Dr. David Jacobs

David Jacobs
Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
GSBM 664
Phone: 
443-885-3496
Email: 
david.jacobs@Morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. Cornell University - Industrial and Labor Relations, 1984
M.A. University of Michigan - US History, 1976
B.A. University of Michigan - History of Ideas, 1974

Education:

Ph.D. Cornell University - Industrial and Labor Relations, 1984
M.A. University of Michigan - US History, 1976
B.A. University of Michigan - History of Ideas, 1974

David Jacobs is an Associate Professor of Labor and Sustainability at the Graves School of Business at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. He has also taught at American University, the University of Michigan-Flint, Kansas State, the Residential College of the University of Michigan, and Case Western. His teaching and research are informed by the concept of social invention, the application of imagination to the design of social institutions.

Jacobs has published articles in Academy of Management Learning and Education, the Academy of Management Review, Ephemera, Labor Studies Journal, Negotiation Journal, Perspectives on Work, and other refereed outlets. He is the author or editor of five books, including The Future of the Safety Net and The Internet, Organizational Change, and Labor.

Jacobs is a past Chair of the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management.


Research Interests:
Business Ethics, Conceptions of Human Nature, Labor Movements, Internet Studies, Civil Rights, Institutionalism

Recent Publications
Jacobs, D. & Derry, R. (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Policy in the Disunited States of America. International Association of Business and Society, http://www.pdcnet.org/iabsproc/content/iabsproc_2011_0022_0142_0150, 142-150.
Jacobs, D. (2009). Business Lobbies and the Employee Free Choice Act. Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), Labor and Employment Relations Association.