NBS’s monthly compilation of the latest business sustainability research prioritizes in-press articles, in order to highlight cutting-edge knowledge. The list draws from Financial Times Top 50 journals and other publications.
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Research for April 2021
Academy Of Management Discoveries
Constructing safety: Reconciling Error Prevention and Error Management in Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals Operations. Charles Ian Cowley, David Denyer, Elmar Kutsch, Kim Turnbull-James.
California Management Review
Tackling Societal Challenges with Open Innovation. Anita M. McGahan, Marcel L. A. M. Bogers, Henry Chesbrough, Marcus Holgersson.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Trailing Wives and Constrained Agency Among Women Migrant Entrepreneurs: An Intersectional Perspective. Paul Lassalle, Eleanor Shaw.
Harvard Business Review
Manage the Suppliers That Could Harm Your Brand. Jodi L. Short, Michael W. Toffel.
He aronga takirua: Cultural double-shift of Māori scientists. Jarrod Haar, William John Martin.
No family left behind: Flexibility i-deals for employees with stigmatized family identities. Smriti Anand, Arjun Mitra
Collective sensemaking in the local response to a grand challenge: Recovery, alleviation and change-oriented responses to a refugee crisis. Mark van der Giessen, Christina Langenbusch, Gabriele Jacobs, Joep Cornelissen.
No such thing as a free ride: The impact of disability labels on relationship building at work. Anna Brzykcy, Stephan Boehm.
The effect of intra-workplace pay inequality on employee trust in managers: Assessing a multilevel moderated mediation effect model. Felix Schulz, Danat Valizade, Andy Charlwood.
Underemploying highly skilled migrants: An organizational logic protecting corporate ‘normality’. Annette Risberg, Laurence Romani.
Contextualising intersectionality: A qualitative study of East Asian female migrant workers in the UK. Seonyoung Hwang, T Alexandra Beauregard
Career challenges in smart cities: A sociotechnical systems view on sustainable careers. Petru Lucian Curşeu, Judith Hilde Semeijn, Irina Nikolova.
Information Systems Research
Standing Up or Standing By: Understanding Bystanders’ Proactive Reporting Responses to Social Media Harassment. Randy Yee Man Wong , Christy M. K. Cheung , Bo Xiao, Jason Bennett Thatcher.
The Deterrent Effect of Ride-Sharing on Sexual Assault and Investigation of Situational Contingencies. Jiyong Park , Min-Seok Pang , Junetae Kim, Byungtae Lee.
Journal of Accounting and Economics
Journal of Business Ethics
Evidence on the Economic Consequences of Marriage Equality and LGBT Human Rights. Jessie Y. Zhu, Wally Smieliauskas.
Putting the “Love of Humanity” Back in Corporate Philanthropy: The Case of Health Grants by Corporate Foundations. Muhammad Umar Boodoo, Irene Henriques, Bryan W. Husted.
Corporate Accountability Towards Species Extinction Protection: Insights from Ecologically Forward-Thinking Companies. Lee Roberts, Monomita Nandy, Abeer Hassan, Suman Lodh, Ahmed A. Elamer.
Doing Well and Doing Good: How Responsible Entrepreneurship Shapes Female Entrepreneurial Success. Xuemei Xie, Yonghui Wu.
Deliberating Our Frames: How Members of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives Use Shared Frames to Tackle Within-Frame Conflicts Over Sustainability Issues. Angelika Zimmermann, Nora Albers, Jasper O. Kenter.
Beyond Market Strategies: How Multiple Decision-Maker Groups Jointly Influence Underperforming Firms’ Corporate Social (Ir)responsibility. Xi Zhong, Liuyang Ren, Tiebo Song.
Power Imbalance and the Dark Side of the Captive Agri-food Supplier–Buyer Relationship. Richard Glavee-Geo, Per Engelseth, Arnt Buvik.
