Andy Eder Business Faculty Position

FASPE is delighted to announce that Max Bazerman has been named the 2024 Andy Eder Business Faculty member.

Max Bazerman

Max H. Bazerman is Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. His recent books include ComplicitDecision Leadership (with Don A. Moore); Better, Not PerfectThe Power of Experiments (with Michael Luca); The Power of NoticingJudgment in Managerial Decision Making (with Don A. Moore); and Blind Spots (with Ann Tenbrunsel). 

Max received an honorary doctorate from the University of London, the Life Achievement Award from the Aspen Institute's Business and Society Program, the Distinguished Educator Award from the Academy of Management, the Academy of Management Career Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management.  In addition, Max was named as Ethisphere's 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics and as one of Daily Kos' Heroes for going public about how the Bush Administration corrupted the RICO Tobacco trial.

Max’s former doctoral students have accepted positions at leading business schools throughout the United States, including the Kellogg School at Northwestern, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the Fuqua School at Duke, the Johnson School at Cornell, Carnegie-Mellon University, Stanford University, the University of Chicago, Notre Dame, Columbia, and the Harvard Business School.

His professional activities include projects with Abbott, Aetna, AIG, Alcar, Alcoa, Allstate, Ameritech, Amgen, Apax Partners, Asian Development Bank, AstraZeneca, AT&T, Aventis, BASF, Bayer, Becton Dickenson, Biogen, Boston Scientific, BP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Business Week, Celtic Insurance, Chevron, Chicago Tribune, City of Chicago, and additional companies that start with letters between D and Z. Max's consulting, teaching, and lecturing includes work in 30 countries.

The Andy Eder Business Faculty position, named in honor of FASPE board member emeritus Andrew Eder of Eder Bros., Inc. was established in 2022, and is awarded annually to a FASPE Business Faculty member who demonstrates a commitment to ethical leadership in business and makes a significant contribution to the field at large. Additionally the position recognizes the important role that this Faculty position will have on shaping our Fellows as they continue their careers.

Andy Eder is Chairman of Eder Bros., Inc, a wine and spirits distributor in CT.  He has been involved in the greater New Haven Community for over 40 years, serving on nonprofit boards, and past president of Wine and Spirits wholesalers of America. He served on United Way’s executive committee and helped lead a joint venture of The New Haven Community Foundation and United Way, raising over $4MM to support over 100 Community organizations during the pandemic.  Eder founded The Non Profit Institute at The University of New Haven, a program for future top executives in nonprofit leadership. Andy was instrumental in FASPE’s development, serving as a founding member of the Board of Directors.

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Previously Named Andy Eder Faculty: 

2023 Mary Gentile, Ph.D.