When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Alan Muller of the University of Groningen. Dr. Muller recently published an article in Business & Society entitled "When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Muller reflects on the impact and innovations of this research:] What motivated you … Continue reading When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?

The Effect of Linguistic Style in an MD&A on Stock Market Reaction

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Mohamed M. Tailab and Dr. Marshall J. Burak of Lincoln University. They recently published an article in International Journal of Business Communication entitled “Examining the Effect of Linguistic Style in an MD&A on Stock Market Reaction," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they discuss this research:] Language … Continue reading The Effect of Linguistic Style in an MD&A on Stock Market Reaction

Is Joint Achievement of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency Beneficial in Merger Contexts?

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to welcome Vanitha Swaminathan, who collaborated with Christopher Groening, Vikas Mittal, and Felipe Thomaz on their paper "How Achieving the Dual Goal of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency in Mergers Affects a Firm’s Long-Term Financial Performance" from the May issue of Journal of Service Research.] • What inspired you to be interested … Continue reading Is Joint Achievement of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency Beneficial in Merger Contexts?

A Brand New Brand

"A Brand New Brand of Corporate Social Performance", by Tim Rowley, Toronto University and Shawn Berman, Boston University, currently appears as one of the most frequently cited articles in Business and Society, based on citations to online articles from HighWire-hosted articles. Professor Rowley and Professor Berman kindly shared their thoughts about the article. Do you … Continue reading A Brand New Brand