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Publications

Our researchers have been publishing many articles on the topic of Ethics, Responsibility & Sustainability. Below, you find an overview of publications and notable outreach.

  • Forthcoming international publications
    • Arora, B., Kourula, A. & Phillips, R. (2019). Emerging paradigms of Corporate Social Responsibility, regulation, and governance: Introduction to the thematic symposium. Forthcoming in Journal of Business Ethics.
    • Bohnsack, R., Kolk, A., Pinkse, J. & Bidmon, C. (2020). Driving the electric bandwagon: The dynamics of incumbents' sustainable product innovation. Forthcoming in Business Strategy and the Environment, 29, (2), 727-743.
    • Buren III, H.J. van, Schrempf-Stirling, J. & Westermann-Behaylo, M.K. (2020). Business and Human Trafficking: A Social Connection and Political Responsibility Model. Forthcoming in Business & Society.
    • Chowdury, R., Kourula, A. & Siltaoja, M. (2020). Power of paradox: Grassroots organizations’ legitimacy strategies over time. Forthcoming in Business & Society. [B]
    • Ciulli, F., Kolk, A. & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2020). Circularity brokers: Digital platform organizations and waste recovery in food supply chains. Forthcoming in Journal of Business Ethics.
    • Clune, C. & O’Dwyer, B. (2020). Organizing dissonance through institutional work: the embedding of social and environmental accountability in an investment field. Accounting, Organizations and Society.
    • Clune, C. & O’Dwyer. B. (2020). Framing engagement that resonates: organising advocacy for corporate social and environmental accountability. European Accounting Review.
    • Kolk, A. & Ciulli, F. (2020). The potential of sustainability-oriented digital platform multinationals. Forthcoming in Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions.
    • Ladika, T. & Sautner, Z. (2020). Managerial Short-Termism and Investment: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting. Forthcoming in Review of Finance.
    • Stofberg, N., Bridoux, F., Ciulli, F., Pisani, N., Kolk, A. & Vock, M. (2020). A relational-models view to explain peer-to-peer sharing. Forthcoming in Journal of Management Studies.
    • Straaten, K. van der, Pisani, N. & Kolk, A. (2019). Unraveling the MNE wage premium. Forthcoming in Journal of International Business Studies.
    • Vishwanathan, P., Oosterhout, H.J. van, Heugens, P.P., Duran, P. & Essen, M. van (2019). Strategic CSR: a concept building meta‐analysis. Forthcoming in Journal of Management studies.
  • Articles in refereed academic journals
    • Agyemang, G., O'Dwyer, B. & Unerman, J. (2019). NGO accountability: retrospective and prospective academic contributions. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 32, (8), 2353-2366. [A]
    • Boomsma, R. & O’Dwyer, B. (2019). Constituting the governable NGO: The correlation between conduct and counter-conduct in the evolution of funder-NGO accountability relations. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 72, (1), 1-20. [A*]
    • Buuse, D. van den & Kolk, A. (2019). An exploration of smart city approaches by international ICT firms. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 220-234. [B]
    • Canning, M., O'Dwyer, B. & Georgakopoulos, G. (2019). Processes of auditability in sustainability assurance – the case of materiality construction. Accounting and Business Research, 49, (1), 1-27. [A]
    • Ciulli, F. & Kolk, A. (2019). Incumbents and business model innovation for the sharing economy: Implications for sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production, 214, 995-1010. [A*] [24/294]
    • Fransen, L., Kolk, A. & Rivera-Santos, M. (2019). The multiplicity of international corporate social responsibility standards: Implications for global value chain governance. Multinational Business Review, 27, (4), 397-426.
    • Kourula, A., Moon, J., Salles-Djelic, M-L. & Wickert, C. (2019). New roles of government in the governance of business conduct: Implications for management and organizational research. Organization Studies, 40, (8), 1101-1123. [A*]
    • Kourula, A., Paukku, M., Peterman, A. & Koria, M. (2019). Intermediary roles in regulatory programs: Toward a role-based framework. Regulation & Governance, 13, (2), 141-156. [A*] [18/355]
    • Pisani, N., Kolk, A., Ocelik, V. & Wu, G. (2019). Does it pay for cities to be green? An investigation of FDI inflows and environmental sustainability. Journal of International Business Policy, 2, (1), 62-85. [-]
    • Schippers, M.C., Rauch, A., Belschak, F. & Hulsink, W. (2019). Entrepreneurial intentions of teams: Sub-dimensions of Machiavellianism interact with team resilience. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, (2607), 1-15. [B]
  • Papers in refereed proceedings
    • Groot, P., Westermann-Behaylo, M.K., Rehbein, K. & Perrault Crawford, E. (2019). Stakeholder Activism and Corporate Environmental Performance: The Role of Social Media. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2019, (1), 15538). Briarcliff Manor, USA: Academy of Management.
