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    The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsiveness.Juha Nasi, Salme Nasi, Nelson Phillips & Stelios Zyglidopoulos - 1997 - Business and Society 36 (3):296-321.
    In this article, the authors investigate the applicability and usefulness of three alternative perspectives on corporate issues management: issue life cycle theory, legitimacy theory, and stakeholder theory. Each perspective makes certain as- sumptions about the nature of issues management activities and certain general predictions about corporate social responsiveness. The authors test the relative applicability of the three theories through a case study of the issues management activities of four large forestry companies in Finland and Canada. The authors conclude that all (...)
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  2. The evolution of corporate social responsiveness: an exploratory study of Finnish and Canadian forestry companies.Juha Näsi, Salme Näsi, M. Phallus & Stelios Zyglidopoulos - 1997 - Business and Society 36:296-321.
     
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    Firm–Employee Relationships from a Social Responsibility Perspective: Developments from Communist Thinking to Market Ideology in Romania. A Mass Media Story.Oana Apostol & Salme Näsi - 2014 - Journal of Business Ethics 119 (3):301-315.
    Firm–employee relationships are dependent on the wider societal context and on the role business plays in society. Changes in institutional arrangements in society affect the perceived responsibilities of firms to their personnel. In this study, we examine mass media discussions about firm–employee relationships from a social responsibility perspective via a longitudinal study in Romanian society. Our analysis indicates how the expected responsibilities of firms towards employees have altered with the changing role of firms in society since the early 1990s. These (...)
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    Business Talk on Corporate – Employee Interaction as an Evolutionary Process: The Case of Romania.Oana Apostol & Salme Näsi - 2008 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 19:184-195.
    This paper focuses on corporate social responsibilities to employees, one key stakeholder for each firm. In particular, the views and attitudes of managers and entrepreneurs with respect to various social aspects related to their employees are investigated. The context of this research, Romania, a postcommunist country in Eastern Europe, allows us to look for dissimilarities between the talk of local firms and MNCs or foreign-based companies. The analysis is based on qualitative research and adopts an interpretative approach.The articles of the (...)
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    Emerging Corporate Social Responsibility Thinking in Developing Countries: Increased Societal Expectations or Process of Knowledge Transfer?Oana Apostol, Salme Näsi & Matias Laine - 2007 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 18:101-106.
    This paper looks at the current state-of-the-art and at potential changes in CSR thinking in a developing country: Romania. It seeks to understand what kind oftransformations are emerging in this field and what are the reasons behind them. The analysis is interpretative, using discourse analysis and focuses on the articles of the weekly Romanian business publication Capital. The results indicate that the local business environment features the characteristics of wild capitalism, largely contradicting the idea of responsibility. However, foreign actors have (...)
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    The Sustainability Reporting of Municipalities: A Fad, Mimicry or True Development?Matias Laine, Hannele Mäkelä, Salme Näsi & Oana Apostol - 2007 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 18:318-323.
    The study provides insights on why large Finnish municipalities are engaging in sustainability reporting. The dataset consists of the sustainability disclosures of five large Finnish cities and of a set of interviews conducted with the personnel responsible for composing the sustainability reports in these cities. Preliminary findings suggest that this rising practice is again an example of a fad, arising as the public sector organizations mimic the corporate sector without anyone really pondering whether the municipalities and the public sector as (...)
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    Changes in Finnish Managers’ Strategic Priorities.Juha Näsi, Salme Näsi, Johanna Kujala & Pasi Sajasalo - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:255-260.
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the changes in managers’ moral attitudes, stakeholder orientation and economic interests from 1994 to 2004. Dataare presented concerning 8-10 stakeholder groups and 50-58 moral issues.
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    Incorporating Stakeholder Thinking into the Neo-Classical Capital Circulation Model of the Firm.Salme Näsi & Hannele Mäkelä - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 96 (S1):51-56.
    This paper discusses and provides a tentative model of a firm for purposes of accounting. The paper first presents the neo-classical capital circulation model of the firm—a model that has been an integral part of Finnish business economics and accounting education for at least half a century. During the same period the stakeholder model has become an alternative model of the firm in Scandinavia. These models have represented two alternatives to define the firm in education. In this paper we try (...)
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    Institutional Implications for Stakeholder Modelling: Looking at Institutions in a Centralised Economy. [REVIEW]Oana Apostol & Salme Näsi - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 96 (S1):33-38.
    Originating in the Anglo-American management literature, stakeholder thinking embraces a set of common reasoning and rests on a range of assumptions that pay little attention to the institutional variations across countries and regions with different economic systems. Our aim in this article is to contribute to the stakeholder literature by discussing the significance and implications of this institutional diversity for the stakeholder model.
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    Special Issue on Stakeholder Thinking: A Tribute to Juha Nasi. [REVIEW]R. Edward Freeman, Salme Nasi & Grant Savage - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 96 (S1):1-1.
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