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Why Companies Go Green: A Model of Ecological Responsiveness
The authors conducted a qualitative study of the motivations and contextual factors that induce corporate ecological responsiveness. Analytic induction applied to data collected from 53 firms in theExpand
Evolving sustainably: a longitudinal study of corporate sustainable development
This study operationalizes corporate sustainable development and examines its organizational determinants. Data for this project pertain to Canadian firms in the oil and gas, mining, and forestryExpand
Talking Trash: Legitimacy, Impression Management, and Unsystematic Risk in the Context of the Natural Environment
Applying institutional theory, we argue that environmentally legitimate firms incur less unsystematic stock market risk than illegitimate firms. Firms earn environmental legitimacy when theirExpand
From Issues to Actions: The Importance of Individual Concerns and Organizational Values in Responding to Natural Environmental Issues
In this research, we traced the development of natural environmental issues in two organizations in real time over the period of a year. Participant observations, discussions with organizationalExpand
Being good while being bad: social responsibility and the international diversification of US firms
This paper contributes to the discussion on international diversification and corporate social responsibility (CSR) by suggesting that firms can be simultaneously socially responsible and sociallyExpand
Seeing the need for ISO 14001
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Strategic Explanations for the Early Adoption of ISO 14001
There are two different, and somewhat competing, strategic explanations for why firms certify for ISO 14001. On the one hand, firms may seek to reinforce their present strategies thereby furtherExpand
The corporate challenges of sustainable development
Executive Overview While evidence pointing to environmental, social-equity, and economic threats mounts, few U.S. firms have embraced the principles of sustainable development. This reticence isExpand
The Coming of Age for Qualitative Research: Embracing the Diversity of Qualitative Methods
We would like to add our editorial voices to those who have previously advocated for qualitative research in AMJ. From the editors who have supported such work to the editorials they endorsed, aExpand
Instrumental and Integrative Logics in Business Sustainability
Prior research on sustainability in business often assumes that decisions on social and environmental investments are made for instrumental reasons, which points to causal relationships betweenExpand