An important output of GOLDEN’s work are research publication. Please find below a selection of publications produced in the context of GOLDEN:



Maurizio Zollo, Emanuele Bettinazzi, Kerstin Neumann, Peter Snoeren (Forthcoming), “Dynamic capabilities for sustainability: how global corporations learn to adapt their enterprise model”, Global Strategy Journal.

Sandra Waddock, Greta Meszoely, Domenico Dentoni, (Forthcoming), “The Complexity of Wicked Problems in Large Scale Change”, Journal of Organizational Change Management.

Lucrezia Songini, Anna Pistoni, Oriana Perrone (2015), “The how and why of a firm’s approach to CSR and sustainability: a case study of a large European company” (Forthcoming), Journal of Management and Governance.

Steve Waddell, Joe Hsueh, Anna Birney, Amir Khorsani, Wen Feng (2014), “Turning Point – Large Systems Change: Producing the Change We Want”, Journal of Corporate Citizenship 3(53), 5-8.

Maurizio Zollo, Carmelo Cennamo, Kerstin Neumann (2013),”Beyond What and Why: Understanding Oganizational Evolution Toward Sustainable Enterprise Models”, Organization & Environment 26 (3), 241-259.

Tinothy Devinney, Anita McGahan, Maurizio Zollo (2013), “A research agenda for global stakeholder strategy”, Global Strategy Journal 3, 325-337.

“GOLDEN for Sustainability uses “big science” at MIT Sloan to support business transition to sustainable enterprise”, MIT Sloan Experts, Aug. 26th 2013.

Nicolai Foss, Koen Heimericks, Sidney Winter, Maurizio Zollo, (2013), “A hegelian dialogue on the microfoundations of organizational routines and capabilities” European Management Review 9(4), 173-197.

Dinal Crilly, Maurizio Zollo, Morten Hansen, (2012), “Faking it or muddling through? Understanding Decoupling in Response to Stakeholder Pressure”, Academy of Management Journal 55(6), 1429-1448.

Susan Schneider, Maurizio Zollo, Ramesh Manocha, (2010), “Developing socially responsible behavior in managers: experimental evidence on the effectiveness of different approaches to management education, Journal of Corporate Citizenship 39.

Dinal Crilly, Susan Schneider, Maurizio Zollo (2008), The psychological antecedents to socially responsible behavior, European Management Review 5(3), 175-190.



A Special Issue of the “Journal of Management Development” on sustainability case studies has been initiated by GOLDEN scholars:

Jorge A. Arevalo Itziar Castelló Simone de Colle, Gilbert Lenssen,Kerstin Neumann, Maurizio Zollo (2011),”Introduction to the special issue: Integrating sustainability in business models, Journal of Management Development, 30(10), 941-954.

Joseph F. Maria SJ, Emmanuelle Devuyst (2011) “CSR and development: a mining company in Africa”, Journal of Management Development 30(10), 955 – 967

Mark lee Hunter, Luk N. Van Wassenhove (2011) “Hayleys PLC: corporate responsibility as stakeholder relations”, Journal of Management Development 30 (10), 968 – 984

David Ferguson (2011) “CSR in Asian logistics: operationalisation within DHL (Thailand)”, Journal of Management Development, 30 (10), 985 – 999.

Rosario Ragusa (2011) “Integration of company responsibility, the learning process: the Autogrill case”, Journal of Management Development, 30( 10),1000 – 1016.

David Grayson (2011) “Embedding corporate responsibility and sustainability: Marks & Spencer”, Journal of Management Development 30(10),1017 – 1026.

Daniel Arenas, Jeremie Fosse, Matthew Murphy (2011) “Acciona: a process of transformation towards sustainability”, Journal of Management Development 30 (10),1027 – 1048.

Nigel Roome, Celine Louche(2011) “Sabaf: moving to a learning environment”, Journal of Management Development, 30 (10),1049 – 1066.

Heide Von Weltzien Hoivik (2011) “Embedding CSR as a learning and knowledge creating process: the case for SMEs in Norway”, Journal of Management Development, 30(10), 1067 – 1084.



Renata Mele, Maurizio Zollo, (2013), “The Shared Value Debate: Academic Visions on Corporate Sustainability” EGEA (eds).

Kerstin Neumann, Maurizio Zollo (2014),“A stakeholder-based view of strategic alliances” in “Collaborative Strategy: A Guide to Strategic Alliances”, in Roberto Ragozzino, Luiz Mesquita and Jeffrey Reuer (eds).

Steve Waddell, Milla McLachlan, Greta Meszoely, Sandra Waddock. (Forthcoming). “Large scale change action research” In H. Bradbury “Action research handbook”, Sage (eds).

Maurizio Zollo, Gianmario Verona, (2011) “Understanding the human side of dynamic capabilities: towards a holistic model of antecedents and consequences of organizational change capacity” in The handbook of Organizational Knowledge and Learning, M. Lyles and M. Esterby-Smith (eds.).

Maurizio Zollo, Peter Snoeren “Dynamic Capabilities and Sustainability”. Forthcoming in the “Oxford Handbook on Dynamic Capabilities”, David Teece (eds).



E. Bettinazzi, L Massa, K. Neumann, M. Zollo, “Macro-Economic Crises, Competitive Strategy and Corporate Sustainability”, Best Paper Proceedings, AoM 2015.

M.Zollo, M. Minoja, V. Coda, “Towards an integrated model of strategy”. Best Paper Proceedings, AoM

E. Bettinazzi, M. Zollo. “Stakeholder integration and organizational learning: evidence from M&A activity”, Best Paper Proceedings, AoM 2015.

E. Bettinazzi, “Can’t Touch This! Post-Acquisition Integration and Targets Stakeholder Relationships”.

E. Borgonovo, C. Cennamo, L. Massa, M. Zollo, “Sustainability Within the Firm: the Role Of Organizational Structure and Stakeholder Pressure In the Generation and Selection of Sustainability Initiatives”.

C. Camuffo, F. De Stefano,”Work as Commons: Internal Labor Markets, Blended Workforces and Management”

F. De Stefano, S. Bagdadli, A. Camuffo, “The HR role in corporate social responsibility and sustainability: A boundary shifting literature review”.

L. Massa, E. Mollona, D’Angelo, ”An Agent Based Model For Organizational Learning, Evolution and Sustainability Performance”.