A 2017 Decade Award Invited Article. This essay reflects on my 2007 article, "Why Would Corporations Behave in Socially Responsible Ways? An Institutional Theory of Corporate Social Responsibility," which received the 2017 Academy of Management Review Decade Award. I review the arguments in the original article, discuss why the article became influential, and examine its propositions in light of evidence from the 2008 financial crisis.
- Comparative political economy
- Financial crisis
- Organizational analysis