AsPr Colin Higgins

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Mba Program Director

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

c.higgins@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45046

Research interests

  • Sustainability reporting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability
  • Institutional Theory
  • Critical Management Studies
  • Discourse, Rhetoric and Narrative

Affiliations

  • Executive, International Association of Business & Society (IABS) (Conference Chair, 2014; President 2016)
  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Member, Australian and NZ Academy of Management
  • Member, Centre for Social and Environmental Accountability (St Andrews, Scotland)
  • Editorial Board: Business & Society
  • Editorial Board: Social Responsibility Journal
  • Editorial Review Panel: Journal of Business Ethics

Teaching interests

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Process Management
  • Business Ethics, Sustainability

Publications

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2015

The uptake of sustainability reporting in Australia

A/Prof Colin Higgins, Markus Milne, Bernadine Van Gramberg

(2015), Vol. 129, pp. 445-468, Journal of business ethics, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Consumer reactions to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Thailand: the moderating effect of competitive positioning

Preeda Srinaruewan, A/Prof Wayne Binney, A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 628-652, Asia pacific journal of marketing and logistics, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Is sustainability reporting becoming institutionalised? The role of an issues-based field

A/Prof Colin Higgins, Wendy Stubbs, Markus Milne

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-18, Journal of business ethics, Dodrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2014

Walking the talk(s) : Organisational narratives of integrated reporting

A/Prof Colin Higgins, Wendy Stubbs, Tyron Love

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 1090-1119, Accounting, auditing & accountability journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Integrated reporting and internal mechanisms of change

Wendy Stubbs, A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 1068-1089, Accounting, auditing & accountability journal, Bingley, England, C1

journal
2013

Why do companies not produce sustainability reports?

Wendy Stubbs, A/Prof Colin Higgins, Marcus Milne

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 456-470, Business strategy and the environment, Chichester, England, C1

journal

What do indigenous communities think of the CSR practices of mining companies?

Kevin Kepore, A/Prof Colin Higgins, Robert Goddard

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 34-50, Journal of business systems, governance and ethics, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal
2012

Ethos, logos, pathos: strategies of persuasion in social/environmental reports

A/Prof Colin Higgins, Robyn Walker

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 194-208, Accounting forum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2010

Is a responsive business also a responsible business

A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2010), Vol. 5, pp. 23-32, Journal of business systems, governance and ethics, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Communicating with global publics: building a theoretical framework for international public relations

Paul S. Lieber, A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2010), pp. 366-379, International media communication in a global age, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter
2009

Initiating sustainable development reporting: evidence from New Zealand

Jan Bebbington, A/Prof Colin Higgins, Bob Frame

(2009), Vol. 22, pp. 588-625, Accounting, auditing and accountability journal, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2008

Do you see what I see? Stakeholder understandings of corporate social responsibility

A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2008), pp. 27-36, The new 21st century workplace, Melbourne, Vic., B1-1

chapter
2007

Do we know enough about corporate philanthropy?

Tyron Love, A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2007), Vol. 27, pp. 18-21, Journal of corporate citizenship, Sheffield, England, C1-1

journal

How useful are Shell’s reports for stimulating dialogue

A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 2-8, Journal of the Asia Pacific centre for environmental accountability, Adelaide, S.A., C1-1

journal
2004

Making a difference : the importance of trust to triple bottom line reporting and partnership

A/Prof Colin Higgins, Louise Lee

(2004), pp. 199-216, Business-social partnership : an international perspective, Calcutta, India, B1-1

chapter
2002

Triple bottom line reporting: the importance of reputation and trust

A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2002), Vol. 1, pp. 91-115, New academy review, Liverpool, England, C1-1

journal
2001

Corporate volunteering: ad hoc interaction or route to dialogue and partnership?

Louise Lee, A/Prof Colin Higgins

(2001), Vol. 1, pp. 79-90, Journal of corporate citizenship, Sheffield, England, C1-1

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