Professor Laura Spence

  1. 2021
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    A typology of small- and medium-sized supplier approaches to social responsibility

    Oldham, S. & Spence, L. J., 16 Sep 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Polluting SMEs and the construction of their environmental behaviours: Evidence from Bangladesh

    Hasan, M. N., Anastasiadis, S. & Spence, L. J., Jun 2021, In: Business Strategy and Development. 4, 2, p. 109-122 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. E-pub ahead of print

    In praise of involvement

    Spence, L. J. & du Gay, P., 28 May 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Business and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. 2020
  6. E-pub ahead of print

    Environmental attitudes of polluting SMEs: Qualitative insights from a low‐income developing country

    Hasan, M. N., Anastasiadis, S., Spence, L. J. & Uba, C. D., 20 Jul 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Business Strategy and Development. p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    International Edition: Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

    Crane, A., Matten, D., Glozer, S. & Spence, L. J., 28 Feb 2020, 2 (International) ed. Oxford University Press. 640 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  8. Published

    An Olympic‐sized Challenge: Effect of Organizational Pathology on Maintaining and Repairing Organizational Legitimacy in Sports Governing Bodies

    Anastasiadis, S-T. & Spence, L. J., 23 Jan 2020, In: British Journal of Management. 31, 1, p. 24-41 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. E-pub ahead of print

    The Elephant in the Room: The Nascent Research Agenda on Corporations, Social Responsibility, and Capitalism

    de Bakker, F. G. A., Matten, D., Spence, L. J. & Wickert, C., 19 Jan 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Business and Society. p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published
  11. 2019
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    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication and small and medium sized enterprises: The governmentality dilemma of explicit and implicit CSR communication

    Morsing, M. & Spence, L., 1 Dec 2019, In: Human Relations. 72, 12, p. 1920-1947 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Becoming responsible: Understanding the organizational power dynamics of CSR and corporate ethics

    Spence, L. J. & Vallentin, S., Dec 2019, Ethical Business Leadership in Troubling Times . Ciulla, J. & Scharding, T. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 60-87 27 p. (Studies in TransAtlantic Business Ethics Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. Published

    Decent Work and Economic Growth in the South Indian Garment Industry

    Crane, A., Soundararajan, V., Bloomfield, M., Spence, L. J. & LeBaron, G., Sep 2019, 33 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  15. Published

    Stakeholder Salience for Small Businesses: A Social Proximity Perspective

    Lähdesmäki, M., Siltaoja, M. & Spence, L., 30 Aug 2019, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 158, 2, p. 373-385 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

    Crane, A., Matten, D., Glozer, S. & Spence, L. J., Jul 2019, 5 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 640 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  17. Published

    A Longitudinal Perspective on Sustainability and Innovation Governmentality: The Case of the Olympic Games as a Mega-Event

    Kromidha, E., Spence, L., Anastasiadis, S-T. & Dore, D., 1 Jan 2019, In: Journal of Management Inquiry. 28, 1, p. 77-93 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. 2018
  19. Published

    Small Business Social Responsibility: A Critical Multilevel Review, Synthesis and Research Agenda

    Soundararajan, V., Jamali, D. & Spence, L., 5 Oct 2018, In: International Journal of Management Reviews. 20, 4, p. 934-956 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Small Business and Social Irresponsibility in Developing Countries: Working Conditions and “Evasion” Institutional Work

    Soundararajan, V., Spence, L. & Rees, C., 1 Sep 2018, In: Business and Society. 57, 7, p. 1301-1336 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Small Business Ethics

    Spence, L., Apr 2018, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Kolb, R. (ed.). 2 ed. SAGE Publications Inc.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  22. 2017
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    Strategic CSR: Ambitions and Critiques

    Vallentin, S. & Spence, L., 2017, Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategy, Communication, Governance. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, p. 63-85

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  25. Published

    Work ethic, religion and moral energy: the case of Turkish SME owner-managers

    Uygur, S., Spence, L., Simpson, R. & Karakas, F., 2017, In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28, 8, p. 1212-1235 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. 2016
  27. Published

    Walking and Talking Corporate Social Responsibility: Implications of Firm Size and Organizational Cost

