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 2023
California Management Review
Do Not Forget the “How” along with the “What”: Improving the Transparency of Sustainability Reports. Samuel Tang, Colin Higgins.
Materiality Assessment Is an Art, Not a Science: Selecting ESG Topics for Sustainability Reports. Jilde Garst, Karen Maas, Jeroen Suijs.
Measuring and Disclosing Corporate Valuations of Impacts and Dependencies on Nature. Jakki Mohr, Carmen Thissen.
Blended Value Creation: The Mediating Role of Competences. Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha.
Electric Vehicles Are a Platform Business: What Firms Need to Know. Edward G. Anderson, Hemant K. Bhargava, Jonas Boehm, Geoffrey Parker.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Ties That Bind or Blind? The Role of Identity and Place in Understanding Women Entrepreneurs’ Support Needs. Norin Arshed, Graeme Martin, Stephen Knox.
Entrepreneurial Opportunities as Responsibility. Douglas A. Bosse, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Jeffrey M. Pollack, Judith Schrempf-Stirling.
Harvard Business Review
Employers Can Do More to Advance Health Equity. Shantanu Nundy, Lisa A. Cooper, Ellen Kelsay.
Managing in the Age of Outrage. Karthik Ramanna.
EXPRESS: Where the past meets the present: Upward mobility, environmental stimuli, and CEOs’ investment in CSR. Joanna Tochman Campbell, Jennifer J. Kish-Gephart.
Doing inclusion as counter-conduct: Navigating the paradoxes of organizing for refugee and migrant inclusion. Laura Kangas-Müller, Kirsi Eräranta, Johanna Moisander.
Creating inclusivity through boundary work? Zooming in on low-wage service sector work. Dide van Eck, Laura Dobusch, Marieke van den Brink.
Webs of oppression: An intersectional analysis of inequalities facing women activists in Palestine. Amal Nazzal, Lindsay Stringfellow, Mairi Maclean.
Understanding meaningful work in the context of technostress, COVID-19, frustration, and corporate social responsibility. Darija Aleksić, Matej Černe, Saša Batistič.
Mobilizing landscapes of practice to address grand challenges. Fran Ackermann, Igor Pyrko, Georgina Hill.
Fast and spurious: How executives capture governance structures to prevent cooperativization. Emilie Bourlier-Bargues, Jean-Pascal Gond, Bertrand Valiorgue.
Effect of gender composition of committees. Erika Christie Berle, Kenneth Kavajecz, Yuko Onozaka.
Organising populism: From symbolic power to symbolic violence. Ron Kerr, Sarah Robinson, Martyna Śliwa.
Unsettling West-centrism in the study of professional service firms. Mehdi Boussebaa.
Revisiting conflict: Neoliberalism at work in the gig economy. Alessandro Niccolò Tirapani, Hugh Willmott.
Information Systems Research
Fairness of Ratemaking for Catastrophe Insurance: Lessons from Machine Learning. Nan Zhang, Heng Xu.
Too Tired and in Too Good of a Mood to Worry About Privacy: Explaining the Privacy Paradox Through the Lens of Effort Level in Information Processing. Tawfiq Alashoor, Mark Keil, H. Jeff Smith, Allen R. McConnell.
Journal of Business Ethics
Foreign Institutional Investors, Legal Origin, and Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disclosure. Simon Döring, Wolfgang Drobetz, Henning Schröder.
Gender Diversity: From Wall Street to Main Street. Yongqiang Chu, Xinming Li, Daxuan Zhao.
Between Markets, Politics, and Ethics: On Vendor Conscience and Impersonal Markets. Matthew Caulfield.
Twitter-Based Social Accountability Callouts. Dean Neu, Gregory D. Saxton.
CEO’s Childhood Experience of Natural Disaster and CSR Activities. Daewoung Choi, Hyunju Shin, Kyoungmi Kim.
The Legalistic Organizational Response to Whistleblowers’ Disclosures in a Scandal: Law Without Justice? Oussama Ouriemmi.
The Invisible Racialized Minority Entrepreneur: Using White Solipsism to Explain the White Space. Rosanna Garcia, Daniel W. Baack.
Developing a Culture of Solidarity Through a Three-Step Virtuous Process: Lessons from Common Good-Oriented Organizations. Sandrine Frémeaux, Anouk Grevin, Roberta Sferrazzo.
Angel Investors’ Political Ideology and Investments in Women-Owned Ventures. Jianhong Chen, Jeffrey E. Sohl, Wan-Chien Lien.
Building Eco-friendly Corporations: The Role of Minority Shareholders. Shouyu Yao, Yuying Pan, Feiyang Cheng.
