Understanding How Business Influences Public Policy

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David Coen of University College London and Matia Vannoni of the Università Bocconi. They recently published an article in Business & Society entitled “The Strategic Management of Government Affairs in Brussels," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Vannoni reflects on the motivations and innovations of … Continue reading Understanding How Business Influences Public Policy

The Impact of Religion-Based Caste System on the Dynamics of Indian Trade Unions

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Jatin Pandey and Biju Varkkey of the Indian Institute of Management. They recently published an article in Business & Society entitled “Impact of Religion-Based Caste System on the Dynamics of Indian Trade Unions: Evidence From Two State-Owned Organizations in North India," which is currently free to read for a limited time. … Continue reading The Impact of Religion-Based Caste System on the Dynamics of Indian Trade Unions

Psychology and Developing Societies

Psychology needs to shift from an individual model to a holistic, contextual and cultural model to contribute meaningfully to the United Nations’ agenda for sustainable development 2030 The new UN development agenda for 2030 has health, including mental health (MH) and well-being (WB), as an important goal for sustainable development (SD). Psychology as a discipline … Continue reading Psychology and Developing Societies

Macro-Social Marketing and Gun Violence in America

Traditionally marketing has focused on how to change individual's behavior in order to buy a product. What media strategies can increase sales, and how to associate values with products? With the advent of the social marketing fields, analysis focused on how conventional marketing tools could be used to change behavior to improve one's well being … Continue reading Macro-Social Marketing and Gun Violence in America

The Evolution and Prospects of Service-Dominant Logic Research

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Ralf Wilden of Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia. Dr. Wilden recently published an article in the Journal of Service Research entitled “The Evolution and Prospects of Service-dominant Logic Research: An Investigation of Past, Present, and Future Research," which is currently free to read for a limited time." Below, Dr. … Continue reading The Evolution and Prospects of Service-Dominant Logic Research

Call for Papers: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is currently receiving manuscripts through this manuscript submission portal. With diverse audiences in mind, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences publishes a variety of material designed to help individuals and organizations promote positive, successful change. The specific goals of the journal are to: Present a range of conceptual frameworks that … Continue reading Call for Papers: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

Journal of Management Inquiry: Corruption Special Issue

The July 2017 Special Issue of the Journal of Management Inquiry is now online to view! This issue focuses on the phenomenon of corporate corruption, with specific topics such as counterproductive behavior, corporate culture and ethics, and media framing. Below is an excerpt from the special issue introduction entitled "Expanding Research on Corporate Corruption, Management, … Continue reading Journal of Management Inquiry: Corruption Special Issue

Call for Papers: Business & Society’s Special Issues

Business & Society is currently accepting manuscripts for two special issues. Please click here for details on how to submit to "Modern slavery in business." Please click here for details on how to submit to "Corporations, capitalism and society." Stay up-to-date with the latest research and sign up for email alerts today.

Leaders as Heroes: Can They Liberate Themselves?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Gerardo D. Abreu Pederzini of the University of  Bath, UK. Pederzini recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Leaders, Power and the Paradoxical Position: Fantasies for Leaders’ Liberation. Below, Pederzini reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] Our world of illusions, sooner or later crumbles in front … Continue reading Leaders as Heroes: Can They Liberate Themselves?

The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

[The following post is re-blogged from the London School of Economics and Political Science Business Review. Click here to view the article from LSE. It is based on a paper recently published in Administrative Science Quarterly titled “The Elephant (or Donkey) in the Boardroom: How Board Political Ideology Affects CEO Pay." From LSE:]   Firms governed … Continue reading The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom