Chairperson

picture of Donald Lange Donald Lange
...is an Associate Professor of Management and the Lincoln Professor of Management Ethics in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and has been with ASU since 2006. His research interests include individual- and... More

Program Chair

picture of Flore Bridoux Flore Bridoux
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Amsterdam. Her current research focuses on the management of stakeholders and human capital. In particular, she studies how firms can ... More

Associate Program Chair

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Reps at Large 2017

picture of Olga Hawn Olga Hawn
... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Distinguished Fellow at Kenan-Flagler Business School of University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She received her PhD in Strategy from Duke University... More

picture of Ioannis Ioannou Ioannis Ioannou
... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. His research seeks to understand whether, how, and the extent to which the modern business organization contributes towards building a sustainable future. He regularly publishes ... More

picture of Ryan Krause Ryan Krause
... is an assistant professor of strategy in the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management and organization theory from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Ryan Krause conducts research primarily on ... More



Reps at Large 2018

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Stakeholder Strategy

The Stakeholder Strategy Interest Group promotes scholarship that embraces a multi-stakeholder perspective of firm strategy, its antecedents, its boundaries, roles, and values, and its diverse forms of impact and performance. We welcome work from a variety of disciplines and national settings. If you are interested in this domain, regardless of your other interests, we welcome you to join with us as we attempt to answer questions such as the following:

  • How do competitive, corporate, growth and innovation strategy decisions influence the effectiveness of stakeholder engagement and sustainability oriented strategies and practices?
  • How do stakeholder engagement and sustainability oriented strategies and practices influence the effectiveness of competitive, corporate, growth and innovation strategies?
  • How can firms attempting to satisfy a plurality of stakeholder interests compete and/or cooperate effectively with like-minded firms as well as with traditional competitors?
  • Under what conditions might stakeholder-oriented firms outcompete traditional, shareholder oriented, ones?
  • What are the strategic alternatives to coordinate the expectations and perceptions of a plurality of stakeholders to enhance their benefit while simultaneously creating firm value? How should top management teams think about developing, selecting and implementing them?
  • What factors might explain the varying ability of management teams to fruitfully engage the firm’s stakeholders to everyone’s advantage and to change their firm’ strategies, operations and culture to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability?
  • How do individuals and teams learn how to integrate principles of responsibility and of social, environmental and economic sustainability in their firms’ operating and strategic processes?
  • How do individuals and their shared values, emotions and cognitions influence firms’ stakeholder orientation and engagement strategies, sustainability oriented change processes, and, ultimately, the firm’s economic, social and environmental performance?

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