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  • In Defence of Stakeholder Pragmatism.
    Jensen, Tommy; Sandström, Johan // Journal of Business Ethics; May2013, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p225 

    This article seeks to defend and develop a stakeholder pragmatism advanced in some of the work by Edward Freeman and colleagues. By positioning stakeholder pragmatism more in line with the democratic and ethical base in American pragmatism (as developed by William James, John Dewey and Richard...

  • Trust and Stakeholder Theory: Trustworthiness in the Organisation–Stakeholder Relationship.
    Greenwood, Michelle; Buren III, Harry // Journal of Business Ethics; Sep2010, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p425 

    Trust is a fundamental aspect of the moral treatment of stakeholders within the organization–stakeholder relationship. Stakeholders trust the organization to return benefit or protections from harm commensurate with their contributions or stakes. However, in many situations, the firm...

  • Addressing the Advertising of Controversial Products in China: An Empirical Approach.
    Fam, Kim-Shyan; Waller, David; Yang, Zhilin // Journal of Business Ethics; Apr2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 88, p43 

    China is a country that has undertaken a great transformation since the late 1970’s, and among these changes, has seen a massive growth in the advertising industry with the influx of foreign advertisers, and the development of regional and global media, such as satellite television and...

  • New Directions in Strategic Management and Business Ethics.
    Elms, Heather; Brammer, Stephen; Harris, Jared D.; Phillips, Robert A. // Business Ethics Quarterly; Jul2010, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p401 

    This essay attempts to provide a useful research agenda for researchers in both strategic management and business ethics. We motivate this agenda by suggesting that the two fields started with similar interests, diverged, and are beginning to converge again. We then identify several streams that...

  • RELATIONAL WELL-BEING AND WEALTH: MÄ€ORI BUSINESSES AND AN ETHIC OF CARE.
    SPILLER, CHELLIE (NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU); ERAKOVIC, LJILJANA; HENARE, MANUKA (NGA PUHI); PIO, EDWINA // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings; 2010, p1 

    The article encourages business to care about creating wealth through a holistic approach that encompasses spiritual, cultural, social, environmental and economic aspects. Suggestions are presented on how businesses that seek to demonstrate stewardship and sustainability can learn and benefit...

  • Linking Social Issues to Organizational Impact: The Role of Infomediaries and the Infomediary Process.
    Deephouse, David; Heugens, Pursey // Journal of Business Ethics; Jun2009, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p541 

    When do organizations decide to ‘adopt’ a given social issue such that they come to acknowledge it in their patterns of action and communication? Traditional answers to this question have focused either on the characteristics of the issue itself, or on the traits of the focal...

  • Contrasting the Behavioural Business Ethics Approach and the Institutional Economic Approach to Business Ethics: Insights From the Study of Quaker Employers.
    Wagner-Tsukamoto, Sigmund // Journal of Business Ethics; Nov2008, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p835 

    The article suggests that in a modern context, where value pluralism is a prevailing and possibly, even ethically desirable interaction condition, institutional economics provides a more viable business ethics than behavioural business ethics, such as Kantianism or religious ethics. The article...

  • The Identification of Potential Resilient Estuary-based Enterprises to Encourage Economic Empowerment in South Africa: a Toolkit Approach.
    Bowd, Rebecca; Quinn, Nevil; Kotze, Donovan C.; Hay, Duncan G.; Mander, Myles // Ecology & Society; Sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p84 

    It has been argued that ecosystem services can be used as the foundation to provide economic opportunities to empower the disadvantaged. The Ecosystem Services Framework (ESF) approach for poverty alleviation, which balances resource conservation and human resource use, has received much...

  • Comanagement at the Fringes: Examining Stakeholder Perspectives at Macassar Dunes, Cape Town, South Africa--at the Intersection of High Biodiversity, Urban Poverty, and Inequality.
    Graham, M.; Ernstson, H. // Ecology & Society; Sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p181 

    Theoretically, co-management provides a fruitful way to engage local residents in efforts to conserve and manage particular spaces of ecological value. However, natural resource management, and biodiversity conservation in particular, are faced with novel sets of complexities in the rapidly...

