Researchers at CCR
Catarina Ahlvik, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: Mindfulness, Relational Mindfulness, Self-compassion, Positive organizational scholarship
- Ahlvik, C., & Paakkanen, M. (2017) Itsemyötätunota työelämään. In Pessi, A.-B., Martela, F., & Paakkanen, M. Myötätunnon mullistava voima. PS-Kustannus.
- Ahlvik, C., Lyddy, C., Reina, C., Knappert, L., Reb, J., Wincent, J. Mindfulness Training to Enhance Leaders’ Interpersonal Relationships: A Randomized Field Study. Presented at Academy of Management conference, Atlanta, 2017.
Linda Annala, Doctoral Student, HUMLOG, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: Water governance, responsible innovation, sustainable innovation, social innovation, innovation policy, STI policy, post-colonial and decolonial theories, critical migration studies
- Annala, LT, Sarin, A & Green, J 2016, 'Co-production of frugal innovation: Case of low cost reverse osmosis water filters in India' Journal of cleaner production, vol xxx, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.065
- Ranjan, A, Annala, LT, Mathur, N, Sarin, A & Tesfaye Gemechu, Y 2017, Human Rights and Technology: The main requisites to implement the 2030 Agenda: Technological innovations and equitable access to clean drinking water– three case studies from Gujarat, India, in University for Peace.
Maria Ehrnström-Fuentes, Postdoctoral researcher, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: CSR, local community, social license to operate, stakeholder dialogues, forestry, conflicts, stakeholder dialogues, governance, social license to operate, relational ontologies, decolonial research, indigenous knowlegdes, territorial movements, Latin America, alternative food networks, sustainable food, food ethics
- Ehrnström-Fuentes, M & Kröger, M 2016, 'In the shadows of social licence to operate: Untold investment grievances in Latin America' Journal of Cleaner Production, vol 141, pp. 346–358. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.09.112
- Ehrnström-Fuentes, M 2016, 'Delinking Legitimacies: A Pluriversal Perspective on Political CSR' Journal of Management Studies. Vol 53, pp. 433-463. DOI: 10.1111/joms.12173
Martin Fougère, Associate Professor in Politics and Business, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: business and society, business and politics, corporate responsibility, critical management studies, governmentality, postcolonialism, responsible management education, social innovation, transnational governance
- Fougère, M., Segercrantz, B. and Seeck, H. (in press) 'A critical reading of the European Union’s social innovation policy discourse: (Re)legitimizing neoliberalism'. Organization, DOI 10.1177/1350508416685171
- Fougère, M., Solitander, N. and Young, S. (2014), 'Exploring and Exposing Values in Management Education: Problematizing Final Vocabularies in Order to Enhance Moral Imagination' Journal of business ethics, vol 120, no. 2, pp. 175-187. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-013-1655-9
Johanna Järvelä, Doctoral Student, Dept. of Political and Economic Studies - University of Helsinki
Tiina Jääskeläinen, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: epistemological pluralism, decoloniality, indigenous peoples´ rights, environmental governance and conflicts, critical corporate responsibility, business & society, business & politics, public private partnerships, privatisation of governance
- Antikainen, R, Alhola, K & Jääskeläinen, T 2017, 'Experiments as a means towards sustainable societies – Lessons learnt and future outlooks from a Finnish perspective' Journal of Cleaner Production, vol 169, 169, pp. 216-224. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.184
- Primmer, E, Bredin, YK, Termansen, M, Blicharska, M, García Llorente, M, Berry, PM, Jääskeläinen, T, Györgyi, B, Fabók, V, Geamana, N, Harrison, PA, Haslett, JR & Cosor, G 2017, 'Caught between personal and collective values: biodiversity conservation in European decision-making' Environmental Policy and Governance
Michael Keaney, Senior Lecturer, Metropolia AMK
Research interests: Global political economy, corporate governance, political economy of finance
- “Picking the entrails of the Washington Consensus”, World Review of Political Economy 2(1): 134-158, April 2011
- “Financialization and social structure of accumulation theory”, World Review of Political Economy 5(1): 45-77, Spring 2014
Markus Kröger, Professor, Global Development Studies, University of Helsinki
Research interests: Global natural resource politics, Brazilian studies, Tree plantation expansion in the global South, Forestry (particularly pulp and paper) and mining (particularly iron ore) investment and conflicts, Social movement strategies and economic outcomes, Political economy, development and globalization in Latin America and India, Critical agrarian studies, Future of forestry, forest policy, and deforestation, Global land rush in the Tropics and the Arctic, Methodology of comparative politics and world politics, Global extractivisms and resistance; climate crises.
