Business Cases for Sustainability – A Stakeholder Theory Perspective

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Stefan Schaltegger and Jacob Hörisch of Leuphana University, Luneburg and Edward Freeman of Darden Business School.  Schaltegger, Hörisch and Freeman recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled “Business Cases for Sustainability: A Stakeholder Theory Perspective," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, the three authors reflect on the … Continue reading Business Cases for Sustainability – A Stakeholder Theory Perspective

Sustainabilty in Family Businesses

How have family businesses responded to the call for sustainable practices? Authors Magali A. Delmas and Olivier Gergaud recently tested their hypothesis that family businesses tend to emphasize a more socially responsible attitude for themselves and their kin by studying family owned and operated wineries in California in their article "Sustainable Certification for Future Generations: … Continue reading Sustainabilty in Family Businesses

Stakeholder Democracy Over the Status Quo

Jeffrey Moriarty of Bentley University published “The Connection Between Stakeholder Theory and Stakeholder Democracy: An Excavation and Defense” on April 1, 2012 in Business & Society. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. Professor Moriarty kindly provided the following responses to the article. Who is the target audience for this article? The target audience … Continue reading Stakeholder Democracy Over the Status Quo

We Are All Stakeholders of Gaia

Sandra Waddock, Boston College, published "We Are All Stakeholders of Gaia: A Normative Perspective on Stakeholder Thinking" in the June 2011 issue of Organization & Environment. The abstract: This essay takes the normative perspective that we, including humans, institutions and enterprises, other living beings, and ecological systems, are all stakeholders of a core focal entity—the … Continue reading We Are All Stakeholders of Gaia

Corporate Social Responsibility

"Corporate Social Responsibility: Evolution of a Definitional Construct" from the September 1999 issue of Business & Society, currently appears in the most read articles list based on full-text and pdf views. Professor Archie B. Carroll has graciously provided additional information regarding his process in writing the article. Tell the story behind the article. What prompted you to do this … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility