Dr. Bevan

Dr. Bevan currently holds the position of Dean of the Faculty at Monarch Business School Switzerland; he has previously served as Dean of External Programs and as Professor of Accounting. He holds a Ph.D. (Accounting) and M.A. (Academic Practice) from King’s College London as well as a M.Sc. (Management) from Sheffield Hallam University. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Bevan was a professional businessman with over 25 years experience in business development in the U.S. and U.K. Professor Bevan is presently teaching at the University of Hong Kong and supervising doctoral students at the Alliance Lyon, Grenoble Business School. He holds visiting faculty professorships, including posts at: DePaul University in Chicago, Kingston Business School UK, HEC Paris, King’s College London, and Royal Holloway/University of London International.

Dr. Bevan is an active academic who attends numerous international management conferences and is a member of several influential academic associations. His research interests focus on: accountability and corporate social responsibility, ethics and political economy, managerialism and professionalism, and higher education.

Academic Positions Held
  • Dean of the Faculty, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Dean of External Programs, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Professor of Accounting, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Hon. Visiting Professor of Innovation in Management, University of Hong Kong Sustainability Laboratory, Hong Kong
  • Senior Visiting Wicklander Fellow, The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics, DePaul University, Chicago
  • Professor of Applied Ethics and Sustainable Business Strategy (doctoral supervision only) Grenoble School of Management, France
  • Visiting Fellow, Critical HRM Kingston Business School
Previous Faculty Positions
  • Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Leadership and Responsibility, CEIBS, Shanghai, China
  • Director of MA European Business Program, Royal Holloway-University of London
  • Deputy Director, CRIS Research Center, Royal Holloway-University of London
  • Visiting Professor in PG Research Methods/Dissertation Supervisor at Regents Business School London
  • Visiting Professor, Sustainable Business Management (Core module MBA); Course Leader, Corporate Social Irresponsibility, (Alternative Management MSc. Grande Ecole); HEC Paris
  • Visiting Lecturer/Course Leader, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at The Management Department, King’s College London
Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D. Accounting, King’s College London, U.K.
  • M.Sc. in Management, Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.
  • MA. in Academic Practice, King’s College London, U.K.
Main Academic Interests
  • Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ethics and the Political Economy
  • Environmental, Social and Governance Risk Management
  • Managerialism and Professionalism
  • Higher Education
Associations, Memberships & Honors
  • Recipient of the Monarch Gold Merit Medal For Exemplary Service
  • Head of the Academic Council, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • CSEAR St Andrews
  • European Business Ethics Network UK (President, 2007/8)
  • Institute of Business Ethics
  • Management Control Association
  • Academy of Management (Critical Management Studies SIG)
  • Higher Education Academy
  • Critical Management Studies, (HRM SIG)
  • British Academy of Management (CSR SIG)
  • Society of Business Ethics
  • European Academy of Business in Society (Director of Academic Affairs, October 2008)
  • English
  • French