  • Baltic Herring Fisheries Management: Stakeholder Views to Frame the Problem.
    Haapasaari, Päivi; Mäntyniemi, Samu; Kuikka, Sakari // Ecology & Society; Sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p222 

    Comprehensive problem framing that includes different perspectives is essential for holistic understanding of complex problems and as the first step in building models. We involved five stakeholders to frame the management problem of the Central Baltic herring fishery. By using the Bayesian...

  • CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE CZECH GAMBLING INDUSTRY.
    Tetrėvová, Libėna // Economics & Management; 2011, Vol. 16, p612 

    The paper deals with the problems of social responsibility of the firms in the gambling industry. Firstly, we review the literature on corporate social responsibility (CSR) as the basic resource. The principal role within the framework of the social responsibility concept is played by the...

  • Towards a Performance Measurement Framework for Community Development Finance Institutions in the UK.
    Kneiding, Christoph; Tracey, Paul // Journal of Business Ethics; May2009, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p327 

    Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) are publicly funded organisations that provide small loans to people in financially underserved areas of the UK. Policy makers have repeatedly sought to understand and measure the performance of CDFIs to ensure the efficient use of public funds,...

  • An Optimally Viable Version of Stakeholder Theory.
    Kaler, J. // Journal of Business Ethics; May2009, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p297 

    This article is the final one in a series of four papers investigating the stakeholder approach to running businesses. It argues that the optimally viable version of that approach is one in which employees have a co-equal status as stakeholders with shareholders (the maximum allowed for under...

  • Causal Layered Analysis Defined.
    Inayatullah, Sohail // Futurist; Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p26 

    The article discusses the forecasting technique Causal Layered Analysis (CLA). Topics include the analysis of systemic issues, the identification of organizing metaphors related to an issue, and the consideration of multiple stakeholder positions for policy development. The significance of...

  • Acting Positively on Pay And Risk Management.
    Dawson, Michael A. // American Banker; 10/2/2009, Vol. 174 Issue F308, p8 

    The article offers the author's views on risk management, regulation of executive compensation at a time when the unemployment rate is high, and the effect of economic uncertainty on financial institutions' pay plans in the United States. The author says that organizations should tie...

  • Adaptability, Entrepreneurship and Stakeholder Integration: Scenarios and Strategies for Environment and Vulnerability.
    De-Burgos-Jiménez, Jerónimo; Vazquez-Brust, Diego A.; Plaza-Úbeda, José A. // Journal of Environmental Protection; Dec2011, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p1375 

    The "vicious circle" between poverty and environmental deterioration is a major challenge for those developmental approaches which look to improve the welfare of vulnerable communities. Environmental deterioration increases poverty while, at the same time, poverty causes further environmental...

  • Website as an information distribution channel and promoter of the idea of social responsibility in Kazakhstani universities.
    Sagintayeva, Aida; Tampayeva, Tan-Sholpan; Akhmetova, Dina // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research; 2011, Vol. 18, p15 

    This paper examines the social responsibility of universities in Kazakhstan. By analyzing the changes occurring in the society, civil society development, emergence of new forms of communication, the authors emphasize the need to develop social responsibility in modern Kazakh universities and...

  • Making things happen: the role of communication in strategic management: A case study on the banking industry.
    GARCÍA, ELENA GUTIÉRREZ; GARRAZA, TERESA SÁDABA // Comunicación y Sociedad; dic2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p179 

    Financial institutions are the protagonists of the ongoing economic crisis. Recent financial scandals and dubious management have emerged while an intense debate on the responsibility of business has risen. In academia, the stakeholder management school has earned acceptance; and one question...

  • An Integrative Approach to Inter-Organizational System Implementation and Evaluation: the Case of Government-to -Business.
    Suzila Kassim, Erne; Hussin, Husnayati // Communications of the IBIMA; Dec2010, p1 

    Over the years, government-to-business (G2B) as an inter-organizational system has emerged as an essential part of e-government systems. Its development and usage have not only been expected to contribute to efficient and effective operations, but G2B is also anticipated for better transparency,...

  • CORPORATE BOARDS: THE NEW CORPORATE LEADERS.
    Mueller, Jens; Warrick, D. D.; Rennie, Morina; Dana, Leo-Paul // Journal of the Academy of Business & Economics; 2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p105 

    The historic view that corporate leaders serving on company boards are merely the legal stewards of shareholders is no longer the best explanation for the role of directors. This stakeholder theory is too simplistic to explain the many differing and sometimes competing interests of inside and...

