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 March 2019
Academy of Management Journal
Diversity Thresholds: How Social Norms, Visibility, and Scrutiny Relate to Group Composition. Edward H. Chang, Katherine L. Milkman, Dolly Chugh, Modupe Akinola.
Academy of Management Perspectives
Continuing the Conversation: Questioning the Who, What, and When of Leaning In. Kara A. Arnold, Catherine Loughlin.
Lean In Versus the Literature: An Evidence-Based Examination. Donna Chrobot-Mason, Jenny M. Hoobler, Jasmine Burno.
Why are Self-Help Books with Career Advice for Women Popular?Isabel Metz, Savita Kumra.
Accounting, Organizations and Society
Materiality judgments in an integrated reporting setting: The effect of strategic relevance and strategy map. Wendy J. Green, Mandy M. Cheng.
Administrative Science Quarterly
Bowing before Dual Gods: How Structured Flexibility Sustains Organizational Hybridity. Wendy K. Smith, Marya L. Besharov.
Agony and Ecstasy in the Gig Economy: Cultivating Holding Environments for Precarious and Personalized Work Identities. Gianpiero Petriglieri, Susan J. Ashford, Amy Wrzesniewski.
The Changing Effectiveness of Local Civic Action: The Critical Nexus of Community and Organization. Wesley Longhofer, Giacomo Negro, Peter W. Roberts.
Business and Society
Corporate Social Responsibility and Cost Stickiness. Ahsan Habib, Mostafa Monzur Hasan.
You Scratch My Back and I Scratch Yours: Investigating Inter-Partner Legitimacy in Relationships Between Social Enterprises and Their Key Partners. Kathrin Weidner, Christiana Weber, Markus Göbel.
Government–Business Partnerships for Radical Eco-Innovation. Haiying Lin.
Board Socio-Cognitive Decision-Making and Task Performance Under Heightened Expectations of Accountability. Jill A. Brown, Ann Buchholtz, Marcus M. Butts, Andrew J. Ward.
The Chief Political Officer: CEO Characteristics and Firm Investment in Corporate Political Activity. Bruce C. Rudy, Andrew F. Johnson.
Corporate Political Transparency. Murad A. Mithani.
Business Strategy and Environment
It is merely a matter of time: A meta‐analysis of the causality between environmental performance and financial performance. Markus Hang, Jerome Geyer‐Klingeberg, Andreas W. Rathgeber.
Circular business models for sustainable development: A “waste is food” restorative ecosystem. Antonella Zucchella, Pietro Previtali.
Do environmental, social, and governance activities improve corporate financial performance? Jun Xie, Wataru Nozawa, Michiyuki Yagi, Hidemichi Fujii, Shunsuke Managi.
What have we learnt about board gender diversity as a business strategy? The appointment of board subcommittees. María Consuelo Pucheta‐Martínez, Inmaculada Bel‐Oms.
Innovation intensity, creativity enhancement, and eco‐innovation strategy: The roles of customer demand and environmental regulation. Yi‐Chuan Liao, Kuen‐Hung Tsai.
Are green consumers really green? Exploring the factors behind the actual consumption of organic food products. Francesco Testa, Silvia Sarti, Marco Frey.
Can business‐oriented managers be effective leaders for corporate sustainability? A study of integrative and instrumental logics. Jay Joseph, Marc Orlitzky, Bruce Gurd, Helen Borland, Adam Lindgreen.
Reassessing measures of sustainable firm performance: A consultant’s guide to identifying hidden costs in corporate disclosures. William L. Smith, Yue Cai Hillon, Yanni Liang.
Microfoundations of companies’ dynamic capabilities for environmentally sustainable innovation: Case study insights from high‐tech innovation in science‐based companies. Seyedesmaeil Mousavi, Bart Bossink, Mario van Vliet.
Conceptualizing businesses as social actors: A framework for understanding sustainability actions in small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises. Linda Westman, Christopher Luederitz, Aravind Kundurpi, Alexander Julian Mercado, Olaf Weber, Sarah Lynne Burch.
Beyond symbolic and substantive: Strategic disclosure of corporate environmental information in China. Xiaohua Meng, Saixing Zeng, Xuemei Xie, Hailiang Zou.
