Each month, NBS compiles the latest research on management and sustainability by scanning the tables of contents of academic journals. Journals we draw from include the Financial Times Top 50 list as well as sustainability-focused publications.
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Research for January 2019
Academy of Management Discoveries
Is the Public Sector a Fairer Employer? Ethnic Employment Discrimination in the Public and Private Sectors. Anders R. Villadsen, Jesper N. Wulff.
Academy of Management Journal
From the Editors—Seeing Practice Impact in New Ways. Zeki Simsek, Pratima (Tima) Bansal, Jason D. Shaw, Pursey Heugens, Wendy K. Smith.
From Protest to Product: Strategic Frame Brokerage in a Commercial Social Movement Organization. Matthew Lee, Tommaso Ramus, Antonino Vaccaro.
Ideological Misfit? Political Affiliation and Employee Departure in the Private-equity Industry. Y. Sekou Bermiss, Rory McDonald.
Academy of Management Learning and Education
“Why’d You Wanna Study That?” A Process Model of the Under-Legitimation of a Research Topic. Sophie Jané, Chantal Van Esch, Diana Bilimoria.
Comparing the Effects of Service-Learning Versus Nonservice-Learning Project Experiences on Service Leadership Emergence and Meaning Schema Transformation. Tingting Chen, Robin Stanley Snell, Crystal Xinru Wu.
Academy of Management Review
Painting with All the Colors: The Value of Social Identity Theory for Understanding Social Entrepreneurship. Nettra D. Pan, Marc Gruber, Julia Binder.
Blended Colors or Black and White? Avoiding Dichotomous Thinking in Identity and Entrepreneurship. Tyler Wry, Jeffrey G. York.
Business and Society
The Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data, and the Internet: New Roles and Responsibilities for Business. Mikkel Flyverbom, Ronald Deibert, Dirk Matten.
Data Capitalism: Redefining the Logics of Surveillance and Privacy. Sarah Myers West.
The (In)effectiveness of Voluntarily Produced Transparency Reports. Christopher Parsons.
Public Trust in Business and Its Determinants. Michael Pirson, Kirsten Martin, Bidhan Parmar.
Sustainability Reporting in the Mining Sector: Exploring Its Symbolic Nature. Kathrin Böhling, Diego I. Murguía, Julieta Godfrid.
Business Ethics Quarterly
Christian Religiosity and Corporate Community Involvement. Jinhua Cui, Hoje Jo, Manuel G. Velasquez.
Navigating Our Way Between Market and State. Jeffery Smith.
Business Strategy and Environment
A two‐dimensional, two‐level framework for achieving corporate sustainable development: Assessing the return on sustainability initiatives. Lin Wu, Nachiappan Subramanian, Angappa Gunasekaran, Muhammad Dan‐Asabe Abdulrahman, Kulwant Singh Pawar, Des Doran.
Carbon risk, cost of debt financing and the moderation effect of media attention: Evidence from Chinese companies operating in high‐carbon industries. Zhifang Zhou, Tao Zhang, Kang Wen, Huixiang Zeng, Xiaohong Chen.
Firm sustainable development and stakeholder engagement: The role of government support. Yi Quan, Huiying Wu, Sihai Li, Sammy Xiaoyan Ying.
Sustainable business models: Providing a more holistic perspective. Rodrigo Lozano.
External involvement and green product innovation: The moderating role of environmental uncertainty. Yunhui Zhao, Taiwen Feng, Hongbo Shi.
The quality of sustainability assurance reports: The expertise and experience of assurance providers as determinants. Jennifer Martínez‐Ferrero, Isabel‐María García‐Sánchez, Emiliano Ruiz‐Barbadillo.
Building organizational resilience through sensemaking: The case of climate change and extreme weather events. Daniel Tisch, Jeremy Galbreath.
Eco‐innovation strategies: A panel data analysis of Spanish manufacturing firms. Elisenda Jové‐Llopis, Agustí Segarra‐Blasco.
The role of sustainable human resource practices in influencing employee behavior for corporate sustainability. Chiara Pellegrini, Francesco Rizzi, Marco Frey.
How past decisions affect future behavior on eco‐innovation: An empirical study. Ángel Peiró-Signes, Marival Segarra-Oña.
The role of institutional pressures in the introduction of energy‐efficiency innovations. Paola Garrone, Luca Grilli, Boris Mrkajic.
Sustainable development of small companies: Investors’ perspectives. Salina P. Siddique, Nick Sciulli.
Consumer motivations for sustainable consumption: The interaction of gain, normative and hedonic motivations on electric vehicle adoption. Zeinab Rezvani, Johan Jansson, Maria Bengtsson.
Assessing corporate environmental issues in international companies: A study of explanatory factors. Isabel Gallego‐Álvarez.
Limited progress in sustainable development: Factors influencing the environmental management and reporting of South African JSE‐listed companies. Claudia Kitsikopoulos, Ute Schwaibold, Douglas Taylor.
Promoting towel reuse behaviour in guests: A water conservation management and environmental policy in the hotel industry. Heesup Han, Myong Jae Lee, Wansoo Kim.
