Are the United States and China locking themselves into an Artificial Intelligence ‘arms race?

It’s become common in late 2018 to hear that the United States and China are locking themselves into an Artificial Intelligence ‘arms race’.…


Dialogue, Debate and Discussion: “Show me the Data!”

Management studies are under scrutiny as to their status as a science (see “The Critique of Empirical Social Science: New Policies at Management and Organization Review”).…


Industrial Manifest Destiny: American Firearms Manufacturing and Antebellum Expansion

Some of the United States’ most eminent arms manufacturers had their start in the middle of the nineteenth century. These were also the years that American industry began to surpass Europe’s, and that Americans’ belief in their right to “civilize” the continent became known as “Manifest Destiny.” The common link among these occurences was frontier violence.…


Meet the New Owners of Corporate America

A seismic shift is going on in finance still largely unnoticed by the public. People and institutions are increasingly investing their money into index tracker funds instead of actively managed mutual funds.…


Professor Andrew Van de Ven looks forward to his new role as Deputy Editor for Indigenous Scholarship at Management and Organizational Review

Professor Andrew Van de Ven looks forward to his new role as Deputy Editor for Engaged Indigenous Scholarship at Management and Organizational Review  Professor Andrew Van de Ven (University of Minnesota) has joined Management and Organization Review as Deputy Editor for Engaged Indigenous Scholarship.  This signals the journal’s renewed commitment to publish empirical studies of indigenous phenomena related to management and organizations in the context of all transforming economies.…


Business and Politics celebrates its 20th Anniversary

We are delighted to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Business and Politics in 2018. In the past year, we’ve published a number of outstanding articles on topics as diverse as financial regulation, dark money in elections, additive manufacturing, the oil industry behavior in Nigeria, the impact of data completion for development, and corporate social responsibility in India.…


Why do regulators network?

Networks of regulators are a well-established feature of the European Union system of governance. For a long time, the academic debate emphasised that networks were created in order to ensure a degree of convergence in regulatory policies across the EU, given the absence of supranational Euro-regulators.…


India Paper Development Workshop takes Management Organizational Review in exciting new direction

A two-day paper development workshop organised by the journal Management and Organization Review (MOR) took place at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) on 17th and 18th January 2018.…


Special JMO Issue for 2017 – an insight into indigenous entrepreneurship

Our last issue of JMO for 2017 was running a bit late but this special issue on Indigenous Entrepreneurship is well worth the wait.…


International Investment Law and the UNGP

Several recent developments highlight the precarious relationship between international investment law (“IIL”), the law that protects foreign corporations (and other foreign investors) when they enter a new state, and international human rights law (“IHRL”), particularly the human rights of communities and individuals affected by foreign businesses.…


Emerging into Focus: The Neglected Right and the Forgotten Pillar

Mental health considerations and remediation in cases of corporate-related human rights harm Reflecting on the theme of “Realizing Access to Remedy” at the upcoming UN Annual Forum, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights asserts that Pillar III of the UN Guiding Principles (UNGPs) is losing the epithet ‘forgotten pillar.’ Remedy is now being drawn into focus, both at the Forum and increasingly in the business and human rights world.…


Obligations to respect and protect human rights are meaningless without access to remedy in states where the rule of law is weak: The example of Myanmar

The right to effective remedy – the ‘third pillar’ of the United Nations Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPS) – is already a fundamental human right.…