Nien-hê Hsieh is Professor of Business Administration and Joseph L. Rice, III Faculty Fellow at Harvard Business School.
His teaching and scholarship concern ethical issues in business the responsibilities of business leaders. Most recently, he has been working on developing a framework to help companies act responsibly by identifying relevant harms, articulating a distinctive societal value proposition, and engaging appropriately with public issues and institutions. As part of this research, he focuses on the responsibilities of social media companies, especially in relation to the realization of democratic values. He also focuses on the responsibilities of companies in how they develop or deploy new technologies that significantly affect the organization, availability, and allocation of work. His work has been published in Business Ethics Quarterly, Economics and Philosophy, The Journal of Political Philosophy, Philosophy and Public Affairs, Social Theory and Practice, Utilitas, and various other journals. Professor Hsieh taught previously at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was an associate professor of legal studies and business ethics and served as co-director of the Wharton Ethics Program. He is past president of the Society for Business Ethics.