Sustainable development disclosure: Environmental, social, and governance reporting and gender diversity in the audit committee. Francisco Bravo, Nuria Reguera‐Alvarado.
Business models for the circular economy: Opportunities and challenges. Luca Fraccascia, Ilaria Giannoccaro, Abhishek Agarwal, Erik G. Hansen.
Mindfulness‐based business strategies and the environment. Nelson Oly Ndubisi, Arne Nygaard, Celine Capel.
Organizational mindfulness, mindful organizing, and environmental and resource sustainability. Nelson Oly Ndubisi, Obaid Al‐Shuridah.
Advancing environmental productivity: Organizational mindfulness and strategies. Setiadi Umar, Gibson N. Chunwe.
Consumers’ processing of mindful commercial car sharing. Mark Peterson, Travis Simkins.
Mindfulness, socioemotional wealth, and environmental strategy of family businesses. Mumin Dayan, Poh Yen Ng, Nelson Oly Ndubisi.
California Management Review
Circular Business Model Transformation: A Roadmap for Incumbent Firms. Johan Frishammar, Vinit Parida.
Sharing Economy Services: Business Model Generation. Uday M. Apte, Mark M. Davis.
Contemporary Accounting Research
Building the Legitimacy of Whistleblowers: A Multi‐Case Discourse Analysis. Hervé Stolowy, Yves Gendron, Jodie Moll, Luc Paugam.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
When Do Women Make a Better Table? Examining the Influence of Women Directors on Family Firm’s Corporate Social Performance. Cristina Cruz, Rachida Justo, Martín Larraza-Kintana, Lucía Garcés-Galdeano.
Journal of Accounting and Economics
Do women managers keep firms out of trouble? Evidence from corporate litigation and policies. Binay K. Adhikari, Anup Agrawal, James Malm.
Journal of Applied Psychology
Composition and compensation: The moderating effect of individual and team performance on the relationship between Black team member representation and salary. Erika V. Hall, Derek R. Avery, Patrick F. McKay, Jalen F. Blot, Marjani Edwards.
Journal of Business Ethics
Rethinking Corporate Agency in Business, Philosophy, and Law. Samuel Mansell, John Ferguson, David Gindis, Avia Pasternak.
Corporate Agency and Possible Futures. Tim Mulgan.
Individual Actions and Corporate Moral Responsibility: A (Reconstituted) Kantian Approach. Tobey Scharding.
Corporate Essence and Identity in Criminal Law. Mihailis E. Diamantis.
Corporate Personhood and the Corporate Responsibility to Race. Nneka Logan.
Regulation Enables: Corporate Agency and Practices of Responsibility. Garrath Williams.
Can Corporations Be Held to the Public Interest, or Even to the Law? David Ciepley.
A Discursive Perspective on Corporate Social Responsibility Education: A Story Co-creation Exercise. José-Carlos García-Rosell.
Going to Haven? Corporate Social Responsibility and Tax Avoidance. Burcin Col, Saurin Patel.
New Evidence on the Role of the Media in Corporate Social Responsibility. Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami, Robert Nash, Ajay Patel.
Piggy in the Middle: How Direct Customer Power Affects First-Tier Suppliers’ Adoption of Socially Responsible Procurement Practices and Performance. Donna Marshall, Lucy McCarthy, Marius Claudy, Paul McGrath.
Exploring Muslim Attitudes Towards Corporate Social Responsibility: Are Saudi Business Students Different? Maurice J. Murphy, Jason B. MacDonald, Giselle E. Antoine.
Corporate Social Responsibility Report Narratives and Analyst Forecast Accuracy. Volkan Muslu, Sunay Mutlu, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Albert Tsang.
The Process Model of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communication: CSR Communication and its Relationship with Consumers’ CSR Knowledge, Trust, and Corporate Reputation Perception. Sora Kim.
The Heterogeneity of Board-Level Sustainability Committees and Corporate Social Performance. Jenna J. Burke, Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash.
Business in War Zones: How Companies Promote Peace in Iraq.John E. Katsos, Yass AlKafaji.
How Virtuous Global Firms Say They Are: A Content Analysis of Ethical Values. Rosa Chun.
