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Jang Singh

Professor
UWindsor Research Leadership Chair in Business

Office: Odette Building, Room 310
Phone: 519-253-3000, ext 3141
E-mail: jang@uwindsor.ca

Education:
1987 MBA, University of Windsor
1983 PhD, University of Toronto
1980 Master’s, University of Toronto
1979 Master’s, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN USA
1978 Bachelor's University of Toronto

Background:
Dr. Jang Singh, Senior Research Leadership Chair in Business, and Professor of Management, joined the University of Windsor in 1986 and has served as Associate Dean (Strategic Initiatives) and Head of the Management Area of the Odette School of Business.  He is the Chair of the Odette School of Business Research Committee.
He has also served as President of the University of Windsor Faculty Association.

Research Interests:
Business Ethics, Corporate Codes of Ethics, Human Resource Management, Comparative Management.  Dr. Singh’s research is mainly on management but he has co-authored papers in other areas of business and in other disciplines.   Recently Dr. Singh’s research has been focussed on business ethics and in particular on corporate codes of ethics.   His work in this area has received international attention and, working with researchers in Australia, Sweden, the United States and Norway, he has published several articles on the strategic value of these documents, their contents and how they are influenced by national culture and have changed over time.

Teaching Experience:
General Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics.

Journal Publications:
Callaghan, M., Wood, G., Payan, J., Singh, J., Svensson, G., Code of ethics quality: An international comparison of corporate staff support and regulation in Australia, Canada and the USA, Business Ethics: A European Review, 21(1), 15-30, 2012, January.

Hutchinson, D., Mysen, T., Svensson, G., Singh, J., Inter-Relationships Among Focal Dimensions in Relationship Quality: A Quantitative and Exploratory Approach, International Journal of Procurement Management, 5(2), 229-252, 2012.

Hutchinson, D., Mysen, T., Svensson, G., Singh, J., Properties of Quality Constructs in Canadian Business Relationships, International Journal of Business Excellence, 5(4), 429-443, 2012.

Singh, J., Svensson, G., Wood G., Callaghan, M., A Longitudinal and Cross-cultural Study of the Contents of Codes of Ethics of Australian, Canadian and Swedish Corporations, Business Ethics: A European Review, 20(1), 405-417, 2011.

Hutchinson, D., Mysen, T., Svensson, G., Singh, J., Antecedents and Postcedents of Satisfaction in Business Relationships in Canada, International Journal of Logistics, Economics and Globalisation, 3(4), 189-209, 2011.

Singh, J., Changes and Trends in Canadian Corporate Ethics Programs, Business and Society Review, 116(2), 257-276, 2011.
Singh, J., Determinants of the effectiveness of corporate codes of ethics, Journal of Business Ethics, 101(3), 385-395, 2011.

Svensson, G., Wood, G., Singh, J., Callaghan, M,, Payan, J., The embededness of codes of ethics in organizations in Australia, Canada and USA, Business Ethics: A European Review, 20(4), 405-417, 2011.

Carasco, E. and Singh, J., Towards Holding Transnational Corporations Responsible for Human Rights, European Business Review, 22(4), 432-445, 2010, June.

Svensson, G., Wood, G., Singh, J. and Callaghan, M., Implementation, Communication and Benefits of Corporate Codes of Ethics: An International and Longitudinal Approach from Australia, Canada and Sweden, Business Ethics: A European Review, 18, 389-407, 2009, October.

Svensson, G., Wood, G., Singh, J. and Callaghan, M., A Cross-Cultural Construct of the Ethos of Corporate Codes of Ethics, Business Ethics: A European Review, 18(3), 253-267, 2009, July.

Svensson, G., Wood, G., Singh, J., Carasco, E. and Callaghan, M., Ethical Structures and Processes of Corporations Operating in Australia, Canada and Sweden: A Longitudinal and Cross-Cultural Study, Journal of Business Ethics, 86(4), 485-506, 2009, June.

Singh, J. and Carasco, E., Human Rights in Global Business Ethics Codes, Business and Society Review, 113(3), 347-375, 2008.

Singh, J., A Comparison of the Contents of the Codes of Ethics of Canada’s Largest Corporations in 1992 and 2003, Journal of Business Ethics, 64, 17-29, 2006.

