Sub-theme 38: Organizing across the Supply Chain: Enlightening Responsible Forms of Organizing

Juliane Reinecke, King's College London, United Kingdom
Jette Steen Knudsen, Tufts University, USA
Julia Grimm, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.02
Better Factories, Better Work: ILO-led Approaches to Labour Regulation
Chair: Jette Steen Knudsen
Mahreen Khan
Are worker management committees improving factory conditions? A study of participation committees in ILO's Better Work Factories
Julie Bastianutti and Guillaume Delalieux
How to develop an efficient apparatus for CSR regulation? A reflection on the BFC program in Cambodia
Discussant: Sarah Ashwin
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, HY - G.02
Similar Goals, Competing Approaches: Understanding the Differing Logics of Supply Chain Governance Institutions
Chair: Juliane Reinecke
Rachel Alexander
Understanding the emergence of supply chain governance institutions in liberal market economies and coordinated market economies
Anthony Alexander and Izabela Delabre
Deforestation and development: Community supplier and multinational buyer perspectives on sustainable supply chain management and the UN SDGs
Patricia Prado, Tony Heron and Bob Doherty
Sustainability governance across global supply chains: The case of ‘organic soy’ in Brazil
Discussant: Erin Leitheiser
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, HY - G.02
Is Private Regulation the Answer? Institutional Transformation and Forgotten Actors
Chair: Julia Grimm
Judith Schrempf-Stirling and Florian Wettstein
Public and private governance in business and human rights: Shades of transformation
Vivek Soundararajan, Andrew Crane, Michael Bloomfield, Laura J. Spence and Genevieve LeBaron
Informal labour value chains and worker exploitation: The case of a South Indian garment cluster
Andrew W. Martin and Marc D. Dixon
Private certification efforts and the increasing importance of new forms of market regulation
Discussant: Matthew Amengual
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.02
Enlightened Buyers: MNC Strategies and Paradoxes
Chair: Jette Steen Knudsen
Jonathan Morris and Lisa Koep
Organizing for social supply chain management in the textile industry – A longitudinal exploration
Alessandro Guasti
Displacing labour abuses? An analysis on the effectiveness of private regulation
Erin Leitheiser
Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? The transparency paradox of private governance
Discussant: Andrew Crane
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, HY - G.02
Enlightened Suppliers I: Responses to CSR Compliance
Chair: Julia Grimm
Matthew Amengual and Greg Distelhorst
Making private regulation work: Causal evidence from labor standards in global supply chains
Enrico Fontana and Viviana Pilato
The common truths that people won’t tell you: The influence of institutional logics on apparel suppliers’ labor-oriented corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Bangladesh
Sarah Castaldi, Miriam Wilhelm, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk and Taco van der Vaart
Business-related human rights in global supply chains: An empirical analysis of the global apparel and footwear industry
Discussant: Vivek Soundararajan
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, HY - G.02
Enlightened Suppliers II: Strategies of Engagement
Chair: Jette Steen Knudsen
Simon Oldham and Laura J. Spence
From homogeneity to heterogeneity: Enlightening the role of socially suppliers
Tommaso Ferretti
Coffee culture, creativity and sustainable supply. Uncovering the co-evolution of SMEs and locations at the upper-end of global supply chains
Sameer Azizi
Inclusion of developing country supplier firms in Global Value chain – A study of the Kenyan floriculture industry
Discussant: Patricia Prado
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.02
Deliberative Democracy: Dialogue and Beyond
Chair: Juliane Reinecke
Julia Grimm
From competition to cooperation: Conceptualising on the perception of what is seen as ‘possible’
Cedric Dawkins
Modes of deliberative oversight for global supply chains
Juliane Reinecke and Jimmy Donaghey
Political CSR at the coalface – The role of MNCs in developing workplace dialogue
Discussant: Judith Schrempf-Stirling