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 2022
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Pandemic Makers: How Citizen Groups Mobilized Resources to Meet Local Needs in a Global Health Crisis. Russell E. Browder, Stella Seyb, Angela Forgues, Howard E. Aldrich.
Timeout: The Role of Family-Friendly Policies in Business Start-Up Among Mothers. Magdalena Markowska, Helene Ahl, Lucia Naldi.
Harvard Business Review
Dig, Bridge, Collectively Act. Tina Opie, Beth A. Livingston.
The Surprising Benefits of Work/Life Support. Alexandra Kalev, Frank Dobbin.
The Essential Link Between ESG Targets & Financial Performance. Mark R. Kramer, Marc W. Pfitzer.
Strategy in a Hyperpolitical World. Roger L. Martin, Martin Reeves.
The Five Stages of DEI Maturity. Ella F. Washington.
Moving the Needle on Sustainability. Goutam Challagalla, Frédéric Dalsace.
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.
Effects of Gender Composition in Committees. Erika Christie Berle, Kenneth Kavajecz, Yuko Onozaka.
Freedom, work and organizations in the 21st century: Freedom for whom and for whose purpose? Dirk Lindebaum, Frank den Hond, Michelle Greenwood, James A Chamberlain, Lynne Andersson.
Feminism in women’s business networks: A freedom-centred perspective. Florence Villesèche, Elina Meliou, Harsh Kumar Jha.
Hybrid (un)freedom in worker hostels in garment supply chains. Andrew Crane, Vivek Soundararajan, Michael J Bloomfield, Genevieve LeBaron, Laura J Spence.
Alternativity as freedom: Exploring tactics of emergence in alternative forms of organizing. Sara Dahlman, Erik Mygind du Plessis, Emil Husted, Sine N Just.
Information Systems Research
Information Systems Research for Smart Sustainable Mobility: A Framework and Call for Action. Wolfgang Ketter, Karsten Schroer, Konstantina Valogianni.
Journal of Accounting and Economics
The role of corporate social responsibility (CSR) information in supply-chain contracting: Evidence from the expansion of CSR rating coverage. Alper Darendeli, Peter Fiechter, Jörg-Markus Hitz, Nico Lehmann.
Journal of Business Ethics
The All-Stakeholders-Considered Case for Corporate Beneficence. Gastón de los Reyes.
Trees in the Forest: How Do Family Owners Make CSR Decisions in Business Groups? Won-Yong Oh, Hojae Ree, Igor Postuła.
Gender Bias in Entrepreneurship: What is the Role of the Founders’ Entrepreneurial Background? Luca Pistilli, Alessia Paccagnini, Franco Malerba.
The Importance of Corporate Reputation for Sustainable Supply Chains: A Systematic Literature Review, Bibliometric Mapping, and Research Agenda. David von Berlepsch, Fred Lemke, Matthew Gorton.
Keeping Promises? Mutual Funds’ Investment Objectives and Impact of Carbon Risk Disclosures. John R. Nofsinger, Abhishek Varma.
Ethics at the Centre of Global and Local Challenges: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics. Steffen Böhm, Michal Carrington, Deirdre Shaw.
Business Versus Ethics? Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics. M. Tina Dacin, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Julia Roloff.
Shared Value Creation in Equivocal CSR Environments: A Configuration Approach. Olivia Aronson, Irene Henriques.
The Interdisciplinary Responsible Management Competence Framework: An Integrative Review of Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability Competences. Oliver Laasch, Dirk C. Moosmayer, Elena P. Antonacopoulou.
Narrating a Prototypical Disabled Employee. Mukta Kulkarni.
Technology, Megatrends and Work: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics. Premilla D’Cruz, Shuili Du, Glen Whelan.
Can Green Investments Increase Your Green? Evidence from Social Hedge Fund Activists Authors. Jonghyuk Bae, Natalya Khimich, Emanuel Zur.
The Negative Effect of Low Belonging on Consumer Responses to Sustainable Products. Ainslie E. Schultz, Kevin P. Newman, Scott A. Wright.
The Ethics and Politics of Academic Knowledge Production: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics. Gibson Burrell, Michael R. Hyman, Andrew West.
Do Natural Disasters Affect Corporate Tax Avoidance? The Case of Drought. Christofer Adrian, Mukesh Garg, Cameron Truong.
