volume 27, issue 3, P247-265 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2017-0037
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Ana Colovic, Octavio R. Escobar, Olivier Lamotte, Pierre-Xavier Meschi

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to investigate whether multinational enterprises (MNEs) are more or less likely than local firms to violate their employees’ human rights in emerging economies, whether regional institutional pressures influence the likelihood of violating employee human rights and whether the density of MNEs in a region affects the likelihood of employees’ human rights violation by local firms. Design/methodology/approach Building on neo-institutional theory, this paper hypothesizes that, in an emer…

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