Refereed Journals

  • Bevan, D. (2004) “The state of play: a review of the executive remuneration debate”; Executive Compensation Briefing, London, October 2004
  • Bevan, D. & Corvellec, H. (2007)“The impossibility of corporate ethics”; Business Ethics: A European  Review, Vol.16 No. III. Pages 208-219
  • Bevan, D. & Hartman, L. P. (2007 ) “European perspectives on Business Ethics: a polyphonic challenge”. Business and Society Review, Vol. 112 No. IV. Pages 471-476. (Editorial)
  • Bevan, D. & Hartman, L. P (2008) “Evaluating ethical polyphony”. Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 17, No I. Pages 64-68. (Editorial)
  • Bevan, D., & Gitsham, M. (2009). “Context, complexity and connectedness: dimensions of globalization revealed”. Corporate Governance Journal, 9 (4): 435 – 447.
  • Bevan, D., Lenssen, G., Pickard, S. & Tyson, S. (2009). ‘Corporate responsibility and sustainability: leadership and organizational change” (Editorial). Corporate Governance, 9:4. 344-354
  • Bevan, D., Fontrodona, J. & Lenssen, G. (2010). ‘Corporate responsibility and governance: the responsible corporation in the global economy (Editorial).’ Corporate Governance, 10:4. 435-447
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. (2015). ‘A revision of trust after the global financial meltdown.’ Business and Society Review. (In Press)
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. 2015. ‘The inexorable sociality of commerce: the individual and others in Adam Smith.’ Journal of Business Ethics, 127:ii, 327-36.
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. “(2010) Stakeholder Theorising and the corporate-centric world” in la Revue Management et Avenir; SI Antal et Sobzcak (Eds) Vol. 3 n° 33, 127-141
  • Bevan, D., Blagov, Y. & Lenssen, G., Guest Editors, Special Issue “Corporate Governance and Emerging Markets” Corporate Governance 2011, 11:4. 308-314
  • Bevan, D. (2011). “Business and Society: revisiting the issue of corporate responsibility”; Universia Business Review
  • Bevan, D. , Corvellec, H. & Fay, E. (2011). “Responsibility Beyond CSR”, SI Journal of Business Ethics “Responsible Management”, 101 (supplementary issue “Responsible Management”)
  • Bevan, D. Werhane, P., Hartman, L. & Clark, K. (2011) “Trust after the Global Financial Meltdown”: Business & Society Review.
  • Bevan, D., & Kipka, C. (2012). Experiential learning and management education. Journal of Management Development, 31(3), 193-197.
  • Bevan, D., & Demuijnck, G. (2012) “Systemic change towards sustainable business”; Editorial, The Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 31 (2), 199-206
  • Bevan, D., Calton, J., Hartman, L., Werhane, P. (2013) “Building Partnerships to Create Social and Economic Value at the Base of the Global Development Pyramid”, Journal of Business Ethics, ()
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. (2014), “The inexorable sociality of commerce: the individual and others in Adam Smith” Journal of Business Ethics, 127 (2), 327-336
  • Bevan, D. (2014). ‘Debates and Reasoning in Business and Professional Ethics: An appreciation of Steve Williams.’ Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 33:2/3, 191-203
Book Reviews
  • Scandinavian Journal of Management 2007, 2008, 2009; 2012
  • Journal of Social and Environmental Accounting Research, 2009.
Books & Chapters
  • Bevan, D. “Ethics and HRM” in Storey, J (Ed.); “Human Resource Management: A critical text” (2007) (3rd Edition), International Thompson, London. Pages 251-262.
  • Bevan, D. “Continental philosophy: a grounded theory approach and the emergence of convenient and inconvenient ethics” in Painter, M. & Werhane, P. (Eds.) “Cutting-edge issues in Business Ethics: Continental challenges to Tradition” (2008) Springer, New York, NY. pages133-154
  • Bevan, D. & Wynne, R. A. (2010). ‘Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Practice in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: sampling from Thailand and Hong Kong ‘ In L. J. Spence & M. Painter-Morland (Eds.) Ethics in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Global Commentary. Dordrecht, NL: International Society For Business Economics and Ethics Book Series/Springer
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. H. 2011. ‘Stakeholder Theory.’ In M. Painter-Morland & R. Ten Bos (Eds.) Business Ethics and Continental Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bevan, D. & Ten Bos, R. 2011. ‘Sustainability.’ In M. Painter-Morland & R. Ten Bos (Eds.) Business Ethics and Continental Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bevan, D., Lenssen, G., & Roome, N. (2010) “Corporate Responsibility and the Business Schools’ Response to the Credit Crisis” in Sauquet, A. & Morsing, M. (Eds) “Business Schools and their Contribution to Society”, Sage Publications, (2011)
  • Bevan, D. (2011) Edited book translation: “Shame and Change”, van der Ven, N. (2006); trans. Bevan, D. (2011), English edition. Springer, Amsterdam.
  • Bevan, D. (2011) L’oeil d’expert: “Leadership”. Paris, FR: Editions Hogrefe
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. H. 2012. ‘Robert Solomon’s Contribution to Business Ethics: the Role of Emotional Agency.’ In K. Higgins, D. Sherman & M. Clancy (Eds.) Passion, Death, and Spirituality. The Philosophy of Robert C. Solomon. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Bevan, D. 2012. ‘Ethics and Marketing.’ In P. O’Sullivan, M. Esposito & M. Smith (Eds.) Business Ethics: a critical approach: 221-37. London, UK: Routledge.
  • Bevan, D. 2013. ‘The other.’ In C. Luetge (Ed.) Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics: 495-505. Dordrecht, NL: Springer Science & Business Media BV.
  • Bevan, D., & Thompson, M. (Eds.). (2013). Wise Management in Organisational Complexity. Hong Kong: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Bevan, D. 2014. ‘O MBA One Planet.’ In J. Brunstein, A. S. Godoy & H. C. Silva (Eds.) Educação para sustenabilidade nas escolas de Administração: 55-78. Sao Paulo, BR: SENAC/ Collectanea.
  • Bevan, D. 2015. ‘Ethics should not be allowed to cloud business decisions; or, the enduring power of the neo-classical paradigm.’ In P. O’Sullivan, N. Allington & M. Esposito (Eds.) The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance: From Hubris to Disgrace. London, UK: Routledge.
  • Bevan, D. & Werhane, P. H. 2015. ‘Reinventing Capitalism in the 21st Century: Rediscovering Adam Smith in New Forms of Free Enterprise ‘ In G. Enderle & P. E. Murphy (Eds.) Ethical Innovation in Business and the Economy. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
  • Bevan, D. (2016) ‘Business Ethics Research as Process’ in Freeman & Werhane (Eds) Research Approaches to Business Ethics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
  • Bevan, D. & Carrascoso, C. (2017) ‘Grounded Theory in Business Ethics Research’ in Freeman & Werhane (Eds) Research Approaches to Business Ethics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
  • Bevan, D (2018) “Turtles: an appreciation of Patricia Werhane” in Freeman, E (ed) Patricia Werhane: a celebration. Cambridge, UK. Cambridge University Press.
  • Bevan, D. (2018). Business Ethics. In M. Parker (Ed.), Business and Anarchy.Bevan, D. (2018). Business Ethics. In M. Parker, K. Stoborod, & T. Swann (Eds.), Business and Anarchy. London: Routledge.
Symposiums & Conferences
  • Doctoral Workshop, Monarch Business School, Rapperswil, Switzerland, October, 2017
  • Doctoral Workshop, Monarch Business School, Stellenbosch, South Africa, March, 2017
  • Doctoral Workshop, Monarch Business School, Rapperswil, Switzerland, October, 2016
  • Doctoral Workshop, Monarch Business School, Fuengirola, Spain, June, 2016