Integrating Care Ethics and Design Thinking. Maurice Hamington.
Ethical Leadership and Internal Whistleblowing: A Mediated Moderation Model. Jin Cheng, Haiqing Bai, Xijuan Yang.
Linking Platforms, Practices, and Developer Ethics: Levers for Privacy Discourse in Mobile Application Development. Katie Shilton, Daniel Greene.
When Democratic Principles are not Enough: Tensions and Temporalities of Dialogic Stakeholder Engagement. Emilio Passetti, Lara Bianchi, Massimo Battaglia, Marco Frey.
From Homo-economicus to Homo-virtus: A System-Theoretic Model for Raising Moral Self-Awareness. Julian Friedland, Benjamin M. Cole.
The Deliberative Test, a New Procedural Method for Ethical Decision Making in Integrative Social Contracts Theory. Federico Ast.
Business Students’ Insights into Their Development of Ethical Decision-Making. Rosina Mladenovic, Nonna Martinov-Bennie, Amani Bell.
CSR and Feminist Organization Studies: Towards an Integrated Theorization for the Analysis of Gender Issues. Kate Grosser, Jeremy Moon.
To What Extent Do Gender Diverse Boards Enhance Corporate Social Performance? Claude Francoeur, Réal Labelle, Souha Balti.
Do CSR Messages Resonate? Examining Public Reactions to Firms’ CSR Efforts on Social Media. Gregory D. Saxton, Lina Gomez, Zed Ngoh, Yi-Pin Lin.
CSR and Customer Value Co-creation Behavior: The Moderation Mechanisms of Servant Leadership and Relationship Marketing Orientation. Trong Tuan Luu.
How and When Does Perceived CSR Affect Employees’ Engagement in Voluntary Pro-environmental Behavior? Qing Tian, Jennifer L. Robertson.
Won’t Get Fooled Again: The Effects of Internal and External CSR ECO-Labeling. Jordy F. Gosselt, Thomas van Rompay, Laura Haske.
Unearthing Sedimentation Dynamics in Political CSR: The Case of Colombia. Pilar Acosta, Mar Pérezts.
What Do Unions and Employers Negotiate Under the Umbrella of Corporate Social Responsibility? Comparative Evidence from the Italian Metal and Chemical Industries. Sabrina Colombo, Marco Guerci, Toloue Miandar.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Growth Opportunity: The Case of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Kevin C. H. Chiang, Gregory J. Wachtel, Xiyu Zhou.
Empowering Women: The Role of Emancipative Forces in Board Gender Diversity. Steven A. Brieger, Claude Francoeur, Christian Welzel.
Incivility’s Relationship with Workplace Outcomes: Enactment as a Boundary Condition in Two Samples. Jeremy D. Mackey, John D. Bishoff, Shanna R. Daniels.
Eco-Islam: Beyond the Principles of Why and What, and Into the Principles of How. Dina M. Abdelzaher, Amr Kotb, Akrum Helfaya.
How to Make Social Entrepreneurship Sustainable? A Diagnosis and a Few Elements of a Response. Erwan Lamy.
Analyzing Base-of-the-Pyramid Research from a (Sustainable) Supply Chain Perspective. Raja Usman Khalid, Stefan Seuring.
Do Chief Sustainability Officers Make Companies Greener? The Moderating Role of Regulatory Pressures. Patricia Kanashiro, Jorge Rivera.
Assessing and Improving the Quality of Sustainability Reports: The Auditors’ Perspective. Olivier Boiral, Iñaki Heras-Saizarbitoria.
The Influence of the Immediate Manager on the Avoidance of Non-green Behaviors in the Workplace: A Three-Wave Moderated-Mediation Model. Pascal Paillé, Jorge H. Mejía Morelos, Nicolas Raineri.
The Co-evolution of Leaders’ Cognitive Complexity and Corporate Sustainability: The Case of the CEO of Puma. Stefan Gröschl, Patricia Gabaldón, Tobias Hahn.
Are the Quantity and Quality of Sustainability Disclosures Associated with the Innate and Discretionary Earnings Quality?Zabihollah Rezaee, Ling Tuo.
