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 2023
Academy of Management Discoveries
The Ecosystem of Managing Refugee Employment: Complementarity and its Microfoundations. Lena Knappert, Renate Ortlieb, Angela Kornau, Martina Maletzky, Hans van Dijk.
Refugee Entrepreneurship and Institutional Voids: The Case of Syrian Refugee Entrepreneurs in Egypt. Salma Soliman, Janroj Yilmaz Keles, Nihad Fottouh.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Informal Entrepreneurship: An Integrative Review and Future Research Agenda. Esther Salvi, Frank-Martin Belz, Sophie Bacq.
When Forced Migrants Go Home: The Journey of Returnee Entrepreneurs in the Post-conflict Economies of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo. Nick Williams, Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki, Besnik A. Krasniqi.
Questioning the Growth Dogma: A Replication Study. Cyrine Ben-Hafaïedh, Anaïs Hamelin.
Harvard Business Review
The High Cost of Neglecting Low-Wage Workers. Joseph Fuller, Manjari Raman.
The Obstacles to Creating Good Jobs. Zeynep Ton.
How to Create a Stakeholder Strategy. Darrell Rigby, Zach First, Dunigan O’Keeffe.
Should Your Start-up Be For-Profit or Nonprofit? Cait Brumme, Brian Trelstad.
Female board membership and stakeholder strategy: Consistency under complexity and uncertainty. Małgorzata Smulowitz, Stephen J. Smulowitz.
A woman’s got to be what a woman’s got to be? How managerial assessment centers perpetuate gender inequality. Ronit Kark, Ruth Blatt, Varda Wiesel.
Investigating the making of organizational social responsibility as a polyphony of voices: A ventriloquial analysis of practitioners’ interactions. Alessandro Poroli, François Cooren.
Where the past meets the present: Upward mobility, environmental stimuli, and CEOs’ investment in corporate social responsibility. Joanna Tochman Campbell, Jennifer J. Kish-Gephart.
On ableism and anthropocentrism: A canine perspective on the workplace inclusion of disabled people. Eline Jammaers.
Information Systems Research
Green Data Analytics of Supercomputing from Massive Sensor Networks: Does Workload Distribution Matter? Zhiling Guo, Jin Li, Ram Ramesh.
Law, Economics, and Privacy: Implications of Government Policies on Website and Third-Party Information Sharing. Ram D. Gopal, Hooman Hidaji, Sule Nur Kutlu, Raymond A. Patterson, Niam Yaraghi.
Self-Regulation and External Influence: The Relative Efficacy of Mobile Apps and Offline Channels for Personal Weight Management. Hyeokkoo Eric Kwon, Sanjeev Dewan, Wonseok Oh, Taekyung Kim.
Digital Multisided Platforms and Women’s Health: An Empirical Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Abortion Rates. Gorkem Turgut Ozer, Brad N. Greenwood, Anandasivam Gopal.
Journal of Business Ethics
Civil Society Roles in CSR Legislation. Guillaume Delalieux, Arno Kourula, Eric Pezet.
The ethical challenges of teaching business ethics: ethical sensemaking through the Goffmanian lens. Taran Patel, Rose Bote, Jovana Stanisljevic.
Ethics and the Future of Meaningful Work: Introduction to the Special Issue. Evgenia I. Lysova, Jennifer Tosti-Kharas, Peter McGhee.
The Effects of CEO Awards on Corporate Social Responsibility Focus. Juelin Yin, Jiangyan Li, Jun Ma.
The Corporate Samaritan: Advancing Understanding of the Role of Deontic Motive in Justice Enactment. Julia Zwank, Marjo-Riitta Diehl, Mario Gollwitzer.
A Symbolic Framing of Exploitative Firms: Evidence from Japan. Jungwon Min.
The Normative and Cultural Dimension of Work: Technological Unemployment as a Cultural Threat to a Meaningful Life. Santiago Mejia.
How to Assess Multiple-Value Accounting Narratives from a Value Pluralist Perspective? Some Metaethical Criteria. Bastiaan van der Linden, Andrew C. Wicks, R. Edward Freeman.
The Influence of CSR Orientation on Innovative Performance: Is the Effect Conditioned to the Implementation of Organizational Practices? Paula Anzola-Román, Teresa Garcia-Marco, Ferdaous Zouaghi.
The Demise of a Rising Social Enterprise for Persons With Disabilities: The Ethics and the Uncertainty of Pure Effectual Logic When Scaling Up, Bruce Martin, Lucia Walsh, Susi Geiger.
A Rawlsian Rule for Corporate Governance. David Rönnegard, N. Craig Smith.
