The SIM Best Book Award honors the book rated to have the highest relevance to SIM, greatest contribution to the field, and strongest empirical or theoretical rigor. Potential topics covered by nominated books include, but are not limited to corporate social responsibility/performance, business ethics, stakeholder theory, corporate governance, issues management, sustainability/environment, reputation, and compliance.
Author(s): Jorge Rivera, Chang Hoon Oh, Jennifer Oezel and Viviane Clement
Title: Business adaptation to climate change
- Susan J. Gilbertz & Damon M. Hall, “Bringing sustainability to the ground level: competing demands in the Yellowstone River Valley"
- C. B. Bhattacharya, "Smalll actions, big difference: leveraging corporate sustainability to drive business and societal value"
Author(s): Andrew Hoffman
Title: Management as a calling: Leading business, serving society
- Sandra Waddock, “Transforming towards life-centered economics: How business, government, and civil society can build a better world"
- Sarah Kaplan, “The 360o corporation: From stakeholder trade-offs to transformation"
Author(s): Genevieve LeBaron
Title: Combatting Modern Slavery, (Polity Press, 2020)
- David Wasieleski, Sandra Waddock and Paul Shrivastava, “Management and the Sustainability Paradox: Reconnecting the Human Chain”, (Routledge, 2020)
- Christopher Marquis, “Better Business: How the B Corp Movement is Remaking Capitalism”, (Yale Press, 2020)
Author(s): Julia Grimm
Title: Private Governance as an Institutional Response to Wicked Problems (Nomos Publishing House, 2019)
- Morgan R. Clevenger, “Corporate Citizenship and Higher Education: Behavior, Engagement and Ethics (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
- Julia Grimm, “Private Governance as an Institutional Response to Wicked Problems (Nomos Publishing House, 2019)
- Alnoor Ebrahim, “Measuring Social Change: Performance and Accountability in a Complex World (Stanford University Press, 2019)
Author(s): Andrew Hoffman (University of Michigan) & P. Devereaux Jennings (University of Alberta)
Title: Re‐engaging with Sustainability in the Anthropocene Era: An Institutional Approach, Cambridge University Press, 2018
- Ryan Burg (Bucknell University), Business Ethics for a Material World: An Ecological Approach to Object Stewardship, Cambridge U Press, 2018
- Kathryn Moeller, The Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Politics of Corporate Development, University of California Press, 2018
Author(s): Michael Pirson (Fordham Univ)
Title: Humanistic Management: Protecting Dignity and Promoting Well-Being
• Alexandra Christina , Timothy L. Fort (Indiana Univ), Sincerity Edge: How ethical leaders build dynamic businesses
• Ted London (Univ of Michigan), The Base of the Pyramid Promise: Building Business with Impact and Scale
Author(s): Jennifer J. Griffin (George Washington Univ)
Title: Managing Corporate Impacts: Co-Creating Value (Cambridge Univ Press)
• Brad Agle; Aaron Miller (Brigham Young Univ), Bill O’Rourke (Duquesne Univ), The Business Ethics Fied Guide
• Frances E. Bowen, After Greenwashing: Symbolic Corporate Environmentalism and Society (Cambridge Univ Press)