On the Role of Faith in Sustainability Management: A Conceptual Model and Research Agenda. Fabien Martinez.
Entrepreneurship in the Controversial Economy: Toward a Research Agenda. Benedetto Lorenzo Cannatelli, Brett Richard Smith.
A Human Rights-Based Approach to the Social Good in Social Marketing. Natalia Szablewska, Krzysztof Kubacki.
Coming Out of the Niche? Social Banking in Germany: An Empirical Analysis of Consumer Characteristics and Market Size. Kathleen Krause, Dirk Battenfeld.
Journal of Business Venturing
Discounted: The effect of founder race on the price of new products. Peter Younkin, Venkat Kuppuswamy.
Journal of Consumer Marketing
Rethinking share-of-wallet at the bottom of the pyramid: using financial diaries to observe monthly category trade-offs. James Lappeman, Joel Chigada, Pragasen Pillay.
Nourish what you own: psychological ownership, materialism and pro-environmental behavioral intentions. Reto Felix, Jacob Almaguer.
Consumer perceptions of genetically modified foods: a mixed-method approach. Sarah Lefebvre, Laurel Aynne Cook, Merlyn A. Griffiths.
Examining attitudes on pay for low level workers: do consumers care? Nora Moran.
Explaining socially responsible consumption. Gerard Paul Prendergast, Alex S.L. Tsang.
Constrained purchase decision-making process at the base of the pyramid. Nanda Choudhury, Srabanti Mukherjee, Biplab Datta.
Reducing skepticism about corporate social responsibility: roles of gender and agentic-communal orientations. Kevin P. Newman, Rebecca K. Trump.
Product knowledge and information processing of organic foods. Julie V. Stanton, Laurel Aynne Cook.
Journal of Financial Economics
Do institutional investors drive corporate social responsibility? International evidence. Alexander Dyck, Karl V. Lins, Lukas Roth, Hannes F. Wagner.
Journal of Industrial Ecology
Linking Industrial Ecology and Ecological Economics: A Theoretical and Empirical Foundation for the Circular Economy. Aurélien Bruel, Jakub Kronenberg, Nadège Troussier, Bertrand Guillaume.
Product/Service‐Systems for a Circular Economy: The Route to Decoupling Economic Growth from Resource Consumption? Louise Laumann Kjaer, Daniela C. A. Pigosso, Monia Niero, Nynne Marie Bech, Tim C. McAloone.
The Relevance of Circular Economy Practices to the Sustainable Development Goals. Patrick Schroeder, Kartika Anggraeni, Uwe Weber.
Exploiting the Potential of Public Procurement: Opportunities for Circular Economy. Katriina Alhola, Sven‐ Olof Ryding, Hanna Salmenperä, Niels Juul Busch.
A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns. Florian Lüdeke‐Freund, Stefan Gold, Nancy M. P. Bocken.
Efforts for a Circular Economy in China: A Comprehensive Review of Policies. Junming Zhu, Chengming Fan, Haijia Shi, Lei Shi.
Dematerialization and the Circular Economy: Comparing Strategies to Reduce Material Impacts of the Consumer Electronic Product Ecosystem. Barbara V. Kasulaitis, Callie W. Babbitt, Andrew K. Krock.
Adapting Stand‐Alone Renewable Energy Technologies for the Circular Economy through Eco‐Design and Recycling. John Gallagher, Biswajit Basu, Maria Browne, Alan Kenna, Sarah McCormack, Francesco Pilla, David Styles.
Environmental Implications of Future Demand Scenarios for Metals: Methodology and Application to the Case of Seven Major Metals. Ester Van der Voet, Lauran Van Oers, Miranda Verboon, Koen Kuipers.
Closing the Loop on E‐waste: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Ben Bridgens, Kersty Hobson, Debra Lilley, Jacquetta Lee, Janet L. Scott, Garrath T. Wilson.
In Pursuit of Closed‐Loop Supply Chains for Critical Materials: An Exploratory Study in the Green Energy Sector. Yulia Lapko, Andrea Trianni, Cali Nuur, Donato Masi.
