School of Business


Dr. David Krueger

Born and raised in Illinois, David received his B.A. from Carthage College, an M.A. in religion, an M.A. in public policy studies, and a Ph.D. in ethics from the University of Chicago.  Prior to his work at BW, he was executive director of the Center for Ethics and Corporate Policy in Chicago, a nonprofit organization that brought together the business, academic, and religious communities of greater Chicago for conferences, consulting, ongoing programs, and research in business and organizational ethics. 

He holds the Charles E. Spahr Chair in Managerial and Corporate Ethics, the second oldest endowed chair in business ethics in the country.  In this role, he provides a wide array of business ethics courses among BW's business programs, as well as other ethics-related courses at the College.  He also offers outreach programs for the BW and wider community, including an annual Charles Spahr Lecture in Business Ethics and an annual summer ethics teaching workshop for BW faculty.

He has 3 children and lives in Bay Village

Dr. Krueger is co-director of BW's new sustainability major, which now enters its third year with approximately 40 majors.  He is also director of the new Institute for Sustainable Business which serves as a resource to our campus and to the northeast Ohio business community. 

List of publications/presentations:

He has authored two books while at BW:  The Business Corporation and Productive Justice, Abingdon Press, 1997 and Keeping Faith at Work:  The Christian in the Workplace, Abingdon Press, 1994.  His articles have been published in numerous anthologies and journals in the fields of business ethics, religious studies, and economic ethics.  Recent scholarship has focused on business ethics in China and on environmental ethics and business.  He has been a guest lecturer in universities in Zimbabwe, Thailand, and Hong Kong.

List of classes taught:

Undergraduate:  Business Ethics, Green Business, Humans and the Earth, Christian Ethics

Graduate:  The Social and Political Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations; Power, Ethics, and Society; Topical Seminar on Business Sustainability

Grants/Projects/Consulting Work

Consulting projects have included the IRS, Heller Financial Services, W.E. O'Neil Construction Company, the Chicago Board of Trade, and the Rochester New York Police Department.

He is currently involved in collaborative work on business sustainability in northeast Ohio and on developing a new survey on business ethics for northeast Ohio corporations.

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