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 March 2020
Academy of Management Journal
Resource Dependence, Uncertainty, and the Allocation of Corporate Political Activity across Multiple Jurisdictions. Trey Sutton, Richard A. Devine, Bruce T. Lamont, R. Michael Holmes, Jr.
Historical Origins of Firm Ownership Structure: The Persistent Effects of the African Slave Trade. Lamar Pierce, Jason A Snyder.
A Dual-Agency Model of Firm CSR in Response to Institutional Pressure: Evidence from Chinese Publicly Listed Firms. Shuping Li, Jane Lu.
Boards as a Source of Inertia: Examining the Internal Challenges and Dynamics of Boards of Directors in Times of Environmental Discontinuities. Joern Hoppmann, Florian Naegele, Bastien Girod.
No Time Like the Present: How a Present Time Perspective Can Foster Sustainable Development. Anna Kim, Pratima Bansal, Helen Haugh.
Accounting, Organizations, and Society
Negotiating constraints in international audit firms in Saudi Arabia: Exploring the interaction of gender, politics and religion. S. Sian, D. Agrizzi, T. Wright, A. Alsalloom.
‘The spirits that we summoned’: A study on how the ‘governed’ make accounting their own in the context of market-making programs in Nepal. David Crvelin, Albrecht Becker.
Administrative Science Quarterly
Inhabited Ecosystems: Propelling Transformative Social Change Between and Through Organizations. Rich DeJordy, Maureen Scully, Marc J. Ventresca, W. E. Douglas Creed.
American Economic Review
Regulation by Shaming: Deterrence Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws. Matthew S. Johnson.
Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool for Political Influence. Marianne Bertrand, Matilde Bombardini, Raymond Fisman, Francesco Trebbi.
Business and Society
Natural Sciences, Management Theory, and System Transformation for Sustainability. David Wasieleski, Sandra Waddock, Tim Fort, Nuno Guimarães-Costa.
The Three-Legged Stool: Synthesizing and Extending Our Understanding of the Career Advancement Facilitators of Persons With Disabilities in Leadership Positions. Daniel Samosh.
Valuing Value in Innovation Ecosystems: How Cross-Sector Actors Overcome Tensions in Collaborative Sustainable Business Model Development. Inge Oskam, Bart Bossink, Ard-Pieter de Man.
Socially Responsible Firms Outsource Less. Maria Jose Murcia, Rajat Panwar, Jorge Tarzijan.
The Elephant in the Room: The Nascent Research Agenda on Corporations, Social Responsibility, and Capitalism. Frank G. A. de Bakker, Dirk Matten, Laura J. Spence, Christopher Wickert.
Condoning Corrupt Behavior at Work: What Roles Do Machiavellianism, On-the-Job Experience, and Neutralization Play? Christian Hauser, Aram Simonyan, Arndt Werner.
Do Markets Punish or Reward Corporate Social Responsibility Decoupling? Isabel-María García-Sánchez, Nazim Hussain, Sana-Akbar Khan, Jennifer Martínez-Ferrero.
A Natural Resource Dependence Perspective of the Firm: How and Why Firms Manage Natural Resource Scarcity. Peter Tashman.
Modern Slavery Is an Enabling Condition of Global Neoliberal Capitalism: Commentary on Modern Slavery in Business. Bobby Banerjee.
Does Benefit Corporation Status Matter to Investors? An Exploratory Study of Investor Perceptions and Decisions. Lauren A. Cooper, Jill Weber.
The Organizational Dynamics of Compliance With the UK Modern Slavery Act in the Food and Tobacco Sector. David Monciardini, Nadia Bernaz, Alexandra Andhov.
Individual Values and SME Environmental Engagement. Anja Schaefer, Sarah Williams, Richard Blundel.
Leverage points for sustainability transformation: a review on interventions in food and energy systems. Christian Dorninger, David J. Abson, Cristina I. Apetrei, Pim Derwort, Henrik von Wehrden.
Blind to carbon risk? An analysis of stock market reaction to the Paris Agreement. Irene Monasterolo, Luca de Angelis.
The impact of climate change on demand of ski tourism – a simulation study based on stated preferences. Robert Steiger, Eva Posch, Gottfried Tappeiner, Janette Walde.
Quantifying the direct network effect for online platforms supporting industrial symbiosis: an agent-based simulation study. Luca Fraccascia.
Beyond cost and carbon: The multidimensional co-benefits of low carbon transitions in Europe. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Mari Martiskainen, Andrew Hook, Lucy Baker.
The role of local stakeholders in disseminating knowledge for supporting the circular economy: a network analysis approach. Stefano Ghinoi, Francesco Silvestri, Bodo Steiner.
Southern Add a Comment to Fair Trade Gold: Cooperation, Complaint, Competition, Supplementation. Kristin Sippl.
How to track corporations across space and time. Benjamin Goldstein, Joshua P. Newell.
