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Lee A. Tavis

Professor Emeritus




"“Multinational Enterprises: Interacting with Nongovernmental Organizations.” Peace Through Commerce: Responsible Corporate Citizenship and the Ideals of the United Nations Global Compact. Editor," (with Oliver F Williams, C.S.C.),  University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.

"The Problem of Wealth Distributin in the Global Apparel Industry: Locating Responsibilities in the Supply Chain," (with Charles Clark, Michael Naughton),  University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.

""The Person, the Market, and the Community"," (with Timothy M. Travis),  Springer-Verlag Press, 2004.

"Novartis and the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, United Nations, New York,"  Principles to Practice The Global Compact Learning Forum, 2004, 5-30.

"The U.N. Global Compact Principles and Multinational Corporate Standards,"  Human Rights and the Private Sector: International Symposium Report. Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, 2004, 86-91.

""Novartis and the U.N. Global Compact Initiative","  Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 36, 2003, 735-763.

""Business as a Role Model for Business: Beyond the Supply Chain","  Americas Conference, Miami, Florida, 2002.

"Corporate Governance and the Global Social Void","  Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 35, 2002, 487-547.

"Modern Contract Theory and the Purpose of the Firm,"  University of Notre Dame Press, 2002.

"Review Article: "Ethics in Finance," by John R. Boatright, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp. 687-694,"  Business Ethics Quarterly, 2001.

"Economic Advantage and Moral Issues in Corporate Governance,"  Akademie Verlag, 2000.

Book Articles and Chapters

Multinational Managers and Host Government Interactions, Editor, University of Notre Dame Press (1988).

Rekindling Development: Multinational Firms and World Debt, Editor, University of Notre Dame Press (1988).

Multinational Managers and Poverty in the Third World, Editor, University of Notre Dame Press (1982).


Values-Based Multinational Management: Achieving Enterprise Sustainability through A Human-Rights Strategy, University of Notre Dame Press (2009).

Power and Responsibility: Multinational Managers and Developing Country Concerns, University of Notre Dame Press (1997).

The Pharmaceutical Corporate Presence in Developing Countries, (with Oliver F Williams, C.S.C.), University of Notre Dame Press (1993).