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

How Do Small Businesses in Developing Countries Participate in Social Irresponsibility?

[We're pleased to welcome Vivek Soundararajan of Birmingham Business School. Vivek recently published an article in Business & Society entitled "Small Business and Social Irresponsibility in Developing Countries: Working Conditions and 'Evasion' Institutional Work" with co-authors Laura J. Spence and Chris Rees of University of London.] This article is an outcome of my ongoing research … Continue reading How Do Small Businesses in Developing Countries Participate in Social Irresponsibility?

Book Review: New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor

Steven G. Anderson: New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor. New York: Columbia University Press, 344 pp. $105.00 (hardcover), $31.50 (paperback), $29.79 (Kindle Edition), ISBN-13: 978-0231159227 Satyam of the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow, India recently reviewed Steven G. Anderson's book on strategies for assisting the poor in developing countries, … Continue reading Book Review: New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor

Podcast: Why Vietnam? A Macromarketing Perspective

The Journal of Macromarketing (JMK) has a new podcast highlighting the March 2012 Special Issue on Vietnam, with articles on entrepreneurship, retailing, weddings and sex roles, quality of life, environmental sustainability, and more in the nation known as a model for developing countries worldwide. JMK Editor Terry Witkowski of California State University interviewed guest editor Clifford … Continue reading Podcast: Why Vietnam? A Macromarketing Perspective

JMK Special Issue on Vietnam

The Journal of Macromarketing (JMK) has released its first country-specific special issue, featuring articles and commentaries about Vietnam that tie in to various macromarketing themes. Guest editor Clifford J. Shultz, II, of Loyola University Chicago, authored the introductory essay, “Vietnam: Political Economy, Marketing System.” To access all articles in this special issue, please click here. The abstract: … Continue reading JMK Special Issue on Vietnam

Addressing the Climate Change-Sustainable Development Nexus

Jonatan Pinkse, Grenoble Ecole de Management, and Ans Kolk, University of Amsterdam Business School, published "Addressing the Climate Change--Sustainable Development Nexus: The Role of Multistakeholder Partnerships" on November 23rd in Business & Society. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: While calls are being made to deal with the linkages between climate change and sustainable … Continue reading Addressing the Climate Change-Sustainable Development Nexus