Organizations’ Management Configurations Towards Environment and Market Performances. Shuang Ren, Di Fan, Guiyao Tang.
Carbon Emissions and TCFD Aligned Climate-Related Information Disclosures. Dong Ding, Bin Liu, Millicent Chang.
Social Trust and Female Board Representation: Evidence from China. Baoyin Qiu, Haohan Ren, Bo Cheng.
Quantitative Research on Corporate Social Responsibility: A Quest for Relevance and Rigor in a Quickly Evolving, Turbulent World. Shuili Du, Assaad El Akremi, Ming Jia.
Accounting Standard-Setting for an Emission Trading Scheme: The Korean Case. Tae Hee Kim, Sun Hye Lee, Petros Vourvachis.
‘It’s as if I’m Worth Nothing’—Cost-Driven Restructuring and the Dignity of Long-Term Workers in Finland’s State-Owned Postal Service Company. Atte Vieno.
Financial Sustainability of For-Profit Versus Non-Profit Microfinance Organizations Following a Scandal. Arzi Adbi.
Accountable Selves and Responsibility Within a Global Forum. Victoria Pagan, Kathryn Haynes, Stefanie Reissner.
When the Private and the Public Self Don’t Align: The Role of Discrepant Moral Identity Dimensions in Processing Inconsistent CSR Information. Ramona Demasi, Christian Voegtlin.
Uncovering Economic Complicity: Explaining State-Led Human Rights Abuses in the Corporate Context. Tricia D. Olsen, Laura Bernal-Bermúdez.
What Sal Owes Mookie: What Do The Right Thing and Mangrove Teach us About Business Ethics. Abraham Singer.
Winning the Heart and Shaping the Mind with “Serious Play”: The Efficacy of Social Entrepreneurship Comics as Ethical Business Pedagogy. Yanto Chandra, Qian Jin.
Greening the Financial Sector: Evidence from Bank Green Bonds. Mascia Bedendo, Giacomo Nocera, Linus Siming.
When Are We More Ethical? A Review and Categorization of the Factors Influencing Dual-Process Ethical Decision-Making. Clark H. Warner, Marion Fortin, Tessa Melkonian.
Stakeholder Theory: Toward a Classical Institutional Economics Perspective. Vladislav Valentinov.
Do CEOs with Sent-Down Movement Experience Foster Corporate Environmental Responsibility? Dayuan Li, Jialin Jiang, Ding Wang.
Clearing the Smoke: Regulations, Moral Legitimacy, and Performance in the U.S. Tobacco Industry. Ana M. Aranda, Tal Simons.
Deliberative Democracy and Corporate Constitutionalism: Considering Corporate Constitutional Courts. Sandrine Blanc.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Plant power: SEEDing our future with plant-based eating. Melissa G. Bublitz, Jesse R. Catlin, Aziza C. Jones, Lama Lteif, Laura A. Peracchio.
Journal of Consumer Research
Money, Sacrificial Work, and Poor Consumers. Rohit Varman, Hari Sreekumar, Russell W Belk
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Quantifying COVID-19’s silver lining: Avoided deaths from air quality improvements in Bogotá. Allen Blackman, Jorge A. Bonilla, Laura Villalobos.
Tax incentives, environmental regulation and firms’ emission reduction strategies: Evidence from China. Yu Qi, Jianshun Zhang, Jianwei Chen.
Is environmental regulation the answer to pollution problems in urbanizing economies?JunJie Wu, Kathleen Segerson, Chunhua Wang.
How do consumers respond to price complexity? Experimental evidence from the power sector. Grant D. Jacobsen, James I. Stewart.
When standards have better distributional consequences than carbon taxes. Jiaxin Zhao, Linus Mattauch.
Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis
Sustainability Preferences Under Stress: Evidence from COVID-19. Robin Döttling, Sehoon Kim.
Does Sunlight Kill Germs? Stock Market Listing and Workplace Safety. Claire Y. C. Liang, Yaxuan Qi, Rengong (Alex) Zhang, Haoran Zhu.
Exporting Uncertainty: The Impact of Brexit on Corporate America. Murillo Campello, Gustavo S. Cortes, Fabrício d’Almeida, Gaurav Kankanhalli.
Journal of International Business Studies
International business is contributing to environmental crises. Haitao Yu, Pratima Bansal, Diane-Laure Arjaliès.
International business and Africa: Theoretical and applied challenges, and future directions. Ken Kamoche, Geoffrey Wood.