Breaking the Cycle of Marginalization: How to Involve Local Communities in Multi-stakeholder Initiatives? Manon Eikelenboom, Thomas B. Long.
Ethical Decision-Making in Indigenous Financial Services: QSuper Case Study. Clare J. M. Burns, Luke Houghton, Cindy Shannon.
Bringing Excitement to Empirical Business Ethics Research: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics. Mayowa T. Babalola, Matthijs Bal, Suzanne van Gils.
Geographic Concentration of Institutional Blockholders and Workplace Safety Violations. Xin Cheng, Orhun Guldiken, Wei Shi.
Harm Reduction, Solidarity, and Social Mobility as Target Functions: A Rortian Approach to Stakeholder Theory. David Weitzner, Yuval Deutsch.
Ethnic Diversity, Trust and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Moderating Effects of Marketization and Language. Gaowen Kong, T. Dongmin Kong, Li Yu.
Multi-stakeholder Engagement for the Sustainable Development Goals: Introduction to the Special Issue. G. Abord-Hugon Nonet, T. Gössling, J. M. Bryson.
When the Presidential Candidate Comes to Town: The Impact of Donald J. Trump’s Campaign Rallies on Local Firms’ Environmental and Social Performance. Feng Guo, Yonghong Liu, Yiyang Zhang.
Spiritual Leadership and Employee CSR Participation: A Probe from a Sensemaking Perspective. WenChi Zou, BaoWen Lin, Jeffery D. Houghton.
Integrative Resource Model of Workplace Inclusion for Reduced Inequality: Conservation of Resources Perspective. Yuka Fujimoto, Ahmed Ferdous, Faisal Wali.
Methodological Decolonisation and Local Epistemologies in Business Ethics Research. Obaa Akua Konadu-Osei, Smaranda Boroş, Anita Bosch.
CSR Structures: Evidence, Drivers, and Firm Value Implications. Kais Bouslah, Abdelmajid Hmaittane, Bouchra M’Zali.
Microaggressions, Interrupted: The Experience and Effects of Gender Microaggressions for Women in STEM. Jennifer Y. Kim, Alyson Meister.
Exploring the Effectiveness of Sustainability Measurement: Which ESG Metrics Will Survive COVID-19? Jill Atkins, Federica Doni, Lorena Sorrentino.
SDG Platforms as Strategic Innovation Through Partnerships. Amanda Williams, Lara Anne Blasberg.
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Made by her vs. him: Gender influences in product preferences and the role of individual action efficacy in restoring social equalities. Benedikt Schnurr, Georgios Halkias.
Rethinking scarcity and poverty: Building bridges for shared insight and impact. Chris Blocker, Jonathan Z. Zhang, Ronald Paul Hill, Caroline Roux, Canan Corus, Martina Hutton, Joshua Dorsey, Elizabeth Minton.
Conceptualizing brand purpose and considering its implications for consumer eudaimonic well-being. Patti Williams, Jennifer Edson Escalas, Andrew Morningstar.
Journal of Consumer Research
Tensions in the Enactment of Neoliberal Consumer Responsibilization for Waste. Hélène Cherrier, Meltem Türe.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Mortality during resource booms and busts. Andrew Boslett, Elaine Hill.
Measuring energy-saving technological change: International trends and differences. Emiko Inoue, Hiroya Taniguchi, Ken Yamada.
Journal of International Business Studies
Ecosystem social responsibility in international digital commerce. Jingtao Yi, Jiatao Li, Liang Chen.
- What merits greater scholarly attention in international business? Birgitte Grøgaard, Michael A. Sartor, Linda Rademaker.
Investment in the Common Good: Free Rider Effect and the Stability of Mixed Strategy Equilibria. Youngsoo Kim, H. Dharma Kwon.
Advances in MINLP to Identify Energy-Efficient Distillation Configurations. Radhakrishna Tumbalam Gooty, Rakesh Agrawal, Mohit Tawarmalani.
On the Design of Public Debate in Social Networks. Michel Grabisch, Antoine Mandel, Agnieszka Rusinowska.
Organization and Environment
Developing Sustainable Business Models: A Microfoundational Perspective. Kristin Ringvold, Tina Saebi, Nicolai Foss.
A Change Will Do You Good: Does Continuous Environmental Improvement Matter? Timo Busch, Matthew P. Johnson, Maximilian Schnippering.
Circular Moonshot: Understanding Shifts in Organizational Field Logics and Business Model Innovation. Lori DiVito, Erin Leitheiser, Charlotte Piller.