Socially Oriented Shareholder Activism Targets: Explaining Activists’ Corporate Target Selection Using Corporate Opportunity Structures. Abhijith G. Acharya, David Gras, Ryan Krause.
Assessing Customers’ Moral Disengagement from Reciprocity Concerns in Participative Pricing. Preeti Narwal, J. K. Nayak, Shivam Rai.
Ethical Decision-Making in Family Firms: The Role of Employee Identification. Friederike Sophie Reck, Denise Fischer, Malte Brettel.
Is It Freedom? The Coming About of the EU Directive on Whistleblower Protection. Wim Vandekerckhove.
Non-audit Engagements and the Creation of Public Value: Consequences for the Public Interest. Bertrand Malsch, Marie-Soleil Tremblay, Jeffrey Cohen.
Changes in Corporate Social Responsibility and Stock Performance. Hui-Ju Tsai, Yangru Wu.
“Educate, Agitate, Organize”: Inequality and Ethics in the Writings of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. Arun Kumar, Hari Bapuji, Raza Mir.
The Regulatory Dynamics of Sustainable Finance: Paradoxical Success and Limitations of EU Reforms. Hanna Ahlström, David Monciardini.
Does A Virtuous Circle Really Exist? Revisiting the Causal Linkage Between CSP and CFP. Xiaoping Zhao, Audrey Murrell.
Contaminated Heart: Does Air Pollution Harm Business Ethics? Evidence from Earnings Manipulation. Charles H. Cho, Zhongwei Huang, Siyi Liu, Daoguang Yang.
Is Femvertising the New Greenwashing? Examining Corporate Commitment to Gender Equality. Yvette Sterbenk, Sara Champlin, Kasey Windels, Summer Shelton.
Adversity Tries Friends: A Multilevel Analysis of Corporate Philanthropic Response to the Local Spread of COVID-19 in China. Hanwen Chen, Siyi Liu, Xin Liu, Daoguang Yang.
State-Level Culture and Workplace Diversity Policies: Evidence from US Firms. Sivathaasan Nadarajah, Muhammad Atif, Ammar Ali Gull.
When Discrimination is Worse, Autonomy is Key: How Women Entrepreneurs Leverage Job Autonomy Resources to Find Work–Life Balance. Dirk De Clercq, Steven A. Brieger.
Theoretical Insights of CSR Research in Communication from 1980 to 2018: A Bibliometric Network Analysis. Yi Grace Ji, Weiting Tao, Hyejoon Rim.
Non-economic Performance of Benefit Corporations: A Variance Decomposition Approach. Pankaj C. Patel, C. S. Richard Chan.
Pathways to Lasting Cross-Sector Social Collaboration: A Configurational Study. Christiana Weber, Helen Haugh, Markus Göbel, Hannes Leonardy.
Economic Peace as a Counterpoint to the Warfare Economy: Rethinking Individual and Collective Responsibility. Fiona Ottaviani, Dominique Steiler.
The Effect of Regulation on Sustainable Procurement: Organisational Leadership and Culture as Mediators. Daniel Etse, Adela McMurray, Nuttawuth Muenjohn.
Ruthless Exploiters or Ethical Guardians of the Workforce? Powerful CEOs and their Impact on Workplace Safety and Health. Jesper Haga, Fredrik Huhtamäki, Dennis Sundvik.
The Effects of Top Management Team National Diversity and Institutional Uncertainty on Subsidiary CSR Focus. Sven Dahms, Suthikorn Kingkaew, Eddy S. Ng.
Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence and CSR: Radical Feminist Theory and a Human Rights Perspective. Kate Grosser, Meagan Tyler.
Nudges in SRI: The Power of the Default Option. Jean-Francois Gajewski, Marco Heimann, Luc Meunier.
New Directions in Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics: Codes of Conduct in the Digital Environment. David López Jiménez, Eduardo Carlos Dittmar, Jenny Patricia Vargas Portillo.
