Educational Background

  • D.B.A., Boston University
  • M.B.A., Ecole de Commerce Solvay, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
  • B.A., Harvard

Teaching Interests

  • Global strategy and ethics

Selected Publications

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Berman, S. & M. Johnson-Cramer. (forthcoming) Stakeholder Theory: Seeing the. Field through the Forest. Business & Society.                            ·

Cabantous, L., J-P. Gond, & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2010. Decision Theory as Practice: Crafting Economic Rationality in Organizations. Organization Studies 31(II) 1531-66.

Phillips, R., S. Berman, H. Elms, & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2010. Strategy, Stakeholders, and Managerial Discretion. Strategic Organization. 8 (2): 176-83.

Cabantous, L., Gond, J., & Johnson-Cramer, M. 2008. The Social Construction of Rationality in Organizational Decision-Making. Hodgkisson, G. & Starbuck, W. (eds.)  Handbook of Organizational Decision-Making. Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

Johnson-Cramer,  M., Parise, S., & Cross, R. 2007.  Managing Change through Distributed Values: How a Relational View of Culture Can Facilitate Large Scale Change. California Management Review. 43 (3): 85-109.

Phillips, R., S. Berman, M. Johnson-Cramer, & D. Elms. 2007. Stakeholder Management and Managerial Discretion. Published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the2007 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2007. Working Together, Bowling Alone: The Organizational Roots of Civic Decline. Published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Meeting oft he Academy of Management.

Phillips, R. & Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Ties that Unwind: Dynamism in Integrative Social Contracts Theory. Journal of Business Ethics 68(3):283-302.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Gata Cu Rasponsurile: Noi Intrebari Pentru Certcetarea Factrilor de Interes - Stakeholderi. Analele Universitatii Din Craiova.  34(2) 25-38.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2004.  Organization-Level Antecedents of Stakeholder Conflict: A Comparative Case Study. Published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Johnson-Cramer, M., Cross, R. & Yan, A.  2003. Sources of Fidelity in Purposive Organisational Change: Lessons From A Reengineering Case. Journal of Management Studies.  40 (7) 1837-1870.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2003. Institutional Antecedents of Conflict Escalation in Firm-Stakeholder Relations. Published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Phillips, R., S. Berman, H. Elms, & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2011. Stakeholder Management and Managerial Discretion. Stakeholder Theory: Impact and Prospects.  New York: Edward Elgar, pp. 163-192.

Elms, H., M. Johnson-Cramer, & S. Berman. 2011. Defining the Frontier between CSR and Stakeholder Theory. Stakeholder Theory: Impact and Prospects.  New York: Edward Elgar, pp. 1-53.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2007. "Stakeholder Theory," in Kolb, R. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Business, Society, and Ethics. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2007. "Authority," in Kolb, R. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Business, Society, and Ethics. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & R.A. Phillips.  2007.  ?Not how much but how: Ethical issues in cash balance pension conversions." In Kolb, R. (ed.) Private Retirement Security: Social and Ethical Issues. London: Blackwell.

Johnson-Cramer, M. &  R.A. Phillips. 2004. "Stakeholders," in Hubbard, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Science, Ethics & Technology (Farmington Hills, MI:  Macmillan Reference).

Johnson-Cramer, M., Berman, S. & Post, J. 2003. "Reexamining the Concept of 'Stakeholder Management'" in Andriof, J., S. Waddock, S. Rahman, & B. Husted (eds.), Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking, London: Greenleaf, vol. 2, pp. 145-161.

Show All

OTHER CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Elms, H., M. Johnson-Cramer, & S. Berman. 2009. Corporate Responsibility: Filling in the Blank. In Logsdon, J. & J. Hendry (eds.) Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.

Wood, D., et al.  (multiple authors) 2009. Next Generation Teaching Challenges: A Workshop. (workshop panelist)  In Logsdon, J. & J. Hendry (eds.) Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & Berman, S. 2005.  A Dynamic Model of Stakeholder Management.  In Logsdon, J. & Ryan, L., eds., Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, pp.215-220.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2000.  No More Answers, Please: New Questions for Stakeholder Research. InK. Getz & D. Windsor, eds., Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, pp. 233-238.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. Stakeholder and Institutional Theories of Organization: Toward an Integrated Perspective. In D. Wood & D. Windsor, eds., Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, pp. 435-440.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. When Talk Leads To Action: Talk-Impelled Ethical Influence In Organizational Decision Making. In P. Elsass & J. Harmon, eds., Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management Meeting, pp. 87-90.

PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

Ray, D., S. Berman, M. Johnson-Cramer, & H. Van Buren. The Search for a Religiously Grounded Normative Core for Stakeholder Theory. Submitted to the Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Johnson-Cramer, M.  How Stakeholders Define Discretion Space: A Conceptual Model. To be submitted to Academy of Management Review, January 2013.

Johnson-Cramer, M. Strategy and Society: A Historical Approach. Book prospectus, to be completed by June, 2013.

