Corporate boards are crucial in preventing corporate social irresponsibility. Prof. Tanusree Jain, Trinity Business School, looks at how.
Professor Sachiko Yamao of Keio Business School joins forces with Professors Jennie Sumelius and Adam Smale of University of Vaasa to explore the imperative, albeit sensitive issue of recognising high-potential employees in an organisation.
How do the human resource management practices of small, entrepreneurial firms develop following external financing? Professors Sinéad Monaghan, Martha O’Hagan-Luff and Francesca Di Pietro, Trinity Business School, share their research findings.
Professor and Deputy-Dean Tales Andreassi, FGV-EAESP, with fellow researchers Vânia Maria Jorge Nassif, University of Sao Paulo, and Professor Maria José Tonelli, FGV-EAESP, share results from their critical incident-based research* into women entrepreneurs. What impacts them behind their business veneer and how do they cope with it?
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.