The 21st Century University: Societal and Sustainable
Andreas Kaplan

The societal aspects of education provide some of its main benefits, its purpose being to contribute to society’s welfare. Universities should accordingly produce responsible and accountable leaders in their respective domains through education. However, higher education’s quest for revenue and reputation has led universities to sideline or even neglect this stated societal purpose. While it…

Winners

Akamah, H., Hope, O. K., & Thomas, W. B. (2018). Tax havens and disclosure aggregation. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(1), 49-69. Harsh criticism meets U.S. firms who are accused of shifting profits offshore to avoid taxes. This study examines the extent of operations in tax havens compared with U.S. companies’ disclosures of geographic operations. This study…

Colorado State University

Colorado State University, College of Business Implementing “Business for a Better World” though Research with Impact   The College of Business at Colorado State University is encouraging its faculty and others to conduct well-grounded research addressing pressing societal problems. Initiatives include several aligned recognition/award programs, complementary academic centers, an annual ethics/sustainability conference, public policy-oriented journal…

RRAS2021 Speakers

  Speaker and Moderator Bios   Africa Ariño (Speaker) is the President of the Strategic Management Society and Professor of Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School (Spain), where she holds the Joaquim Molins Figueras Chair of Strategic Alliances. In the past, she served as Associate Editor of Academy of Management Discoveries, European Management Review,…

Better, Not Perfect

Better, Not Perfect   Speaker: Professor Max Bazerman (Harvard Business School)   This presentation is based on Max Bazerman’s book by the same name as the title of the talk (Harper Business, 2020): Every day, you make hundreds of decisions. They’re largely personal, but these choices have an ethical component as well; you value certain…