members and projects


    Thomas Beschorner, Universities of St. Gallen and Montréal

    Matthias Schmidt, Beuth Hochschule Berlin

    Emmanuel Raufflet, HEC Montreal


    PhD students

    Bohn, Stephan, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    The micro process of organizational reactions to ambivalent institutional demands on the basis of the implementation process of CSR 

    Delannon, Nolywé, HEC Montréal

    Corporate Social Responsibility as a Lever for Local Development: Shaping, Negotiation and Implemantation 

    Janz, Nicole, University of Cambridge

    CSR and Human Rights in Developing Countries

    Kleine-König, ChristianeRuhr-University Bochum     

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship in the Context of Urban and Regional Development 

    Krause, Florian, Leibniz University Hannover

    Rationality in corporate decision making from the perspective of Philippa Foot's moral philosophy - A new approach to business ethics

    Kunze, Martin, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

    Companies as addressees of the social question. Institutional change in welfare regimes in Germany, Denmark and Great Britain.

    Lu, Jing, University of Calgary

    CSR Reporting in Developing Countries

    Manowsky, Marion, University of St. Gallen (HSG)

    The Impact of Web 2.0. (Online Social Networks) on Diversity in The Workplace 

    Marques, José Carlos, McGill University

    Corporations as political actors: Strategic, organizational and political perspectives on the private-public policy nexus

    Pouryousefi, Sareh, University of Toronto

    Hierarchy, Authority, and Purpose in Bureaucratic Ethics

    Reuter, Emmanuelle, University of St. Gallen

    Strategic managers´ issue interpretation: An institutional perspective 

    Rüede, Dominik, EBS Business School

    Legitimacy of businesses-nonprofits partnerships 

    Robinson, Rocío, University of St. Gallen (HSG)

    Impacts of Swiss Multinational Corporate Social Responsibility Practices in the Stakeholder Communities of Latin America  

    Sabadoz, Cameron, University of Toronto

    Corporate Social Responsibility as a Regulatory Discourse and Practice of Governmentality 

    Sandve, Anethe, University of Stavanger

    Decision-making processes and corporate social responsibility.

    Vigneau, Laurence, University of Nottingham

    Interpretation and integration of corporate social responsibility within a multinational corporation





    Borkowski, Jan, Leuphana University Lüneburg

    Antecedents of Respectful Leadership

    Bres, Luc, HEC Montréal

    ISO 26000 : the formation of an Internal Standard on Social Responsibility

    Busch, Thorsten, University of St. Gallen (HSG)                                                        

    Responsibilities of companies in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector

    Celka, Arnaud, Université de Montréal

    Impact des autorités privés sur la régulatio

    Claes, Tania, Université de Montréal

    La responsabilité sociale de l'entreprise lors de licenciement collectif_ éléments constitutifs et explicatifs

    Coutts, Sean, University of Toronto, OISE

    Growing Local Resistance: cultivating pluralized spaces of public dialogue

    Diehl, Benjamin, TU Berlin

    Enhancing value creation potential through consumer-consumer-interaction - Analysis on a sustainability innovation process

    Haack, Patrick, Universität Zürich

    Arguing Away the Legitimacy Deficit in Global Governance? Public Deliberation and the Politicization of the Firm

    Hajduk, Thomas, Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

    And the responsibility of business is...? A history of international norms for business

    Koos, Sebastian, University of Mannheim

    The Moral Economy of Consumption in Europe. Critical Consumption in an Era of Globalization.

    Laackmann, Hauke, University of St. Gallen (HSG) 

    Issues Management and Legitimacy. Legitimation strategies of public enterprises under the integration of social developments.

    Lorch, Alexander, University of St. Gallen (HSG)

    Wirtschaftsethisch fundierte Ordnungspolitik : Impulse für eine ethisch wohlverstandene Soziale Marktwirtschaft

    Melde, Thomas, Universität Duisburg-Essen

    Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. Organization, Management and Self-Steering in the World Society

    Mirkovic, Sabine, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt Oder

    Multinational corporations between legitimacy advancement and legitimacy crises - A postfoundational conception of legitimacy of corporate power in postnational governance

    Munarriz, Gerardo, University of British Columbia

    Indigenous Communities Searching for Justice: Holding Transnational (Mining/Oil) Corporations, International Financial Insitutions ans States Accountable for Violations of Human Rights in Latin America

    Prasad, Ajnesh, York University

    Unethical Liasions in the Global Political Economy of Human (In)Security: Conceptualizing the Institutional Nexus of Social Conflict

    Quandt, Hendrik, University of Bielefeld

    CSR zwischen Rhetorik und Nachhaltigkeit - Versuch einer Systematisierung in der Perspektive des Neo-Institutionalismus

    Schmidt, Imke, University of Bochum

    Open Innovation: Sustainable product design as integrative approach to shared responsibility of companies and customers

    Stamm, Christoph, Université de Montréal

    Emergence et capacité d'action institutionnelle des autorités privées en matière de gouvernance responsable des entreprises

    Vorbohle, Kristin, Universität Oldenburg

    Integrative co-operations between profit- and nonprofit-organisations within the scope of Corporate Social Responsiveness

    Wickert, Christopher, Université de Lausanne

    Conceptualizing the Role of SMEs as Private Actors in Global Governance

    Woodside, Claire, Carleton University Ottawa

    Transnational Corporations and Conflict: Examining how TNCs affect domestic security/insecurity