Stakeholder Strategy

How Entrepreneurs Develop Diverse Social Ties, even in Divided Societies

Social networks provide entrepreneurs with invaluable resources, from finding funding and building a customer base to sourcing suppliers and specialists. The right social network not only reduces start-up risk, but…

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SMS 44th Annual Conference Istanbul

Strategic Management of Fault Lines, Contradictions, and Divergences

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New Directions in Stakeholder Theory

Drawing inspiration from the original Toronto Conference on stakeholder theory and the SMS Annual Conference’s return to a location so strongly associated with a critical period in the development of stakeholder theory, this conference extension at the University of Toronto will focus on revisiting essential historical foundations of stakeholder theory and contemplate its future.

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Strategic Responses to Crisis

A Virtual Special Issue edited by Matthias Wenzel, Sarah Stanske, and Marvin Lieberman Currently, the pandemic crisis is affecting the lives of people and organizations around the world. As the…

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“Reshaping Demand Landscapes: How Firms Change Customer Preferences to Better Fit their Products.” A Conversation with the Author

by Esther Leibel Vinokurova’s analysis of the development of the MBS market is based on a massive archival database (366 industry documents and periodicals and 13 books from 1960 to…

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Stepping Beyond Market Concerns: How Should Firms Engage with Non-profit Stakeholders to Create Value?

Should firms care about resolving social issues beyond their market boundaries? How can they create value by doing so? Concerns outside the boundaries of firms’ markets, such as environmental sustainability,…

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