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 December 2021
Academy of Management Journal
To Catch A Predator: The Lived Experience of Extreme Practices. Mark de Rond, Jaco Lok, Adrian Marrison.
Advancing Reform: Embedded Activism to Develop Climate Solutions. Todd Schifeling, Sara Soderstrom.
Balancing “Protective Disguise” with “Harmonious Advocacy”: Social Venture Legitimation in Authoritarian Contexts. Isabel Neuberger, Jochem Kroezen, Paul Tracey.
Different Roots, Different Fruits: Gender-Based Differences in Cultural Narratives about Perceived Discrimination Produce Divergent Psychological Consequences. Leigh Plunkett Tost, Ashley E. Hardin, Jacob W. Roberson, Francesca Gino.
Meaning, Mission, and Measurement: How Organizational Performance Measurement Shapes Perceptions of Work as Worthy. Haley Allison Beer, Pietro Micheli, Marya L Besharov.
Receiving Service from a Person with a Disability: Stereotypes, Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Opportunity for Increased Corporate Reputation. David Dwertmann, Bernadeta Goštautaitė, Rūta Kazlauskaitė, Ilona Bučiūnienė.
From the Editors—Publishing Impactful Research in AMJ: Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Impact Awards. Elizabeth E. Umphress, Lindred L. Greer, Cindy P. Muir (Zapata), Andrew Knight.
Accounting, Organizations and Society
American Economic Review
Assortative Matching or Exclusionary Hiring? The Impact of Employment and Pay Policies on Racial Wage Differences in Brazil. François Gerard, Lorenzo Lagos, Edson Severnini, David Card.
Business and Society
Meaningfulness and Impact of Academic Research: Bringing the Global South to the Forefront. Premilla D’Cruz, Ernesto Noronha, Sudhir Katiyar.
Moral Intensity, Perceived Impacts, and Task Motivation: Evidence From Volunteers. Akwasi Opoku-Dakwa.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Stakeholders. Michael E. Johnson-Cramer, Robert A. Phillips, Hussein Fadlallah, Shawn L. Berman, Heather Elms.
Broad or Narrow Stakeholder Management? A Signaling Theory Perspective. Limin Fu, Dirk M. Boehe, Marc O. Orlitzky.
Broadening Our Understanding of Human Resource Management for Improved Environmental Performance. Florencio F. Portocarrero, Anne-Laure P. Winkler, Jone L. Pearce.
Are They Really a New Species? Exploring the Emergence of Social Entrepreneurs Through Giddens’s Structuration Theory. Artur Steiner, Sarah Jack, Jane Farmer, Izabella Steinerowska-Streb.
Do Firms Adjust Corporate Social Responsibility Engagement After a Focal Change in Credit Ratings? Nikolaos Karampatsas, Nihat Aktas, Alexander Witkowski.
Optimism Amid Despair: How to Avoid a Net-Zero Debacle. Rajat Panwar.
The CSR Imperative: How CSR Influences Word-of-Mouth Considering the Roles of Authenticity and Alternative Attractiveness. Stefan Markovic, Oriol Iglesias, Yuqian Qiu, Mehdi Bagherzadeh.
Wellbeing economy: An effective paradigm to mainstream post-growth policies? Lorenzo Fioramonti, Luca Coscieme, Robert Costanza, Ida Kubiszewski, … Roberto De Vogli.
Social tipping processes towards climate action: A conceptual framework. Ricarda Winkelmann, Jonathan F. Donges, E. Keith Smith, Manjana Milkoreit, … Timothy M. Lenton.
How to remove microplastics in wastewater? A cost-effectiveness analysis. Larissa Vuori, Markku Ollikainen.
Integrating coordination mechanisms in the sustainability assessment of agri-food chains: From a structured literature review to a comprehensive framework. Carlos Moreno-Miranda, Liesbeth Dries.
Money is money: The economic impact of BerkShares. Josh Matti, Yang Zhou.
A framework to allocate responsibilities of the global environmental concerns: A case study in Spain involving regions, municipalities, productive sectors, industrial parks, and companies. Brais Suárez-Eiroa, Emilio Fernández, David Soto-Oñate, Aida Ovejero-Campos, … Gonzalo Méndez.
Coordination games vs prisoner’s dilemma in sustainability games: A critique of recent contributions and a discussion of policy implications. Alessio Carrozzo Magli, Piero Manfredi.
The impact of information asymmetry on animal welfare-friendly consumption: Evidence from milk market in Japan. Shinichi Kitano, Yuka Mitsunari, Akira Yoshino.
Determinants of fossil fuel divestment in European pension funds. Florian Egli, David Schärer, Bjarne Steffen.
The Sustainable Development Goals as new business norms: A survey experiment on stakeholder preferences. Tomomi Yamane, Shinji Kaneko.
No clue about bioplastics. Erik Ansink, Louise Wijk, Frederiek Zuidmeer.
The economic, environmental and social performance of European certified food. Valentin Bellassen, Marion Drut, Mohamed Hilal, Antonio Bodini, … Filippo Arfini.
On thin ice – The Arctic commodity extraction frontier and environmental conflicts. Ksenija Hanaček, Markus Kröger, Arnim Scheidel, Facundo Rojas, Joan Martinez-Alier.