Too Good To Be True: Influencing Credibility Perceptions with Signaling Reference Explicitness and Assurance Depth. Carolin Baier, Max Göttsche, Andreas Hellmann & Frank Schiemann.
“It’s Just Business”: Understanding How Business Frames Differ from Ethical Frames and the Effect on Unethical Behavior. McKenzie R. Rees, Ann E. Tenbrunsel, Kristina A. Diekmann.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Selfless First Movers and Self‐Interested Followers: Order of Entry Signals Purity of Motive in Pursuit of the Greater Good. Ike Silver, Brooke A. Kelly, Deborah A. Small.
Nonmaleficence in Shaming: The Ethical Dilemma Underlying Participation in Online Public Shaming. Chen Pundak, Yael Steinhart, Jacob Goldenberg.
When Cause‐Marketing Backfires: Differential Effects of One‐for‐One Promotions on Hedonic and Utilitarian Products. Riley G. Dugan, Joshua J. Clarkson, Joshua T. Beck.
The Differentiation Principle: Why Consumers Often Neglect Positive Attributes of Novel Food Products. Arnd Florack, Teresa Koch, Simona Haasova, Sonja Kunz, Hans Alves.
Consumers—Especially Women—Avoid Buying From Firms With Higher Gender Pay Gaps. Tobias Schlager, Bhavya Mohan, Katherine DeCelles, Michael Norton.
Landfill or Recycle? Pro‐Environmental Receptacle Labeling Increases Recycling Contamination. Jesse R. Catlin, James M. Leonhardt, Yitong Wang, Rommel J. Manuel.
Guilt of the Meat‐Eating Consumer: When Animal Anthropomorphism Leads to Healthy Meat Dish Choices. Danny JM Kim, Sunyee Yoon.
Designing for All: Consumer Response to Inclusive Design. Vanessa M. Patrick, Candice R. Hollenbeck.
Journal of Consumer Research
The Regeneration of Consumer Movement Solidarity. Andreas Chatzidakis, Pauline Maclaran, Rohit Varman.
How Do Consumers React to Company Moral Transgressions? The Role of Power Distance Belief and Empathy for Victims. Haiyue (Felix) Xu, Lisa E Bolton, Karen Page Winterich.
How Brands Craft National Identity. Michael B Beverland, Giana M Eckhardt, Sean Sands, Avi Shankar.
Not Too Far to Help: Residential Mobility, Global Identity, and Donations to Distant Beneficiaries. Yajin Wang, Amna Kirmani, Xiaolin Li.
Assimilating and Differentiating: The Curvilinear Effect of Social Class on Green Consumption. Li Yan, Hean Tat Keh, Jiemiao Chen.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
The health consequences of excess emissions: Evidence from Texas. Alex J. Hollinsgworth, David M. Konisky, Nikolaos Zirogiannis.
Effectiveness of climate policies: Carbon pricing vs. subsidizing renewables. Klaus Gugler, Adhurim Haxhimusa, Mario Liebensteiner.
(Machine) learning from the COVID-19 lockdown about electricity market performance with a large share of renewables. Christoph Graf, Federico Quaglia, Frank A. Wolak.
Does the COVID-19 lockdown improve global air quality? New cross-national evidence on its unintended consequences. Hai-Anh H. Dang, Trong-Anh Trinh.
Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis
Gender Gaps in Venture Capital Performance. Paul A. Gompers, Vladimir Mukharlyamov, Emily Weisburst, Yuhai Xuan.
Gender, Credit, and Firm Outcomes. Manthos D. Delis, Iftekhar Hasan, Maria Iosifidi, Steven Ongena.
Journal of International Business Studies
MNC responses to international NGO activist campaigns: Evidence from Royal Dutch/Shell in apartheid South Africa. Ishva Minefee, Marcelo Bucheli.
MNE responses to carbon pricing regulations: Theory and evidence. Michael Nippa, Sanjay Patnaik, Markus Taussig.
