Jean-Pascal Gond

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Organizational theorists built their knowledge of decision-making through a progressive critique of rational choice theory. Their positioning towards rationality however, is at odds with the observation of rationality persistence in organizational life. This paper addresses this paradox. It proposes a new perspective on rationality that allows the(More)
Key findings: • This study develops a conceptual framework to understand the roles and uses of control systems in the integration of sustainability within organisational strategy. It highlights the importance of integrating sustainability within management control rather than simply relying on discourse to deliver a triple rather than a single bottom line.(More)
There is a great deal of literature on corporate political activity, but rather less on lobbying, one of its main components. Moreover, no clear definition of lobbying exists. This paper develops a definition; then moves to consider ramifications for responsible actions in practice before raising questions for future research
The purpose of this paper is to move the theoretical debate about the ‘CSP-FP relationship’ beyond positivism by analyzing that link as a social construction on financial markets. The construction of such a relationship indeed becomes a crucial business problem for managers since the legitimacy-building process of organizations implied in markets related to(More)
In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of ‘critical performativity’, a concept designed to debate relationships between theory and practice and encourage practical interventions in organizational life. Notwithstanding its laudable ambition to stimulate discussion about engagement between CMS researchers and practitioners, we are concerned that(More)
This working paper has two aims. The first aim is to determine the nature of (contemporary) business strategies with respect to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Its second aim is to explore what kind of strategies the DAX 30 companies employ. These aims lead to the challenge of how to assess CSR strategies. After a general introduction into(More)
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