Shivarajan, S., L. Andersson, & M. Johnson-Cramer.  From Stakeholder Concern to Social Issue: A Network Analysis of Coca-Cola in Kerala, India. To be submitted to Organization Science by October, 2012.

PRESENTATIONS

Johnson-Cramer, M. & A. Carroll.  2012. Inside the Scholar's  Workshop: Reflections on a Career. Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2012.  Responsible Management, Responsible Capitalism: The Role of Business Schools. Presented at the 2012 Bentley Global Ethics Symposium, Waltham, MA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2011 Theorizing under Duress. Presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & D. Wood.  2011. Inside the Scholar's Workshop: Reflections on a Career. Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Johnson-Cramer, M. J-P. Gond, & L. Cabantous.  2011. Here be Dragons: On the Methodological Perils of Stakeholder Mapping. Presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Business and Society, Bath, UK.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2011. Teaching Ethics through Reflection  (workshop presenter) at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2010.  We Know It's Important But How Do You Teach That? (Healthcare Reform) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & J. Mahon.  2010. Inside the Scholar's  Workshop: Reflections on a Career. Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, Montreal, QC.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2010 Private Management and Public Policy:  Pushing the Frontiers. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Johnson-Cramer, M. H. Elms, H., & S. Berman. 2009. Negotiating the Frontier between Stakeholder Theory and CSR. Presented as part of the Stakeholder Theory at Twenty-Five Symposium at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Johnson·Cramer, M. & T. Jones.  2009. Inside the Scholar's Workshop: Reflections on a Career.  Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2010.  Who Speaks for the Trees?  Discourse Ethics and Environmental Issues. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Business and Society, Banff, Canada.

Cabantous, L., J-P Gond, & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2008. Crafting Economic Rationality.  Presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting ofthe Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Berman, S. & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2008. Stakeholder Theory:  Is it a Field?  Presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. eta!. 2008.  Making the Most of a Doctoral Education.  International Association for Business and Society, Tampere, Finland.

Cabantous, L. J-P. Gond, & Johnson-Cramer. 2007. The Craft of Rationality: Exploring the Social Construction of Strategic Decision-Making.  Presented at the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Phillips, R., S. Berman, M. Johnson-Cramer, & D. Elms. 2007. Stakeholder Management and Managerial Discretion. Presented at the 2007 Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2007. Working Together, Bowling Alone: The Organizational Roots of Civic Decline. Presented at the 2007 Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Shivarajan, S., L. Andersson, & M. Johnson-Cramer. 2007.  From Stakeholder Concern to Social Issue: A Network Analysis of Coca-Cola in Kerala, India. Presented at the 2007 Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Phillips, R., S. Berman, M. Johnson-Cramer, & H. Elms. 2007.  Stakeholder Theory and Managerial Discretion. Institute for Corporate Responsibility Speaker Series, George Washington University.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2007. Teaching Ethics in Non-Ethics Courses.  International Association for Business and Society, Florence, Italy.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Managerial Discretion in Stakeholder Management. Advances in Stakeholder Theory Workshop, Ecole des Mines, Paris, France.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & J-P Gond. 2006. Thinking About Thinking About Stakeholders. Advances in Stakeholder Theory Workshop, Ecole des Mines, Paris, France.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006.  Comparative Research on CSR: An American Perspective.  ICCSR Symposium. University of Nottingham, UK.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2006.  Working Together, Bowling Alone: The Organizational Roots of Civic Decline. Stakeholder Theory Mini-conference, University of Washington.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium: Research Methods in SIM. (Invited speaker). Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Assessment in Business Ethics Education. Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & Berman, S. 2006.  Dynamic Stakeholder Management. Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Berman, S. & M. Johnson-Cramer.  2006.  Ten years after Wood & Jones (1995):  Where are we? Presented at the International Association for Business and Society, Merida, Mexico.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2005. Whither (or Wither) Stakeholder Research?  Outlining an Agenda from the U.S. Perspective. Association pour le Developpement de l'Enseignement et de Ia Recherche sur Ia Responsabilite Sociale de l'Entreprise, Lyons, France.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005.  Toward an Organization-Based Model of Civic Decline.  Bucknell  Inter­ disciplinary Scholarship Series (sponsored by the Comparative Humanities Program), Bucknell University.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & R. Phillips, R.  2005. The Avorum Principle and Cash Balance Pension Plans. "Corporate Retirement Security" Conference, Center on Business & Society, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005.  Bringing the Political Back in:  Constraining Private Government Action. Markkula Center for Ethics, Santa Clara University.

Johnson-Cramer, M., Brenner, S., Cochran, P., Rowley, T., Wood, D., & Mahon, J.  2005.  Why is Stakeholder Theory Useful? (Symposium).  Presented at the International Association for Business and Society, Sonoma, CA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2004.  Ethics and Networks. Hidden Power of Social Networks Conference. Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & F. Foulkes.  2004.  Retention at FleetBoston Financial: A Case Study. Eastern Academy of Management. Providence, RI.

