Introduction: Integrating Research Perspectives on Business and Society

Social Movements, Stakeholders and Non-Market Strategy

ISBN: 978-1-78754-350-8, eISBN: 978-1-78754-349-2

ISSN: 0733-558X

Publication date: 6 August 2018

Abstract

While there are a number of theoretical traditions that study the interactions of business and society, research in these spaces has failed to sufficiently engage across these traditions. This volume aims to bridge these domains, creating a conversation among scholars working at the nexus of stakeholder theory, non-market strategy, and social movement theory. In this introductory chapter to the volume, we review the historical context of these three theoretical areas and explore how they connect in current research. We follow this discussion with our recommendations for common themes that might further integrate these subfields. Finally, we conclude the chapter with a description of each paper in the volume, highlighting how each contributes to our understanding of the dynamics of business and society, as well as the integration of our three focal subfields.

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Jocelyn Leitzinger, Brayden G King and Forrest Briscoe (2018). 'Introduction: Integrating Research Perspectives on Business and Society', in Forest BriscoeBrayden G KingJocelyn Leitzinger (ed.) Social Movements, Stakeholders and Non-Market Strategy (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 56). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 1-18

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: https://doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X20180000056002

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