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Dane, E., Rockmann, K. & Pratt, M.G. 2012. "When Should I Trust My Gut?: Linking Domain Expertise to Intuitive Decision-Making Effectiveness." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 119: 187-194.

Jones C. & Massa, F.G, 2013 From Novel Practice to Consecrated Exemplar: Unity Temple as a Case of Institutional Evangelizing, Organization Studies.

Marquis, C., Davis, G.F. & Glynn, M.A. 2013. Golfing Alone? Corporations, Elites and Nonprofits in 100 American Communities, 1987-2002. Organization Science, 24(1): 39-57.

Nielsen, R.P., Balachandra, L. and Nielsen, A.L. 2013. Whistle-Blowing Methods For Navigating Within And Sometimes Reforming Regulatory Institutions, Journal of Business Ethics

Nielsen, Richard P. & Massa, Felipe G. 2012. "Reintegrating Ethics and Institutional Theory," Journal of Business Ethics

Pratt, M.G., Pradies, C. & Lepisto, D. 2013.  Doing Well, Doing Good, and Doing With: Organizational Practices for Effectively Cultivating Meaningful Work.  In B. Dik, Z. Byrne & M. Steger’s (Eds.) Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace (pp. 173-196), APA Books.

Raffaelli, R. & Glynn, M.A. 2013. Relational Pluralism and Institutional Complexity in CSR Practice Adoption: A Study of Fortune 500 Firms. Academy of Management Journal.

Spinello, R.A.. 2014. Cyberethics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace, 5th edition (Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett).

Spinello, R.A. 2013. Privacy, Property Rights, and Gene Ownership,” in Bioinformatics Law, ed. Jorge Contreras and A. James Cuticchia (Chicago:  American Bar Association Publications.

Vadera, A., Pratt, M.G., & Mishra, P.  2013.  Constructive Deviance in Organizations: Integrating and Moving Forward. Journal of Management.

Vadera, A.K. & Pratt, M.G. 2013.  Love, Hate, Ambivalence, or Indifference?: A Conceptual Examination of Workplace Crime and Organizational Identification. Organization Science.

Waddock, S. & Steckler, E. 2012. "Wisdom, spirituality, social entrepreneurs, and self-sustaining practices: What can we learn from difference makers?" In Neal (Ed.) The Handbook for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace.  New York: Springer.



At the annual gathering of management scholars in August in Orlando, FL, there are a number of research presentations by BC faculty and doctoral students; here are a few that are especially related to leadership and ethics:

Beth Humberd,  R. Arnett, Judy Clair, J.A. & K. McGinn will present their paper “Becoming a leader: High-achieving women’s construction of professional and personal advancement,” as part of a symposium entitled “Beyond Gender Barriers: Exploring How Women Overcome Obstacles to Career Advancement,” with researchers from Harvard, INSEAD, Stanford, and Virginia.

Simona Giorgi, Christi Lockwood, & Mary Ann Glynn are part of an All-Academy Symposium on “Culture and capitalism: Reconsidering capitalism from a cultural perspective.” They join panelists from HBS, Michigan, Northwestern, and the U of Texas to explore capitalism's pervasiveness, stability, and adaptability, as well as its links to organizational governance, ethics and leadership.

Erica Steckler and Sandra Waddock, are part of an All-Academy PDW "Capitalism in Crisis and Other Conundrums:  Tackling the Big Question" Erica will present on the problem of organizational authenticity by focusing on stakeholder perceptions of a firm's sustainability and how organizational leaders might best address their needs and interests of stakeholders, particularly when their views diverge.



Erica Steckler and Bill Stevenson will present a paper at the American Sociological Association conference in NYC, "Rhetoric, Sustainability, and the Corporate Institutional Field"

Richard P. Nielsen and William Laufler (Wharton) will be co-chair a Society for Business Ethics Symposium on “Too Big To Jail? Legal, Ethical, and Behavioral Implications of the U.S. Justice Department’s Decision Not To Criminally Prosecute Large Financial Institutions.”

In May, Mary Ann Glynn was invited to present “Staying the Same While Changing: Organizational Identity in the Face of Environmental Challenges” at the HBS Change and Sustainability Conference.



Glynn, M.A. “The Burden of Leadership: Being Martha Stewart”