- Kröger, M. 2021. Iron will: Global extractivism and mining resistance in Brazil and India. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
- Kröger, M. 2022. Extractivisms, existences and extinctions: Monoculture plantations and Amazon deforestation. Routledge.
Eija Meriläinen, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: disasters, resilience, community resilience, informality, NGO, humanitarianism
- Meriläinen, E.S. (2018). From aid to resilience: How to bridge disaster resilience and humanitarian supply chain management research. Palgrave Handbook of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Meriläinen, E.S. (2016). Disaster reconstruction housing supply network in the aftermath of Valparaíso fire 2014. 7th EDSI Conference: The water footprint in decision sciences. Helsinki, Finland, 24-27 May 2016. 303-317.
Petri Mäntysaari, Professor of Commercial Law, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: User-Friendly Legal Science, Comparative Law, EU Law, Market Regulation, Commercial Law, Commercial Law Theory, Philosophy of Commercial Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Company Law, Commercial Contracts, Digital Economy, Energy Markets and Electrification, Climate Change, Digital Economy
- Mäntysaari P (2021/22) Stocks for All: People’s Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century. De Gruyter https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110761108
- Mäntysaari P (2022) The Recruitment of Full Professors According to Pre-Determined Criteria in Four Nordic Countries, Nordic Journal on Law and Society , vol. 5 , no. 1 , pp. 1-49. https://doi.org/10.36368/njolas.v5i01.242
Eva Nilsson, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: Business and politics, corporate responsibility, African politics, political economy, development policy
Jussi Pakkasvirta, Professor of Area and Cultural Studies Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki
Visa Penttilä, Postdoctoral-researcher, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: business and society, corporate responsibility communication, NGO-Business relations, lobbying
- Penttilä, V. (2020). Aspirational talk in strategy texts: A longitudinal case study of strategic episodes in corporate social responsibility communication. Business & society, 59(1), 67-97.
- Christensen, L. T., Penttilä, V. & Štumberger, N. (2022). The communicative constitution of corporate social responsibility. In J. Basque, N. Bencherki & T. Kuhn (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Communicative Constitution of Organization, (pp. 354 – 367). Routledge: Oxfordshire.
Pia Polsa, Associate Professor in Marketing, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: poverty, service and relationship marketing at non-profit settings like health care in developing countries, international marketing channels, and cross-cultural methodology
- Frig, M-M., Polsa, P., Kerrigan F. (2023) Sustainability as a new fashion luxury, in Critical Perspectives in the worlds of Art, fashion and wine, ed. Annamma Joy, de Gruyter
- Penz E. and Polsa P. (2018), Carbon footprint: How do companies reduce it and how do they communicate their reduction measures to stakeholders, Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 195, pp. 1125-1138.
Anna Salmivaara, Doctoral Student, University of Helsinki
Research interests: labour rights, labour movements, human rights, gender, corporate social responsibility, private regulation, global supply chains, garment industry, Cambodia, Southeast Asia, legal anthropology, neoliberal authoritarianism
- Salmivaara A. (2017) New governance of labour rights: the perspective of Cambodian garment workers’ struggles. Globalizations 0(0), 1-18.
Juho Saloranta, Doctoral Student, University of Eastern Finland
Research interests: an internationally oriented lawyer, who wants to improve ways in which corporate sustainability taken into account in business. Currently conducting research as a LL.D. candidate on United Nations Guiding Principles, corporate due diligence, sustainability reporting, corporate personhood, supply chains, corporate governance and extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Maria Sandberg, Postdoctoral researcher, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: sustainability transitions towards degrowth, sufficiency, and environmentally sustainable production-consumption systems.
