Dear all, 


The #thinklist was created to highlight social media’s most influential scholars on issues of responsible business, to promote debate and share insight. This year, we relaunched the list in a new format. We made a decision to move away from the previous method of ranking scholars, opting instead to amplify the voices of certain groups, or focus on particular issues that are sometimes overlooked within the culture of academia. Our last list highlighted a group of women scholars. 

This time round, our #thinklist will consist of scholars from racialized groups. What we hope to achieve with #ThinklistAmplify is a vehicle for community building among researchers who find themselves to be racialized and a form of recognition that the experiences as scholars of responsible business can be shaped by the dynamics of power associated with this social process of racialization. This #thinklist intends to resist concentration of power and status, and to serve as an opening and a resource that we can use to connect, collaborate, and celebrate.

To assemble #ThinkListAmplify, we are calling for nominations of scholars from around the world active on any form of social media. Nominations will close on 12th November 2020. 

Please find information on the rationale and nomination process here:

Kind Regards,

Dr. Vivek Soundararajan
Associate Professor in International Management
School of Management
University of Bath
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1225 384362
Tweet: @Vivek_Soundar

New publications:

  1. Soundararajan, V., Sahasranaman, S., Khan, Z., & Jain, T.  (2020). Multinational enterprises and the governance of sustainability in emerging market supply chains: An agile governance perspective. Journal of World Business
  2. McCarthy, L., Soundararajan, V., & Taylor, S. (2020) The Hegemony of men in global value chains: Why it matters for labour governance. Human Relations
  3. Rogerson, M., Crane A., Soundararajan, V., Ward-Grosvold, J. & Cho, C. (2020). Organisational responses to mandatory modern slavery disclosure legislation: A failure of experimentalist governance? Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.. 

Call for papers: 

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