Sub-theme 02: [SWG] Revealing Obscured and Emerging Issues in Organizational Responsibilities

Lauren McCarthy, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Laura J. Spence, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Arno Kourula, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, OC - LT 1.264
Plenary: Introduction and New Frontiers
Chair: Laura Spence
Mette Morsing and Sarah Glozer
Helpful hypocrisy? Investigating humour and ‘double talk’ in CSR communication
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Daniel Lundgaard
Ismael Al-Amoudi and John Latsis
Artificial intelligence and artificial irresponsibility: The case of health sector organisations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Leena Lankoski
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Tartan Track: Technology and Responsibility - Room: OC - LT 1.264
Chair: Andreas Rasche
Leena Lankoski and N. Craig Smith
Corporate responsibility meets the digital economy
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Michael Carney
Andrea Kim, Michael Carney and Gwyneth Edwards
Operating in the zone of ambiguity: Disruptive sharing economy firms
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mislav Radic
Mislav Radic and Alessandro Niccolò Tirapani
The public responsibility of global digital platform corporations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andreas Rasche
Parallel Stream B: Highlands Track: Responsibility at Work - Room: OC - TR 07
Chair: Arno Kourula
Anne Antoni, Marianna Fotaki and Juliane Reinecke
We are not here to be friends: How employees navigate the instrumentalization of their relationships at work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marjo Siltaoja
Kely Paiva, Jefferson Pereira, José Vitor Palhares dos Santos, Letícia Rocha Guimarães, Linda Kaster de Souza Santos and Barbara Cristina Fialho
Shedding light on hidden violence: Harassment in Brazilian organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hongwei Hu
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30
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Parallel Stream A: Tartan Track: Capturing Emerging Themes and Responsibilities - Room: OC - LT 1.264
Chair: Lauren McCarthy
Denise Fletcher
Organisational responsibilities towards modern slavery and human trafficking: A literature review
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrew Crane
Jane Glover, Anne Touboulic and Lucy McCarthy
Dehumanising sustainable food production: Why we should critically question the role of technology and organisational responsibilities.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Denise Fletcher
Sara R. Jespersen
Responsible corporate tax practice – An emerging practice
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jane Glover
Parallel Stream B: Highlands Track: Engagement and inclusion - Room: OC - TR 07
Chair: Laura Spence
Sanjukta Choudhury Kaul
Business impediments to mainstreaming disability at workplace: A qualitative analysis of the key stakeholders in Myanmar
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Cyrlene Classen
Tarun Vashisth and Aditya Moses
Creating inclusive workplaces: An exploration in PWD inclusion
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sanjukta Choudhury Kaul
Cyrlene Claasen and Emeric Froidefond
Social exclusion, responsibility and corporate legitimacy – A study of French perceptions of companies employing ex-prisoners
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Melanie Richards
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30
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Parallel Stream A: Tartan Track: Communication and Implementation - Room: OC - LT 1.264
Chair: Marjo Siltaoja
Sarah Glozer
#Metoo and the carnivalesque: The refraction of everyday sexism through social media
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jukka Rintamaki
Daniel Lundgaard
Playing the blame game on Twitter - how issues within the climate change debate become associated with organizational responsibilities
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sarah Glozer
John Selsky, Andromachi Athanasopoulou and M. May Seitanidi
Making sense of tensions in CSR implementation: New cognitive frames for new contextual pressures
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mette Morsing
Parallel Stream B: Highlands Track: Responsibility in Highly Challenging Contexts - Room: OC - TR 07
Chair: Kathleen Rehbein
Yoann Bazin and Maja Korica
On fluid organisations: Challenges of responsibility in the midst of refugee crises
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tobias Buender
Tobias Bünder, Nikolas Rathert and Johanna Mair
Transformative and Transitional Processes in the Institutionalization of Responsible Innovation – The Case of Social Business Units
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ismael Al-Amoudi
Marianna Marino, Pierpaolo Parrotta and Frank de Bakker
Entrepreneurship as emancipation: The unusual case of an organization countering the mafia
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alessandro Tirapani
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30
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Parallel Stream A: Tartan Track: Irresponsibility and Corruption - Room: OC - LT 1.264
Chair: Frank de Bakker
Melanie Richards and Stefan Schembera
Managing legitimacy through conventionality rather than alignment: Anti-corruption at family versus non-family firms
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Frank de Bakker
Marjo Siltaoja and Jukka Rintamäki
What does corruption look like when it is not supposed to exist? Discursive construction of corruption in Finnish elite sport
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anne Antoni
Lydia Westrup
Corporate (ir)responsibility – a matter of concern?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Yoann Bazin
Parallel Stream B: Highlands Track: Corporate Activism - Room: OC - TR 07
Chair: Mette Morsing
Kirsti Iivonen
Understanding CEO activism: Actions and implications
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christian Voegtlin
Anna E. McKean and Brayden King
Signing to signal: Examining factors behind progressive corporate activism
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kirsti Iivonen
Christian Voegtlin, Andrew W. Crane and Laura Noval
When CEO sociopolitical activism attracts new talent: Exploring the conditions under which CEO activism increases job pursuit intentions
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna McKean
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30
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Parallel Stream A: Tartan Track: Multi-stakeholder Initiatives and Collective Action - Room: OC - LT 1.264
Chair: Arno Kourula
Frank de Bakker, Andreas Rasche and Stefano Ponte
Business ethics and multi-stakeholder initiatives on sustainability: Examining hidden issues and proposing a research agenda
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): May Seitanidi
Ahmad Hassan and Mai Linneberg
Women workers in global production networks
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lauren McCarthy
Parallel Stream B: Highlands Track: History and Human Rights - Room: OC - TR 07
Chair: Stefan Schembera
Wim van Lent and Andrew Smith
Using versus excusing: The Hudson’s Bay Company’s long-term engagement with its (problematic) past
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kathleen Rehbein
Kathleen Rehbein, Michelle Westermann-Behaylo, Annie C. Snelson-Powell and Tricia Olsen
Understanding the diffusion of corporate human rights policies and practices
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jordi Vives Gabriel
Jordi Vives Gabriel and Florian Wettstein
Moral repair for corporate human rights wrongs. The role of symbolic remedies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Stefan Schembera
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, OC - LT 1.264
Plenary: Gender and Responsibility
Chair: Lauren McCarthy
Kate Grosser and Meagan Tyler
The objectification of, and violence against, women: Advancing new issues in gender and corporate responsibility research
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anne-Laure Winkler
Rebecca Whiting and Katrina Pritchard
Weary women: The responsibility for gendered representations of retirement
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kate Grosser
Anne-Laure Winkler and Kara Dellacioppa
Witches in business and society: Leveraging popular culture to extend feminist theory to business ethics and CSR
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rebecca Whiting