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SOEE3270
Module Reading List

Business and Sustainable Development, 2017/18, Semester 1
Paul Abbott
P.Abbott@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE EXPECTED TO READ AT LEAST THE UNDERLINED ARTICLE BEFORE EACH SESSION. WHILE THE OTHER ARTICLES IN THE READING LIST ARE NOT REQUIRED BEFORE CLASS, THEY ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO THE STUDENTS OF THE MODULE.

Session 1: Introduction

Swyngedouw, E. (2013). Apocalypse now! Fear and doomsday pleasures. Capitalism nature socialism, 24(1), 9-18.

Steffen, W., Crutzen, P. J., & McNeill, J. R. (2007). The Anthropocene: are humans now overwhelming the great forces of nature. Ambio : a journal of the human environment., 36(8), 614-621.

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Session 2: Sustainability

Hopwood, B., Mellor, M., & O'Brien, G. (2005). Sustainable development: mapping different approaches. Sustainable development (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England), 13(1), 38-52.

Lele, S. M. (1991). Sustainable development: a critical review. World development., 19(6), 607-621.

Daly, H. E. (1990). Toward some operational principles of sustainable development. Ecological economics., 2(1), 1-6.

Beckerman, W. (1994). 'Sustainable development': is it a useful concept? . Environmental values. ISSN: 0963-2719, 3(3), 191-209. - Available online: http://www.environmentandsociety.org/sites/default/files/key_docs/beckerman_3_3.pdf

Williams, C. C., & Millington, A. C. (2004). The diverse and contested meanings of sustainable development. The geographical journal, including the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society., 170(2), 99-104.

Mebratu, D. (1998). Sustainability and sustainable development: historical and conceptual review. Environmental impact assessment review., 18(6), 493-520.

Goodland, R., & Daly, H. (1996). Environmental sustainability: universal and non- negotiable. Ecological applications., 1002-1017.

Barkemeyer, R., Holt, D., Preuss, L., & Tsang, S. (2014). What happened to the ‘development’in sustainable development? Business guidelines two decades after Brundtland. Sustainable development (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England), 22(1), 15-32.

Heikkurinen, P. (ed.) (2017). Sustainability and peaceful coexistence for the Anthropocene ISBN: 9781138634275 hardback; 1138634271 hardback; 9781315206820 electronic book. New York/London: Routledge.  

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Session 3: Responsibility

Moon, J. (2007). The contribution of corporate social responsibility to sustainable development. Sustainable development (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England), 15(5): 296-306.

Veldman, J., & Willmott, H. (2013). What is the corporation and why does it matter? M@n@gement, 16(5), 605-620.

Elkington, J. (1994). Towards the sustainable corporation: Win-win-win business strategies for sustainable development. California management review., 36(2), 90.

Ambec, S., & Lanoie, P. (2008). Does It Pay to Be Green? A Systematic Overview. The Academy of Management perspectives., 22(4), 45-62.

Margolis, J. D., & Walsh, J. P. (2003). Misery loves companies: rethinking social initiatives by business. Administrative science quarterly., 48(2): 268-305.

Mintzberg, H. (1983). The Case for Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of business strategy., 4(2): 3-15.

Porter, M. E., & van der Linde, C. (1995). Green and Competitive: Ending the Stalemate. Harvard business review., 73(5): 120-134.

Prahalad, C. K., & Hart, S. (2002). The fortune at the bottom of the pyramid. Strategy + Business, 26(1): 55-67. - Available online: http://www.strategy-business.com/article/11518?gko=9a4ba

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Session 4: Stakeholders

Kakabadse, N. K., Rozuel, C., & Lee-Davies, L. (2005). Corporate social responsibility and stakeholder approach: a conceptual review. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 1(4), 277-302 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .

Clarkson, M. B. E. (1995). A stakeholder framework for analyzing and evaluating corporate social performance. Academy of Management. The Academy of Management review., 20(1): 92-117.

Donaldson, T., & Preston, L. E. (1995). The stakeholder theory of the corporation: concepts, evidence, and implications. The Academy of Management review., 20(1): 65- 91.

Freeman, R. E. (1984). Strategic management : a stakeholder approach. Boston: Pitman.

Frooman, J. (1999). Stakeholder Influence Strategies. The Academy of Management review., 24(2): 191-205.

Gray, R. H., Kouhy, R., & Lavers, S. (1995). Corporate social and environmental reporting. A review of the literature and a longitudinal study of UK disclosure. Accounting, auditing & accountability journal., 8(2).

Mitchell, R. K., Agle, B. R., & Wood, D. J. (1997). Toward a theory of stakeholder identification and salience: Defining the principle of who and what really counts. Academy of Management. The Academy of Management review., 22(4): 853.

Schepers, D. H. (2006). The Impact of NGO Network Conflict on the Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies of Multinational Corporations. Business and society., 45(3): 282.

Suchman, M. C. (1995). Managing Legitimacy: Strategic and Institutional Approaches. The Academy of Management review., 20(3): 571-610.

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Session 5: Strategy

Heikkurinen, P., & Forsman Hugg, S. (2011). Strategic corporate responsibility in the food chain. Corporate social responsibility and environmental management., 18(5), 306-316.

Porter, M. E., & Kramer, M. R. (2006). The link between competitive advantage and corporate social responsibility. Harvard business review., 84(12), 78-92.

