James Abruzzo

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Instructor of Professional Practice and Director of Institute of Ethical Leadership
Office Location: 
WP 1052
Office Phone: 
973-353-1134
Academic Info
Education: 

M.F.A., Brooklyn College; Arts Management
M.A., Queens College; Music

Expertise: 

Nonprofit governance, leadership, ethical leadership and leadership training, compensation, executive search, strategic planning, expert witness

Teaches: 

Personal and Leadership Development: Empowering Leaders to Create a Civil Society

Mr. Abruzzo is the co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School (RBS). He is an internationally recognized nonprofit management consultant, writer and educator. He concurrently serves as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Nonprofit Practice of DHR International, a global executive search firm. Over the last thirty years he has provided ongoing strategic advice to many national and international nonprofit organizations. He is on the faculty of RBS and additionally, Mr. Abruzzo serves on the faculty of the Department of Economics, University of Bologna and is a frequent guest lecturer at the Freie Universität of Berlin. The author of Jobs in Arts and Media Management, Mr. Abruzzo served on many nonprofit boards; for the last sixteen years on the Board of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Foundation.

 

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Rutgers Business School News

James Abruzzo's opinion piece argues that Congress is behind the times on business policy

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

In an opinion piece published on mycentraljersey.com, James Abruzzu wrote about how Republicans in the U.S. Senate have recently worked to block legislation that would use building codes to increase energy efficiency. More ›

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James Abruzzo makes a case that art world needs its own code of ethics

Friday, May 9, 2014

"Every profession has a code of ethics. Doctors have a code of ethics - the Hippocratic Oath - lawyers, accountants, journalists. In fact part of a profession is that there is a code of ethics." More ›

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James Abruzzo op-ed on social responsibility is smart business featured in The Star-Ledger

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School James Abruzzo's opinion piece, "Social responsibility is smart business," was published by The Star Ledger. More ›

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