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#1Ana Colovic (NEOMA Business School)H-Index: 7
#2Octavio R. Escobar (Paris School of Business)H-Index: 3
Last.Pierre-Xavier Meschi (AMU: Aix-Marseille University)H-Index: 12
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Purpose This paper aims to investigate whether multinational enterprises (MNEs) are more or less likely than local firms to violate their employees’ human rights in emerging economies, whether regional institutional pressures influence the likelihood of violating employee human rights and whether the density of MNEs in a region affects the likelihood of employees’ human rights violation by local firms. Design/methodology/approach Building on neo-institutional theory, this paper hypothesizes that...
#1Yoo Jung Ha (Ebor: University of York)H-Index: 3
#2Yingqi Wei (University of Leeds)H-Index: 20
Purpose Corporate environmental innovation (CEI) is a proactive type of response to increasing public scrutiny regarding firms’ environmental performance. While past studies have overwhelmingly focused on coercive mechanisms and assumed a closed national institutional field, less attention has been given to non-coercive and transnational inter-firm mimetic mechanisms. This paper aims to investigate the joint effect of coercive isomorphic mechanisms from domestic institutions and mimetic isomorph...
Purpose The relationship among foreign direct investment, multinationals, inequality and growth is a vexing one that has occupied considerable scholarly and practical attention for many decades. To date, international business scholars have not fully concerned themselves with this issue (Buckley, Doh and Benischke, 2017, for an exception). This paper aims to briefly review this literature and report some of the insights of this work. The author draws from and integrates this literature, concludi...
#1Elisa Giuliani (UniPi: University of Pisa)H-Index: 22
Purpose This paper aims to discuss the ways in which multinational enterprises (MNEs) may contribute to growing inequality. Design/methodology/approach By showing some macroscopic evidence of business-related human rights infringements, this paper claims that the negative impacts of MNEs has been largely overlooked. Findings The extent to which MNEs contribute to income-based inequality through the abnormal accumulation of wealth by chief executive officers (CEOs), top managers and shareholders ...
#1João Paulo Cerdeira Bento (University of Aveiro)H-Index: 4
#2António Moreira (University of Aveiro)H-Index: 9
Purpose This paper aims to examine how foreign direct investment (FDI) and firm-specific advantages (FSAs) of US multinational enterprises (MNEs) majority-owned subsidiaries affect environmental pollution in host countries. The research results contribute to helping managers and policymakers understand the environmental impact of MNEs activities, and encourage these firms to develop environmentally responsible management (ERM) as an element of their corporate social responsibility practice. Desi...