  • A Dialectic Model of Development of Stakeholders' Theory and Corporate Governance: from Hume Utilitarianism to Aristotelian Virtue Ethics.
    Ghayour B., S. Morteza; Doaei, Meysam // International Journal of Financial Research; Apr2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p96 

    Nowadays, developing the opinion of anti-corporation has formed a large part of biases and social judgments of the management science. Among these, because of performance of some companies and managers, the attention to the ethical issues in the field of theorizing and management practices has...

  • An Investigation on the Stakeholders of Construction Projects in Dubai and Adjacent Regions.
    Malkat, Mohamad; Byung-GYOO, Kang // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research; 2012, Vol. 45, p77 

    Construction stakeholder management is a relatively new concept in Dubai and adjacent regions with a scarcity of research addressing the subject. This paper underpins the construction professionals' existing stakeholder management knowledge by outlining the influence sphere of project...

  • Open for Business or Opening Pandora's Box? A Constructive Critique of Corporate Engagement in Water Policy: An Introduction.
    Hepworth, Nick // Water Alternatives; Oct2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p543 

    The corporate world is waking to the realisation that improved water management is fundamental for future prosperity and human well-being. This special issue explores aspects of its response: from the application of an array of analytical tools such as water footprint accounting, risk filters...

  • A Review of Bayesian Networks as a Participatory Modeling Approach in Support of Sustainable Environmental Management.
    Düspohl, Meike; Frank, Sina; Döll, Petra // Journal of Sustainable Development; Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1 

    To support sustainable environmental management, uncertain knowledge about complex human-environment-systems from both inside and outside of academia needs to be integrated. Bayesian Network (BN) modeling is a promising method to achieve this, in particular if done in a participatory manner....

  • A Case Study of Siemens' Violation of Business Ethics in Argentine Based On Stakeholder Theory.
    Zhu Wenzhong; Fu Limin // Global Journal of Management & Business Research; Jul2012, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p75 

    Hand in hand with prosper of International business brought by globalization, many ethical problems have been surfacing in the past decades: bribery, corruption, human rights issues, etc. Business ethics, as an academic discipline as well as a business practice, is becoming the focal point of...

  • Stakeholder Theory, Value, and Firm Performance.
    Harrison, Jeffrey S.; Wicks, Andrew C. // Business Ethics Quarterly; Jan2013, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p97 

    This paper argues that the notion of value has been overly simplified and narrowed to focus on economic returns. Stakeholder theory provides an appropriate lens for considering a more complex perspective of the value that stakeholders seek as well as new ways to measure it. We develop a...

  • The Relationship between Firms' Characteristics in the Periods Prior to Bankruptcy Filing and Bankruptcy Outcome.
    Rose-Green, Ena; Lovata, Linda // Accounting & Finance Research; Feb2013, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p97 

    This study examines the association between firms' characteristics in the years prior to bankruptcy filing and bankruptcy outcome for firms filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions. Our results indicate that, up to three years prior to bankruptcy filing, the characteristics of firms that liquidate...

  • Let's Move to "Universal Corporate Governance Theory".
    Htay, Sheila Nu Nu; Salman, Syed Ahmed; Meera, Ahamed Kameel Mydin // Middle East Journal of Scientific Research; 2013, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p1047 

    Corporate governance theories, namely the agency theory, stewardship theory and stakeholder theory, have been used in developing the best practices of corporate governance. However, corporate scandals leading to the downfall of financial giants such as Enron and WorldCom in 2003 and the global...

  • Environmental Worldviews: A Point of Common Contact, or Barrier?
    Noblet, Caroline L.; Lindenfeld, Laura A.; Anderso, Mark W. // Sustainability (2071-1050); Nov2013, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p4825 

    Increasingly, scientists are reaching out to individuals and entities once considered "users" of scientific knowledge to engage them in the research process due to the increased need for contextualized knowledge. However, these increased interactions make apparent the boundaries that exist...

  • IDENTIFYING AND CLASSIFYING PROGRAM/PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS.
    Stretton, Alan // PM World Journal; Jan2014, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1 

    There is substantial material in the program/project literature on program and project stakeholder management/engagement. This article amalgamates andsummarises some of the most relevant material concerned with the identification and classification of program/project stakeholders. Regarding...

