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The Resource Responsible Lobbying : Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Findings in the EU

Responsible Lobbying : Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Findings in the EU

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Responsible Lobbying : Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Findings in the EU
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Responsible Lobbying
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Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Findings in the EU
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Responsible Lobbying : Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Findings in the EU
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  • "Abstract" -- " Zusammenfassung" -- "Acknowledgements" -- "Table of Contents" -- "Detailed Table of Contents" -- "Tables" -- "Figures" -- "Acronyms" -- "1 Introduction " -- "1.1 Relevance of the Thesis" -- "1.2 Major Goals and Structure of the Thesis" -- "2 Literature on CSR, Lobbying and Responsible Lobbying" -- "2.1 Preview" -- "2.2 Literature on Corporate Responsibilities" -- "2.2.1 The Challenge of Defining CSR" -- "2.2.2 Carrollâ{u0080}{u0099}s CSR Pyramid" -- "2.2.3 Key Issues in CSR Research" -- "2.2.3.1 Justifications of CSR" -- "2.2.3.2 CSR and Philanthropy" -- "2.2.3.3 Characterization of CSR as a Voluntary Approach" -- "2.2.4 Stakeholder Theory" -- "2.2.4.1 Identifying and Categorizing Stakeholders" -- "2.2.4.2 Interacting with Stakeholders" -- "2.2.4.3 Instrumental vs. Normative Approaches" -- "2.2.5 Sustainability" -- "2.2.6 A Politicized Concept of CSR" -- "2.2.6.1 Corporate Citizenship (CC)" -- "2.2.6.2 The Deliberative Approach" -- "2.2.6.3 The Contribution of a Politicized Concept of CSR" -- "2.2.7 CSR: Summarizing key Findings" -- "2.3 Literature on Lobbying" -- "2.3.1 Terminology" -- "2.3.2 Main Issues in Lobbying Research" -- "2.3.2.1 Motives and Antecedents" -- "2.3.2.2 Strategies and Tactics" -- "2.3.2.3 Lobbying Success" -- "2.3.2.4 Institutional Differences and Comparisons" -- "2.3.3 Social Science Theories Applied to Lobbying" -- "2.3.3.1 Approaches from Political Science" -- "2.3.3.2 Approaches from Economics" -- "2.3.3.3 Approaches from Management Studies" -- "2.3.3.4 Approaches from Organization Studies" -- "2.3.3.5 Approaches from Communication Studies" -- "2.3.3.6 Applicability of Theoretical Approaches ot Responsible Lobbying Research" -- "2.4 Literature Responsible Lobbying" -- "2.4.1 Ethical Aspects of Lobbying" -- "2.4.2 Lobbying on Environmental Policy" -- "2.4.3 Literature Linking CSR and Lobbying" -- "2.5 Chapter Summary"
  • "3 Research Philosophy and Method" -- "3.1 Preview" -- "3.2 Research Paradigms" -- "3.3 Ontology and Epistemology: Critical Realism" -- "3.4 Methodology" -- "3.4.1 Methodological Challeges in CSR and Lobbying Research" -- "3.4.2 Itroducing Mixed Methods Research" -- "3.4.3 Mixed Methods and Critical Realism " -- "3.4.4 Applying Mixed Methods to Responsible Lobbying Research" -- "3.4.4.1 The First Empirical Step: Quantitative Analysis" -- "3.4.4.2 The Second Empirical Step: Quantitative Analysis" -- "3.4.5 Assessing the Quality of Research" -- "3.5 Chapter Summary" -- "4 Responsible Lobbying: Conceptual Foundations" -- "4.1 Preview" -- "4.2 Responsible Lobbying Objections and Gains" -- "4.3 CSR and Lobbying: Areas of