Bradley K. Googins


Mr. Bradley K. Googins is an executive director emeritus of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and a professor in Organizational Studies at the Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He is currently conducting research in the areas of responsible leadership, employee engagement and social innovation and entrepreneurship. The RVR Center has consulted and partnered with Mr. Googins since 2006.

Prior to this he was a Professor for over 20 years at Boston University Graduate School of Social Work and founded the Center for Work and Family which now resides at Boston College. He was also selected as a National Kellogg Leadership Fellow from 1989 – 1992. He sits on the review board of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship and several advisory boards, including The Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. Center for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines, Corporate Voices for Working Families, the Brazilian research and education center Uni-Ethos, Vincular at the Pontifical University in Valparaiso Chile, and the Center for Corporate Citizenship in Germany.

He has authored dozens of books, monographs and articles on corporate issues including his recent contribution, Building Reputation Here, There and Everywhere (2010), CCCDebate 01: Moving to Next Generation Corporate Citizenship (2009), and Beyond Good Company: Next Generation Corporate Citizenship (2007). His research and writing has focused broadly on the area of the role of business in society, ranging from issues of work life balance to corporate citizenship.

Mr. Googins holds a PhD in Social Policy from the Heller Graduate School of Brandeis University; a M.S.W. from Boston College and a B.A. in Philosophy and Sociology from Boston College. Currently, he is serving as a senior Research Fellow at Deusto Business School in Bilbao Spain, and as a Research Associate at ALTIS Postgraduate School at the Catholic University of Milan. In addition he is a visiting fellow at Babson College in their Social Innovation Lab.