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 January 2022
Academy of Management Discoveries
Nobody Home: A Parallel Process Investigation of a Child Welfare Agency. William A. Kahn.
California Management Review
Incentivizing Environmental Improvements in Supply Chains through Data-Driven Governance. Dara O’Rourke, Niklas Lollo.
Tools and Technologies of Transparency in Sustainable Global Supply Chains. Paul McGrath, Lucy McCarthy, Donna Marshall, Jakob Rehme.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
A System Justification Theory of Entrepreneurial Attitudinal Change During a Crisis. Kun Liu, Kun Fu, Jing Yu Yang, Ahmad Al Asady.
One Path Does Not Fit All: A Career Path Approach to the Study of Professional Women Entrepreneurs. Jennifer Merluzzi, Ronald S. Burt.
Harvard Business Review
The Founder of UBI Group on Leading a Transition to Renewable Energy in Africa. Salma Okonkwo.
How Companies Can Address Their Historical Transgressions. Sarah Federman.
Corporate Political Spending Is Bad Business. Dorothy S. Lund, Leo E. Strine.
DEI Gets Real. Dagny Dukach.
Case Study: Should You Compromise Your Founding Principles for Faster Growth?. Sandeep Puri.
Algorithmic governmentality and the space of ethics: Examples from ‘People Analytics’. Richard Weiskopf, Hans Krause Hansen.
Management without morals: Construct development and initial testing of amoral management. Matthew J. Quade, Julena M. Bonner, Rebecca L. Greenbaum.
Transforming corporate social responsibilities: Toward an intellectual activist research agenda for micro-CSR research. Verena Girschik, Liudmyla Svystunova, Evgenia I. Lysova.
Information Systems Research
Shared Prosperity (or Lack Thereof) in the Sharing Economy. Mohammed Alyakoob, Mohammad S. Rahman.
Does Social Media Accelerate Product Recalls? Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry. Yang Gao, Wenjing Duan, Huaxia Rui.
Racial Bias in Customer Service: Evidence from Twitter. Priyanga Gunarathne, Huaxia Rui, Abraham Seidmann.
The Societal Impact of Sharing Economy Platform Self-Regulations—An Empirical Investigation. Wencui Han, Xunyi Wang, Mehmet Eren Ahsen, Sunil Wattal.
Journal of Business Ethics
The Character Lens: A Person-Centered Perspective on Moral Recognition and Ethical Decision-Making. Erik G. Helzer, Taya R. Cohen, Yeonjeong Kim.
“Traduttore, Traditore?” Translating Human Rights into the Corporate Context. Marisa McVey, John Ferguson, François-Régis Puyou.
Trends in the Dynamic Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility and Leadership: A Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis. Liming Zhao, Miles M. Yang, Zhenyuan Wang, Grant Michelson.
Women Directors and Corporate Social Performance: An Integrative Review of the Literature and a Future Research Agenda. Giovanna Campopiano, Patricia Gabaldón, Daniela Gimenez-Jimenez.
Resource Scarcity and Humanitarian Social Innovation: Observations from Hunger Relief in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Iana Shaheen, Arash Azadegan, Donna F. Davis.
The Role of Moral Foundations, Anticipated Guilt and Personal Responsibility in Predicting Anti-consumption for Environmental Reasons. Barbara Culiberg, Hichang Cho, Mateja Kos Koklic, Vesna Zabkar.
CEO Inside Debt and Employee Workplace Safety. Xuan Wu, Yueting Li, Yangxin Yu.
Mandating Diversity on the Board of Directors: Do Investors Feel That Gender Quotas Result in Tokenism or Added Value for Firms?. Jessica M. Rixom, Mark Jackson, Brett A. Rixom.
Confucian Virtue Ethics and Ethical Leadership in Modern China. Li Yuan, Robert Chia, Jonathan Gosling.
Does CEO Risk-Aversion Affect Carbon Emission?. Ashrafee Hossain, Samir Saadi, Abu S. Amin.
The Costs and Labour of Whistleblowing: Bodily Vulnerability and Post-disclosure Survival. Kate Kenny, Marianna Fotaki.
Fairly and Justly? Are Employment Tribunals Able to Even Out Whistleblowing Power Imbalances?. Laura William, Wim Vandekerckhove.
The Professional Logic of Sustainability Managers: Finding Underlying Dynamics. Tommy Borglund, Magnus Frostenson, Sven Helin, Katarina Arbin.
Ethical Marketing in the Blockchain-Based Sharing Economy: Theoretical Integration and Guiding Insights. Teck Ming Tan, Jari Salo.
Change in Rhetoric but not in Action? Framing of the Ethical Issue of Modern Slavery in a UK Sector at High Risk of Labor Exploitation. Gabriela Gutierrez-Huerter O, Stefan Gold, Alexander Trautrims.