Congruence and Conflict" -- "4.3.1 Regulation " -- "4.3.2 Public Interest" -- "4.3.3 Power" -- "4.3.4 Transparency" -- "4.3.5 Credibility, Trust, Reputation, Legitimacy" -- "4.4 A Multidimensional Model of Responsible Lobbying" -- "4.4.1 Pillar (1): Commitment to CSR and Coherence with Lobbying" -- "4.4.2 Pillar (2): Consideration of Stakeholders' Perspectives and Needs" -- "4.4.3 Pillar (3): Alignment with Long-Term Societal Objectives and Values" -- "4.4.4 The Basis: An Ethical, Democratic Dialogue" -- "4.5 Chapter Summary" -- "5 Benefits and Antecedents of Responsible Lobbying" -- "5.1 Preview" -- "5.2 Responsible Lobbying and Success" -- "5.2.1 Impact on Lobbying Success" -- "5.2.2 Impact on Business Performance" -- "5.3 Antecedents of Responsible Lobbying" -- "5.3.1 The Institutional Context" -- "5.3.1.1 Type of Government" -- "5.3.1.2 Lobbying System and Political Culture" -- "5.3.1.3 Business-Government Relations" -- "5.3.1.4 Conclusion on the Institutional Context" -- "5.3.2 Issue Characteristics" -- "5.3.3 Industry Type" -- "5.3.4 Firm Level Antecedents" -- "5.3.4.1 Business Performance" -- "5.3.4.2 Firm Size"
  • "5.3.4.3 Reputation and Visibility" -- "5.3.4.4 State Involvement" -- "5.3.4.5 Formalized Lobbying Structure: Inhouse vs. External Lobbyists" -- "5.3.4.6 Conclusion on Firm Level Antecedents" -- "5.3.5 Personal Factors" -- "5.4 Chapter Summary" -- "6 Foundations of the Quantitative Study" -- "6.1 Preview" -- "6.2 Set-Up of Hypotheses" -- "6.3 Conceptualization and Specification of Constructs" -- "6.3.1 Reflective vs. Formative Measurement" -- "6.3.2 The Choice of Higher-Order Constructs" -- "6.3.3 Responsible Lobbying as a Formative Higher-Order Construct" -- "6.3.4 Operationaliztion of the Responsible Lobbying Construct" -- "6.3.5 Operationaliztion of Lobbying Success, Reputation, Business Performance" -- "6.3.6 Operationalization of Antecedents" -- "6.4 Basic Characteristics of PLS and Selection Criteria" -- "6.5 Evaluation of PLS Models" -- "6.5.1 Evaluation of Reflective Measurement Models" -- "6.5.1.1 Content validity" -- "6.5.1.2 Indicator Reliability and Internal Consistency" -- "6.5.1.3 Convergent Validity" -- "6.5.1.4 Discriminant Validity" -- "6.5.2 Evaluation of Formative Measurement Models" -- "6.5.2.1 Content Validity" -- "6.5.2.2 Indicator Reliability and Collinearity" -- "6.5.2.3 External/Nomological Validity" -- "6.5.3 Indicator Elimination" -- "6.5.4 Evaluation od Structural Models" -- "6.5.4.1 Path Coefficients" -- "6.5.4.2 Coefficient of Determination (R)" -- "6.5.4.3 Effect Size (F)" -- "6.5.4.4 Predictive Relevance (Q)" -- "6.6 Preparation and Administration of the Survey" -- "6.6.1 Sample Size Requirements" -- "6.6.2 Data Selection" -- "6.6.3 Survey Methodlogy" -- "6.7 Chapter Summary" -- "7 Results of the Quatitative Study" -- "7.1 Preview" -- "7.2 The Pretest" -- "7.2.1 Pretesting Responsible Lobbying Indicators" -- "7.2.2 Pretesting the Questionnaire" -- "7.3 Respondents" -- "7.3.1 Overview on Response"
