Pless, N. M., Sengupta, A., Wheeler, M. A., & Maak, T. (2021). Responsible leadership and the reflective CEO: Resolving stakeholder conflict by imagining what could be done. Journal of Business Ethics. Stakeholder conflict is often focused on what “could” (instead of “should”) be done. This article describes the application of ethics to create a way for generating morally acceptable solutions.
Desai, V. M. (2018). Collaborative stakeholder engagement: An integration between theories of organizational legitimacy and learning. Academy of Management Journal, 61(1), 220. In this article, we will see how organizations typically collaborate with stakeholders in order to pursue their shared goals. There are several benefits in doing this, like organizational legitimacy that can result from the partnership and access to information. This can benefit each organization in solving problems.
Jiang, W., Wang, A. X., Zhou, K. Z., & Zhang, C. (2020). Stakeholder relationship capability and firm innovation: A contingent analysis. Journal of Business Ethics, 167(1), 111-125. Stakeholder management is an emerging topic, but few studies have analyzed the influence of stakeholder relationship capability (SRC) on innovation, particularly in new and upcoming organizations. The study discovers how SRC connects to innovation despite governmental influence.