Andrew Hoffman: Management as a Calling

Join us for a book chat between author Andy Hoffman and Michigan Ross Business+Impact Faculty Director Jerry Davis as Andy discusses his challenge for future business leaders to think differently about their career, its purpose, and its value as a calling or vocation, one that is in service to society.

Andrew (Andy) Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that holds joint appointments in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School for Environment & Sustainability. Professor Hoffman’s research uses organizational behavior models and theories to understand the cultural and institutional aspects of environmental issues for organizations. He has published over 100 articles/book chapters, as well as 18 books, which have been translated into six languages.

His newest book, “Management As a Calling,” recognizes that business leadership have tremendous power to influence our society, how it operates, whether it is fair, and the extent to which it impacts the environment. The book challenges future leaders to work in service to society. Buy the book at

Location: Virtual

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022