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Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm

Prof. Dr. Christian Vögtlin

Christian Vögtlin

Professor of Business & Society, Head of Center for Corporate Responsibility, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Email: christian.voegtlin2<at>

Curriculum vitae and list of publications (PDF, 318 KB)


Short Bio

09/2022 - Professor of Business & Society, Co-Head of Research Center for Corporate Responsibility, ZHAW School of Management and Law, Switzerland
2019 - 09/2022 Full Professor, Audencia Business School



Associate Professor, Audencia Business School
2014- 2016 Project Manager of the Research Project „Making Responsible Leadership Relevant: Development and Validation of a Theory-Based Measure“ funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
2012 Visiting Scholar, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
2012- 2013 Project Manager of the Research Project „Responsible Leadership in Global Business“ funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
2011- 2016 Senior Lecturer/Researcher, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2007- 2011 Research and Teaching Assistant, PhD Studies in Business Administration, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • Responsible Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Human Resource Management
  • Social Innovation
  • Global Governance
  • Neuroscience and Business Ethics

Professional Services:

  • Section Editor Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics (together with Harry van Buren)
  • Maak, T., Pless, N. & Voegtlin, C. 2016. Business Statesman or Shareholder Advocate? A Multilevel Contingency Model of Responsible CEO Leadership Styles in a Global World. Journal of Management Studies, online first, DOI: 10.1111/joms.12195.
  • Voegtlin, C. & Greenwood, M. 2016. CSR and HRM: A Review and Conceptual Analysis. Human Resource Management Review, online first, DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2015.12.003.
  • Voegtlin, C. & Scherer A. G. 2015. Responsible Innovation and the Innovation of Responsibility: Governing Sustainable Development in a Globalized World. Journal of Business Ethics, Special Issue on Ethics, Technology and Organizational Innovation, online first, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-015-2769-z.
  • Voegtlin, C. 2015. What Does It Mean To Be Responsible? Addressing the Missing Responsibility Dimension in Ethical Leadership, Leadership, online first, DOI: 10.1177/1742715015578936.

Pless, N. & Voegtlin, C. (Guest Editors).
Journal of Business Ethics, 2014, 122(2).
Thematic Symposium on "The Contested Nature of the UN Global Compact"
Journal of Business Ethics

Maak, T., Robertson, D. & Voegtlin, C. (Guest Editors).
Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming 2015
Special Issue "Neuroscience and Business Ethics"

Christian Vögtlin
Verantwortungsvolle Führung im Kontext der Globalisierung

Berlin: Patzer Verlag 2011
ISBN: 978-3-87617-120-3
Deutsch, 321 Seiten.