Business and Society Special Issues on Digital Technology and Business Responsibilities

Business and Society just recently published its new special issue titled "The Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data, and the Internet: New Roles and Responsibilities for Business." This Issue features a collection of articles that explore how new technologies and innovations have changed the social responsibilities of businesses. What does the digital age hold for corporate social responsibility? … Continue reading Business and Society Special Issues on Digital Technology and Business Responsibilities

Does Privacy Make Us Productive?

Modern-day organizations increasingly are seeking to create an "open" work environment—one that makes workers more observable—theorizing that transparency boosts performance. But a new study in Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) finds this trend may be counterproductive. Ethan S. Bernstein of Harvard University published "The Transparency Paradox: A Role for Privacy in Organizational Learning and Operational Control" … Continue reading Does Privacy Make Us Productive?