Long-term energy transitions and international business: Concepts, theory, methods, and a research agenda. Jonathan Doh, Pawan Budhwar, Geoffrey Wood.
Sharing economy: International marketing strategies. Irina V. Kozlenkova, Ju-Yeon Lee, Diandian Xiang, Robert W. Palmatier.
The impact of multinational enterprises on community informal institutions and rural poverty. Kristin Brandl, Elizabeth Moore, Camille Meyer, Jonathan Doh.
Avoiding an Oppressive Future of Machine Learning: A Design Theory for Emancipatory Assistants. Gerald C. Kane, Amber G. Young, Ann Majchrzak, Sam Ransbotham.
The CARE Theory of Dignity Amid Personal Data Digitalization. Dorothy E. Leidner, Olgerta Tona.
Examining Assumptions: Provocations on the Nature, Impact, and Implications of IS Theory. Andrew Burton-Jones, Brian S. Butler, Susan V. Scott, Sean Xin Xu.
Placement Optimization in Refugee Resettlement. Narges Ahani, Tommy Andersson, Alessandro Martinello, Alexander Teytelboym, Andrew C. Trapp.
Data-Driven Transit Network Design at Scale. Dimitris Bertsimas, Yee Sian Ng, Julia Yan
Organization and Environment
Organizational Learning for Environmental Sustainability: Internalizing Lifecycle Management. Guia Bianchi, Francesco Testa, Olivier Boiral, Fabio Iraldo.
The Impact of Managers and Network Interactions on the Integration of Circularity in Business Strategy. Manon Eikelenboom, Gjalt de Jong.
Reformists, Decouplists, and Activists: A Typology of Ecocentric Management. Mauricio Hernández, Pablo Muñoz.
Leadership Forum on Organizations and Sustainability: Taking Stock, Looking Forward. Tobias Hahn, Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Thomas Lyon, Michael V. Russo, Judith L. Walls.
Why Do Firms Participate in Voluntary Environmental Programs? A Meta-Analysis of the Role of Institutions, Resources, and Program Stringency. Peter Tashman, Svetlana Flankova, Marc van Essen, Valentina Marano.
Social Responsibility Beyond the Corporate: Executive Mental Accounting Across Sectoral and Issue Domains. Razvan Lungeanu, Klaus Weber.
Bounding and Binding: Trajectories of Community-Organization Emergence Following a Major Disruption. Trenton Alma Williams, Dean A. Shepherd.
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Kate Odziemkowska, Elizabeth Pontikes.
New Order and Old Institutions: South Africa and the institutional work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Tapiwa Seremani, Carine Farias, Stewart Clegg.
Data and Organization Studies: Aesthetics, emotions, discourse and our everyday encounters with data. Adam Saifer, M. Tina Dacin.
Heart, Mind and Body: #NoMorePage3 and the Replenishment of Emotional Energy. Lauren McCarthy, Sarah Glozer.
Post-Inquiry Sensemaking: The Case of the ‘Black Saturday’ Bushfires. Graham Dwyer, Cynthia Hardy, Steve Maguire.
Biomateriality and Organizing: Towards an Organizational Perspective on Food. Christine Moser, Juliane Reinecke, Frank den Hond, Silviya Svejenova, Grégoire Croidieu.
Forging Forms of Authority through the Sociomateriality of Food in Partial Organizations. Stefano Pascucci, Domenico Dentoni, Jen Clements, Kim Poldner, William B. Gartner.
Design and environmental technologies: Does ‘green-matching’ actually help?. Claudia Ghisetti, Sandro Montresor, Antonio Vezzani.
Does participation in knowledge networks facilitate market access in global innovation systems? The case of offshore wind. Maria Tsouri, Jens Hanson, Håkon Endresen Normann.
Sloan Management Review
The Four Fatal Mistakes Holding Back Circular Business Models. Johan Frishammar, Vinit Parida.
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