Work-Life Balance: Mirroring what you saw your parents do. Ever wondered why you still overwork despite labour laws, corporate wellness schemes, employee reps and a caring boss? Prof. Ioana Lupu, ESSEC Business School, tackles the work-life balance question through a new lens – the influence of our parents on our beliefs and working behaviours.
Nature-based solutions (NBS) have been widely recognised by governments in climate change and biodiversity strategies. But significant barriers exist for their large-scale implementation. Esmee Kooijman and Siobhan McQuaid, together with Profs. Mary-Lee Rhodes and Marcus J. Collier from Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, and Francesco Pilla from University College Dublin, take the first step in a thousand-mile march toward market development of the sector by proposing a classification for organisations delivering NBS and categorising their economic activities.
Post-Disaster Recovery: The role of CSR in re-empowering local communities. What’s crucial in rebuilding local communities in the wake of a disaster? Dr Maki Dan and Dr-Professor Masayuki Kohiyama, Keio University, explore how companies can oil the wheels for a timely and effective recovery.
Prof. Viviane de Beaufort, European spokeswoman for gender equality and corporate governance and founder of the ‘Women Board Ready’ programme at ESSEC Business School, looks at gender parity – especially in France – and the woman’s path to corporate governance.
While HR data piles up, most organisations are left scratching their heads over the ‘analytics’. Researcher Steven McCartney and Professor Na Fu, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, highlight how HR analytics might be useful in the quest to better organisational performance, and how to successfully leverage it.
Four Scenarios for the Future of Global Energy. Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy at Warwick Business School and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, looks at the four scenarios ahead and their impact on whether energy transition is reached – or not.
Prof. Qinqin Zheng, School of Management Fudan University, with co-researchers Profs. Ajai Gaur, Rutgers Business School, and Koustab Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management, explore why Asian organisations adopt ethics & compliance management within their CSR and, more importantly, if and how they implement it.
By Tom Gamble. Related research: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Asian ﬁrms: a strategic choice perspective of ethics and compliance management, Ajai Gaur, Koustab Ghosh and Qinqin Zheng. Journal of Asia Business Studies, DOI 10.1108/JABS-03-2019-0094 VOL. 13 NO. 4 2019.
Leveraging Senior Talent: What SocEnt can teach companies about intergenerational collaboration
Multinationals have a hard time governing sustainability practices in their global supply chains – even more so during times of crisis. Prof. Tanusree Jain, Trinity Business School, lays out the blueprint for agile and effective sustainability governance. An article by Tom Gamble and Tanusree Jain.
Artificial intelligence, Employee Performance and Wellness: Prof. Yufei Huang, Trinity Business School, together with co-researcher Dr. Joan Cahill, Trinity College Dublin, share their current research into the impact of AI on employees and how firms can reimagine work in a healthy way, bolstered by intelligent technology.