Jang Singh, Ethics Programs in Canada's Largest Corporations, Business and Society Review, 111(2), 119-137, 2006.

Singh, J., et al., A Comparative Study of the Contents of Corporate Codes of Ethics in Australia, Canada and Sweden, Journal of World Business, Vol. 40 (2004), # 1, pp. 91-109, 2005.

Wood, G., Svensson, G., Singh, J., Carasco, E., Callaghan, M., Implementing the Ethos of Corporate Codes of Ethics: Australia, Canada and Sweden, Business Ethics: a European Review, Vol. 13 (2004) Issue 4, pp. 389-403, 2005.

Singh, J., Carasco, E., The Content and Focus of the Codes of Ethics of the World's Largest Corporations, Business and Society Review, Vol. 108 (2003), pp. 71-94, 2003.

Singh, J., Lakhan, V.C., Business Ethics and The International Trade in Hazardous Wastes., Journal of Business Ethics, 8, 889-899, 2000, Reprinted in Tittle, P. Peterborough: Broadview Press. pp. 399-411.

Singh, J., Lefebvre, M., A Comparison of the Contents and Foci of Canadian and American Corporate Codes of Ethics., International Journal of Management., Vol. 13, pp. 156-171, 1996.

Singh, J., Carasco, E., Business Ethics, Economic Development and Protection of the Environment in The New World Order., Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 15, pp. 297-307, 1996, Reprinted in Business Ethics in Canada, pp. 362-373, 1999, Poff & Waluchow, Prentice Hall.

Singh, J., Punnett, B.J., Choosing a Site for International Business/Management Research: the West Indies, International Studies in Management and Organizations, Vol. 24, Nos. 1-2, pp. 165-189, 1994.

Singh, J., Punnett, B.J., The Relative Influence of Economic Development and Anglo Heritage on Expressed Values: Empirical Evidence for a Caribbean Country, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp.99-115, 1994.

Singh, J., Lefebvre, M., The Content and Focus of Canadian Corporate Codes of Ethics, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 11, pp. 799-808, 1992.

Singh, J., Carasco, E.F., The United Nations Code of Conduct on Transnational Corporations: Divergent Approaches and Common Interests, Transition (Journal of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana), Vol. 18, pp. 62-72, 1991.

Singh, J., Entrepreneurship Education as a Catalyst of Development in the Third World. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 7 No. 4, pp. 56-63, 1990, July - September.

Singh, J., Ethics in the Business School Curriculum: A Challenge for the 1990s, Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 65, No. 8, 368-374, 1990.

Singh, J., Lakhan, V.C., Lakhan, S., The Use of Canadian Aid to Sustain Guyana's Administrative Dictatorship, Caribbean Studies, Vol. 23, Nos. 3-4, pp. 69-84, 1990.

Singh, J., Lakhan, V.C., Business Ethics and The International Trade in Hazardous Wastes, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 8, pp. 889-899, 1989.

Singh, J., Andiappan, P., Crestohl, M., Race Discrimination in Employment in Canada: Court Cases and Remedies, Relations Indusrielles, Vol. 44 No. 4, pp. 827-848, 1989.

Singh, J., The Teaching of Ethics in Canadian Schools of Management and Administrative Studies., Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 8, pp. 51-56, 1989.

Singh, J., Business Activity and the Environment; The Case of GUYSUCO and Thallium Sulphate, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 7, pp. 397-400, 1988.

Singh, J., Crocker, O.L., Operative and Espoused Personnel Selection Criteria of managers, Relations Industrielles, Vol. 43 No. 1, pp. 167-182, 1988.

Singh, J., Punnett, B.J., Research in a Tropical Paradise. The Case for Increased Management Research in the West Indies, Caribbean Finance and Management, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 17-26, 1987.

Singh, J., Education and Development: Operative and Espoused Views of the School's Role in Guyana, Journal of Canadian and International Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 9-21, 1984.

Working Papers:
1) Currently, Dr. Singh in an effort coordinated with researchers in Australia and Sweden, is analyzing data collected in a survey of Canada’s top 800 companies to, inter alia, identify the determinants of the effectiveness of corporate codes of ethics.

2) He is also working on a longitudinal study of the contents Canadian corporate codes of ethics.

Grants & Awards:
Dr. Singh has received grants from the Government of Canada, the University of Windsor, the Odette School of Business and an SSHRC 4A award.