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Edward Freeman | stakeholder management expert

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R. Edward Freeman is a professor at the Darden School of the University of Virginia. He describes himself as a Teacher, consultant, speaker and thought leader in the fields of Stakeholder Management Business Ethics and Executive Leadership.

He is the author of several books on Stakeholder Management including the influential Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach. He is often quoted in relation to stakeholder theory, business ethics and management and has in's opinion given the most accepted and useful definition of a stakeholder.

Ed was born 18 December 1951 in Columbus, Georgia, US.

Edward Freeman's publications

This is a selection of Edward Freeman's publications that we find useful at

1984. Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach. Boston: Pitman. Latest edition Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach

2010. Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art. Cambridge University Press.

R. Edward Freeman and J. S. Harrison. 2007. Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation, and Success (The Business Roundtable ... Ethics Series in Ethics and Leadership). Yale University Press.

Andrew Wicks and R. Edward Freeman. 2009. Business Ethics. Prentice Hall.

References and links about Ed. Freeman

R. Edward Freeman's website [online] Available at: [Accessed 12 October 2016]

University of Virginia. Darden School of Business. Faculty Directory - R. Edward Freeman [online] Available at: [Accessed 12 October 2016]

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