Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business {College of Business}

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Research

Recently published research from CESB Director Mark Starik, and co-authors

  • Malkani, A. & Starik, M. 2013. The Green Building Technology Model: An approach to understanding the intention to adopt green office building technology.  Journal of Sustainable Real Estate. Vol 5 (1).
  • Starik, M. 2013. Connecting and advancing the social innovations of business sustainability models. Proceedings of the International Association for Business & Society.
  • Starik, M. & Kanashiro, P. 2013. Toward a theory of sustainability management: Uncovering and integrating the nearly obvious. Organization & Environment. Volume 26 (1): 7-30.
  • Starik, M., Holliday, S, & Paton, B. 2012. Strategic environmental sustainability management: Highlighting the need and opportunities to recognize environmentally-hidden economic sectors. International Journal of Business Insights and Transformation. Volume 4 (3): 1-16.
  • Liu, Y., Xing, Y., & Starik, M. 2012. Storytelling as research method: A West-meets-East perspective. In Wang, C.L., Ketchen, D.J. & Bergh, D.D. (eds.) West Meets East: Building Theoretical Bridges (Research Methodology in Strategy and Management), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Vol. 8: 143 – 171.
  • Starik, M. 2012. Multi-level, multi-system strategic approach to a sustainable economy. In Statler, M., & Shrivastava, P. (eds.) Learning from the Global Financial Crisis Stanford University Press. 291-312.
  • Starik, M., Rands, G.P., Marcus, A.A., & Clark, T.S. 2010 (eds.) Sustainability in management education. Academy of Management Learning & Education. Vol. 9 (3). 
  • Starik, M. & Rands, G.P. 2010. In search of sustainability in management education. In Academy of Management Learning & Education Special Issue on Sustainability in Management Education. September. Volume 9 (3); 377-383.

Recent conference presentations of CESB Director Mark Starik, and co-presenters

  • Starik, M., Kastorff,K., Clark, T. & Natarajan, G. 2014. Sustainability finance and impact investing: Two sides of the same resilient management coin?  Western Academy of Management, Napa, CA, March.
  • Starik, M. & Townsend, A. 2013. Connecting and advancing the social innovations of business sustainability models. International Association for Business & Society. Portland, OR. June.
  • Starik, M. 2013. Connections between the fields of Strategic Management and Sustainability Management: Perceptions, pathways, and possibilities. Western Academy of Management. Santa Fe, NM. March.
  • Starik, M. 2011. Sustainability, corporate governance, & beyond: Toward a holistic theory of sustainability management. University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Corporate Governance and Value Creation Conference. Sydney, NSW, Australia. December;
  • Starik, M. 2011. Developing effective academic-practitioner sustainable relationships. AACSB Sustainability Conference, Charlotte, NC, June.
  • Starik, M. 2011. A year in the life of the GW Institute for Sustainability Research, Education, & Policy: Achievements and prospects. GW University Seminar Series. Washington, DC. April.
  • Starik, M. 2011. Developing an academic research portfolio: What do you like? What do you know? and, What do you think?: Western Academy of Management Doctoral Consortium, Victoria, BC. March
  • Starik, M. 2010. Social media practices and possibilities for sustainable climate solutions. Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA, November.
  • Starik, M. 2010. What is solid (quality) research? Oikos Social Entrepreneurship Academy, Univ. of St. Gallen, Switzerland. August.
  • Starik, M. 2010 Greening academic business institutions and stakeholders: Multi-level, university, & international perspectives. Academy of Management Multi-Divisional Symposium. Montreal. August.
  • Starik, M. 2010. Creating sustainability theory: Considering “Theory S”. Academy of Management Organizations and the Natural Environment Division Professional Development Workshop. Montreal. August.
  • Starik, M. 2010. Sustainable careers, and, sustainability management and policy seminars, George Washington University, Washington D.C. Co-Sponsored with the President’s Council on Environmental Quality, Green Gov Conference, October.
  • Starik, M. 2010. Educational aspects of green jobs. National Council for Science and Environment. George Washington University, Washington, DC. January, and, Americorps Jobs Retreat, DC Convention Center, February.

