Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

[We're pleased to welcome Denis Collins. Denis recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled "Managing the Poverty-CO2 Reductions Paradox: The Case of China and EU" with co-author Chunfang Zheng.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We are greatly concerned about both the unhealthy amount of CO2 in the atmosphere contributing … Continue reading Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

How Do Attitudes Towards CSR Influence Job Choices Across Cultures?

[We're pleased to welcome Cedric E. Dawkins of Dalhousie University. Dr. Dawkins recently collaborated with Dima Jamali, Charlotte Karam, Lianlian Lin, and Jixin Zhao on their article "Corporate Social Responsibility and Job Choice Intentions: A Cross-Cultural Analysis" from Business & Society.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? The paper was inspired by … Continue reading How Do Attitudes Towards CSR Influence Job Choices Across Cultures?

Book Review: Will China Democratize?

In the shadow of the 25 year anniversary of the Tiananmen square crackdown, the recent Hong Kong protests have generated interest in how China will respond. Could China ever adopt a democratic government? Andrew J. Nathan, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner. Will China Democratize? Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 311pp. $29.96. You … Continue reading Book Review: Will China Democratize?

Is Workplace Conflict Good or Bad?

Editor’s note: We are pleased to welcome Alice H. Y. Hon of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, whose article “The Effects of Group Conflict and Work Stress on Employee Performance,” co-authored by Wilco W. Chan of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is forthcoming in Cornell Hospitality Quarterly and now available in the journal's OnlineFirst section. In … Continue reading Is Workplace Conflict Good or Bad?

How Chinese Nationalism Impacts Foreign Brands

The row between China and Japan over the Senkaku islands has brought the issue of nationalism to light, with Japanese companies suffering as a result of Chinese boycotts sparked by the conflict. In the article "Chinese Grassroots Nationalism and Its Impact on Foreign Brands," recently published in the Journal of Macromarketing, Zhihong Gao of Rider … Continue reading How Chinese Nationalism Impacts Foreign Brands

Business & Society Call for Papers

A special issue of Business & Society has announced a new Call for Papers under the theme of "Corporate Social Responsibility in China." We invite papers to explore various perspectives on the role of corporate social responsibility in the aforementioned developments, ranging from more theoretical to practice-oriented, from a China angle to comparative perspectives, and … Continue reading Business & Society Call for Papers

Globalization of Local Retailing

Pia Polsa, Hanken School of Economics, and Xiucheng Fan, School of Management, Fudan University, published "Globlization of Local Retailing: Threat or Opportunity? The case of Food Retailing in Guilin, China," in Online First in Journal of Macromarketing. Professor Polsa provided additional commentary regarding the article. Who is the target audience for this article? The paper is of interest for those … Continue reading Globalization of Local Retailing

China’s Economic Transformation

Dic Lo, Department of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, talks about his and co-author, Yu Zhang, Renmin University of China, article,  " Making Sense of China's Economic Transformation" recently published in OnlineFirst of the Review of Radical Political Economics. Who is the target audience for this article? "Economists and social scientists … Continue reading China’s Economic Transformation