Is It Time to Reclaim the ‘Ethics’ in Business Ethics Education? Berina Jaganjac, Line M. Abrahamsen, John A. Hunnes.
Emplaced Partnerships and the Ethics of Care, Recognition and Resilience. Annmarie Ryan, Susi Geiger, Ed McKeever.
Code Red for Humanity: The Role of Business Ethics as We Transgress Planetary Thresholds. Heidi Rapp Nilsen.
When CEO Pay Becomes a Brand Problem. Ali Besharat, Kimberly A. Whitler, Saim Kashmiri.
How to Sharpen Our Discourse on Corporate Sustainability and Business Ethics—A View from the Section Editors. Kai Hockerts, Cory Searcy.
Women on Boards and Performance Trade-offs in Social Enterprises: Insights from Microfinance. Moez Bennouri, Anastasia Cozarenco, Samuel Anokye Nyarko.
Corporate Social Responsibility in Family Firms: Status and Future Directions of a Research Field. Christoph Stock, Laura Pütz, Arndt Werner.
The Bundian Way: An Indigenous-Led Cross-Sector Partnership in Place Through Time. Maegan Baker, Leanne Cutcher, Jarrod Ormiston.
Breaking Out of the Cocoon: Whistleblowing Opportunities Under Conditions of Normalized Wrongdoing. Thomas Olesen.
Why the COVID-19 Crisis Is an Ethical Issue for Business: Evidence from the Australian JobKeeper Initiative. Graciela Corral de Zubielqui. Howard Harris.
Economic Policy Uncertainty and Climate Change: Evidence from CO2 Emission. Mohammed Benlemlih, Çiğdem Vural Yavaş.
Disabled at Work: Body-Centric Cycles of Meaning-Making. Anica Zeyen, Oana Branzei.
Goal-Based Private Sustainability Governance and Its Paradoxes in the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector. Janina Grabs, Rachael D. Garrett.
Preventive and Remedial Actions in Corporate Reporting Among “Addiction Industries”: Legitimacy, Effectiveness and Hypocrisy Perception. Diletta Acuti, Marco Bellucci, Giacomo Manetti.
Rural and Urban Place Renewal in Cross-Sector Partnerships. Ana Cristina Dahik Loor, Todd W. Moss, Suho Han.
The Emergence of Concerned Partnerships in the Ethical Marketization of Place: A Narrative Lens. Teea Palo.
Collaborating for Community Regeneration: Facilitating Partnerships in, Through, and for Place. Jennifer Brenton, Natalie Slawinski.
Would You Walk 500 Miles? Place Stewardship in the Collaborative Governance of Social-Ecological Systems. Lucie Baudoin, Mohammed Zakriya, Lael Walsh.
Practicing Dialogue: How an Organization can Facilitate Diverse Collaborative Action. Kathryn L. Heinze, Sara B. Soderstrom.
Place and the Structuring of Cross-Sector Partnerships: The Moral and Material Conflicts Over Healthcare and Homelessness. M. Hassan Awad.
Putting Space in Place. Multimodal Translation of the Grand Challenge of Regional Smart Specialization from Policy to Cross-sector Partnerships. Paula Ungureanu.
Approach versus Avoidance: A Self-Regulatory Perspective on Hypocrisy Induction in Anti-Cyberbullying CSR Campaigns. Yuhosua Ryoo, WooJin Kim.
Relaxed Financial Constraints and Corporate Social Responsibility. Najah Attig.
Between Intensity and Diversity: Leveraging the Role of Place in Cross-Sector Partnerships. Lea Stadtler, Luk N. Van Wassenhove.
Harming by Deceit: Epistemic Malevolence and Organizational Wrongdoing. Marco Meyer, Chun Wei Choo.
Can We Trust the Trust Words in 10-Ks? Myojung Cho, Gopal V. Krishnan, Hyunkwon Cho.
Addressing the Societal Challenges in Organizations: The Conceptualization of Mindfulness Capability for Social Justice. Yanina Rashkova, Ludovica Moi, Francesca Cabiddu.
Who Helps Who? The Role of Stigma Dimensions in Harassment Intervention. Sonia Ghumman, Ann Marie Ryan, Jin Suk Park.
What Makes Work Meaningful? Samuel A. Mortimer.
Formal Ethics, Content Ethics and Relational Ethics: Three Approaches to Constructing Ethical Sales Cultures and Identities in Retail Banking. Marita Susanna Svane, Sanne Frandsen.
Meaningful Work and the Purpose of the Firm. David Silver.