Counter-reporting sustainability from the bottom up: the case of the construction company WeBuild and dam-related conflicts. Antonio Bontempi, Daniela Del Bene, Louisa Jane Di Felice.
The Public Effect of Private Sustainability Reporting: Evidence from Incident-Based Engagement Strategy. Natalia Semenova.
Guilty by Association: Spillover of Regulative Violations and Repair Efforts to Alliance Partners. Tera L. Galloway, Douglas R. Miller, Kun Liu.
Like It or Not: When Corporate Social Responsibility Does Not Attract Potential Applicants. Eva Alexandra Jakob, Holger Steinmetz, Marius Claus Wehner, Christina Engelhardt, Rüdiger Kabst.
Vanishing Boycott Impetus: Why and How Consumer Participation in a Boycott Decreases Over Time. Wassili Lasarov, Stefan Hoffmann, Ulrich Orth.
Active First Movers vs. Late Free-Riders? An Empirical Analysis of UN PRI Signatories’ Commitment. Tobias Bauckloh, Stefan Schaltegger, Sebastian Utz, Sebastian Zeile, Bernhard Zwergel.
The EThIC Model of Virtue-Based Allyship Development: A New Approach to Equity and Inclusion in Organizations. Meg A. Warren, Michael T. Warren.
Add a Comment to Ethical Scenarios: The Impact of Trade-Off Salience on Competing Construal Level Effects. Nelson Borges Amaral, Jinfeng Jiao.
Developing Ethical Sensitivity in Future Accounting Practitioners: The Case of a Dialogic Learning for Final-Year Undergraduates. Janie Bérubé, Yves Gendron.
Shared Responsibility and Labor Rights in Global Supply Chains. Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner, Faina Milman-Sivan.
Luxury Ethical Consumers: Who Are They?. Joëlle Vanhamme, Adam Lindgreen, Gülen Sarial-Abi.
Social Entrepreneur Servant Leadership and Social Venture Performance: How are They Related? Sarah Kimakwa, Jorge A. Gonzalez, Hale Kaynak.
Board Gender Diversity and Women in Senior Management. Pallab Kumar Biswas, Larelle Chapple, Helen Roberts, Kevin Stainback.
Mobilizing After Corporate Environmental Irresponsibility in a Community of Place: A Framing Microprocess Perspective. Valeria Cavotta, Guido Palazzo, Antonino Vaccaro.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
The significance and meaning of racial identity in consumer research: A review and call for research. David B. Wooten, Tracy Rank-Christman.
Journal of Consumer Research
Repair, Consumption, and Sustainability: Fixing Fragile Objects and Maintaining Consumer Practices. D. Matthew Godfrey, Linda L. Price, Robert F. Lusch.
Do consumers care about morality? A review and framework for understanding morality’s marketplace influence. Aviva Philipp-Muller, Jacob D. Teeny, Richard E. Petty.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies. Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Thomas Stoerk.
Climate policy without a price signal: Evidence on the implicit carbon price of energy efficiency in buildings. Ghislaine Lang, Bruno Lanz.
Pricing carbon in the aviation sector: Evidence from the European emissions trading system. Xavier Fageda, Jordi J. Teixidó.
Carbon pricing and power sector decarbonization: Evidence from the UK. Marion Leroutier.
Too much energy The perverse effect of low fuel prices on firms. Massimiliano Calì, Nicola Cantore, Leonardo Iacovone, Mariana Pereira-López, Giorgio Presidente.
Modest and incomplete incentives may work: Pricing plastic bags in Uruguay. José María Cabrera, Marcelo Caffera, Alejandro Cid.
Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis
Gender, Credit, and Firm Outcomes. Manthos D. Delis, Iftekhar Hasan, Maria Iosifidi, Steven Ongena.
Journal of International Business Studies
Unintended signals: Why companies with a history of offshoring have to pay wage penalties for new hires. Alina Grecu, Wolfgang Sofka, Marcus M. Larsen, Torben Pedersen.
Multinational enterprises and natural disasters: Challenges and opportunities for IB research. Chang Hoon Oh, Jennifer Oetzel.
Navigating cross-border institutional complexity: A review and assessment of multinational nonmarket strategy research. Pei Sun, Jonathan P. Doh, Tazeeb Rajwani, Donald Siegel.
The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Household Bankruptcy. Tingting Nian, Yuyuan (Anthony) Zhu, Vijay Gurbaxani.
Pricing and Optimization in Shared Vehicle Systems: An Approximation Framework.
Siddhartha Banerjee, Daniel Freund, Thodoris Lykouris.
Organization and Environment
Through the Smokescreen of the Dieselgate Disclosure: Neutralizing the Impacts of a Major Sustainability Scandal. Olivier Boiral, Marie-Christine Brotherton, Alexander Yuriev, David Talbot.
Regenerative Organizations: Introduction to the Special Issue. Pablo Muñoz, Oana Branzei.
