Is Business Ethics Too Important to be Left in the Hands of Business: A Democratic Alternative?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Carl Rhodes of the University of Technology, Sydney. Rhodes recently published an article in Organization Studies entitled “Democratic Business Ethics: Volkswagen’s Emissions Scandal and the Disruption of Corporate Sovereignty,” which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Rhodes reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] When people think … Continue reading Is Business Ethics Too Important to be Left in the Hands of Business: A Democratic Alternative?

Book Review: Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology

Diane E. Bailey, Paul M. Leonardi : Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. 288 pp.$32.00/£22.95, cloth. Asaf Darr of University of Haifa recently reviewed Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the book review: … Continue reading Book Review: Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology

Social Networking Sites as an Emerging Organizational Form

Because the landscape of the digital industry is always changing, its organizational structures have to be more malleable in form; the development of this industry and its products has caused a departure from more rigid, traditional organizational structures. Among the newer structures, social networking sites (SNSs) have emerged as a significant area of study for … Continue reading Social Networking Sites as an Emerging Organizational Form

The Diversity Challenge: Part 4 of 5

Editor’s note: Today we’re continuing our series on diversity, targeting specific questions to invite discussion and exploration of related topics. If you have a question that you’d like to see addressed, add it in the comments below! *** Part 4: What can organizations gain from the interactions of individuals in diverse groups? Gelaye Debebe, Professor … Continue reading The Diversity Challenge: Part 4 of 5