The Baruch Index of Corporate Political Disclosure

Research Team

Donald H. SchepersDonald H. Schepers (PhD, The University of Arizona) is Professor of Management at Baruch College, City University of New York, and Director of the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. Dr. Schepers teaches Social and Governmental Environment of Business, Corporate Governance, and Business Ethics to MBA and Executive MBA programs. Dr. Schepers also teaches Strategic Planning and Control in the Baruch/Mt. Sinai Healthcare Administration MBA program. His present research interests include corporate political campaign contributions, corporate governance and codes of conduct, socially responsible investing and the impact of non-governmental organizations on business policy. He has also authored articles on organizational justice and ethical decision making. His articles have appeared in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society and Business and Society Review. He has also authored book chapters and business case studies.

Naomi A. GardbergNaomi A. Gardberg (PhD, NYU) is an Associate Professor of Management at Baruch College, City University of New York. Dr. Gardberg teaches the capstone (strategy) course for the undergraduate, graduate and Baruch/Mt. Sinai Healthcare Administration MBA programs as well as an undergraduate international management course and a doctoral seminar in cross-cultural research methods. Her current research examines non market strategies such as political contributions; the creation, transfer and dissipation of intangible assets, such as corporate reputation; and the effects of marginalization on stakeholder behavior. She has published her research in several journals including Academy of Management Review, Business & Society, Corporate Reputation Review, and the Journal of International Business Studies as well as in book chapters.