We are preparing a California Management Review Special Issue entitled: “FIRMS, REGULATORY UNCERTAINTY, AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT? WHAT SHOULD MANAGERS DO?”
Background: Managers respond in many different ways to regulation. How business leaders manage their regulatory relationships is an important topic that deserves new consideration given the changing shape of global regulation. In a period of less than a decade, the regulatory debate on climate change and environmental management has gained dramatically in importance.
However firms are facing a high level of uncertainty about multiple issues related to regulation on environmental topics, such as the real effects of the Kyoto Protocol and the possibility of new international treaties, environmental regulation and conformity with international treaties in emergent countries (specially China, India, and Brazil), the future existence of environmental champions in domestic regulation, and the unexpected responses of governments as a result of environmental risks and accidents.
We would like to do a compilation of appealing papers for scholars and
You may find a detailed call for papers here:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1st, 2010.
Do not hesitate to contact us for any doubts or suggestions.
Alfred Marcus (U. of Minnesota, USA)
J. Alberto Aragon-Correa (U. of Granada, Spain / U.C. Berkeley, USA)
Jonatan M. Pinkse (U. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)