Googins, Bradley

Bradley K. Googins was a Professor in Organizational Studies (Ret) at the Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. From 1997-2009 he was also the Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, a research and education center with over 300 leading corporations as members that served as a leading voice in the U.S. on the role of business in society. He was the founder of the Global Education and Research Network, a group of 12 of the leading CSR institutions across the globe from Latin America, Asia, and Europe. Prior to Boston College Dr. Googins was a professor in the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston University where he founded the Center for Work & Family at Boston University that he moved to Boston College in 1997. He was selected and served as a National Kellogg Leadership Fellow from 1989- 1992.

Currently, he is a Visiting Professor of Strategy at the Catholic University of Milan and a Senior Fellow at the Lewis Institute on Social Innovation Babson College. His primary focus is on Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation and is a Senior Fellow for E4Impact Africa, an initiative creating the next generation of entrepreneurs in Africa and building the capacity of African Universities in entrepreneurship.

Posts by Googins, Bradley

  • Social Innovation in Business (04.28.15 )

    By Phil Mirvis, Research Fellow, Global Network on Corporate Citizenship, and Bradley Googins, Senior Fellow, E4Impact Africa Try doing a quick word association with corporate social responsibility (CSR).  What comes immediately to mind?  Philanthropy, volunteering, accountability, reporting, sustainability, and maybe the triple bottom line—these are the usual suspects.  Shared value?  The term is new but […]

  • Q&A with Bradley Googins: Creating a New Generation of Social Entrepreneurs in Africa (04.09.15 )

    By Alex Parkinson, Researcher, The Conference Board, and Bradley Googins, Senior Fellow, E4impact Africa E4impact, an initiative of Alta Scuola Impresa e Societá (ALTIS – Graduate School of Business and Society) at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy, aims to develop high-impact entrepreneurs in Africa. The heart of the program is the MBA in […]

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