CESB-related Research AY 2012-13

  • King, P.G. 2013. Planning for climate change on the California coast:  The economic dimensions of SLR at the local level. Submitted to the American Journal of Climate Change.
  • King, P.G. & McGregor, A.R. 2013. Surveying beach visitor perceptions of environmental quality and management in Santa Barbara County and Ventura County: A report on summary findings from a beach intercept survey. Prepared for: Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment and Funded by the State of California
  • King, P.G. & McGreror, A.R. 2013. Decision making in context: Drivers for beach resource management. A report on findings from interviews with key resource managers in the BEACON region Prepared for: Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment and Funded by the State of California
  • Silverman, M. 2013.  Holland America Lines. OIKOS Case Study Competition (on-line publication).
  • Starik, M. & Kanashiro, P. 2013. Toward a theory of sustainability management:  Uncovering and integrating the nearly obvious.  Organization & Environment. Volume 26: 7-30.
  • Liu, Y., Xing, Y., & Starik, M. 2012. Storytelling as research method: A West-meets-East perspective. In Wang, C.L., Ketchen, D.J. & Bergh, D.D. (eds.) West Meets East: Building Theoretical Bridges (Research Methodology in Strategy and Management), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Vol. 8: 143 – 171
  • Malkani, A. & Starik, M. 2013. The Green Building Technology Model: An approach to understanding the adoption of green office buildings, (Submitted to the Journal of Sustainable Real Estate).
  • Tantalo, C., Caroli, M.G. and Vanevenhoven, J. 2012 Corporate social responsibility and SME’s competitiveness, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 58, Nos. 1/2, pp.129–151.
  • Tantalo, C. & Priem, R. L. 2013. Value creation through stakeholder synergy.” (Submitted to Strategic Management Journal)
  • Paton, B., Harris-Boundy, J., & Melhus, P. 2012. Integrating global poverty into mainstream business classrooms. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 23(1), 4.
  • Melhus, P. and B. Paton 2102. The Paradox of Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations: Insights from Sustainable Silicon Valley’s Regional CO2 Emissions Reduction Program. Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 2, pages 29-44.
  • Yim-Yu Wong. 2012.  The Resource-based View and Corporate Social Responsibility–Recent Development. Accepted for presentation and publishing in the International Academy Business and Publication Administration Disciplines Proceedings, Las Vegas, CA, USA, October 25-28, 2012.
  • Nini Yang, Caran Colvin, and Yim-Yu Wong.  2012. Corporate Social Responsibility and Competitive Advantage: A Brief Review.  Presented and published in the Proceedings at the Hawaiian International Conference on Business, May 24-27, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Yang, N., Colvin, C., & Wong, Y. 2013. Navigating corporate social responsibility components and strategic options: The IHR perspective, Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 12 (1): 39-58.
  • Lamm, E., Tosti-Kharas, J., & Williams, E. 2013. Read this article but don't print it: Organizational Citizenship Behavior Toward the Environment. Group & Organization Management, 38(2), 163-197.
  • Lamm, E., Tosti-Kharas, J. & King, C. E. 2013. Illuminating the consequences of turning off the lights: The relationship between organizational citizenship behavior toward the environment and employee attitudes. Submission to Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Thomas, T. E., & Lamm, E. 2012. Legitimacy and organizational sustainability. Journal of Business Ethics, 110, 191-203.
  • Cholette S and T Roeder 2012 Embedding a sustainability module into quantitative business courses, Informs Transactions on Education 13(1), 44–56.
  • Cholette, S. 2013. A submission to the International Journal of Production Economics IJPE with non-CoB colleagues entitled “Economic and Environmental Assessment of Reusable Plastic Containers: A case study of a Food Catering Supply Chain.” This paper has just been accepted pending minor revisions.
  • Cholette, S. 2013. A recent submission to Journal of Consumer Marketing JCM with fellow CoB faculty members L. Özşen, O Özlük and B. Ungson, entitled “Exploring purchasing preferences: Local and ecologically labeled foods” awaits editorial decision.
  • Cholette, S. 2013 A submission to Journal of Business Ethics, with fellow CoB faculty members D Kleinrichert and T Roeder, is entitled “Emerging Social Entrepreneurial CSR Initiatives in Supply Chains: Exploratory Case Studies of Four Agriculturally-Based Entrepreneurs.”  We are currently performing a major revision.
  • Chattopadhyay, S. & Taylor, E. 2012. Smart growth strategies have a role in curbing vehicle miles traveled? A further assessment using household level survey data. Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, December.
  • Mak, B., Beckman, P.,& Bohn, N. 2013, Mobile phone accessibility values for users with disabilities, International Journal of Mobile Communications.
  • Braswell, M., Daniels, R.B., Landis, M., & Chang, C.C.A. 2012. Characteristics of diligent audit committees. Journal Of Business & Economics Research, Vol 10, No 4 191-205.
  • Landis, M., Jerris, S.I., & Braswell, M. 2011. An account analysis of PCAOB inspection reports for triennially-inspected audit firms, Journal of Business & Economics Research, March, 2011 Volume 9, Number 3, 11-21.
  • Hammond, T., Clayton, B.M., & Arnold, P.J. 2012. An “unofficial” history of race relations in the South African accounting industry, 1968–2000: Perspectives of South Africa's first black chartered accountants, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Volume 23, Issues 4–5, Pages 332–350.
