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 October 2021
Academy of Management Discoveries
Material and Immaterial Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance: Evidence from IPOs. Stephen E. Christophe, Hun Lee.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Enacting Positive Social Change: A Civic Wealth Creation Stakeholder Engagement Framework. Ryan C. Bailey, G. T. Lumpkin.
The Fork in the Road for Social Enterprises: Leveraging Moral Imagination for Long-Term Stakeholder Support. Jill A. Brown, William R. Forster, Andrew C. Wicks.
Harvard Business Review
To Sell an Ugly Product, Just Call It That. Dagny Dukach.
Fighting Bias on the Front Lines. Alexandra C. Feldberg, Tami Kim.
Accounting for Climate Change. Robert S. Kaplan, Karthik Ramanna.
Building an Ethical Company. Isaac H. Smith, Maryam Kouchaki.
Don’t Let Power Corrupt You. Julie Battilana, Tiziana Casciaro.
Unconscious Bias Training That Works. Francesca Gino, Katherine Coffman.
The Net Positive Manifesto. Paul Polman, Andrew Winston.
The micro-politics of collective bargaining: The case of gender equality. Rémi Bourguignon, Clotilde Coron.
Doing transgender ‘right’: Bodies, eroticism and spirituality in khwajasira work. Muhammad Junaid Ashraf, Daniela Pianezzi, Muhammad Aqeel Awan.
Questing for meaningfulness through narrative identity work: The helpers, the heroes and the hurt. Sarah-Louise Weller, Andrew D Brown, Caroline A Clarke.
Activating the ‘ideal jobseeker’: Experiences of individuals with mental health conditions on the UK Work Programme. Frederike Scholz, Jo Ingold.
Journal of Business Ethics
CEO Foreign Experience and Green Innovation: Evidence from China. Xiaofeng Quan , Yun Ke, Yuting Qian, Yao Zhang.
Leveraging A Lenient Category in Practicing Responsible Leadership: A Case Study. Xueting Jiang, Bogdan Prokopovych, Garett DiStefano.
Inherited Scepticism and Neo-communist CSR-washing: Evidence from a Post-communist Society. Petya Koleva, Maureen Meadows.
Bringing the Family Logic in: From Duality to Plurality in Social Enterprises. Andreana Drencheva, Wee Chan Au.
Do the Ends Justify the Means? Variation in the Distributive and Procedural Fairness of Machine Learning Algorithms. Lily Morse, Mike Horia M. Teodorescu, Yazeed Awwad, Gerald C. Kane.
Decolonizing Deliberative Democracy: Perspectives from Below. Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee.
Enabling the Voices of Marginalized Groups of People in Theoretical Business Ethics Research. Kristian Alm, David S. A. Guttormsen.
How Do Islamic Values Influence CSR? A Systematic Literature Review of Studies from 1995–2020. Chengli Shu, Hammad Bin Azam Hashmi, Zhenxin Xiao, Syed Wagar Haider, Mishal Nasir.
Twitter-Based Social Accountability Processes: The Roles for Financial Inscriptions-Based and Values-Based Messaging. Gregory D. Saxton, Dean Neu.
Societal Inequality, Corruption and Relation-Based Inequality in Organizations. Sarah Hudson, Helena V. González-Gómez, Cyrlene Claasen.
Corporate Social Performance and the Likelihood of Bankruptcy: Evidence from a Period of Economic Upswing. Florian Habermann, Felix Bernhard Fischer.
When Aspirational Talk Backfires: The Role of Moral Judgements in Employees’ Hypocrisy Interpretation. Lucas Amaral Lauriano, Juliane Reinecke, Michael Etter.
The Politics and Ethics of Resistance, Feminism and Gender Equality in Saudi Arabian Organizations. Maryam Aldossari, Thomas Calvard.
Responsible Management-as-Practice: Mobilizing a Posthumanist Approach. Silvia Gherardi, Oliver Laasch.
Inclusive Leadership for Reduced Inequality: Economic–Social–Economic Cycle of Inclusion. Yuka Fujimoto, Jasim Uddin.
Vignette Themes and Moral Reasoning in Business Contexts: The Case for the Defining Issues Test. Peter E. Mudrack, E. Sharon Mason.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Stock Prices After the Financial Crisis: The Role of Strategic CSR Activities. Aneta Havlinova, Jiri Kukacka.
Increasing Consumers’ Purchase Intentions Toward Fair-Trade Products Through Partitioned Pricing. David Bürgin, Robert Wilken.
Corporate Social Innovation in Developing Countries. Ayse Saka-Helmhout, Maryse M. H. Chappin, Suzana B. Rodrigues.
Regulatory Entrepreneurship, Fair Competition, and Obeying the Law. Robert C. Hughes.
Management and Business Ethics in Central and Eastern Europe: Introduction to Special Issue. Anna Soulsby, Anna Remišová, Thomas Steger.
Living with Corruption in Central and Eastern Europe: Social Identity and the Role of Moral Disengagement. Katalin Takacs Haynes, Matevž (Matt) Rašković.
Deterring Unethical Behaviors in Marketing Channels: The Role of Distributor Whistleblowing. Jing Zhou, Shibin Sheng, Chuang Zhang.
Business Model Involvement, Adaptive Capacity, and the Triple Bottom Line at the Base of the Pyramid. Ernst Verwaal, Martin Klein, Jefferson La Falce.