    Wickert, C., Scherer, A. G. & Spence, L., Nov 2016, In: Journal of Management Studies. 53, 7, p. 1169–1196 28 p., S0299.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    The Obfuscation of Gender and Feminism in CSR Research and the Academic Community: An essay

    Spence, L., 1 Oct 2016, Gender Equality and Responsible Business: : Expanding CSR Horizons. Grosser, K., McCarthy, L. & Kilgour, M. (eds.). Sheffield: Greenleaf, p. 16 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  29. Published

    Metrics and Accounting

    Vazquez, D. & Spence, L., Feb 2016, Link to Link: Driving Resource Efficiency Across Supply Chains. Benoy, A-M. & Owen, L. (eds.). London: Policy Connect, p. 79-87 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  30. Published

    Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics: Does Social Equal Ethical?

    Chell, E., Spence, L., Perrini, F. & Harris, J., Feb 2016, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 133, 14, p. 619-625 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  31. Published

    Small Business Social Responsibility: Expanding Core CSR Theory

    Spence, L., 1 Jan 2016, In: Business and Society. 55, 1, p. 23–55 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. 2014
  33. Published

    Contesting the Value of “Creating Shared Value”

    Crane, A., Palazzo, G., Spence, L. & Matten, D., 1 Feb 2014, In: California Management Review. 56, 2, p. 130-153 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Social capital: a review from an ethics perspective

    Ayios, A., Manning, P., Jeurissen, R. & Spence, L., Jan 2014, In: Business Ethics: a European Review. 23, 1, p. 108-124 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Business ethics and social responsibility in small firms

    Spence, L., 2014, Handbook of Research in Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Chell, E. & Karatas-Özkan, M. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 374-391 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. Published

    Governmentality in Accounting and Accountability: A case study of embedding sustainability in a supply chain

    Spence, L. J. & Rinaldi, L., 2014, In: Accounting, Organizations and Society. 39, 6, p. 433-452 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. 2013
  38. Published

    Corporate Social Responsibility: Readings and Cases in a Global Context (2nd edn)

    Crane, A. (ed.), Matten, D. (ed.) & Spence, L. (ed.), 2013, 2 ed. Routledge. 596 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  39. Published

    Organizing Corporate Social Responsibility in Small and Large Firms: Size Matters

    Baumann-Pauly, D., Wickert, C., Spence, L. & Scherer, A. G., 2013, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 115, 4, p. 693-705

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Reflections on Careers, JBE and Business Ethics

    Spence, L., 2013, Citation Classics from the Journal of Business Ethics. Michalos, A. & Poff, D. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 691-803

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther contribution

  41. 2012
  42. Published

    Environmental Aspects of Sustainability: SMEs and the Role of the Accountant

    Spence, L., Agyemang, G. & Rinaldi, L., 2012, London: ACCA. 40 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  43. 2011
  44. Published

    Toward a Theory of Stakeholder Salience in Family Firms

    Mitchell, R. K., Agle, B. R., Chrisman, J. J. & Spence, L. J., Apr 2011, In: Business Ethics Quarterly. 21, 2, p. 235-255 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain: CSR or Corporate Social Watchdogs?

    Spence, L. & Bourlakis, M., 2011, Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability. Tencati, A. & Perrini, F. (eds.). London: Edward Elgar, (Studies in TransAtlantic Business Ethics series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. 2010
  47. Published

    Entrepreneurial Social Responsibility: Scoping the Territory

    Blundel, R., Spence, L. & Zerbinati, S., 2010, Ethics in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Global Commentary. Spence, L. & Painter-Morland, M. (eds.). Dordrecht, NL: Springer, p. 123-145 22 p. (International Society For Business, Economics and Ethics Book Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  48. Published

    Ethics in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Global Commentary

    Spence, L. (ed.) & Painter-Morland, M. (ed.), 2010, Dordrecht: Springer. 347 p. (International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics; vol. 2)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  49. Published

    Ethics in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Editorial

    Spence, L. & Painter-Morland, M., 2010, In: African Journal of Business Ethics. 4, 2, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Sainsbury's: Embedding Sustainability in the Supermarket Supply Chain