Why and When can CSR toward Employees Lead to Cyberloafing? The Role of Workplace Boredom and Moral Disengagement. Marc Ohana, Ghulam Murtaza, Zhang Chi.
When the Automated fire Backfires: The Adoption of Algorithm-based HR Decision-making Could Induce Consumer’s Unfavorable Ethicality Inferences of the Company. Chenfeng Yan, Quan Chen, Zhilin Yang.
Governance and Power Across Intersecting Value Chains: The Case of South African Apples. Margareet Visser, Matthew Alford.
The Consequences of Financial Leverage: Certified B Corporations’ Advantages Compared to Common Commercial Firms. Ine Paeleman, Nadja Guenster, Ana Cristina O. Siqueira.
The Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Meaningful Work. Sarah Bankins, Paul Formosa.
The Normative Value of Making a Positive Contribution–Benefiting Others as a Core Dimension of Meaningful Work. Frank Martela.
Saving the World? How CSR Practitioners Live Their Calling by Constructing Different Types of Purpose in Three Occupational Stages. Enrico Fontana, Sanne Frandsen, Mette Morsing.
Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Corporate Environmental Engagement. Dongmin Kong, Jia Liu, Ling Zhu.
How Much Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value? Shiu-Yik Au, Ming Dong, Andréanne Tremblay.
Did Corporate Social Responsibility Vaccinate Corporations Against COVID-19? Ehsan Poursoleyman, Gholamreza Mansourfar, Saeid Homayoun.
Corporate Add a Comment to Community Grievance: Voluntarism and Pathologies of Practice. John R. Owen. Deanna Kemp.
Carrot or Stick? CSR and Firm Financial Performance. Chen Ma, Latif Yasir.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Low-fit cause-related marketing: When and why do consumers respond positively? Yoshiko DeMotta, Catherine Janssen, Sankar Sen.
How economic system justification shapes demand for peer-to-peer providers. Aylin Cakanlar, Nailya Ordabayeva.
Journal of Consumer Research
Does Cash Really Mean Trash? An Empirical Investigation into the Effect of Retailer Price Promotions on Household Food Waste. Arjen van Lin, Aylin Aydinli, Marco Bertini, Erica van Herpen, Julia von Schuckmann.
Cyclical Time Is Greener: The Impact of Temporal Perspective on Pro-Environmental Behavior. Lan Xu, Shuangshuang Zhao, June Cotte, Nan Cui.
Paper Meets Plastic: The Perceived Environmental Friendliness of Product Packaging. Tatiana Sokolova, Aradhna Krishna, Tim Döring.
The Value-Translation Model of Consumer Activism: How Consumer Watchdog Organizations Change Markets. Mikkel Nøjgaard.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
The impact of urban road pricing on the use of bike sharing. Elisabetta Cornago, Alexandros Dimitropoulos, Walid Oueslati.
Market failures and willingness to accept smart meters: Experimental evidence from the UK. Greer Gosnell, Daire McCoy.
Forest concessions and eco-certifications in the Peruvian Amazon: Deforestation impacts of logging rights and logging restrictions. Jimena Rico-Straffon, Zhenhua Wang, Stephanie Panlasigui, Colby J. Loucks, Jennifer Swenson, Alexander Pfaff.
Global firms and emissions: Investigating the dual channels of emissions abatement. Ohyun Kwon, Hao Zhao, Min Qiang Zhao.
The regional economic impact of wildfires: Evidence from Southern Europe. Sarah Meier, Robert J.R. Elliott, Eric Strobl.
Radical activism and self-regulation: An optimal campaign mechanism. Mireille Chiroleu-Assouline, Ariane Lambert-Mogiliansky.
Sustainable finance and climate change: Wasteful but a political commitment device? Clemens Fuest, Volker Meier.
Journal of Finance
The Pollution Premium. Po-Hsuan Hsu, Kai Li, Chi-Yang Tsou.
Firm-Level Climate Change Exposure. Zacharias Sautner, Laurence Van Lent, Grigory Vilkov, Ruishen Zhang.
Journal of Financial Economics
From patriarchy to partnership: Gender equality and household finance. Luigi Guiso, Luana Zaccaria.
Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis
Measuring and Improving Stakeholder Welfare Is Easier Said than Done. Umit G. Gurun, Jordan Nickerson, David H. Solomon.
Public Attention to Gender Equality and Board Gender Diversity. Mariassunta Giannetti, Tracy Yue Wang.
Journal of International Business Studies
Board caste diversity in Indian MNEs: The interplay of stakeholder norms and social embeddedness. Suyash Garg, Zhiang Lin, Haibin Yang.