    • Ouweland, C. van den & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2019). Identity Tensions in CSR Communication: Unpacking the Role of Employees. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Boston, United States. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2019, (1) ,13927).
    • Rehbein, K., Westermann-Behaylo, M.K., Perrault Crawford, E. & Leonel, R.D.S. (2019). Social Activism Through E-Petitions: Predicting Activists' Targeting Petitions and Firm Responses. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2019, (1), 11301). Briarcliff Manor, USA: Academy of Management.
    • Vishwanathan, P. & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2019). Stakeholder Management as a Practice: Learning from philanthropic organizations. Paper presented at the 35th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium in Edinburgh, Scotland. Sub-theme 19: Strategizing for Grand Challenges.
  • Chapters in books
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Social innovation through alliance networks. In Tracey, P., Baker, T., Joshi, H. & George, G. (Eds.) Handbook of Inclusive Innovation: The role of organizations, markets and communities in social innovation. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham.
  • Dissertations
    • Tang, B. (2019, 11 December). The effects of time on managers and investors in corporate social responsibility. Universiteit van Amsterdam. [Promotor: prof.dr. A. Kolk] [category B]
  • Working- and discussion papers
    • Vishwanathan, P. & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2019). Unpacking Stakeholder Management as a Practice. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
    • Vishwanathan, P., Haxhi, I. & Bridoux, F. (2019). The Complimentary Effect of Corporate Political Activity, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance on Financial Performance: A Configurational Approach. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
    • Vishwanathan, P. & Stoelhorst, Jan-Willem. (2019). A Stakeholder Theory of Corporate Governance. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
  • Contributions to academic conferences, workshops and seminars
    • Delalieux, G., Kourula, A. & Bakker, F. de (2019, 8-13 August). The modern Pharmakon: NGOs as vehicles of corporate social change? Paper presented at Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Boston.
    • Demmers, J., Weihrauch, A. & Mattison-Thompson, F. (2019). Privacy Perception for the Data of Others, European Marketing Association Conference, Hamburg, Germany.
    • Groot, P., Westermann-Behaylo, M., Rehbein, K., Crawford, E. (2019). Stakeholder activism and corporate environmental performance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Kolk, A. (2019, 24-27 June). Discussant panel 'Global Environmental Regulations: The Way Forward?’, Academy of International Business annual conference, Copenhagen.
    • Kolk, A. (2019, 27-28 June). International Business and Development, 5th Joint Nordic Development Research Conference, Copenhagen.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Organizational roles in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: A research agenda. Invited presentation at Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, Netherlands.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Rethinking corporate role in sustainability. FHWien, Corporate Governance and Business Ethics (CGBE) Lecture Series, Vienna, Austria.
    • Perrault, E., Westermann-Behaylo, M. & Rehbein, K. (2019). Social activism through E-petitions: Predicting Activists' targeting petitions and firm responses, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Rehbein, K., Snelson-Powell, A., Olsen, T. & Westermann-Behaylo. M. (2019). Understanding the diffusion of corporate human rights policies and practices; Interdisciplinary Business and Human Rights Workshop, University of Geneva.
    • Rehbein, K., Snelson-Powell, A., Olsen, T. & Westermann-Behaylo. M. (2019). Understanding the Diffusion of Human Rights Policies and Practices, European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
    • Rehbein, K., Snelson-Powell, A., Olsen, T. & Westermann-Behaylo. M. (2019). Business and Human Rights: A Discussion of Theoretical Premises. International Association of Business and Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.
    • Rehbein, K., Snelson-Powell, A., Olsen, T. & Westermann-Behaylo. M. (2019). Understanding the Diffusion of Human Rights Policies and Practices. International Association of Business and Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.
    • Vishwanathan, P. & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2019, August). Unpacking Stakeholder Management as a Practice. Academy of Management of Annual Meeting, Boston, USA.
    • Vishwanathan, P. & Boe-Lillegraven, S.N. (2019, July). Unpacking Stakeholder Management as a Practice. 35th EGOS Colloquium, Edinburgh, UK.
