Call for Papers in Special Issue of “Building a Sustainability-oriented Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets under a Risk Environment”
Miguel Cordova (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru)
Maria V. Ilieva (Osaka City University, Japan)
Joan Lilian Ogendo (The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya)
Large organizations and corporations’ main decisions lay in the hands of a few. As these business agents are the most influential contributors to the countries’ business environment, due to their strong and extensive relationships with almost every society’s spheres, their governance behavior are able to provide valuable insights about growth, power, and development dynamics within the organizational landscape (Carroll & Fennema, 2002; Hambrick, 2007; Pettigrew, 1992). Nowadays, stakeholders’ demands represent several sustainability challenges for organizations since they have to overcome these from different strategic perspectives such as developing innovation, achieving economic growth, standing for corporate reputation, entering into the digital revolution, facing important social issues, and soon (Aguilera et al., 2007; Gomez-Trujillo et al., 2020; Ogaga et al., 2019). Hence, both, formal as well as informal mechanisms for corporate governance come up with different ways to understand how organizations’ leaders deal with their essential tasks such as control, supervision, and management (Cordova, 2018; La Porta et al., 2000; Shleifer & Vishny, 1997: Osedo et al., 2020), through their way to perform those major perspectives. As an additional challenge to this, emerging markets’ environment provide opportunities as well as constraints (Vassolo et al., 2011; Young et al., 2014; Letting et al., 2012; Ongore, 2011; Wasike & Owino, 2020) to mobilize those corporate governance efforts toward sustainability concerns (Clarke, 2015; Gomez-Trujillo & Gonzalez-Perez, 2020), while business leaders guide their vessels through increasingly risky scenarios.
This special issue aims to encourage researchers and academics, who would be working on management related fields to this topic, to present their contributions. AD-Minister welcomes manuscripts that provide significant contributions for different types of organizations such as HEIs, NGOs, MNCs, or SMEs, which operate in Emerging Markets, in order to develop the following topics:
- Governance structures.
- Top management team.
- Board of directors, boards’ diversity and composition.
- Corporate networks.
- Interlocking directorates or interlocked boards.
- Corporate mergers and acquisitions.
- Duality of roles in the top management team.
- Board size and committee structure.
- Independent directors.
- Corporate mechanisms such as poison pills, “golden parachutes”, among others.
- Other subjects related to this organizational field.
Expected publication: January-June 2022 issue
Deadline for submission of full papers is May 31, 2021. Submissions have to be done using this link: https://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer/about/submissions
Manuscripts should not exceed 7000 words. This limitation includes all figures, tables and appendices; and excludes references. Please, follow contributor guidelines available at http://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer/about/submissions#authorGuidelines
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Miguel CORDOVA is Associate Professor of the Deparment of Management Sciences at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Perú). Email: email@example.com
Joan Lilian OGENDO is a Lecturer at the School of Business and Management Studies, The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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