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The Emergence of a Standards Market: Multiplicity of Sustainability Standards in the Global Coffee Industry
The growing number of voluntary standards for governing transnational arenas is presenting standards organizations with a problem. While claiming that they are pursuing shared, overarchingExpand
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The Political Dynamics of Sustainable Coffee: Contested Value Regimes and the Transformation of Sustainability
The global coffee sector has seen a transformation towards more ‘sustainable’ forms of production, and, simultaneously, the continued dominance of mainstream coffee firms and practices. We examineExpand
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We study the influence of a pervasive Western organizational mentality – clock-time orientation – in market-based models for human development. While a linear, clock-time orientation optimized forExpand
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Beyond a subjective theory of value and towards a ‘fair price’: an organizational perspective on Fairtrade minimum price setting
This article explores Fairtrade minimum price setting as an organizational formulation of a critical response to economic liberalism and its underlying notion of value—a subjective theory of value.Expand
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After Rana Plaza: Building coalitional power for labour rights between unions and (consumption-based) social movement organisations
Global labour governance has typically been approached from either industrial relations scholars focusing on the role of organised labour or social movement scholars focusing on the role of socialExpand
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National Contexts Matter: The Co-Evolution of Sustainability Standards in Global Value Chains
In this paper, we investigate the role of key industry and other stakeholders and their embeddedness in particular national contexts in driving the proliferation and co-evolution of sustainabilityExpand
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From Employment Relations to Consumption Relations: Balancing Labor Governance in Global Supply Chains
Global supply chains are part of the corporate strategy of many multinational companies, often with adverse effects on labor conditions. While employment relations scholars focus on aExpand
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How are Practices Made to Vary? Managing Practice Adaptation in a Multinational Corporation
Research has shown that management practices are adapted and ‘made to fit’ the specific context into which they are adopted. Less attention has been paid to how organizations anticipate andExpand
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Taming Wicked Problems: The Role of Framing in the Construction of Corporate Social Responsibility
While scholars have explained how business has increasingly taken on regulatory roles to address social and environmental challenges, less attention has been given to the process of how business isExpand
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Qualitative Methods in Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Sustainability Research
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the authors discuss the challenges faced by qualitative authors and the guidance which can be considered in the qualitative methods of writing.
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