  • "7.3.2 Personal and Firm Characteristics" -- "7.3.2.1 Time Spent on Lobbying" -- "7.3.2.2 Position of Respondents" -- "7.3.2.3 Importance of Consultants' Clients" -- "7.3.2.4 Personal Influence on Lobbying Activities" -- "7.3.2.5 National Background" -- "7.3.2.6 Industries" -- "7.3.2.7 Firm Size" -- "7.4 Descriptive Analysis" -- "7.4.1 Respondents, Understanding of Responsible Lobbying" -- "7.4.2 Responsible Lobbying Performance: Analysis of Indicators" -- "7.4.3 Statistics of Lobbying Success, Reputation and Business Performance" -- "7.4.4 Activities and Measures Related to Responsible Lobbying" -- "7.4.4.1 Codes of Ethics" -- "7.4.4.2 Ethics Training" -- "7.4.4.3 Reporting" -- "7.4.4.4 Lobbying Activities of Associations" -- "7.4.4.5 Political Donations" -- "7.4.4.6 Hiring Former Public Employees" -- "7.5 Data Preparation for Multivariate Analysis" -- "7.5.1 Tests of Normality" -- "7.5.2 Outliers" -- "7.5.3 Missing Data" -- "7.6 Testing Second-Order Constructs with PLS" -- "7.6.1 Indicator Reuse Approach" -- "7.6.2 Two-Step Approach" -- "7.7 Evaluation of the Measurement Model" -- "7.7.1 Evaluation of the First-Order Constructs of Responsible Lobbbying" -- "7.7.1.1 Indicator Reliability" -- "7.7.1.2 Multicolinearity" -- "7.7.1.3 External Validity (MIMIC)" -- "7.7.2 Evaluation of Reflective Constructs" -- "7.7.2.1 Evaluation of Lobbying Success" -- "7.7.2.2 Evaluation of Reputation and Business Performance" -- "7.8 Evaluation of the Structural Model" -- "7.8.1 Evaluation of the Second-Order Responsible Lobbying Construct" -- "7.8.2 The Impact of the Responsible on Lobbying Success" -- "7.8.3 The Role of Reputation and Business Performance" -- "7.9 Analysis of Antecedents" -- "7.9.1 The Institutional Context" -- "7.9.1.1 Brussels' Polictical Culture" -- "7.9.1.2 National Background: LME vs. CME" -- "7.9.2 Industry Type"
  • "7.9.3 Firm Level Antecedents" -- "7.9.3.1 Business Performance" -- "7.9.3.2 Firm Size" -- "7.9.3.3 Reputation and Visibility" -- "7.9.3.4 State Involvement" -- "7.9.3.5 Inhouse Lobbyists vs. Consultants" -- "7.9.4 Conclusion on Antecedents" -- "7.10 Chapter Summary" -- "8 Foundations and results of the Qualitative Study" -- "8.1 Preview" -- "8.2 Basics of the Qualitative Analysis" -- "8.2.1 Goal and Approach" -- "8.2.2 Quality Assurance of the Qualitative Analysis" -- "8.2.3 Preparing and Conducting Interviews" -- "8.2.4 Processing and Analyzing Interviews" -- "8.3 results of the Qualitive Research" -- "8.3.1 Recruitment and Basic Characteristics of Participants" -- "8.3.2 Practice of Lobbying" -- "8.3.2.1 Lobbying Activities" -- "8.3.2.2 Target Groups and Issues" -- "8.3.2.3 Justification of Lobbying in Respondents' View" -- "8.3.3 Views on and Measures of Responsible Lobbying" -- "8.3.3.1 Pillar (1): Commitment to CSR and Coherence with Lobbying" -- "8.3.3.2 Pillar (2):Consideration of Stakeholders Perspectives and Needs" -- "8.3.3.3 Pillar (3): Alignment with Long-term Sociental Objectives and Values" -- "8.3.3.4 The Basics: An Ethical, Democratic Dialogue" -- "8.3.3.5 Conclusion" -- "8.3.4 Benefits and Antecedents of Responsible Lobbying" -- "8.3.4.1 Impact on Lobbying Success anf the Role Reputation" -- "8.3.4.2 Impact of Brussels Political Culture" -- "8.3.4.3 Inhouse Lobbyists vs. Consultants" -- "8.4 Chapter Summary" -- "9 Conclusions and Implications" -- "9.1 Major Findings and Contribution to Scholarship" -- "9.1.1 Theoretical-Conceptual Contribution" -- "9.1.2 Methodlogy and Empirical Findings" -- "9.2 Implications for Business Practice" -- "9.3 Future Research" -- "Literature " -- "Appedices" -- "Appedix 1: Online Survey Screenshots and Invitation Mails" -- "Appedix 2: Skewness and Kurtosis" -- "Appedix 3: Missing Values"
  • "Appedix 4: Correlations of Indicators for Responsible Lobbying and Success"
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