Corporate Social Responsibility, Investor Behaviors, and Stock Market Returns: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China
This article studies how financial investors respond to firms' corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance in terms of their investing behaviors, and how such behaviors change contingent on an event that provokes their attention and concerns to CSR.
Background: According to the literature, meals consumed at home are healthier than those consumed away from home (AFH), but reasons underlying this protective effect have not been fully understood. Emotional reinforcement of healthy eating patterns at home is examined as a putative contributing mechanism.
Conducted by the Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, the primary purpose of this survey is to report the research productivity of Canadian business schools during 2005‐09 using the publication of peer reviewed journal articles in 40 top journals used by Financial Times (FT 40 journals). Data collection took place between summer 2010 and March 2011.
Desautels Professor Alain Pinsonneault’s grant application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), entitled: "Information Technology and Managerial Peripheral Vision: A Network Analysis Perspective" was ranked 1st out of 129 applications in Committee 29 this year.
Desautels Professor Robert David has won the Best Paper Award at the 39th annual conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) for his paper entitled, “Effects of Ancestral Populations on Organizational Founding and Failure: Private Liquor Stores in Alberta.”
Desautels PhD Student, Russell Seidle, has won the Outstanding Theoretical Paper Award, during the Eastern Academy of Management 2011 Meeting for his paper entitled "Experiential and vicarious learning: Implications for the process of technological innovation".
A paper by Professors Ruthanne Huising and Samer Faraj titled: Applying Expertise and Sustaining Attention: Coordination in Fast-Response Organizations has won conference highlight status at the upcoming (June 13-14) conference on Coordination within and among organizations.
“Sponsored search,” or “pay-for-placement,” advertising is one of the fastest growing and most competitive online markets. But many advertisers should rethink their strategies for positioning themselves in this burgeoning online market, according to researchers from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Professor Dror Etzion and Professor Jeroen Struben ranked first for their case “Better Place: Shifting Paradigms in the Automotive Industry.”
Prof. Saurabh Mishra's new study shows that some slack in key resources may yield benefits for manufacturers
“Although resource efficiency is important for firms to increase their financial value, there are also benefits of maintaining some slack in key resources,” conclude the study’s authors, Prof. Sachin B. Modi of the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation and Prof. Saurabh Mishra of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.