Bradley R. Agle is a Fellow at the Wheatley Institution and the George W. Romney endowed professor at the Romney Institute of Public Management in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management. He formerly taught as an associate professor of Strategy, Organizations, and Environment and served as Director of the Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh from 2000 to 2009.
Agle has served on the Advisory Board of Mosaica Education Inc., the Advisory Board of the Johnson Institute, as Co-chair of the Pittsburgh Business Ethics Awards, on the Board of Directors of the Oncology Nursing Society, the Executive Committee of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management, the Executive Board of the International Association for Business and Society, as a Senior Research Fellow with the Ethics Resource Center in Washington, D.C., and as a judge for the American Business Ethics Awards. He was previously the Arthur Andersen Fellow for Chief Executive Studies and Research Director at the Center for Leadership and Career Studies at Emory University (currently the Chief Executive Leadership Institute at Yale University).
A top-rated and award-winning teacher and researcher, Agle teaches courses in business ethics and strategic leadership, and has taught in Brazil, Britain, China, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. His teaching of ethics brought the University of Pittsburgh the distinction of being the #2 ranked executive MBA program in the world in business ethics by Business Week. In the undergraduate area, Agle created the Certificate Program in Leadership and Ethics at the University of Pittsburgh, the world's first integrated undergraduate specialty in ethical leadership in business. Some of his most recent journal publications include Value Congruence and Charismatic Leadership in CEO—Top Manager Relationships: An Empirical Analysis and Toward a Theory of Stakeholder Salience in Family Firms. His work has been featured in various media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, and CNN, and he has been a guest on CNBC's "Morning Call", "Power Lunch", and "Closing Bell". He holds a B.A. from BYU and a PhD in Organization & Environment from the University of Washington.