Studies
  • Professor, Strategy
  • B.A. (McGill), M.A. (W. Ontario), Ph.D. (York)

    Segal Room: SGL 3520
    Segal Phone: 778.782.7846

    Email Address: wexler@sfu.ca

    Curriculum Vitae: View

    Biography

    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 wexler@sfu.ca.

     

    Research Interests

    Business Ethics, Management, Business and Society, Knowledge Management.

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    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. http://doi.org/No DOI

    Wexler, M. (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. http://doi.org/No DOI

    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. (2010). Reconfiguring the sociology of the crowd: Exploring crowd sourcing. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31(1/2), 3-28. http://doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104779

    Wexler, M. N. (2009). Exploring the moral dimension of wicked problems. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29(9/10), 531-542. http://doi.org/10.1108/01443330910986306

    Wexler, M. N. (2009). Strategic ambiguity in emergent coalitions: The triple bottom line. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 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.

    Wexler, M. N. (2007, ). The moral nature of a credible scandal story. Insights, 4(3), 140-156.

    Books, Book 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.

    Wexler, M. N. (2008). Conjectures on workplace spirituality. In Todd, D. (Eds.), Cascadia: The Elusive Utopia (pp. 215-240). Toronto, 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, 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, United States: Ballard Books.

    Gunns, M., & Wexler, M. N. (2010). Twenty questions directors should ask about codes of conduct, 2nd edition. Toronto, Canada: Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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