    • Vock, M., Ward, A. & Campbell, M. (2019). When Buffers Backfire: Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation and Consumer Response to Corporate Ethical Transgressions. Working Paper, University of Amsterdam.
    • Vock, M. (2019). Luxurious and Responsible? Consumer Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts by Luxury versus Mass-market Brands. Working Paper, University of Amsterdam.
    • Weihrauch, A. & Huang, S. (2019). When Humans Feel Like Machines: The Impact of Mechanistic Dehumanization on Food Consumption, Theory & Practice in Marketing, New York City, USA.
    • Westermann-Behaylo. M., Olsen, T., Rehbein, K. & Snelson-Powell, A. (2019). NGO activism, corporate policies, state and transnational governance: Stages in pathways to remedy for corporate human rights abuses. European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting,, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
    • Westermann-Behaylo. M., Olsen, T., Rehbein, K. & Snelson-Powell, A. (2019).  NGO activism, corporate policies, state and transnational governance: Stages in pathways to remedy for corporate human rights abuses. European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • Outreach (e.g. professional publications, popular publications, interviews, lectures for non-academic audiences, contributions in various media)
  • Organisational contributions to conferences, workshops and seminars
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Organizer sustainability/energy related interdisciplinary meetings, Amsterdam Centre for European Studies, UvA Research Priority Area.
    • Kolk, A. (2019, 24-25 October). Chair and discussant, 4th European Privact Law Scholars Conference, Amsterdam.
    • Kourula, A. (2018-2022). Co-organiser: Standing Working Group (SWG) on 'Organizing social responsibilities in contested times' at European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS).
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Co-convenor of sub-theme on 'Revealing obscured and emerging issues in organizational responsibilities' in EGOS, Scotland.
    • Kourula, A. (2019, 8-13 August). Co-organizer of professional development workshop at Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Boston.
    • Kourula, A. (2019, 8-13 August). Presenter and mentor at Social Issues in Management doctoral consortium at Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Boston.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Member of scientific committee of Business & Society workshop, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Mentor at Business & Society paper development workshop, IESEG Paris, France.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Organizer of the Business in Society doctoral workshop between Amsterdam School of Business, Rotterdam School of Management, and Vrije Universtiteit.
    • Kourula, A. (2020). Member of scientific committee of GRONEN Research Conference Católica Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Volume-editorship
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Editorial board Cambridge University member Press Organization and the Natural Environment Series.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Founding co-editor Annual Review of Social Partnerships. Routledge.
  • Member editorial board/editor international refereed journals
    • Belschak, F.D. (2019). Section editor ‘Organizational Behavior & Ethics’ Journal of Business Ethics.
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Consulting editor Journal of International Business Policy.
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Editorial board member Annals in Social Responsibility, Business and Society, Business Strategy and Development, Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Business Ethics, Multinational Business Review.
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Senior editor Journal of World Business.
    • Kourula, A. (2017-). Co-Editor of Special Issues Journal of Business Ethics. [A]
    • Kourula, A. (2018-). Associate Editor Business & Society. [B]
    • O’Dwyer, B. (2019). Editor: Accounting Organizations and Society [A*]
  • Referee activities
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Reviewer Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Business and Society, Multinational Business Review, Business Strategy and the Environment, Business Strategy and Development.
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Associate Editor Academy of Management conference’s Social Issues in Management (SIM) division.
  • Membership of academic committees (PhD committees outside EB)
    • Kolk, A. (2019). Member appointment committee full professor sustainable business. (Utrecht University).
    • Kourula, A. (2016-). Advisory Board Member, Research project on ethics in sports, (University of Jyväskylä, Finland).
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Chair of Best Book Award Committee, Academy of Management (AOM) Social Issues in Management (SIM).
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Dissertation opponent for PhD student Tina Sendlhofer. (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden).
    • Kourula, A. (2019). External reviewer for promotion and tenure decision (2019-2020). (Dhillon School of Business, University of Lethbridge, Canada).
  • Prizes and honours
    • Kourula, A. (2019). Finalist/Runner-up for Best Reviewer of Business & Society journal. [A]
  • 2nd and 3rd stream funding
    • Dröes, M.I. (2019). Research project ‘Windturbines, zonneparken en woningprijzen’, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, in co-operation with the VU University Amsterdam, 4 months until December 2019. [granted]
  • Various activities
    • O’Dwyer, B. (2019). Member of the Strategic Sustainability Committee, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).