Projects per year
My research focuses on the moral quality of institutions that shape human behaviour, in particular, those of organisations and in markets. My empirical and theoretical work is developed from and united in this perspective, covering three different areas of current interest: First, I study the institutions of the sharing economy, in particular, their ability to promote social and moral goals on digital platforms. Second, I analyse the social institutions of private organisations in history, including medieval mutual aid societies and merchant organisations. Third, I take an institutional ethics’ perspective to develop comparative conceptual frameworks in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible innovation (RI).
Hielscher, S. & Husted, B. W.
1/07/20 → 1/11/22
Project: Research-related funding
Do hybrids impede sustainability? How semantic reorientations and governance reforms can produce and preserve sustainability in sharing business modelsPies, I., Hielscher, S. & Everding, S., 1 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Business Research. 115, p. 174-185 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Proto-CSR Before the Industrial Revolution: Institutional Experimentation by Medieval Miners’ GuildsHielscher, S. & Husted, B. W., 1 Oct 2020, In: Journal of Business Ethics. 166, p. 253-269 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Hielscher, S., Everding, S. & Pies, I., 7 May 2019, In: Kybernetes. 48, 5, p. 888-905 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Citations (Scopus)92 Downloads (Pure)
Saving the moral capital of NGOs: identifying one-sided and many-sided social dilemmas in NGO accountabilityHielscher, S., Winkin, J., Crack, A. & Pies, I., Aug 2017, In: Voluntas. 28, 4, p. 1562–1594 33 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Citations (Scopus)72 Downloads (Pure)