Journal of Marketing
The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Brand Sales: An Accountability Perspective. Dionne Nickerson, Michael Lowe, Adithya Pattabhiramaiah, Alina Sorescu.
How Industries Use Direct-to-Public Persuasion in Policy Conflicts: Asymmetries in Public Voting Responses. Kathleen Seiders, Andrea Godfrey Flynn, Gergana Y. Nenkov.
Journal of Political Economy
Directed Technical Change as a Response to Natural Resource Scarcity. John Hassler, Per Krusell, Conny Olovsson.
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science
When drivers become inhibitors of organic consumption: the need for a multistage view. Robert Mai, Stefan Hoffmann, Ingo Balderjahn.
When imperfect is preferred: the differential effect of aesthetic imperfections on choice of processed and unprocessed foods. Jacob Suher, Courtney Szocs, Koert van Ittersum.
Does your skin color matter in buyer–seller negotiations? The implications of being a Black salesperson. David Gligor, Christopher Newman, Saim Kashmiri.
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
When Shared Autonomous Electric Vehicles Meet Microgrids: Citywide Energy-Mobility Orchestration. Wei Qi, Mengyi Sha, Shanling Li.
Before It’s Too Late: Product Recall Delays and Policy Design. Wenzheng Mao, Zhanyu Dong, Hsiao-Hui Lee.
Shipment Policies for Products with Fixed Shelf Lives: Impact on Profits and Waste. Arzum Akkaş, Dorothee Honhon.
Smart Charging of Electric Vehicles: An Innovative Business Model for Utility Firms. Owen Q. Wu, Şafak Yücel, Yangfang (Helen) Zhou.
What Happens When a Retailer Drops a Product Category? Investigating the Consequences of Ending Tobacco Sales. Ali Goli, Pradeep K. Chintagunta.
Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes
A gender gap in managerial span of control: Implications for the gender pay gap. Margaret Lee, Laura J. Kray.
Social class background, disjoint agency, and hiring decisions. Daron L. Sharps, Cameron Anderson.
Rewarding morality: How corporate social responsibility shapes top management team compensation votes. Ryan Fehr, Abhinav Gupta, Cristiano Guarana.
Production and Operations Management
Marketing’s and Operations’ Roles in Product Recall Prevention: Antecedents and Consequences. Anindita Chakravarty, Alok R. Saboo, Guiyang Xiong.
Fast Fashion, Charities, and the Circular Economy: Challenges for Operations Management. Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Nasrin Asgari, Luk N. Van Wassenhove.
How Ride-Sharing Is Shaping Public Transit System: A Counterfactual Estimator Approach. Yang Pan, Liangfei Qiu.
Humanitarian Operations and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Maria Besiou, Alfonso J. Pedraza-Martinez, Luk N. Van Wassenhove.
Coordinating Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations between Governments and Automakers. Jiayi Joey Yu, Christopher S. Tang, Musen Kingsley Li, Zuo-Jun Max Shen.
Trade-In or Sell in My P2P Marketplace: A Game Theoretic Analysis of Profit and Environmental Impact. Aditya Vedantam, Emre M. Demirezen, Subodha Kumar.
Rapid Development of a Decision Support System to Alleviate Food Insecurity at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Lester Blackmon, Ross Chan, Omar Carbral, Geeta Chintapally, Sandip Dhara, Peter Felix, Aditi Jagdish, Srini Konakalla, Jasbir Labana, Jeff McIlvain, Jason Stone, Christopher S. Tang, Jason Torres, Weldon Wu.
Gender-Related Operational Issues Arising from On-Demand Ride-Hailing Platforms: Safety Concerns and System Configuration. Yanli Tang, Pengfei Guo, Christopher S. Tang, Yulan Wang.
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Review of Accounting Studies
Social media, signaling, and donations: testing the financial returns on nonprofits’ social media investment. Erica E. Harris, Daniel G. Neely, Gregory D. Saxton.
Corporate social performance and the managerial labor market. Xin Dai, Feng Gao, Ivy Xiying Zhang.
Review of Economic Studies
Review of Finance
Financial Literacy in the Age of Green Investment. Anders Anderson, David T Robinson.
Review of Financial Studies
Corporate ESG Profiles and Banking Relationships. Joel F Houston, Hongyu Shan.
Mortgage Finance and Climate Change: Securitization Dynamics in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters. Amine Ouazad, Matthew E Kahn.
Going Underwater? Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics. Laura A Bakkensen, Lint Barrage.
Strategic Management Journal
From a shareholder to stakeholder orientation: Evidence from the analyses of CEO dismissal in large U.S. firms. Shoonchul Shin, Juyoung Lee, Pratima (Tima) Bansal.
Building greener motorhomes: How dual-purpose technical and relational capabilities affect component and full product innovation. Anne Parmigiani, Jennifer Irwin, Brooke Lahneman.
Gender and competitiveness when earning for others: Experimental evidence and implications for sponsorship. Nathan Barrymore, Cristian L. Dezső, Benjamin C. King.
Firm partisan positioning, polarization, and risk communication: Examining voluntary disclosures on COVID-19. Richard A. Benton, J. Adam Cobb, Timothy Werner.
Institutional protection of minority employees and entrepreneurship: Evidence from the LGBT Employment Non-Discrimination Acts. Raffaele Conti, Olenka Kacperczyk, Giovanni Valentini.
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