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    Input and Output Legitimacy of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives.Sébastien Mena & Guido Palazzo - 2012 - Business Ethics Quarterly 22 (3):527-556.
    In a globalizing world, governments are not always able or willing to regulate the social and environmental externalities of global business activities. Multi-stakeholder initiatives , defined as global institutions involving mainly corporations and civil society organizations, are one type of regulatory mechanism that tries to fill this gap by issuing soft law regulation. This conceptual paper examines the conditions of a legitimate transfer of regulatory power from traditional democratic nation-state processes to private regulatory schemes, such as MSIs. Democratic legitimacy is (...)
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    Meta-Reviewing the Business and Society Field Through Sociological Paradigms.Jean-Pascal Gond, Sébastien Mena & Szilvia Mosonyi - 2017 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 28:56-67.
    Although the growth of the field of Corporate Social Responsibility calls for more diverse exercises of reviewing, most reviews of CSR research present the organising categories on which they build as taken-for-granted. In so doing, they reify a structural-functionalist orientation and a linear view of time while failing to represent accurately alternative post-structural and anti-structural CSR paradigms. Building on an analysis of 40 reviews of the CSR field and on insights from the social studies of science, this paper revisits the (...)
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    Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life, by Edward P. Stringham. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 296 Pp. ISBN: 978-0199365166. [REVIEW]Sébastien Mena - 2017 - Business Ethics Quarterly 27 (4):641-644.
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