Involuntary Disclosures and Stakeholder-Initiated Communication on Social Media. Dorota Dobija, Charles H. Cho, Chaoyuan She, Ewelina Zarzycka, Joanna Krasodomska, Dariusz Jemielniak.
A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: The Effects of Common Ownership on Corporate Social Responsibility. Mark R. DesJardine, Jody Grewal, Kala Viswanathan.
A Real Utopia Under What Conditions? The Economic and Social Benefits of Workplace Democracy in Knowledge-Intensive Industries. Trevor Young-Hyman, Nathalie Magne, Douglas Kruse.
From Compliance to Progress: A Sensemaking Perspective on the Governance of Corruption. Stefan Schembera, Patrick Haack, Andreas Georg Scherer.
Going Along to Get Ahead: The Asymmetric Effects of Sexist Joviality on Status Conferral. Natalya M. Alonso, Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill.
Simulating the Cause: How Grassroots Organizations Advance Their Credibility Through the Dramaturgical Curation of Events. Theodore A. Khoury, Yuliya Shymko, Jacob Vermeire
Smartocracy: Context entanglement of the smart city idea and bureaucracy in Russia. Igor Khodachek, Evgenii Aleksandrov, Nadezda Nazarova, Giuseppe Grossi, Anatoli Bourmistrov.
Exploring Citizen Participation in Smart City Development in Mexico City: An institutional logics approach. Mario Pansera, Alex Marsh, Richard Owen, Jesús Arturo Flores López, Jessica Lillian De Alba Ulloa.
Destigmatization Through Visualization: Striving to redefine refugee workers’ worth. Bernadette Bullinger, Anna Schneider, Jean-Pascal Gond.
Organizing for Social and Institutional Change in Response to Disruption, Division, and Displacement: Introduction to the Special Issue. W. E. Douglas Creed, Barbara Gray, Markus A. Höllerer, Charlotte M. Karam, Trish Reay.
Research on Grand Challenges: Adopting an Abductive Experimentation Methodology. Geoffrey M. Kistruck, Angelique Slade Shantz.
Beyond innovation and deployment: Modeling the impact of technology-push and demand-pull policies in Germany’s solar policy mix. Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, Christof Knoeri, Joern Hoppmann, Volker H. Hoffmann.
Mobilizing the transformative power of research for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Oscar Yandy Romero Gsoyeneche, Matias Ramirez, Johan Schot, Felber Arroyave.
Does income redistribution impede innovation? Michal Brzezinski.
Economic complexity and the green economy. Penny Mealy, Alexander Teytelboym.
Sloan Management Review
Women Are Stalling Out on the Way to the Top. Monika Hamori, Rocio Bonet, Peter Cappelli, and Samidha Sambare.
Meet the New Board — Same as the Old Board. Cynthia E. Clark, Jill A. Brown.
How to Evaluate the Impact of Corporate Purpose. Christian Busch, Lisa Hehenberger.
Every (Repurposed) Product Has a Story. Bernadette Kamleitner, Carina Thürridl.
The New Math of Multistakeholderism. Jonathan Knowles, B. Tom Hunsaker.
Rethinking Executive Incentives Can Boost ESG Performance. Martin Skladany.
A New Conflict-Resolution Model to Advance DEI. Peter T. Coleman, Allegra Chen-Carrel, Bodi M. Regan.
The Importance of Corporate Political Responsibility. Andrew Winston, Elizabeth Doty, and Thomas Lyon.
Rethinking How We Measure Companies on Social and Environmental Impact. Nicholas Andreou, Marya Besharov.
How Organizations Can Take a Lead in Protecting Reproductive Rights. Bobbi Thomason, Nitya Chawla, Allison Gabriel, Danna Greenberg, Curba Lampert, Kristie Moergen, Dana Sumpter, Elizabeth Umphress.
To Be a Responsible AI Leader, Focus on Being Responsible. Elizabeth M. Renieris, David Kiron, Steven Mills.
Why Business Integrity Can Be a Strategic Response to Ethical Challenges. Daniel Malan, Alison Taylor, Anna Tunkel, Birgit Kurtz.
Why Making Good on Green Promises Can Be a Win for Retailers. Rodney R. Sides, Lupine Skelly.
- What makes a productive Ph.D. student? Alberto Corsini, Michele Pezzoni, Fabiana Visentin.
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