“We are all disabled now”[i] is a phrase and headline that most of us will have heard during the current pandemic. Many non-disabled social media influencers, radio hosts, TV presenters and members of the general public now consider themselves, and many like them, “disabled” as the daily struggle with self-isolation and social distancing makes work…
Business sustainability researchers provide insights, evidence-based solutions, and research suggestions for the Covid-19 pandemic and for other natural environmental disasters and stressors. We invite members of the RRBM community to reflect on the meaning of this pandemic and to contribute to this conversation. Contributions can be to provide literature-based insight on understanding the pandemic for individuals, societies and economies. Contributions also can be to suggest research ideas that may inform practices and policies by governments, businesses, non-profits, communities, and individuals to deal with natural and other disasters.
This forum brings together business researchers from multiple professional societies:
- Organizations and the Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management (ONE)
- Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS)
- Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN)
- Network for Business Sustainability (NBS)
- Responsible Research for Business and Management Network (RRBM)
- Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management (SIM)
We are seeking commentary essays discussing: How your current/previous research can help to develop better understanding and solutions for the Covid-19 pandemic and/or more generally for other natural environmental disasters and stressors (750 words max, Word file, submissions to be addressed to Jorge Rivera).