Olivier Boiral

Professor,
Université Laval

Département de management
E-mail: olivier.boiral@mng.ulaval.ca
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Education

  • Ph.D., Management and environmental management, HEC Montréal (1996)
  • MBA, Management, Université Laval (1991)
  • Diplôme d'Études Supérieures Commerciales, Administratives et Financières, École supérieur de commerce de Grenoble (1990)
  • Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie en techniques de commercialisation, Institut universitaire de technologie de Montpellier-Nîmes (1987)


  • Research

    environmental management; sustainable development; international management standards; ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certifications; sustainability reports; corporate social responsibility; neo-institutional theory; responsible procurement; intercultural management.

    Prizes and honours

  • Best paper award, division stratégie de l'ASAC (2011)
  • Prix Hermès en recherche de la Faculté des sciences de l’administration (2011)
  • Prix Best Runner Up Paper de la XVIIe Conference on Management of Technology (2008)
  • Prix Hermès en enseignement de la Faculté des sciences de l’administration (2006)


  • QCBS students

    Previous students (since 2009)

    Christian Valery Tayo Téné

    M.Sc.
    (Start: 2013, End: 2015)
    Impacts and success factors of ISO 14001 : A systematic review



    Publications

    95- Quality and Environmental Management linkage: A review of the literature
    Allur E , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Boiral O , , Testa F ,
    2018 Sustainability (Switzerland) (Date Added: 2018-11-30)

    94- Sustainability adrift: An evaluation of the credibility of sustainability information disclosed by public organizations
    Soumaya C , , Talbot D , , Boiral O ,
    2018 Accounting Forum (Date Added: 2018-11-14)

    93- Faking ISO 9001 in China: An exploratory study
    Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Boiral O ,
    2018 Business Horizons (Date Added: 2018-11-08)

    92- GHG reporting and impression management: An assessment of sustainability reports from the energy sector
    Talbot D , , Boiral O ,
    2018 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2018-05-07)

    91- Improving CSR performance by hard and soft means: The role of organizational citizenship behaviours and the internalization of CSR standards
    Testa F , , Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I ,
    2018 Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management (Date Added: 2018-05-02)

    90- Ethical Issues in the Assurance of Sustainability Reports: Perspectives from Assurance Providers
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Brotherton M , , Bernard J ,
    2018 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2018-04-06)

    89- Overcoming the barriers to pro-environmental behaviors in the workplace: A systematic review
    Yuriev A , , Boiral O , , Francoeur V , , Paillé P ,
    2018 Journal of Cleaner Production (Date Added: 2018-03-21)

    88- Corporate Biodiversity Management through Certifiable Standards
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Brotherton M ,
    2018 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2018-03-16)

    87- Environmental Behavior On and Off the Job: A Configurational Approach
    Paillé P , , Raineri N , , Boiral O ,
    2017 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2017-12-23)

    86- Legitimizing Corporate (Un) Sustainability: A Case Study of Passive SMEs
    Chassé S , , Boiral O ,
    2017 Organization and Environment (Date Added: 2017-11-27)

    85- Best practices for corporate commitment to biodiversity: An organizing framework from GRI reports
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I ,
    2017 Environmental Science and Policy (Date Added: 2017-08-31)

    84- Corporate commitment to biodiversity in mining and forestry: Identifying drivers from GRI reports
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I ,
    2017 Journal of Cleaner Production (Date Added: 2017-07-30)

    83- Doing More with Less: Building Dynamic Capabilities for Eco-Efficiency
    Kabongo J D , , Boiral O ,
    2017 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2017-04-21)

    82- Assessing and Improving the Quality of Sustainability Reports: The Auditors’ Perspective
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Brotherton M ,
    2017 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2017-04-06)

    81- The quality of sustainability reports and impression management: A stakeholder perspective
    Diouf D , , Boiral O ,
    2017 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (Date Added: 2017-03-22)

    80- Adoption and Outcomes of ISO 14001: A Systematic Review
    Boiral O , , Guillaumie L , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Tayo Tene C V ,
    2017 International Journal of Management Reviews (Date Added: 2017-03-02)

    79- Managing Biodiversity Through Stakeholder Involvement: Why, Who, and for What Initiatives?
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I ,
    2017 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2017-02-25)

    78- Greening Remote SMEs: The Case of Small Regional Airports
    Boiral O , , Ebrahimi M , , Kuyken K , , Talbot D ,
    2017 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    77- Is Sustainability Performance Comparable? A Study of GRI Reports of Mining Organizations
    Boiral O , , Henri J ,
    2017 Business and Society (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    76- SA8000 as CSR-Washing? The Role of Stakeholder Pressures
    Boiral O , , Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Testa F ,
    2017 Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    75- A mixed-methods systematic review of the effects of mindfulness on nurses
    Guillaumie L , , Boiral O , , Champagne J ,
    2016 Journal of Advanced Nursing (Date Added: 2017-03-02)

