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

Convenors:
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): Daniel Lundgaard
Ismael Al-Amoudi and John Latsis
Artificial intelligence and artificial irresponsibility: The case of health sector organisations
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): Michael Carney
Andrea Kim, Michael Carney and Gwyneth Edwards
Operating in the zone of ambiguity: Disruptive sharing economy firms
Discussant(s): Mislav Radic
Mislav Radic and Alessandro Tirapani
The public responsibility of global digital platform corporations
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): 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): 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): 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): Denise Fletcher
Sara R. Jespersen
Responsible corporate tax practice – An emerging practice
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): Cyrlene Classen
Tarun Vashith and Aditya Moses
Creating inclusive workplaces: An exploration in PWD inclusion
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): 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): Jukka Rintamaki
Daniel Lundgaard
Playing the blame game on Twitter - how issues within the climate change debate become associated with organizational responsibilities
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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): Anne Antoni
Lydia Westrup
Corporate (ir)responsibility – a matter of concern?
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): Christian Voegtlin
Anna E. McKean and Brayden King
Signing to signal: Examining factors behind progressive corporate activism
Discussant(s): Kirsti Iivonen
Christian Voegtlin, Andrew Crane and Laura Noval
When CEO sociopolitical activism attracts new talent: Exploring the conditions under which CEO activism increases job pursuit intentions
Discussant(s): Anna McKean
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
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): May Seitanidi
Ahmad Hassan and Mai Linneberg
Women workers in global production networks
Discussant(s): Lauren McCarthy
Hongwei Xu
Organizational diversity and collective action: The destructive effect
Discussant(s): Ahmad Hassan
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): 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): Jordi Vives Gabriel
Jordi Vives Gabriel and Florian Wettstein
Moral repair for corporate human rights wrongs. The role of symbolic remedies
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): Anne-Laure Winkler
Rebecca Whiting and Katrina Pritchard
Weary women: The responsibility for gendered representations of retirement
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): Rebecca Whiting