Researchers at CCR
Catarina Ahlvik Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Linda Annala Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Maria Ehrnström-Fuentes Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- Ehrnström-Fuentes, M 2016, 'Delinking Legitimacies: A Pluriversal Perspective on Political CSR' Journal of Management Studies. Vol 53, pp. 433-463. Available here.
Martin Fougère Opens in new window , Professor in Management and Politics, 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Johanna Järvelä, Assistant Professor of Business & Society, IESEG School of Management, France
Research interests: public and private interactions in sustainability governance, role of state and politics in and for CSR, natural resource extraction, renewable energy, Arctic resource governance, development discourse and policy
Järvelä, J. (2022). The mine or the mire? Mobilising place in natural resource struggles. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-18. Available here.
Järvelä, J., & Solitander, N. (2019). The financialization and responsibilization of development aid. In Business and Development Studies (pp. 100-121). Routledge. Available here.
Tiina Jääskeläinen Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
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. Available here.
- “Financialization and social structure of accumulation theory”, World Review of Political Economy 5(1): 45-77, Spring 2014. Available here.
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. Available here.
- Kröger, M. 2022. Extractivisms, existences and extinctions: Monoculture plantations and Amazon deforestation. Routledge. Available here.
Eija Meriläinen Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Petri Mäntysaari Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Eva Nilsson Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
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. Available here.
Anna Salmivaara Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
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 Opens in new window , 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. Available here.
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. 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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Ville-Pekka Sorsa, Research Director, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki
Research interests: comparative political economy, politics of corporate social responsibility, responsible organization of public-private partnerships. Ville-Pekka leads the seven-faculty UHealth platform (2021-26), which is one of the research profile-building areas of Uni. Helsinki. He is also the leader of the WELGO consortium (2021-24) funded by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.
- Sorsa, Ville-Pekka & Fougère, Martin (2021). Toward political explanation of change in corporate responsibility: Political scholarship on CSR and the case of palm oil biofuels. Business & Society, 60(8), 1895–1923. Available here.
- Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2016): Public-private partnerships in European old-age pension provision: an accountability perspective. Social Policy & Administration, 50(7), 846-874. Available here.
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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
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. Available here.
- 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. Available here.
Yewondwossen Tesfaye Gemechu, 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. Available here.
- 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
Fredrik Weibull, Researcher and teacher, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics
Research interests: Fredrik Weibull teaches and researches at the Department of Management & Organisation, Hanken School of Economics. His research focuses on understanding the history of management, work and organisation theory and draws on political and social theory, continental thought, history of ideas, war studies and military history.
- Watt, P., & Weibull, F. (2022). Boredom at work: The contribution of Ernst Jünger. Organization, 29(5), 874-896. Available here.
Peter Watt, Lecturer in Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University Management School
Research interests: Peter Watt is Lecturer in Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University Management School. His research is focussed on understanding the social, cultural and philosophical foundations of management practice and thought.