Sandberg, M. (2021). Sufficiency transitions: A review of consumption changes for environmental sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production, 293(April 2021), 126097. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126097
Sandberg, M., Klockars, K., & Wilén, K. (2019). Green growth or degrowth? Assessing the normative justifications for environmental sustainability and economic growth through critical social theory. Journal of Cleaner Production, 206(January 2019), 133–141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.09.175. Available here.
Nikodemus Solitander, Sinituote Postdoctoral Researcher in Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: business and politics, CSR, critical management studies, business & human rights, responsible management education, financialization, critical geography
- Herlin, H., & Solitander, N. (2017). Corporate social responsibility as relief from responsibility: NPO legitimizations for corporate partnerships in contested terrains. critical perspectives on international business, 13(1), 2-22. [open access]
- Fougère, M., & Solitander, N. (2009). Against corporate responsibility: critical reflections on thinking, practice, content and consequences. Corporate social responsibility and environmental management, 16(4), 217-227.
Ville-Pekka Sorsa, Assistant Professor in Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: comparative political economy, economies of worth and value creation, political corporate social responsibility, financialization, public-private partnerships, pension funds, firm-investor relations. Ville-Pekka's ongoing projects are: Sustainability challenges of mining in the Nordic countries: the business, politics and society (SUSMINO), 2018-19 and Organization of employers and the representativeness of labour market organizations, 2017-18. He is also chairman of the Board, CCR and editor-in-chief, Poliittinen talous / Finnish Review of Political Economy
- McCarthy, Michael, Sorsa, Ville-Pekka & van der Zwan, Natascha (2016): Investment Preferences and Patient Capital: Financing, Governance, and Regulation in Pension Fund Capitalism. Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 751-769. https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mww020
- Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2013): Social responsibility and the political: studying the politics of social responsibility in institutional investment. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 223–237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20430795.2013.791142
Karl-Erik Sveiby, Emeritus professor, Department of Management & Organisation, Hanken School of Economics
- Sveiby Karl-Erik and Segercrantz Beata (2022). The (ir)responsibility of organisational innovation. In Sandberg and Tienari: Transformative Action for Sustainable Outcomes. Ch 9. Responsible Organising. Routledge Advances in Sociology.
- Sveiby, K. E. (2017). Unattended consequences of innovation; In Benoit Godin and Dominique Vinck, Critical Studies of Innovation: Alternative Approaches to the Pro-Innovation Bias; p. 137-159. Ch7. Edward Elgar; Cheltenham:UK.
Caroline Sundgren, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Teivo Teivainen, professor of World Politics, University of Helsinki
Research interests: Political CSR, global capitalism, radical democracy, liberal freedom, Latin America, Finnish nationalism
- Teivo Teivainen: Yritysvastuun umpikuja (Impasse of the Corporate Responsibility). Kalevi Sorsa Säätiö ja Into Kustannus, Helsinki 2013. Freely available here: http://sorsafoundation.fi/fi/yritysvastuun-umpikuja/
- Matti Ylönen and Teivo Teivainen: “Politics of Intra-Firm Trade: Corporate Price Planning and the Double Role of the Arm’s Length Principle”. New Political Economy, 2017. Freely available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13563467.2017.1371124
Yewondwossen Tesfaye, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: market rationality, governmentality, identity politics, subjectivity, Cross-sector partnerships, development, water supply, food and climate security
- Human Rights and Technology: The main requisites to implement the 2030 Agenda: Technological innovations and equitable access to clean drinking water– three case studies from Gujarat, India, Ranjan, A., Annala, L. T., Mathur, N., Sarin, A. & Tesfaye Gemechu, Y. 2017 University for Peace.
- Technologies of responsibilization: processes of organizing and individualizing in the Indian water sector, Tesfaye Gemechu, Y. & Annala, L. CR3+ Conference 2017: Making CR work; Helsinki, Finland
Kristoffer Wilén, Doctoral Student, Hanken School of Economics