Corporate sustainability performance improvement using an interrelationship hierarchical model approach. Ming‐Lang Tseng, Ming K. Lim, Kuo‐Jui Wu.
The complexity of the environment, management control and firm performance. Jean Tsitaire Arrive, Mei Feng.
Acquiring startups in the energy sector: a study of firm value and environmental policy. Ohsung Kwon, Sangmin Lim, Duk Hee Lee.
Evaluating the organizational intention to implement an Environmental Management System: evidence from the Indonesian food and beverage industry. Hengky K. Salim, Rory Padfield, Ali Yuzir, Shaza Eva Mohamad, Naoko Kaida, Effie Papargyropoulou, Shohei Nakamura.
Analysing the failure factors of eco‐friendly home appliances based on a user‐centered approach. Jungwoo Shin, Suna Kang, Donghyun Lee, Bum Il Hong.
Modelling the consumer decision‐making process to identify key drivers and bottlenecks in the adoption of environmentally friendly products. Dongnyok Shim, Jungwoo Shin, So‐Yoon Kwak.
The influence of carbon cost pass through on the link between carbon emission and corporate financial performance in the context of the European Union Emission Trading Scheme. Roel Brouwers, Frederiek Schoubben, Cynthia Van Hulle.
Examining the drivers and outcomes of corporate commitment to climate change action in European high emitting industry. David Littlewood, Rachel Decelis, Carola Hillenbrand, Diane Holt.
Status of corporate sustainability: a content analysis of Fortune 500 companies. Mehdi Amini, Carol C. Bienstock, John A. Narcum.
The moral responsibility of corporate sustainability as perceived by fashion retail employees: a USA‐China cross‐cultural comparison study. Stacy H.N. Lee, Jung Ha‐Brookshire, Pui‐Sze Chow.
Green absorptive capacity: A mediation‐moderation model of knowledge for innovation. Larissa Marchiori Pacheco, Marlon Fernandes Rodrigues Alves, Lara Bartocci Liboni.
Key elements in assessing circular economy implementation in small and medium‐sized enterprises. Vanessa Prieto‐Sandoval, Marta Ormazabal, Carmen Jaca, Elisabeth Viles.
A holistic approach to understanding the acceptance of a community‐based renewable energy project: A pathway to sustainability for Tunisia‘s rural region. Samiha Mjahed Hammami, Sahar Chtourou, Heyam Al Moosa.
Life cycle assessment calculative practices in the Swedish biofuel sector: Governing biofuel sustainability by standards and numbers. David Lazarevic, Michael Martin.
Linking green customer and supplier integration with green innovation performance: The role of internal integration. Longzheng Du, Zhenglin Zhang, Taiwen Feng.
A matter of control or identity? Family firms’ environmental reporting decisions along the corporate life cycle. Claudia Arena, Giovanna Michelon.
What drives voluntary corporate water disclosures? The effect of country‐level institutions. Walid Ben‐Amar, Mohamed Chelli.
Environmental policy, environmental performance, and financial distress in China: Do top management team characteristics matter?Yasir Shahab, Collins G. Ntim, Ye Chengang, Farid Ullah, Samuel Fosu.
Socially responsible supplier selection and sustainable supply chain development: A combined approach of total interpretive structural modeling and fuzzy analytic network process. Yuangao Chen, Shuo Wang, Jianrong Yao, Yixiao Li, Shuiqing Yang.
Determining factors that enable managers to implement an environmental management system for sustainable construction: A case study in Johannesburg. Olusola O. Ololade, Palesa P. Rametse.
The impact of Environmental Protection Agency penalties on financial performance. Jorge A. Romero, Martin Freedman, Neale G. O’Connor.
Consumer familiarity, ambiguity tolerance, and purchase behavior toward remanufactured products: The implications for remanufacturers. Shanyong Wang, Jing Wang, Feng Yang, Yu Wang, Jun Li.
Life cycle assessment in corporate sustainability reporting: Global, regional, sectoral, and company‐level trends. Raphaëlle Stewart, Peter Fantke, Anders Bjørn, Mikołaj Owsianiak, Christine Molin, Michael Zwicky Hauschild, Alexis Laurent.
Environmental sustainability and financial performance of the small‐scale tea processors in Kenya. Karambu Kiende Gatimbu, Maurice Juma Ogada, Nancy Budambula, Samuel Kariuki.
The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates From Environmental Inspections in India. Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Social Impact Measurement: Current Approaches and Future Directions for Social Entrepreneurship Research. Hans Rawhouser, Michael Cummings, Scott L. Newbert.
Don’t Pitch Like a Girl!: How Gender Stereotypes Influence Investor Decisions. Lakshmi Balachandra, Tony Briggs, Kim Eddleston, Candida Brush.
Time’s up! Feminist theory and activism meets organization studies. Emma Bell, Susan Meriläinen, Scott Taylor, Janne Tienari.
Splitting and blaming: The psychic life of neoliberal executive women. Darren T Baker, Elisabeth K Kelan.
Journal of Business Ethics
How Employees’ Perceptions of CSR Increase Employee Creativity: Mediating Mechanisms of Compassion at Work and Intrinsic Motivation. Won-Moo Hur, Tae-Won Moon, Sung-Hoon Ko.