Phillips, R. & Johnson-Cramer, M. 2004  Dynamism in ISCT. Contractarian Approaches to Business Ethics. Zicklin Center for Business Ethics. Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2004. 20 Years of Stakeholder Research: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? International Association for Business and Society, Jackson Hole, WY. (Symposium Chair & Panelist)

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2004. The Status of Activist Stakeholders.  International Association for Business and Society, Jackson Hole, WY. (Panelist)

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2004.  Organization-Level Antecedents of Stakeholder Conflict: A Comparative Case Study. 2004 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2003. Institutional Antecedents of Conflict Escalation in Firm-Stakeholder Relations. 2003 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2003. Teaching Environmental Topics Using Non-textbook Materials. Organizations and the Natural Environment Division, Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2003. Building a Better Model of Stakeholder Management. International Association for Business and Society, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2003.  Will We Know It When We See It? Operationalizing Stakeholder Dialogue. International Association for Business and Society, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Johnson-Cramer, M.  2002. Stakeholder Policy Content: A Network Approach. Academy of Management  Meeting, Denver, CO.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2002. Thinking About Retirement: Field- and Set-level Antecedents of Cross­ Sectoral Conflict Over Pension Rights. Sixth International Conference on Corporate Reputation, Boston, MA.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2002. The Concept of"Stakeholder Legitimacy" in Business and Society Research. International Association for Business and Society. Victoria, BC.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 2002. Taking Business and Literature Seriously: A Tentative First Step. International  Association for Business and Society.  Victoria, BC.

Johnson-Cramer,  M. 200I. Stakeholder Management as Private Government: A Theory of Set Stability. Academy of Management Meeting, Washington, DC.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2001. An Institutional-Stakeholder Model of Conflict Escalation. International Association  for Business and Society. Sedona, AZ.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2001. A Stakeholder Analysis of Technology Misuse Policies. International Association for Business and Society. Sedona, AZ.

Johnson-Cramer, M. & Foulkes, F. 2001 Technology Misuse at State Street: A Case Study. Eastern Academy of Management. New York, NY.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2000. Business, Society, and Ethics: An Appreciative Approach. International Association for Business and Society, Essex, VT.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2000. Determinants of Stakeholder Action: Early Lessons from the Cash-Balance Pension Plan Debate. International Association for Business and Society, Essex, VT.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. The Effects Of Decision Process on Organizational Ethical Decision­ Making. International Association for Business and Society, Paris, France.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. Leveraging Strategic Assets for New Venture Social Performance: A Resource-Based Model. Eastern Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

OTHER SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2011. Stakeholders. (Session Chair). International Association for Business & Society, Bath, UK.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2010.Stakeholder Research Roundtable. (Session Chair). Academy of Management, Montreal, QC.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2008. Reflections on Stakeholder Theory. (Panel Chair). International Association for Business & Society, Tampere, Finland.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2007.  Four Perspectives on SIM Research. (Panel Chair) Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006.  A Tale of Three Projects: Cutting Edge Stakeholder Research. Presentation for the PhD program at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006. Research in SIM (Panelist) Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium. Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2006.  Research Roundtable on Global Business & Society Research. (Invited Discussion Leader). Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson-Cramer, M.  2005.  Theoretical Frameworks for Corporate Social Responsibility. (Session Chair). Association pour le Developpement de l'Enseignement et de Ia Recherche sur Ia Responsabilite Sociale de l'Entreprise, Lyons, France.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005.  Doctoral Research Roundtable (Invited workshop leader). Social Issues in Management Doctoral Consortium.  Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005. Frontiers of Stakeholder Research. (Discussant). Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005.  Meeting the Best Reviewers:  Learning the Art and Craft of Reviewing from Today' Best Reviewers.  (Invited panelist).  Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2005. Conflict  Management Division Junior Faculty Research Incubator (Participant). Academy  of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2003. Advances in Stakeholder Theory. (Discussant) Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2003.  The State of Business Ethics Research  (Session Chair). International Association for Business  and Society, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2002. Stakeholder Management Research.  (Session Chair). International Association for Business  and Society.  Victoria, BC.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2001. Stakeholder Learning  Dialogues. (Caucus  co-sponsor) Academy of Management, Washington, DC.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 2000. Conversazione 2000: Business, Issues, and Society in the 21st Century (Invited workshop participant) University  ofNorthern Iowa, Waterloo,  IA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. Future Issues in Strategic Human Resources: Responsibility, Values, & Technology (Invited panelist) National Academy of Human Resources, Santa Fe, NM.

Patterson, J., Sproull, L., & Johnson-Cramer, M. 1999. Online Communities (Position Paper) CHI'99 Online Communities Workshop, Pittsburgh,  PA.

Johnson-Cramer, M. 1997. Just-in-Time Management Development: A Literature Review.  Research Report for the Executive Development Roundtable,  Boston  University.

Johnson-Cramer, M., Bouwen, J., & Seynaeve, K. 1996. The Promise of Game Theory in Organizational Behavior. Organizational Behavior  Research  Workshop. Katholieke Universiteit  Leuven, Belgium.

Close

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.