J Milton's scientific contributions

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... At the same time, a firm's own absorptive capacity depends on its receptivity to the new information presented by local market actors. Consistent with prior research that has found more diverse organizations to display greater absorptive capacity to information about new markets (Bennett & Bennett, 2001), our findings indicate that organizations with greater stakeholder diversity complement more diverse informal and formal deliberative settings in the promotion of more socially responsible corporate behavior. This suggests the learning opportunities are amplified in such deliberative settings, but only if the firm is prepared to absorb those learnings. ...