Johanna Franziska Gollnhofer
University of St. Gallen
EpistemologyAdvertisingMateriality (auditing)EngineeringDialecticConsumption (economics)Political economyConceptual frameworkSociologyBusinessInstitutional theoryGermanHumanitiesPsychologyIdeologyTaste (sociology)EconomicsMarketingMicroeconomicsPolitical scienceBusiness administrationEthnographyInformation systemInnovation managementNegotiationEnablingConsumer behaviourTabooValue (ethics)FacilitatorLegitimationFood wasteContext (language use)GrassrootsPublic administrationPublic relationsProcess (engineering)Business studiesSustainabilityCultural studiesSocial psychologyDelegationAdaptation (computer science)Environmental ethics
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Abstract Purpose Research has shown that activist consumers create places that are imbued with idiosyncratic meanings, conventions, rules, and activities. However, research on why and how such places are created is scant. Methodology/approach This ethnography in the context of voluntary refugee helpers shows why and how a meaningful place is produced. Findings By drawing on spatial theory from human geography, I map out how activist consumers create a hyper-place: embedded in the dynamics of dem...
#1Ann M. Mirabito (Baylor University)H-Index: 10
#2Cele C. OtnesH-Index: 23
Last. Sunaina Velagaleti (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 1
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AbstractStigmas, or discredited personal attributes, emanate from social perceptions of physical characteristics, aspects of character, and “tribal” associations (e.g., race; Goffman 1963). Extant research has emphasized the perspective of the stigma target, with some scholars exploring how social institutions shape stigma. Yet the ways stakeholders within the sociocommercial sphere create, perpetuate, or resist stigma remain overlooked. The authors introduce and define marketplace stigma as the...
21 CitationsSource
#1Johanna Franziska Gollnhofer (HSG: University of St. Gallen)H-Index: 8
#2Katharina HellwigH-Index: 2
Last. Felicitas MorhartH-Index: 8
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By means of an ethnographic approach, this research examines perceptions of fairness and consumer behavior in an emerging nonmonetary sharing system. In contrast to market exchanges, which are defined by clear rules and principles of reciprocity, the redistribution of goods in a “sharing” context is in many cases less institutionalized and thus open to contestation. We draw on concepts from institutional theory to map out the interplay of different and partly contradicting fairness perceptions i...
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#1Johanna Franziska Gollnhofer (HSG: University of St. Gallen)H-Index: 8
Die folgende Studie untersucht ein alternatives Sharing Modell, in welchem durch eine nicht-monetare Kooperation zwischen Einzelhandel und Konsumenten inno- vative Wege beschritten werden, um der Lebensmittelverschwendung zu begeg- nen. Mittels einer empirischen Studie werden Motivationen von Einzelhandel und Konsumenten beleuchtet und Implikationen fur CSR Programme gegeben
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to take a strategic perspective on how MNEs in the retail sector decide to enter a new market. Drawing on transaction cost theory, the contingency approach and resource-based theory, the implications of the interplay between global strategy, cultural distance and entry mode strategies are examined by means of an analysis of Carrefour’s global expansion. Design/methodology/approach – To account for the shortcomings of prior research, a hypothesis in the rela...
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#1Johanna Franziska Gollnhofer (HSG: University of St. Gallen)H-Index: 8
#2Katharina Hellwig (HEC Paris)H-Index: 2
Last. Felicitas Morhart (HEC Paris)H-Index: 8
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