    Spence, L. J. & Rinaldi, L., 2010, Accounting for Sustainability. Practical Insights: With a Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales . Hopwood, A., Unerman, J. & Fries, J. (eds.). London: Earthscan, p. 47-71 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  51. 2009
  52. Published

    Practice as a Members' Phenomenon

    Llewellyn, N. & Spence, L., Dec 2009, In: Organization Studies. 30, 12, p. 1419-1439 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. Published

    The Nature of Reciprocity in Family Firm Succession

    Janjuha-Jivraj, S. & Spence, L. J., Dec 2009, In: International Small Business Journal. 27, 6, p. 702-719 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Unilateral Standards for Social Responsibility: Corporations as Social Watchdogs?

    Spence, L. & Bourlakis, M., Aug 2009, School of Management - Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, (Working Paper; no. SoMWP0908).

    Research output: Working paper

  55. Published

    From CSR to SCR: The evolution of Supply Chain Responsibility

    Spence, L. & Bourlakis, M., 2009, In: Supply Chain Management: an international journal. 14, 4, p. 291 302 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Practice and Politics: Ethics and Social Responsibility in SMEs in the European Union

    Spence, L. & Perrini, F., 2009, In: African Journal of Business Ethics. 4, 2, p. 20-31 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Small Business Ethics

    Spence, L., 2009, Encyclopaedia of Business Ethics and Society,. Kolb, R. (ed.). London, UK: Sage

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  58. 2008
  59. Published

    Competitive Intelligence: Ethical challenges and good practice

    Crane, A. & Spence, L., 2008, London: Institute of Business Ethics.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  60. 2007
  61. Published

    Corporate Social Responsibility: Readings and Cases in a Global Context

    Crane, A. (ed.), Matten, D. (ed.) & Spence, L. (ed.), 2007, London: Routledge. 532 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  62. Published

    CSR and Small Business in a European Policy Context: The Five ‘C’s of CSR and Small Business Research Agenda

    Spence, L., 2007, In: Business and Society Review. 112, 4, p. 533-552 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. 2006
  64. Published

    Responsibility and small business

    Moore, G. & Spence, L., Sep 2006, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 67, 3, p. 219-226 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  65. Published

    Supplier Relationships in the UK: Business Ethics and Procurement Practice

    Spence, L., 2006, London: Institute of Business Ethics.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  66. 2005
  67. Published

    European business ethics: Still playing defence?

    Spence, L. J., Oct 2005, In: Business Ethics Quarterly. 15, 4, p. 723-732 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  68. 2004
  69. Published

    Responsibility and Social Capital: The World of SMEs

    Spence, L. (ed.), Habisch, A. (ed.) & Schmidpeter, R. (ed.), 2004, Palgrave Macmillan. 200 p. (Anglo-German Foundation)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  70. Published

    Small Firm Accountability and Integrity

    Spence, L., 2004, Corporate Integrity and Accountability. London: Sage, p. 115-128 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  71. 2003
  72. Published

    Redefining the scholarship of business ethics

    Macfarlane, B. & Spence, L. J., Nov 2003, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 48, 1, p. 16 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  73. Published

    Assessing social capital: Small and medium sized enterprises in Germany and the UK

    Spence, L. J., Schmidpeter, R. & Habisch, A., Sep 2003, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 47, 1, p. 17-29 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Published

    Small business and empirical perspectives in business ethics

    Spence, L. J. & Rutherfoord, R., Sep 2003, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 47, 1, p. 15 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  75. Published

    SMEs, social capital and the common good

    Spence, L. J. & Schmidpeter, R., Jun 2003, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 45, 1-2, p. 93-108 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  76. Published

    The Ethics Environment for e-Business

    Spence, L., 2003, e-Business Fundamentals. Eckersley, P., Harris, L. & Jackson, P. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 133 151 p. (Routledge eBusiness Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. 2000
  78. Published

    Communicating about ethics with small firms: Experiences from the UK and Spain

    Spence, L. J. & Lozano, J. F., Sep 2000, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 27, 1-2, p. 43-53 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  79. 1998
  80. Published

    On effective interdisciplinary alliances in European business ethics research: Discussion and illustration

    Spence, L. J., Jul 1998, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 17, 9-10, p. 1029-1044 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review