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Frank Figge is Professor of CSR and Sustainable Development at KEDGE Business School and Visiting Professor at Macquarie University (Sydney/Australia). Prior to joining KEDGE Frank was Full Professor of CSR at Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland) and the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). He completed his PhD at the University of Basle (Switzerland) in 1998. Frank’s current research focuses on the assessment and management of corporate sustainability performance, corporate sustainability strategy, paradoxical management and sustainable finance. Among others Frank has published in AMR, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Production Economics and Ecological Economics. 

    Recent publications
    Publication Year of publication Type of publication
    FIGGE, F., A. THORPE, J. GOOD, "Us before me: A group level approach to the circular economy", Ecological Economics, 2021, vol. 179, pp. 106838 2021 Journal article
    MANZHYNSKI, S., F. FIGGE, "Coopetition for sustainability: Between organizational benefit and societal good", Business Strategy and the Environment, 2020, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 827-837 2020 Journal article
    PINKSE, J., T. HAHN, F. FIGGE, "Super-sized tensions and slim responses? The discursive construction of strategic tensions around social issues", Academy of Management Discoveries, 2019, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 314-340 2019 Journal article
    FIGGE, F., A.THORPE, "The symbiotic rebound effect in the circular economy", Ecological Economics, 2019, vol. 163, pp. 61-69 2019 Journal article
    THORPE, A., F.FIGGE, "Climate change and globalisation as ‘Double Exposure’: Implications for policy development", Environmental Science & Policy, 2018, vol. 90, pp. 54-64 2018 Journal article
    HAHN, T., F.FIGGE, "Why Architecture Does Not Matter: On the Fallacy of Sustainability Balanced Scorecards.", Journal of Business Ethics, 2018, vol. 150, no. 4, pp. 919-935 2018 Journal article
    HAHN, T., F. FIGGE, J. PINKSE, L. PREUSS, "A Paradox Perspective on Corporate Sustainability: Descriptive, Instrumental, and Normative Aspects", Journal of Business Ethics, 2018, vol. 148, no. 2, pp. 235-248 2018 Journal article
    LIESEN, A., F.FIGGE, A.HOEPNER, D. M.PATTEN, "Climate Change and Asset Prices: Are Corporate Carbon Disclosure and Performance Priced Appropriately?", Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2017, vol. 44, no. 1-2, pp. 35-62 2017 Journal article
    HAHN, T., F.FIGGE, J.ALBERTO ARAGON-CORREA, S.SHARMA, "Advancing Research on Corporate Sustainability: Off to Pastures New or Back to Roots?", Business & Society (Sage), 2017, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 155-185 2017 Journal article
    FRANKLIN-JOHNSON, E., F.FIGGE, L.CANNING, "Resource duration as a managerial indicator for Circular Economy performance", Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, vol. 133, pp. 589-598 2016 Journal article
    NEUGEBAUER, F., F.FIGGE, T.HAHN, "Planned or emergent strategy making? Exploring the formation of corporate sustainability strategies.", Business Strategy and the Environment, 2016, vol. 25, pp. 323-336 2016 Journal article
    HAHN, T., J.PINKSE, L.PREUSS, F.FIGGE, "Ambidexterity for Corporate Social Performance.", Organization Studies, 2016, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 213-235 2016 Journal article
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