In Transition Toward the Ecocentric Entrepreneurship Nexus: How Nature Helps Entrepreneurs Make Ventures More Regenerative Over Time. Maxim Vlasov.
He’s Overqualified, She’s Highly Committed: Qualification Signals and Gendered Assumptions About Job Candidate Commitment. Elizabeth Lauren Campbell, Oliver Hahl.
Can Racial Diversity Attenuate Racial Discrimination in Service Interactions? Evidence from Cite-and-Release Decisions within Police Departments. Jirs Meuris.
Green to Gone? Regional Institutional Logics and Firm Survival in Moral Markets. Siddharth Vedula, Jeffrey G. York, Michael Conger, Elizabeth Embry.
The Role of Resources in the Success or Failure of Diverse Teams: Resource Scarcity Activates Negative Performance-Detracting Resource Dynamics in Social Category Diverse Teams. Siyu Yu, Lindred L. Greer.
Alternative Futures for the Digital Transformation: A Macro-Level Schumpeterian Perspective. Zlatko Bodrožić, Paul S. Adler.
Institutional Investor Activism and Employee Safety: The Role of Activist and Board Political Ideology. Wei Shi, Chongwu Xia, Philipp Meyer-Doyle.
Collateral Damage: The Relationship Between High-Salience Events and Variation in Racial Discrimination. Andreea Gorbatai, Peter Younkin, Gordon Burtch.
“Making Out” While Driving: Relational and Efficiency Games in the Gig Economy. Lindsey D. Cameron.
Expanding the Locus of Resistance: Understanding the Co-constitution of Control and Resistance in the Gig Economy. Lindsey D. Cameron, Hatim Rahman.
Inside the Velvet Glove: Sustaining Private Regulatory Institutions Through Hollowing and Fortifying. Sean Buchanan, Michael L. Barnett.
Shared Fate and Entrepreneurial Collective Action in the U.S. Wood Pellet Market. Shon R. Hiatt, Sangchan Park.
Mitigating Gig and Remote Worker Misconduct: Evidence from a Real Effort Experiment. Vanessa C. Burbano, Bennett Chiles.
Waging War from Remote Cubicles: How Workers Cope with Technologies That Disrupt the Meaning and Morality of Their Work. Madeleine Rauch, Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari.
Seeking Purity, Avoiding Pollution: Strategies for Moral Career Building. Erin Reid, Lakshmi Ramarajan.
A Matter of Transition: Authenticity Judgments and Attracting Employees to Hybridized Organizations. Nevena Radoynovska, Rachel Ruttan.
Socially Irresponsible Employment in Emerging-Market Manufacturers. Greg Distelhorst, Anita McGahan.
‘Are they out to get us?’ Power and the ‘recognition’ of the subject through a ‘lean’ work regime. Ewan Mackenzie, Tom McGovern, Adrian Small, Chris Hicks, Tracy Scurry.
Intermediaries for the greater good: How entrepreneurial support organizations can embed constrained sustainable development startups in entrepreneurial ecosystems. Frank J. van Rijnsoever.
Assessing transitions through socio-technical configuration analysis – a methodological framework and a case study in the water sector. Jonas Heiberg, Bernhard Truffer, Christian Binz.
Transforming the s-shape: Identifying and explaining turning points in market diffusion curves of low-carbon technologies in Austria. Veronika Kulmer, Sebastian Seebauer, Helene Hinterreither, Dominik Kortschak, Michaela C. Theurl, Willi Haas.
Framing improvements of public innovation in a living lab context: Processual learning, restrained space and democratic engagement. Lars Fuglsang, Anne Vorre Hansen.
Technological Diversification to Green Domains: Technological Relatedness, Invention Impact and Knowledge Integration Capabilities. Lutao Ning, Rui Guo.
Greenfield foreign direct investments and regional environmental technologies. Davide Castellani, Giovanni Marin, Sandro Montresor, Antonello Zanfei.
Interplay of policy experimentation and institutional change in sustainability transitions: The case of mobility as a service in Finland. Paula Kivimaa, Karoline S. Rogge.
Patent Toxicity. Gianluca Biggi, Elisa Giuliani, Arianna Martinelli, Emilio Benfenati.
Sloan Management Review
Mapping Exclusion in the Organization. Inga Carboni, Andrew Parker, Nan S. Langowitz.
Does Your Business Need a Human Rights Strategy? N. Craig Smith, Markus Scholz, Jane Williams.
Why ‘Explicit Uncertainty’ Matters for the Future of Ethical Technology. Mark Nitzberg.
The Progressive Roots of Management Science. Stephen Cummings, Todd Bridgman.
Why Companies Practice Corporate Social Responsibility. Shawn Pope, Alwyn Lim.
Leading in an Age of Employee Activism. Megan Reitz, John Higgins.
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