Research Companion to Green International Management Studies A Guide for Future Research, Collaboration and Review Writing
A Guide for Future Research, Collaboration and Review Writing
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Edited by Deborah E. de Lange
Chapter 2: An Overview of the Green International Management Literature
2 An overview of the green international management literature Deborah E. de Lange The four areas of reviews in this book: (1) CSR; (2) NGOs, IGOs, Government and Sustainability in Developing Nations; (3) Environmental Innovation and Talent; and (4) Academic Theory were chosen out of an initial larger list of areas proposed to contributors, so these were of particular interest to them. However, the area of green international management and of sustainability, in general, is extremely hard to define in terms of its boundaries or areas that it covers. I have found no conceptual map or taxonomy for this growing literature. It is disorganized. Consequently, the aim of this section is to review the literature in an organized and analytical way to develop a view of the area. I review it from a very high and general perspective. Also, I will place the work of this book – the journal articles from the review sections – into this wider picture so that we understand how this book fits into the current literature. I will not provide a history of the field because it has been done in articles (Wood, 1991; Starik and Marcus, 2000; Etzion, 2007; Lee, 2008), rather, I am going to focus on what the field looks like now in an attempt to provide a mental map so that researchers may talk about it in a clearer way and also understand how they are developing it. I am going to start by producing a logical framework for categorization, categorize a...
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