  • Communicative Study of Stakeholder Relationships in the Nonprofit Sector: A Conceptual Foundation.
    Koschmann, Matthew // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association; 2007, p1 

    The purpose of this paper is to develop the conceptual foundations for a larger empirical project that explores the organizational communication of stakeholder relationships in the nonprofit sector. Stakeholder literature is reviewed in order to demonstrate the need for more attention to...

  • ACADEMIC FREEDOM: MOVING AWAY FROM THE FACULTY-ONLY PARADIGM.
    Gross-Schaefer, Arthur // Journal of Legal Studies in Business; 2010, Vol. 16, p45 

    The article discusses the history and claims of academic freedom from the ethical and legal perspective. It says that academic freedom protects and defends the fundamental rights of professors as well as college administrators and students to reprioritize and understand the interest of other...

  • RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MISSION STATEMENT AND COMPANY PERFORMANCE.
    DERMOL, Valerij // Scientific Annals of the 'Alexandru Ioan Cuza' University of Ias; 2012, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p321 

    Mission statement is a managerial tool which has the power of directing the behaviour in a company. The important question we can ask is whether the existence of a mission statement is associated with company performance or not. Findings of different studies exploring this relationship are not...

  • ASSESSMENT OF RELATIONS BETWEEN STEWARDSHIP AND STAKEHOLDER THEORY.
    Filipovic, D.; Podrug, N.; Kristo, M. // Annals of DAAAM & Proceedings; 2010, p1229 

    Developed as alternative to agency theory, stewardship theory rejects the agency theory assumptions and presupposes context in which managers perceive that satisfying stockholders goals is also in their personal interest. With the extension of the corporation duties beyond the shareholders based...

  • Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art.
    Sonpar, Karan // M@n@gement; 2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p210 

    The article reviews the book "Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art," by R. Edward Freeman, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Andrew C. Wicks, Bidhan L. Parmar and Simon de Colle.

  • Karma as a Strategy.
    MacFayden, Ken // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 6/28/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p19 

    The article focuses on the stakeholder relationship management strategy, wherein companies invest in their employees, clients or the society without affecting profits. In his book "Firms of Endearment," David Wolfe, a principal at marketing consultancy Wolfe Resources Group, he described the...

  • Private Security Companies and Institutional Legitimacy: Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility.
    Elms, Heather; Phillips, Robert A. // Business Ethics Quarterly; Jul2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p403 

    The private provision of security services has attracted a great deal of recent attention, both professional and popular. Much of that attention suggests the questioned moral legitimacy of the private vs. public provision of security. Linking the literature on moral legitimacy and responsibility...

  • Principle-Based Stakeholder Marketing: Insights from Private Triple-Bottom-Line Firms.
    Mish, Jenny; Scammon, Debra L. // Journal of Public Policy & Marketing; Spring2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p12 

    To expand scholarly understanding of stakeholder marketing, the authors report data from a study that explores the practices of private firms founded with a commitment to triple-bottom-line achievement. The findings suggest that these firms develop and offer value propositions based on the...

  • Ethical Management of Crises: Shareholder Value Maximisation or Stakeholder Loss Minimisation?
    Alpaslan, Can M. // Journal of Corporate Citizenship; Winter2009, Issue 36, p41 

    I argue that, in the context of crises, the shareholder value maximisation model, the dominant form of corporate governance, may lead to decisions and behaviours that are in conflict with several prima facie duties such as reparation, beneficence and non-maleficence. Drawing on a typology of...

  • Can Stakeholder Theorists Seize the Moment?
    Freeman, R. Edward // Journal of Corporate Citizenship; Winter2009, Issue 36, p21 

    The article discusses the need to reconstruct the concept of corporate performance and maximizing the stakeholder theory of the firm following the global financial crisis. It notes the need to understand the essence of business and capitalism to maximize the returns to the owners of capital...

  • Organising for Corporate Social Performance: Effects of Corporate Citizenship on Employees.
    Roy, Marie-Jos�e // Journal of Corporate Citizenship; Winter2009, Issue 36, p71 

    The purpose of this paper was to investigate board-level committees created to oversee corporate social performance issues. We tried to gain more insight into: (1) potential determinants of the decision to create these committees; (2) types of social issue they oversee; (3) rules and procedures...

