Conference

14th Annual Business Strategy and the Non-Market Environment Conference

["SBE Conference 2014"]

April 21 – 22, 2014
Kellogg School of Management,
Northwestern University
James L. Allen Center
2169 North Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Conference Organizer:  Daniel Diermeier  d-diermeier@kellogg.northwestern.edu Conference Administrator:  Peggy Cornog  m-cornog@kellogg.northwestern.edu

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SCHEDULE

Monday, April 21, 2014

11:15 am Conference Check-in (Main Lobby of Allen Center - West Entrance)

Noon – 1:00pm          Lunch            Park Dining Room

1:00pm - 1:15pm        Welcome       Barr Forum

Daniel Diermeier, Conference Chair, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

1:15 – 3:15pm           Session 1:       Barr Forum 

A Dynamic Process Model of Contentious Politics:  Activist Targeting and Corporate Receptivity to Social Challenges by
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Brayden King, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Sarah Soule, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Private Politics and Public Interest:  NGOs, Corporate Campaigns, and Social Welfare by
Jose Miguel Abito, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
David Besanko, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Daniel Diermeier, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Discussant: Davin Raiha, Richard Ivey School of Busniess, University of Western Ontario

3:15 – 3:30pm           Break              South Beverage Area - Oscar Mayer Lounge

3:30 – 5:30pm           Session 2:       Barr Forum

Using Item Response Theory to Improve Measurement in Strategic Management Research:  An Application to Corporate Social Responsibility by
Robert J. Carroll, University of Rochester
David M. Primo, University of Rochester
Brian Kelleher Richter, University of Texas at Austin

Is Corporate Environmentalism Profitable?  Experimental Investigations of the Effects of Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility on Political Activity by
Neil Malhotra, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Benoit Monin, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Michael Tomz, Department of Political Science, Stanford University                 

Discussant: Sanjay Patnaik, George Washington University School of Business 

5:30 – 6:30pm           Reception       South Beverage Area - Oscar Mayer Lounge

6:30 – 8:30pm           Dinner             Park Dining Room

Keynote: "Improving Relationships between the Company and its Stakeholders; Views form the the Trenches and the Boardroom" By Roxanne Decyk, Independent Director ATK, Ensco PLC, Petrofac Ltd and SnapOn; Retired Executive Vice President, Royal Dutch Shell

8:30 – 10:30pm          Late Bar         South Beverage Area - Oscar Mayer Lounge

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

7:30 – 8:30am           Breakfast        Johnson Wax

8:30 – 10:30am         Session 3:       Barr Forum

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Remedy for Moral Hazard? 
by
Caroline Flammer, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario
Jiao Luo, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Can Firms Pay Less and Get More… By Doing Good?  The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Employee Salary Requirements and Performance by
Vanessa C. Burbano, Anderson School of Management, UCLA

Discussant:  Witold Henisz, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

10:30 – 10:45am       Break              South Beverage Area

10:45am – 12:45pm  Session 4:       Barr Forum

Shadow Risks and Disasters by
Dylan Minor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Financial market versus Consumer market Responses to Emergent Phenomena:  An Application to a Social Media-Inspired Boycott by
Brian Kelleher Richter, University of Texas at Austin
Timothy Werner, University of Texas at Austin

Discussant:  Caroline Flammer, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario

12:45 – 2:00pm         Lunch             Park Dining Room

2:00 – 4:00pm           Session 5:       Barr Forum

Monitoring the Monitors:  How Social Factors Influence Supply Chain Auditors by
Jodi Short, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Michael Toffel, Harvard Business School – Technology & Operations Management Unit
Andrea Hugill, Harvard Business School

How Much Does Negative Public Exposure on Environmental Issues Increase Environmental Performance by
Estefania Amer Maistriau, Universite de Geneve
Jean-Philippe Bonardi, Universite de Lausanne

Discussant:  Sinziana Dorobantu, Stern School of Business, New York University

4:00 – 4:15pm           Concluding Remarks