Organizational authenticity, organizational identity, corporate sustainability and responsibility, stakeholder engagement, business ethics, humanistic management, qualitative methods.
Stakeholder perceptions of organizational authenticity within the global domains of sustainability and corporate responsibility; key dynamics among stakeholders, leadership, and organizations in strategic social issue contexts.
Erica L. Steckler (Twitter: @EricaSteckler) is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Robert J. Manning School of Business (MSB) and Co-Director of the Donahue Center for Business Ethics & Social Responsibility at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Management and Organization at Boston College. Her recent research focuses on stakeholder perceptions of organizational authenticity within the global domains of sustainability and corporate responsibility. Situated at the intersection of organizational theory, strategic management, and social innovation, this work builds on and extends theories of organizational identity, institutional theory, and social change. Overall, her research contributes to an understanding of key dynamics among organizations, leadership, and stakeholders in strategic social issue contexts.
The recipient of the 2015 Best Dissertation Award by the Academy of Management Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division, her work has been published in the Journal of Business of Ethics, Business and Society Review, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Humanistic Management Journal, and in edited volumes. She has served as a member of the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Review (AMR) and is currently a Research Fellow at the W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University. She is the Founding President of the US Humanistic Management Association (US HMA) and sits on the Advisory Board of the International Humanistic Management Association (IHMA). Prior to joining the Manning School, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Management and Organizational Development Group at Northeastern University and a Post-Doctoral Visiting Research Scholar at Bentley University's Hoffman Center.
Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management; preparing for submission to California Management Review (Fall 2018).Steckler, E., Subramaniam, M. (Boston College)
Presented previous version at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Preparing for submission (Summer 2018). Steckler, E., Stevenson, W. (Boston College)
Status: Developing manuscript from dissertation; submitted to Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) conference in June 2018.
Steckler, E., Waddock, S. (Boston College)
Presented previous version at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Preparing for submission to Business & Society (Summer 2018).
Drafting. Presented previous version at the 8th Biennial Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) Research Conference, May 9-10, 2017.Steckler, E.
Developing manuscript from dissertation; preparing for submission to Administrative Science Quarterly (Summer 2018).