The link between foreign institutional owners and multinational enterprises’ environmental outcomes. Pia Ellimäki, Ruth V. Aguilera, Nuria Esther Hurtado-Torres , J. Alberto Aragó.
Corporate social performance in international business. Elizabeth Napier, Gary Knight, Yadong Luo, Andrew Delios.
What drives corporate social performance? The role of nation-level institutions. Ioannis Ioannou, George Serafeim.
Widening the lens: Multilevel drivers of firm corporate social performance. Anthony Goerzen, Michael Sartor, Kristin Brandl , Stacey Fitzsimmons.
To make JIBS matter for a better world. Rosalie L. Tung.
Taking the P in political corporate social responsibility seriously. Christopher Wickert, Arjen van Witteloostuijn.
Global migration: Implications for international business scholarship. Aida Hajro, Chris Brewster, Washika Haak-Saheem , Michael J. Morley.
Impact of Ride-Hailing Services on Transportation Mode Choices: Evidence from Traffic and Transit Ridership. Kyunghee Lee, Qianran (Jenny) Jin, Animesh Animesh, Jui Ramaprasad.
Rural-Urban Healthcare Access Inequality Challenge: Transformative Roles of Information Technology. Yu Tong, Chuan-Hoo Tan, Choon Ling Sia, Yani Shi, Hock-Hai Teo.
Who Are You and What Are You Selling? Creator-Based and Product-Based Racial Cues in Crowdfunding. Lauren Rhue, Jessica Clark.
How Green Information Technology Standards and Strategies Influence Performance: Role of Environment, Cost, and Dual Focus. Terence J. V. Saldanha, Sunil Mithas, Jiban Khuntia, Jonathan Whitaker, Nigel P. Melville.
Organization and Environment
Digital Platforms for the Circular Economy: Exploring Meta-Organizational Orchestration Mechanisms. Outi Blackburn, Paavo Ritala, Joona Keränen.
Firm- and Country-Specific Advantages: Towards a Better Understanding of MNEs’ Environmental Performance in the International Arena. Gozal Ahmadova, Manuel Bueno García, Blanca Delgado-Márquez, Luis Pedauga.
Uniting Through Difference: Rich Cultural-Identity Expression as a Conduit to Inclusion. Rachel D. Arnett.
The Crisis in Local Newspapers and Organizational Wrongdoing: The Role of Community Social Connectedness. Tony Jaehyun Choi, Mike Valente.
The Firm as a Subsociety: Purpose, Justice, and the Theory of the Firm. Claudine Gartenberg, Todd Zenger.
Variations in the Corporate Social Responsibility-Performance Relationship in Emerging Market Firms. Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Saptarshi Purkayastha, Kannan Ramaswamy.
Effective Information Infrastructures for Collaborative Organizing: The Case of Maasai Mara. Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson, Erik Reimer Larsen, Jacob Kjær Eskildsen.
Indigenous Peoples and Organization Studies. François Bastien, Diego M. Coraiola, William M. Foster.
Bureaucracy Meets Digital Reality: The Unfolding of Urban Platforms in European Municipal Governments. Charlotte-Katharina Lekkas, Vangelis Souitaris
Are We All Activists? Giuseppe Delmestri.
Civilized Dispossession’: Corporate accumulation at the dawn of modern capitalism. Wim Van Lent, Gazi Islam, Imran Chowdhury.
Biopiracy: Crying wolf or a lever for equity and conservation? Rachel Wynberg.
Interdisciplinary research and the societal visibility of science: The advantages of spanning multiple and distant scientific fields. Pablo D’Este, Nicolás Robinson-García.
Corporate commitment to climate change: The effect of eco-innovation and climate governance. Khaldoon Albitar, Habiba Al-Shaer, Yang Stephanie Liu.
Social movements and entrepreneurial activity: A study of the U.S. solar energy industry. Desirée F. Pacheco, Theodore A. Khoury.
We’re in this together: Sustainable energy and economic competitiveness in the EU. Davide Consoli, Valeria Costantini, Elena Paglialunga.
Do social policies foster innovation? Evidence from India’s CSR regulation. Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Swarnodeep Homroy.
Sloan Management Review
Turning rebellion into money? Social entrepreneurship as the strategic performance of systems change. Simon Teasdale, Michael J. Roy, Alex Nicholls, Chantal Hervieux.
Local context and post-crisis social venture creation. Sergey Anokhin, Todd Morgan, Lisa Jones Christensen, William Schulze.
In pursuit of diversification opportunities, efficiency, and revenue diversification: A generalization and extension for social entrepreneurship. Jiaju Yan, Nick Mmbaga, David Gras.
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