Corporate Social Responsibility in Liquid Times: The Case of Romania. Georgiana Grigore, Mike Molesworth, Andreea Vontea, Abdullah Hasan Basnawi, Ogeday Celep, Sylvian Patrick Jesudoss.
Labour Practice, Decent Work and Human Rights Performance and Reporting: The Impact of Women Managers. Albertina Paula Monteiro, Isabel-María García-Sánchez, Beatriz Aibar-Guzmán.
Morality of Lobbying for Tax Benefits: A Kantian Perspective. Anne Van de Vijver.
Journeys, Not Destinations: Theorizing a Process View of Supply Chain Integrity. Matthew A. Douglas, Diane A. Mollenkopf, Vincent E. Castillo, John E. Bell, Emily C. Dickey.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Ethical Branding in A Divided World: How Political Orientation Motivates Reactions to Marketplace Transgressions. Thomas Allard, Brent McFerran.
Research Pathways for Societal Impact: A Typology of Relational Engagements for Consumer Psychology Research. Julie L. Ozanne, Brennan Davis, Akon E. Ekpo.
Journal of Consumer Research
It’s Good to Be Different: How Diversity Impacts Judgments of Moral Behavior. Uzma Khan, Ajay Kalra.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Journal of Consumer Research: A Curation and Research Agenda . Zeynep Arsel, David Crockett, Maura L Scott.
Consumption Ideology. Bernd Schmitt, J Joško Brakus, Alessandro Biraglia.
Creating Responsible Subjects: The Role of Mediated Affective Encounters. Domen Bajde, Pilar Rojas-Gaviria.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Climate policy without a price signal: Evidence on the implicit carbon price of energy efficiency in buildings. Ghislaine Lang, Bruno Lanz.
Global vulnerability of crop yields to climate change. Ian Sue Wing, Enrica De Cian, Malcolm N. Mistry.
Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis
Stakeholder Orientation and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from State-Level Adoption of Constituency Statutes. Huasheng Gao, Kai Li, Yujing Ma.
Information Technology and Government Corruption in Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana Customs. Atta Addo, Chrisanthi Avgerou.
Failures of Fairness in Automation Require a Deeper Understanding of Human–ML Augmentation. Mike H. M. Teodorescu, Lily Morse, Yazeed Awwad, Gerald C. Kane.
Organization and Environment
Reconciling Institutional Logics Within First Nations Forestry-Based Social Enterprises. Anthony W. Persaud, Harry W. Nelson, Terre Satterfield.
Human Hubris, Anthropogenic Climate Change, and an Environmental Ethic of Humility. Eugene Sadler-Smith, Vita Akstinaite.
Promoting Sustainable Consumer Behaviour Through the Activation of Injunctive Social Norms: A Field Experiment in 19 Workplace Restaurants. Laura Salmivaara, Leena Lankoski.
Social Movements, Collective Identity, and Workplace Allies: The Labeling of Gender Equity Policy Changes. Cynthia S. Wang , Jennifer A. Whitson, Brayden G King, Rachel L. Ramirez.
Institutional Disruptions and the Philanthropy of Multinational Firms. Luis Ballesteros, Catherine Magelssen.
Who is the Responsible Corporation? A multimodal analysis of power in CSR videos of multinational companies. Kaiyu Shao, Maddy Janssens.
No End In Sight: How regimes form barriers to addressing the wicked problem of displacement. Corinna Frey-Heger, Marian Konstantin Gatzweiler, C.R. (Bob) Hinings.
How Meaningfulness and Professional Identity Interact in Emerging Professions: The Case of Corporate Social Responsibility Consultants. Konstantinos Iatridis, Jean-Pascal Gond, Effie Kesidou.
Time Matters! How hybrid organizations use time to respond to divergent stakeholder demands. Tommaso Ramus, Antonino Vaccaro, Pascual Berrone.
Industry vs. Government: Leveraging Media Coverage in Corporate Political Activity. John Murray, Daniel Nyberg.
Innovation, growth and the transition to net-zero emissions. Nicholas Stern, Anna Valero.
A resourcification manifesto: Understanding the social process of resources becoming resources. Johan Hultman, Hervé Corvellec, Anne Jerneck, Susanne Arvidsson, Johan Ekroos, Clara Gustafsson, Fay Lundh Nilsson, Niklas Wahlberg.
Blinded by the sun: The role of prosumers as niche actors in incumbent firms’ adoption of solar power during sustainability transitions. Carmen Weigelt, Shaohua Lu, J. Cameron Verhaal.
Hype cycles during socio-technical transitions: The dynamics of collective expectations about renewable energy in Germany. Michael Kriechbaum, Alfred Posch, Angelika Hauswiesner.
Does gender affect innovation? Evidence from female chief technology officers. Qiang Wu, Wassim Dbouk, Iftekhar Hasan, Nada Kobeissi, Li Zheng.
Which innovation regime for public service innovation networks for social innovation (PSINSIs)? Lessons from a European cases database. Benoît Desmarchelier, Faridah Djellal, Faïz Gallouj.
Sloan Management Review
Can We Afford Sustainable Business? Marco Bertini, John Pineda, Amadeus Petzke, Jean-Manuel Izaret.
How Supply Chain Transparency Boosts Business Value. Tim Kraft, Yanchong Zheng.
Four Myths About Unauthorized Subcontracting. Felipe Caro, Leonard Lane, Anna Sáez de Tejada Cuenca.
Decarbonizing Our Toughest Sectors — Profitably. Amory Lovins.
Job-Hopping Toward Equity. Boris Groysberg, Paul Healy, Eric Lin.
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