  • Siegel, P.H., Mintz, S., Naser-Tavakolian, M., & O’Shaughnessy, J. 2012, Identifying ethical hypernorms for accounting educators. American Journal of Business Education, Vol 5, No 1, Pages 37-53.
  • Wakeland, W., Chollette, S., & Venkat, K. 2012, Food transportation issues and reducing carbon footprint Ch. 9 in Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing, Joyce I. Boye, Yves Arcand (eds.), Springer,211-238
  • Soorapanth, S. & Chick, S.E. 2013. Assessing prevention for positives: Cost-utility assessment of behavioral interventions for reducing HIV transmission, Chap. 8 in Operations Research and Health Care Policy, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Volume 190, 157-178.
  • Li, D., 2012. Dissecting and connecting the growth and accounting distortion components of accruals, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 1–28
  • Park, S. H., Zhou, N. & Ungson, G.R. 2013. “Rough diamonds: Breakout strategies of successful firms in BRIC,” San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Park, S.H., Zhou, N., & Ungson, G.R. 2013. Avoiding the growth fetish in emerging markets,” Business Horizons (forthcoming).
  • Roxas, S.K. & Ungson, G.R. 2013, Biogenesis: An alternative model of change, growth, and transformation, Indian Journal of Foreign Policy, Vol.25, No.1-2, 1-19.
  • Cholette, Susan, Leyla Ozsen, Ozgur Ozluk, and Gerardo R. Ungson, 2013. When not to compare apples with ‘Apples’: An exploratory study of consumer pricing patterns for imported, local, and C02 labeled products. (Under Review)
  • Soorapanth, S., Chick, S. E. 2012. The cost and effectiveness analysis of behavioral interventions for HIV-infected persons. Handbook of Operations Research in Healthcare.
  • Stepien, E., Su, Y. 2012. International portfolio and currency hedging: Viewpoint of Polish investors. Managerial Finance, 38(7). http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=mf
  • Okumus, F., Avci, U., Kilic, I., Walls, A. 2012. Cultural tourism in Turkey: A missed opportunity. To appear in Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 30. www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t792306980    
  • Petkova, A.2013. Reputation and decision making under ambiguity: A study of U.S. venture capital firms’ investments in the clean energy sector. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Kleinrichert, D., Tosti-Kharas, J., Albert, M., Eng, J. 2013. The effect of a business and society course on business student attitudes towards corporate social responsibility. To appear in Journal of Education for Business. www.tandfonline.com/action/aboutThisJournal?show=aimsScope&journalCode=v...
  • Mak, B., Beckman, P., & Bohn, N. 2013. Mobile phone accessibility values for users with disabilities. To appear in International Journal of Mobile Communications. www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijmc            
  • Carr-Ruffino, N. 2013. In Dr. Chaunda Scott, Oakland U, Rochester MI; Dr. Marilyn Byrd, U of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton TX (Ed.), Taking a Leadership Role in Leveraging Workforce Diversity (vol. IV). Hershey, PA: Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts; IGI Global.
  • Carr-Ruffino, N. 2013. In D.D. (Don) Warrick, Jens Mueller (Ed.), Learning To Manage Diversity: The Impact Of Organizational Culture. Oxford: Rossi Smith:  Lessons In Changing Cultures: Learning  from Real World Cases. rossismith.cim
  • Yang, N., Colvin, C., Wong, Y.-Y. 2012. Navigating corporate social responsibility components and strategic options: The IHR Perspective. To appear in Academy of Strategic Management Journal.                
  • Hammond, T., Clayton, B., Arnold, P. 2013. The role of multinationals in the transition from apartheid: Black employment in the South African accounting industry, 1976-2000". Critical Perspectives on Accounting.            
  • Scaglione, M., Johnson, C. 2013. Tourism productivity convergence in Europe: Leaders and catchers up. 13-25.. Berlin: Productivity in Tourism.  Keller, P. Bieger, T (eds), ESV.
  • Kleinrichert, D. 2012. In Christoph Lütge, Lindsay Thompson (Ed.), Gender issues in entrepreneurship (1st ed. ed., vol. 1-3, pp. 1500). Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics / Springer. www.springer.com/social+sciences/applied+ethics/book/978-94-007-1494-6
  • Cholette, S., Kleinrichert, D., Roeder, T., Sugiyama, K. 2013. Emerging social entrepreneurs: A case study approach to supply chain sustainability challenges. Decision Sciences.
  • Purser, R. 2012. Deconstructing lack: A Buddhist perspective on egocentric organizations. To appear in Tamara Journal for Critical Organizational Inquiry. http://peaceaware.com/tamara2/
  • Mohr, J., Sengupta, S., Slater, S. 2012. Serving base-of-the-pyramid markets: meeting real needs through a customized approach. To appear in Journal of Business Strategy, 33(6), 4-14. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17062996&ini=aob
  • Danko, K. & Hefter, B.2013. An accounting ethics case. This was published in Research Journal of Applied Finance.
  • Kleinrichert, D., C. Johnson and M. Ergul. 2012. Boutique hotels: Technology, social media & green practices, Journal of Hospitality Tourism and Technology. V 3 (3), 211-225.
  • Foo Nin Ho, Hui-Ming Deanna Wang and Scott J. Vitell (2012), “A Global Analysis of Corporate Social Performance:  The Effects of Cultural and Geographic Environments,” Journal of Business Ethics, 107(4), 423-33.                                                                        
  • Liang, X., Lu, X. & Wang, L. 2012. Outward internationalization of private enterprises in China: The effect of competitive advantages and disadvantages compared to home market rivals. Journal of World Business, 47(1), 134-144.
  • Cholette, S., Kleinrichert, D., Roeder, T., Sugiyama, K.2012. Emerging Social Entrepreneurs: A Case Study Approach to Supply Chain Sustainability Challenges. Submitted to Decision Sciences.
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