Samantha Miles

Oxford Brookes University
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“Is the lack of consensus on the definition of Stakeholder Theory conceptual confusion or essentially contested?”


Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Reader in Accounting and Finance

Research Interests: International management, corporate social responsibility, business and accounting, international accounting and finance, stakeholder theory, management and practice

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Published Work on Stakeholder Theory

(2012) Stakeholders: essentially contested or just confused. Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 108, no. 3, pp. 285–298, January, ISSN 0167-4544.

(2012) With Heaton, P. and Duhan, S. Dynamic Mapping of Stakeholders for dealing with plant closure complexity. Social Business, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 95-119, January, ISSN 2044-4087.

(2006) Altinay, L. and Miles, S. International franchising decision-making: an application of stakeholder theory. Service Industries Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 421-436, June, ISSN 0264-2069.

(2006) With Friedman, A. L. Stakeholders: Theory and Practice. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

(2004) With Friedman, A. L. Stakeholder theory and communication practice. Journal of Communication Management, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 95-97, January, ISSN 1363-254X.

(2002) With Friedman, A. L. Developing stakeholder theory. Journal of Management Studies, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 1-21, January, ISSN 0022-2380.