Migration Intermediaries and Codes of Conduct: Temporary Migrant Workers in Australian Horticulture. Elsa Underhill, Dimitria Groutsis, Diane van den Broek.
Does Contact Between Employees and Service Recipients Lead to Socially More Responsible Behaviours? The Case of Cleaning.
Placide Abasabanye, Franck Bailly, François-Xavier Devetter
The Roles of HRM in CSR: Strategic Partnership or Operational Support? Harsha Sarvaiya, Gabriel Eweje, Jim Arrowsmith.
Translating Environmental Ideologies into Action: The Amplifying Role of Commitment to Beliefs. Matthew A. Maxwell-Smith, Paul J. Conway, Joshua D. Wright.
Doing Good Business by Hiring Directors with Foreign Experience. Jian Zhang, Dongmin Kong, Ji Wu.
I Love That Company: Look How Ethical, Prominent, and Efficacious It Is—A Triadic Organizational Reputation (TOR) Scale.
James Agarwal, Madelynn Stackhouse, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy.
Business Groups and Corporate Responsibility for the Public Good. Melsa Ararat, Asli M. Colpan, Dirk Matten.
Business Groups and Corporate Social Responsibility. Jongmoo Jay Choi, Hoje Jo, Jimi Kim, Moo Sung Kim.
Business Group Affiliation and Corporate Sustainability Strategies of Firms: An Investigation of Firms in India. Sougata Ray, Bikramjit Ray Chaudhuri.
Not Good, Not Bad: The Effect of Family Control on Environmental Performance Disclosure by Business Group Firms. Ann Terlaak, Seonghoon Kim, Taewoo Roh.
The Evolution of Business Groups’ Corporate Social Responsibility. Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra.
Voluntarily Disclosing Prosocial Behaviors in Korean Firms. Jennifer J. Griffin, Yoo Na Youm.
Intragroup Transactions, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Philanthropy in Korean Business Groups. Won-Yong Oh, Young Kyun Chang, Gyeonghwan Lee, Jeongil Seo.
Public Professional Accountability: A Conditional Approach.
Dirk Vriens, Ed Vosselman, Claudia Groß.
Journal of Business Venturing
Entrepreneurship as a solution to extreme poverty: A review and future research directions. Christopher Sutter, Garry D. Bruton, Juanyi Chen.
Journal of Consumer Marketing
Would You Like to Round Up and Donate the Difference? Roundup Requests Reduce the Perceived Pain of Donating. Katie Kelting, Stefanie Robinson, Richard J. Lutz.
Journal of Management
Social Entrepreneurship Research: Past Achievements and Future Promises. Tina Saebi, Nicolai J. Foss, Stefan Linder.
The Dark Side of Interorganizational Relationships: An Integrative Review and Research Agenda. Nuno Oliveira, Fabrice Lumineau.
Journal of Management Studies
A Process Perspective on Organizational Failure: A Qualitative Meta‐Analysis. Stefanie Habersang, Jill Küberling‐Jost, Markus Reihlen, Christoph Seckler.
Journal of Marketing
The Self-Perception Connection: Why Consumers Devalue Unattractive Produce. Lauren Grewal, Jillian Hmurovic, Cait Lamberton, Rebecca Walker Reczek.
Spillover Effects of Mission Activities on Revenues in Nonprofit Health Care: The Case of Aravind Eye Hospitals, India. Sachin Gupta, Omkar D. Palsule-Desai, C. Gnanasekaran, Thulasiraj Ravilla.
Journal of Operations Management
Multinational enterprise buyers’ choices for extending corporate social responsibility practices to suppliers in emerging countries: A multi-method study. Xun Tong, Kee-hung Lai, Qinghua Zhu, Senlin Zhao, T.C.E. Cheng.
Gender Composition and Group Confidence Judgment: The Perils of All-Male Groups. Steffen Keck, Wenjie Tang.
Optimizing the Geometry of Wildlife Corridors in Conservation Reserve Design. Rachel St John, Sándor F. Tóth, Zelda B. Zabinsky.
Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation. Hao Liang, Christopher Marquis, Luc Renneboog, Sunny Li Sun.
Creating Common Ground: A Communicative Action Model of Dialogue in Shareholder Engagement. Fabrizio Ferraro, Daniel Beunza.
Balls, Barbecues and Boxing: Contesting gender regimes at organizational social events. Renate Ortlieb, Barbara Sieben.
Book Review Symposium: Slavery In and Around Organizations. Lynne Andersson, Dirk Lindebaum, Mar Pérezts.
Production and Operations Management
Minimizing Multimodular Functions and Allocating Capacity in Bike‐Sharing Systems. Daniel Freund, Shane G. Henderson, David B. Shmoys.
Did Europe Move in the Right Direction on E‐waste Legislation?
Shumail Mazahir. Vedat Verter, Tamer Boyaci, Luk N. Van Wassenhove.
Sloan Management Review
Driving Sustainability-Oriented Innovation. Thijs H.J. Geradts, Nancy M.P. Bocken.
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