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National Culture And Financial Systems: The Conditioning Role Of Political Context 

Date: 04/2018 Author(s): Lavezzolo, Sebastián E.; Rodríguez-Lluesma, Carlos; Elvira, Marta Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Building on research that addresses why some financial systems are based on banks and others on markets, this study stresses that culturally-based social preferences regarding uncertainty avoidance help explain cross-national differences in financial system configuration. We propose a theory in which political institutions condition this relationship. ... More information   Read related article

Competition Policy in Banking in the European Union 

Date: 20/03/2018 Author(s): Vives, Xavier Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Competition has been perceived with suspicion, and even suppressed for extended periods, in European banking. Competition has a bearing on all the perceived failures associated with banking and the financial system: excessive risk taking, credit overexpansion and exuberant growth, and bank misconduct (e.g. the Libor cartel). I examine the evolution ... More information  

A Trickle-Down Model of Task and Development I-Deals 

Date: 16/03/2018 Author(s): Rofcanin, Yasin; Las Heras, Mireia; Bal, Matthijs; Van der Heijden, Beatrice; Taser Erdogan, Didem Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In today's competitive landscape, employees increasingly negotiate idiosyncratic deals (i-deals), referring to personalized work arrangements that address recipients' unique work needs and preferences (Rousseau et al., 2006). While i-deals unfold in a dyadic context between subordinates and their managers, the consequences of i-deals concern everyone ... More information  

Knowledge Diversity and Coordination: The Effect of Intrafirm Inventor Task Networks on Absorption Speed 

Date: 13/03/2018 Author(s): Moreira, Solon; Markus, Arjan; Laursen, Keld Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We combine the absorptive capacity and social network theory approaches to predict how intrafirm "whole" network characteristics affect the firm's rate of absorption of external knowledge to produce inventions. We start from the widely accepted view that distant, externally-developed knowledge is difficult to absorb into the focal firm's own knowledge ... More information  

Ethical Challenges in Strategic Management: The 19th IESE International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society 

Date: 07/03/2018 Author(s): Fontrodona, Juan; Ricart, Joan Enric; Berrone, Pascual Document type: This paper is the Introduction to the Special Issue comprising a selection of papers submitted to the 19th IESE International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society. The main topic of the Symposium was "Ethical Challenges in Strategic Management." The paper presents the rationale and context of the Symposium. We begin with a brief historical overview ... More information  

Made in Carcere: Integral Human Development in Extreme Conditions 

Date: 03/03/2018 Author(s): Mongelli, Luca; Versari, Pietro; Rullani, Francesco; Vaccaro, Antonino Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper analyzes the case of Made in Carcere, an innovative social enterprise providing jobs to one of the most marginalized groups in society: convicted women. Relying on an extensive database that covers 8 years of activity, we propose a micro-level analysis of the processes adopted by Made in Carcere to foster the integral human development of ... More information  

Social or Commercial? Innovation Strategies in Social Enterprises at Times of Turbulence 

Date: 27/02/2018 Author(s): Ramus, Tommaso; La Cara, Barbara; Vaccaro, Antonino; Brusoni, S. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In this study, we investigate how different internal and external stakeholders influence the innovation strategy of a social enterprise to adopt product, process, and partnership innovations that impact either social or commercial performance. Relying on survey data from a sample of work integration social enterprises, we find that in situations of ... More information  

The Real Mission of the Mission Statement: A Systematic Review of the Literature 

Date: 23/02/2018 Author(s): Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Guerrero, Adrián; Mas-Machuca, Marta Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) A mission statement is a widely used strategic tool that emphasises an organisation's uniqueness and identity. It was in the early 1980s that academics, managers, and consultants recognised the need for explicitly formulating a mission statement in organisations. Since then, mission statements have remained as a popular strategic tool in organisations. ... More information  

From Protest to Product: Strategic Frame Brokerage in a Commercial Social Movement Organization 

Date: 22/02/2018 Author(s): Lee, Matthew; Ramus, Tommaso; Vaccaro, Antonino Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We explore how social movement organizations that engage directly in commercial activities frame these activities to resonate simultaneously with movement activists and commercial stakeholders. This study addresses this issue through a seven-year case study of a Sicilian anti-racket social movement organization that attempts to eliminate extortion ... More information  

The Role of Stakeholders in Corporate Governance: A View from Accounting Research 

Date: 19/02/2018 Author(s): Ormazábal, Gaizka Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) I review the empirical research on the role of stakeholders in corporate governance with an emphasis in contributions from the accounting literature. In particular, I focus on the following stakeholders: employees, the general public, the media, related firms, the government, private regulators, gatekeepers, and foreigners. This list does not include ... More information  
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