  • Redefining Stakeholder Engagement: From Control to Collaboration.
    Sloan, Pamela // Journal of Corporate Citizenship; Winter2009, Issue 36, p25 

    This article presents findings from Project RESPONSE, the recent pathbreaking study of social responsibility and sustainability in global corporations undertaken for the European Union. This study argues that it is essential to distinguish different forms of stakeholder engagement. Engagement...

  • Analyzing Stakeholder Diversity in G2G Efforts: Combining Descriptive Stakeholder Theory and Dialectic Process Theory.
    Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Nordheim, Stig; Munkvold, Bj�rn Erik // e-Service Journal; Winter2008, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p3 

    Previous research indicates that the benefits of e-government initiatives are slower to realize than initially expected. This has partly been ascribed to the particularly complex settings of e-government projects, consisting of a variety of stakeholders promoting different and often conflicting...

  • Corporate social performance as antecedent of consumer's brand perception.
    Huber, Frank; Meyer, Frederik; Vogel, Johannes; Vollmann, Stefan // Journal of Brand Management; Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p228 

    The purpose of this article is to develop a model that closely examines the consequences of social and environmental corporate action. This is suggested by an increasing need for accomplishing an integrative view on business activities and social aims - the so-called corporate social...

  • Two and a Half Cheers for Conscious Capitalism.
    O'Toole, James; Vogel, David // California Management Review; Spring2011, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p60 

    The article discusses the concept of Conscious Capitalism, a trend associated with firms such as the grocery chain Whole Foods, the outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia, and the organic food company Stonyfield Farms. The ways in which the business practices of these firms seek to ameliorate some...

  • Measuring What Matters: HOW CEOs VIEW LEARNING SUCCESS.
    Phillips, Jack J.; Phillips, Patti P. // T+D; Aug2009, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p44 

    Measuring the success of learning and development has earned a place among the critical issues in the learning and development field. For decades, this topic has been on conference agendas, and journals and newsletters regularly dedicate space to it. Professional organizations have been created...

  • LA ACTITUD DE LAS EMPRESAS DE ECONOM�A SOLIDARIA FRENTE A LA DIVULGACI�N DE INFORMACI�N SOBRE SOSTENIBILIDAD DESDE EL PRISMA DE LA TEOR�A DE LOS STAKEHOLDERS O GRUPOS DE INTER�S.
    Horrach, Patricia; Salv�, Antoni Socias // Revista de Contabilidad - Spanish Accounting Review; 2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p266 

    Social economy enterprises constitute a subsector of the social economy. They are organizations that operate on the market, incorporating the concept of solidarity in their social mission. This essentially implies helping to improve the financial and social conditions of disadvantaged groups....

  • SOSTENIBILIDAD EN TIEMPOS DE CRISIS, �UNA APUESTA AL FRACASO O UN VALOR EN ALZA?: EVIDENCIA DEL SECTOR ENERG�TICO ESPA�OL.
    Fredes, Eduardo Ortas; Fierro, Jos� Antonio Mose�e // Revista de Contabilidad - Spanish Accounting Review; 2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p298 

    This work analyses, using the Stakeholder Theory, if under controversial economic settings, the commitment to corporate models related with renewable energies is positively identified by the market or represents an extra burden that could reduce the companies' financial performance and...

  • MULTIPLE CRITERIA DECISION MAKING (MCDM) METHODS IN ECONOMICS: AN OVERVIEW.
    Fredes, Eduardo Ortas; Fierro, Jos� Antonio Mose�e // Technological & Economic Development of Economy; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p397 

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  • LA ACTITUD DE LAS EMPRESAS DE ECONOM�A SOLIDARIA FRENTE A LA DIVULGACI�N DE INFORMACI�N SOBRE SOSTENIBILIDAD DESDE EL PRISMA DE LA TEOR�A DE LOS STAKEHOLDERS O GRUPOS DE INTER�S.
    Horrach, Patricia; Socias Salv�, Antoni // Revista de Contabilidad - Spanish Accounting Review; 2011 supplement, Vol. 14, p267 

    Social economy enterprises constitute a subsector of the social economy. They are organizations that operate on the market, incorporating the concept of solidarity in their social mission. This essentially implies helping to improve the financial and social conditions of disadvantaged groups....

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