Higher Wages for Sustainable Development? Employment and Carbon Effects of Paying a Living Wage in Global Apparel Supply Chains. Simon Mair, Angela Druckman, Tim Jackson.
Consumers’ Sustainable Purchase Behaviour: Modeling the Impact of Psychological Factors. Yatish Joshi, Zillur Rahman.
Energy Injustice and Nordic Electric Mobility: Inequality, Elitism, and Externalities in the Electrification of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Transport. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Johannes Kester, Lance Noel, Gerardo Zarazua de Rubens.
Defining and Measuring the Circular Economy: A Mathematical Approach. Juan F. García-Barragán, Johan Eyckmans, Sandra Rousseau.
Journal of Business Venturing
Is venture capital socially responsible? Exploring the imprinting effect of VC funding on CSR practices. Ekin Alakent, M. Sinan Goktan, Theodore A. Khoury.
What signals matter for social startups? It depends: The influence of gender role congruity on social impact accelerator selection decisions. Shu Yang, Romi Kher, Scott L. Newbert.
Journal of Marketing
How to SHIFT Consumer Behaviors to be More Sustainable: A Literature Review and Guiding Framework. Katherine White, Rishad Habib, David J. Hardisty.
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science
New perspectives on business model innovations in emerging markets. V. Kumar, Rajendra Srivastava.
Categorical versus dimensional thinking: improving anti-stigma campaigns by matching health message frames and implicit worldviews. Jan-Hinrich Meyer, Ko De Ruyter.
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
New-Product Diffusion in Closed-Loop Supply Chains. Emre Nadar, Barış Emre Kaya, Kemal Güler.
Optimal Subsidies for Development Supply Chains. Jiayi Joey Yu, Chistopher S. Tang, ManMohan S. Sodhi, James Knuckles.
Motivating Supplier Social Responsibility Under Incomplete Visibility. Tim Kraft, León Valdés, Yanchong Zheng.
Supplier Centrality and Auditing Priority in Socially Responsible Supply Chains. Jiayu Chen, Anyan Qi, Milind Dawande.
Grocery Store Density and Food Waste. Elena Belavina.
Investments in Renewable and Conventional Energy: The Role of Operational Flexibility. A. Gürhan Kök, Kevin Shang, Şafak Yücel.
Reveal the Supplier List? A Trade-off in Capacity vs. Responsibility. Basak Kalkanci, Erica L. Plambeck.
Alleviating Poverty by Empowering Women Through Business Model Innovation: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Insights and Opportunities. Erica L. Plambeck, Kamalini Ramdas.
Sustainable Operations Management Through the Perspective of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Atalay Atasu, Charles J. Corbett, Ximin (Natalie) Huang, L. Beril Toktay.
Smart City Operations: Modeling Challenges and Opportunities. Sameer Hasija, Zuo-Jun Max Shen, Chung-Piaw Teo.
Production and Operations Management
Unintended Consequences of Automated Vehicles and Pooling for Urban Transportation Systems. Sergey Naumov, David R. Keith, Charles H. Fine.
Addressing Economic/Environmental Sustainability Trade‐offs in Procurement Episodes with Industrial Suppliers. Lance W. Saunders, J. Paul Brooks, Jason R. W. Merrick, Chad W. Autry.
Blockchain for Supply Chain Traceability: Business Requirements and Critical Success Factors. Gabriella M. Hastig, ManMohan S. Sodhi.
Optimal Feed‐In Tariff Policies: The Impact of Market Structure and Technology Characteristics. Shadi Goodarzi, Sam Aflaki, Andrea Masini.
The Missing Link? The Strategic Role of Procurement in Building Sustainable Supply Networks. Verónica H. Villena.
Strategic Management Journal
Serving differently: CEO regulatory focus and firm stakeholder strategy. Daniel L Gamache, François Neville, Jonathan Bundy, Cole E Short.
Disentangling the effects of hedge fund activism on firm financial and social performance. Mark R. DesJardine, Rodolphe Durand.
Is managerial entrenchment always bad and corporate social responsibility always good? A cross‐national examination of their combined influence on shareholder value. Jordi A. Surroca, Ruth V. Aguilera, Kurt Desender, Josep A. Tribó.
The (Un) intended consequences of institutions lowering barriers to entrepreneurship: The impact on female workers. Francesco Castellaneta, Raffaele Conti, Aleksandra Kacperczyk.
Mind the gap: The role of gender in entrepreneurial career choice and social influence by founders. Vera Rocha, Mirjam van Praag.
The behavioral theory of the (community‐oriented) firm: The differing response of community‐oriented firms to performance relative to aspirations. Stephen J. Smulowitz, Horacio E. Rousseau, Philip Bromiley.
On the relation between corporate social responsibility and financial performance. Amrou Awaysheh, Randall A. Heron, Tod Perry, Jared I. Wilson.
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