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Leavey School of Business Santa Clara University
Department ofManagement & Entrepreneurship

Velasquez, Manuel

Manuel Velasquez

Charles J. Dirksen Professor, Management

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Manuel Velasquez is the author of Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases (Prentice-Hall), the most widely used business ethics textbook in the world. 

Velasquez is the Charles J. Dirksen Professor of Business Ethics at Santa Clara University, where he holds appointments in the Department of Management and the Department of Philosophy and teaches courses in business ethics, business, and public policy and in business strategy. 

The author of numerous articles and case studies on business ethics, Velasquez also wrote Philosophy: A Text with Readings, 11th edition, (Wadsworth Cengage, 2011) and has provided consulting and training in business ethics for several companies, as well as workshops on teaching business ethics to more than 2,000 business school faculty.  

Velasquez received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Gonzaga University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.




Business Ethics (MGMT 6)

Ethics for Managers (MGMT 3200)