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Prof. Olivier Boiral

Université Laval, Canada

Full Professor

Email: olivier.boiral@mng.ulaval.ca


1996 Ph.D., Management, HEC Montréal, Canada

1991 MBA, Business Adminnistration, Université Laval, Canada

Publications (Selected)

  1. Boiral, O. & Heras-Saizarbitoria, I. (2015) Managing biodiversity through stakeholder involvement: why, who, and for what initiatives? Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming, available online at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10551-015-2668-3?sa_campaign=email/event/articleAuthor/onlineFirst.
  2. Henri, J.F., Boiral, O. & Roy, M.J. (2015). Strategic cost management and performance: The case of environmental costs. The British Accounting Review, forthcoming, available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0890838915000128 
  3. Boiral, O. (2014). “Accounting for the Unaccountable: Biodiversity Reporting and Impression Management”, Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming, available online at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10551-014-2497-9#page-1
  4. Heras-Saizarbitoria, I., Landin, A. & Boiral, O. (2014). "Outcomes of Environmental Management Systems: the Role of Motivations and Firms’ Characteristics",Business Strategy and the Environment forthcoming.
  5. Talbot, D. et Boiral, O. (2015). “ Strategies for climate change and impression management : A case study among Canada’s large industrial emitters”, Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming, available online at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10551-014-2322-5
  6. Boiral, O., Paillé, P & Talbot, D. (2015). “ Leading by Example: A Model of Organizational Citizenship for the Environment”, Business Strategy and the Environment, forthcoming, available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bse.1835/full  .
  7. Heras-Saizarbitoria, I., & Boiral, O. (2015). “Symbolic adoption of ISO 9000 in small and medium-sized enterprises: The role of internal contingencies”.International Small Business Journal, 33(3)299-320.
  8. Heras-Saizarbitoria, I., Arana, G., & Boiral, O. (2015). Exploring the dissemination of environmental certifications in high and low polluting industries.Journal of Cleaner Production, 89, 50-58.
  9. Henri, J. F., Boiral, O., & Roy, M. J. (2014). “The Tracking of environmental costs: Motivations and impacts”. European Accounting Review, 23(4): 647-669.
  10. Paillé, P., Chen,Y, Boiral,O. & Jin, J. (2014) “The impact of human resource management on environmental performance : An employee-level study”, Journal of Business Ethics, 121(3): 451-466.
  11. Dogui, K., Boiral, O., & Heras‐Saizarbitoria, I. (2014). “Audit Fees and Auditor Independence: The Case of ISO 14001 Certification”. International Journal of Auditing. 18(1) : 14-26.
  12. Boiral, O., Baron, C. & Gunnlaugson, O. (2014) “Environmental leadership and consciousness development: A case study among Canadian SMEs”, Journal of Business Ethics, 123(3): 363-383.
  13. Paillé, P., Boiral, O. & Chen, Y. (2013) “Linking environmental management practices and organizational citizenship behaviour for the environment: a social exchange perspective”, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2(18): 3552-3575.
  14. Talbot, D. & Boiral, O. (2013) “Can We Trust Corporates GHG Inventories? An Investigation Among Canada's Large Final Emitters”, Energy Policy, 63: 1075-1085
  15. Kouakou, D., Boiral, O., & Gendron, Y (2013) “ISO auditing and the construction of trust in auditor independence” forthcoming in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.
  16. Boiral, O., Henri, J.F. & Talbot, D. (2012) «Modeling the impacts of corporate commitment on climate change », Business Strategy and the Environment,21(8): 495-516.
  17. Heras-Saizarbitoria, I.&Boiral, O. (2012) «ISO 9001 and ISO 14001: Towards a Research Agenda on Management System Standards», International Journal of Management Reviews, 15(1): 47-65.
  18. Boiral, O. (2012) «ISO 9000 and organizational effectiveness: A systematic review», Quality Management Journal19(3): 16-37.
  19. Boiral, O. and Paillé, P. (2012) «Organizational citizenship behaviour for the environment: measurement and validation», Journal of Business Ethics, 109(4): 431-445.
  20. Boiral, O. (2012) «ISO certificates as organizational degree? Beyond the rational myths of certification », Organization Studies, 33(5-6): 633-654.
  21. Boiral, O. and Henri, J.F. (2012) «Modeling the impact of ISO 14001 on environmental performance: A comparative approach», Journal of Environmental Management, 93(1), 84-97.
  22. Kabongo, J. and Boiral, O. (2011) «Creating value with wastes: A model and typology of sustainability within firms», Business Strategy and the Environment, 20(7), 441-455.
  23. Roberge, A., Bouthillier, L., and Boiral, O. (2011) « The influence of forest certification on environmental performance: an analysis of certified companies in the province of Quebec », Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41(4), 661-668.


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