Scaling‐Up of Industrial Symbiosis in the Korean National Eco‐Industrial Park Program: Examining Its Evolution over the 10 Years between 2005–2014. Jooyoung Park, Jun‐Mo Park, Hung‐Suck Park.
A Case Discussion on Market‐Based Extended Producer Responsibility: The Minnesota Electronics Recycling Act. Işıl Alev, Ximin (Natalie) Huang, Atalay Atasu, L. Beril Toktay.
Journal of Management Studies
Indirect Reciprocity and Corporate Philanthropic Giving: How Visiting Officials Influence Investment in Privately Owned Chinese Firms. Ming Jia, Yi Xiang, Zhe Zhang.
Journal of Marketing Research
Frugality Is Hard to Afford. Yeşim Orhun, Mike Palazzolo.
Peer-to-Peer Product Sharing: Implications for Ownership, Usage, and Social Welfare in the Sharing Economy. Saif Benjaafar, Guangwen Kong, Xiang Li, Costas Courcoubetis.
Environmental Benefits of Internet-Enabled C2C Closed-Loop Supply Chains: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Craigslist. Suvrat Dhanorkar.
Strategic Commitment to a Production Schedule with Uncertain Supply and Demand: Renewable Energy in Day-Ahead Electricity Markets. Nur Sunar, John R. Birge.
Job Mission as a Substitute for Monetary Incentives: Benefits and Limits. Lea Cassar.
Philanthropic Campaigns and Customer Behavior: Field Experiments on an Online Taxi Booking Platform. Jasjit Singh, Nina Teng, Serguei Netessine.
The Humanitarian Pickup and Distribution Problem. Ohad Eisenhandler, Michal Tzur.
Control of Energy Storage with Market Impact: Lagrangian Approach and Horizons. James Cruise, Lisa Flatley, Richard Gibbens, Stan Zachary.
Organization and Environment
Financial Markets and the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy: Challenging the Dominant Logics. Celine Louche, Timo Busch, Patricia Crifo, Alfred Marcus.
Financing a Just Transition. Simon Zadek.
Finance and Management for the Anthropocene. Paul Shrivastava, Laszlo Zsolnai, David Wasieleski, Mark Stafford-Smith, Thomas Walker, Olaf Weber, Cary Krosinsky, David Oram.
Fossil Fuel Divestment Strategies: Financial and Carbon-Related Consequences. Chelsie Hunt, Olaf Weber.
Climate Information in Retail Investors’ Decision-Making: Evidence From a Choice Experiment. Alexander Bassen, Katrin Gödker, Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Josua Oll.
Crystalline Empowerment: Negotiating Tensions in Refugee Resettlement. Tiffany A Dykstra-DeVette, Heather E Canary.
Knowledge, Emotion, and Power in Social Partnership: A turn to partners’ context. ToTran Nguyen, Maddy Janssens.
Legitimacy Under Institutional Change: How incumbents appropriate clean rhetoric for dirty technologies. Samuli Patala, Ida Korpivaara, Anne Jalkala, Aino Kuitunen, Birthe Soppe.
A Novel NGO Approach to Facilitate the Adoption of Sustainable Innovations in Low-Income Countries: Lessons from Small-scale Farms in Nicaragua. Bruno Dyck, Bruno S. Silvestre.
Production and Operations Management
Improving Remanufacturing Core Recovery and Profitability Through Seeding. James D. Abbey, H. Neil Geismar, Gilvan C. Souza.
Robustness of Resource Recovery Systems under Feedstock Uncertainty. Shuming Wang, Tsan Sheng Ng.
A Smart‐City Scope of Operations Management. Wei Qi, Zuo‐Jun Max Shen.
Investment in Environmental Process Improvement. Wenli Xiao, Cheryl Gaimon, Ravi Subramanian, Markus Biehl.
A Risk‐Based Approach to Improving Disaster Relief Asset Pre‐Positioning. Andrew N. Arnette, Christopher W. Zobel.
The Use of UAVs in Humanitarian Relief: An Application of POMDP‐Based Methodology for Finding Victims. Raissa Zurli Bittencourt Bravo, Adriana Leiras, Fernando Luiz Cyrino Oliveira.
Sloan Management Review
Nondisruptive Creation: Rethinking Innovation and Growth.W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne.
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