Samuel Mortimer

Samuel Mortimer
  • PhD Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    Jon M. Huntsman Hall Suite 600
    3730 Walnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: business ethics, organizational behavior, Japanese philosophy

Links: CV

Overview

Organizations are powerful tools for achieving collective goals. They also have remarkable power to frustrate attempts at collective change. This affects the moral calculus for human decision-making at the organizational level compared to the individual level. My research explores this problem through the three disciplinary lenses of organizational behavior, philosophical ethics, and moral psychology.

I am completing a joint PhD in ethics and management. Before coming to Wharton, I studied philosophy as a graduate research student at Kyoto University and completed a BA in philosophy and theology at the University of Oxford.

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