Baumgartner, R. J., & Ebner, D. (2010). Corporate sustainability strategies: sustainability profiles and maturity levels. Sustainable development (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England), 18(2), 76- 89.

Hart, S. L. (1997). Beyond greening: Strategies for a sustainable world. Harvard business review., 75(1): 66-76.

Husted, B. W., & Allen, D. B. (2006). Corporate social responsibility in the multinational enterprise: strategic and institutional approaches. Journal of international business studies., 37: 838-849.

Kolk, A., & van Tulder, R. (2006). Poverty alleviation as business strategy? Evaluating commitments of frontrunner Multinational Corporations. World development., 34(5): 789.

Schepers, D. H. (2006). The Impact of NGO Network Conflict on the Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies of Multinational Corporations. Business and society., 45(3): 282.

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Session 6: Ethics

Ketola, T. (2008). A holistic corporate responsibility model: Integrating values, discourses and actions. Journal of business ethics., 80(3), 419-435.

Donaldson, T., & Dunfee, T. W. (1999). When ethics travel: the promise and perils of global business ethics. California management review., 41(4): 45-63.

Heikkurinen, P., & Ketola, T. (2012). Corporate responsibility and identity: from a stakeholder to an awareness approach. Business strategy and the environment., 21(5), 326-337.

Goodpaster, K. E. (1991). Business ethics and stakeholder analysis. Business ethics quarterly, 1(01), 53-73.

Frederick, W. C. (1991). The Moral Authority of Transnational Corporate Codes. Journal of business ethics., 10(3): 165-177.

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Session 7: Case study

Young, W., & Tilley, F. (2006). Can businesses move beyond efficiency? The shift toward effectiveness and equity in the corporate sustainability debate. Business strategy and the environment., 15(6): 402-415.

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Session 8: Politics

Banerjee, S. B. (2008). Corporate Social Responsibility: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Critical sociology., 34(1): 51-79.

Barkemeyer, R. (2009). Beyond Compliance - Below Expectations? CSR in the Context of International Development. Business ethics : a European review., 18(3): 273-289.

Blowfield, M. (2005). Corporate Social Responsibility: reinventing the meaning of development? International affairs., 81(3): 515-524.

Frynas, J. G. (2008). Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development: Critical Assessment. Corporate governance (Bradford), 16(4): 274-281.

Jenkins, R. (2005). Globalization, Corporate Social Responsibility and poverty. International affairs., 81(3): 525-540.

Pattberg, P. (2005). The Institutionalization of Private Governance: How Business and Nonprofit Organizations Agree on Transnational Rules. Governance., 18(4): 589- 610.

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Session 9: Production-Consumption (part 1)

Michaelis, L. (2003). The role of business in sustainable consumption. Journal of cleaner production., 11(8), 915-921.

Mont, O., & Plepys, A. (2008). Sustainable consumption progress: should we be proud or alarmed? Journal of cleaner production., 16(4), 531-537.

Dolan, P. (2002). The sustainability of “sustainable consumption”. Journal of Macromarketing, 22(2), 170-181.

Tukker, A., Emmert, S., Charter, M., Vezzoli, C., Sto, E., Andersen, M. M., ... & Lahlou, S. (2008). Fostering change to sustainable consumption and production: an evidence based view. Journal of cleaner production., 16(11), 1218-1225.

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Session 10: Consumption-Production (part 2)

Young, W., Hwang, K., McDonald, S., & Oates, C. J. (2010). Sustainable consumption: green consumer behaviour when purchasing products. Sustainable development (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England), 18(1), 20-31.

Vermeir, I., & Verbeke, W. (2006). Sustainable food consumption: Exploring the consumer “attitude–behavioral intention” gap. Journal of agricultural and environmental ethics., 19(2), 169-194.

Spaargaren, G. (2003). Sustainable consumption: a theoretical and environmental policy perspective. Society & natural resources., 16(8), 687-701.

Sanne, C. (2002). Willing consumers—or locked-in? Policies for a sustainable consumption. Ecological economics., 42(1), 273-287.

Gilg, A., Barr, S., & Ford, N. (2005). Green consumption or sustainable lifestyles? Identifying the sustainable consumer. Futures., 37(6), 481-504.

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Session 11: Synthesis

Dyllick, T., & Hockerts, K. (2002). Beyond the Business Case for Corporate Sustainability. Business strategy and the environment. (11): 130-141.

Hahn, T., Figge, F., Pinkse, J., & Preuss, L. (2010). Trade‐offs in corporate sustainability: you can't have your cake and eat it. Business strategy and the environment., 19(4), 217-229.

Heikkurinen, P., & Bonnedahl, K. J. (2013). Corporate responsibility for sustainable development: a review and conceptual comparison of market-and stakeholder- oriented strategies. Journal of cleaner production., 43, 191-198.

Ketola, T. (2010). Five leaps to corporate sustainability through a corporate responsibility portfolio matrix. Corporate social responsibility and environmental management., 17(6), 320-336.

Gladwin, T. N., Kennelly, J. J., & Krause, T. S. (1995). Shifting paradigms for sustainable development: Implications for management theory and research. The Academy of Management review., 20(4), 874-907.

This list was last updated on 11/08/2017