Does FDI have a social demonstration effect in developing economies? Evidence based on the presence of women-led local firms. Sheng Fang, Dean Xu, Lixin Colin Xu, Heba Shams.
Developing international business scholarship for global societal impact. Jonathan P. Doh, Lorraine Eden, Anne S. Tsui , Srilata Zaheer.
The JIBS 2022 Decade Award: What drives corporate social performance? The role of nation-level institutions. Alain Verbeke.
The Value of Coordination in Multimarket Bidding of Grid Energy Storage. Nils Löhndorf, David Wozabal.
Organization and Environment
Interorganizational Sensemaking of the Transition Toward a Circular Value Chain. Marianne Kuhlmann, Johannes Meuer, Catharina R. Bening.
Enablers and Barriers: The Conflicting Role of Institutional Logics in Business Model Change for Sustainability. Erica Olesson, Suvi Nenonen, Jamie Newth.
Between Circular Paralysis and Utopia: Organizational Transformations towards the Circular Economy. Nancy Bocken, Jonatan Pinkse, Nicole Darnall, Paavo Ritala.
Nonfinancial Reporting and Real Sustainable Change: Relationship Status—It’s Complicated. Rüdiger Hahn, Daniel Reimsbach, Christopher Wickert.
Recruiting Talent Through Entrepreneurs’ Social Vision Communication. Timo van Balen, Murat Tarakci.
The Motherhood Wage Penalty and Female Entrepreneurship. Tiantian Yang, Aleksandra (Olenka) Kacperczyk, Lucia Naldi.
Moral Foundations, Himpathy, and Punishment Following Organizational Sexual Misconduct Allegations. Samantha J. Dodson, Rachael D. Goodwin, Jesse Graham, Kristina A. Diekmann.
Theorizing Organizational Benevolence. Alim J. Beveridge, Markus A. Höllerer.
What’s Race Got to Do with It? The Interactive Effect of Race and Gender on Negotiation Offers and Outcomes. Angelica Leigh, Sreedhari D. Desai.
The Impact of Bribery Relationships on Firm Growth in Transition Economies. Hyun Ju Jung, Seung-Hyun Lee.
Developing Capabilities in Smart City Ecosystems: A multi-level approach. Anushri Gupta, Panos Panagiotopoulos, Frances Bowen.
From Catch-and-Harvest to Catch-and-Release: Trout Unlimited and repair-focused deinstitutionalization. Brett Crawford, Madeline Toubiana, Erica Coslor.
The Two Sides of Community Political Conservatism and CSR: Exploring the role of community social connectedness. Tony Jaehyun Choi, Yuval Deutsch.
Progress, not growth: a modest proposal. Bruce G. Carruthers.
“Rather Than Follow Change, Business Must Lead this Transformation”: Global business’s institutional project to privatize global environmental governance, 1990–2010. Rami Kaplan.
The Role of Moral Anger in Social Change Efforts. Mukta Kulkarni.
Countering Indeterminate Temporariness: Sheltering work in refugee camps. Farah Kodeih, Henri Schildt, Thomas B. Lawrence.
Editorial: Reflections on Organizing in/for Peace and War Times. Renate E. Meyer, Paolo Quattrone.
The Problem of Institutional Trust. Michael Lounsbury.
Non-Wars and Emergence of New Organizational Forms Combining States, Markets and Civil Society. Jozef Bátora.
Invi(α)gorating Reflexivity in Research: (Un)Learnings from α Field. Emmanouela Mandalaki.
Organizing for Dignity. SM Musa.
‘Does Our Work Matter?’ The Role of Organizational Researchers in Extreme (War)Times. Linda Rouleau.
War in Peace: Race, Organized Violence and the Unbearable Whiteness of Being. Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee.
Making a Killing: Israel’s Military-Innovation Ecosystem and the Globalization of Violence. Samer Abdelnour.
Call of Duty: When Scholars Organize in Extreme Contexts. Lina Daouk-Öyry.
Quagmires. André Spicer.
Innovation vs. standardization: The conjoint effects of eco-innovation and environmental management systems on environmental performance. Jesus Valero-Gil, Jordi A. Surroca, Josep A. Tribo, Leopoldo Gutierrez, Ivan Montiel.
Gender diversity in firm ownership: Direct and indirect effects on firm-level innovation across 29 emerging economies. Vartuhi Tonoyan, Christopher J. Boudreaux.
Green Technologies and diversity in the knowledge search and output phases: Evidence from European Patents. Fabrizio Fusillo.
Sloan Management Review
Reimagining HR for Better Well-Being and Performance. Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, Martin Seligman.
The PR Power of Fessing Up. Sarah A. Soule, Lambert Zixin Li.
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