    74- Outcomes of Environmental Management Systems: the Role of Motivations and Firms’ Characteristics
    Heras-Saizarbitoria I , , Arana G , , Boiral O ,
    2016 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    73- Accounting for the Unaccountable: Biodiversity Reporting and Impression Management
    Boiral, O
    2016 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2016-11-29)

    72- Public regulatory relief and the adoption of environmental management systems: a European survey
    Testa, F, Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Daddi, T, Boiral, O, Iraldo, F
    2016 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (Date Added: 2016-05-16)

    71- Managers’ Citizenship Behaviors for the Environment: A Developmental Perspective
    Boiral, O, Raineri, N, Talbot, D
    2016 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2016-03-14)

    70- Adoption of the UN Global Compact in Spanish banking: a case study: UNGC in the Spanish banking
    Garayar, A, Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Boiral, O
    2016 Journal of Public Affairs (Date Added: 2016-02-29)

    69- Symbolic adoption of ISO 9000 in small and medium-sized enterprises: The role of internal contingencies
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Boiral, O
    2015 International Small Business Journal (Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    68- Renewing environmental certification in times of crisis
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Boiral, O, Arana, G
    2015 Journal of Cleaner Production (Date Added: 2016-02-01)

    67- Strategies for Climate Change and Impression Management: A Case Study Among Canada’s Large Industrial Emitters
    Talbot, D, Boiral, O
    2015 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2015-12-21)

    66- Internalization of Environmental Practices and Institutional Complexity: Can Stakeholders Pressures Encourage Greenwashing?
    Testa, F, Boiral, O, Iraldo, F
    2015 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2015-12-07)

    65- Do ISO 9001-certified hotels get a higher customer rating than non-certified ones?
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Arana, G, Boiral, O
    2015 International Journal of Hospitality Management (Date Added: 2015-10-26)

    64- Leading by Example: A Model of Organizational Citizenship Behavior for the Environment: Leadership and Environment
    Boiral, O, Talbot, D, Paillé, P
    2015 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2015-10-05)

    63- Exploring the dissemination of environmental certifications in high and low polluting industries
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Arana, G, Boiral, O
    2015 Journal of Cleaner Production (Date Added: 2015-01-12)

    62-Audits
    Boiral, O&H
    2014 Essential concepts of global environmental governance ( Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    61- Audit Fees and Auditor Independence: The Case of ISO 14001 Certification
    Dogui, K, Boiral, O, Heras-Saizarbitoria, I
    2014 International Journal of Auditing (Date Added: 2014-03-06)

    60-L’intégration du développement durable dans le transport aérien et la gestion des aéroports au Québec (R 695)
    Boiral, O&E
    2013 Ministère des Transports du Québec ( Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    59- The Tracking of Environmental Costs: Motivations and Impacts
    Henri, J, Boiral, O, Roy, M
    2013 European Accounting Review (Date Added: 2013-11-21)

    58- Permanence de l’auditeur et indépendance de l’audit ISO 14 001 : une étude exploratoire
    Dogui, K, Boiral, O
    2013 VertigO - la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement (Date Added: 2013-10-29)

    57- Sustainability reports as simulacra? A counter-account of A and A+ GRI reports
    Boiral, O
    2013 Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (Date Added: 2013-10-29)

    56- ISO auditing and the construction of trust in auditor independence
    Dogui, K, Boiral, O, Gendron, Y
    2013 Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (Date Added: 2013-10-17)

    55- Can we trust corporates GHG inventories? An investigation among Canada's large final emitters
    Talbot, D, Boiral, O
    2013 Energy Policy (Date Added: 2013-10-09)

    54- Pro-environmental behavior at work: Construct validity and determinants
    Paillé, P, Boiral, O
    2013 Journal of Environmental Psychology (Date Added: 2013-09-04)

    53- Linking environmental management practices and organizational citizenship behaviour for the environment: a social exchange perspective
    Paillé, P, Boiral, O, Chen, Y
    2013 The International Journal of Human Resource Management (Date Added: 2013-09-04)

    52- Environmental Leadership and Consciousness Development: A Case Study Among Canadian SMEs
    Boiral, O, Baron, C, Gunnlaugson, O
    2013 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2013-08-14)

    51- The Impact of Human Resource Management on Environmental Performance: An Employee-Level Study
    Paillé, P, Chen, Y, Boiral, O, Jin, J
    2013 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2013-05-08)

    50- Shedding Light on ISO 14001 Certification Audits
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Dogui, K, Boiral, O
    2013 SSRN Electronic Journal (Date Added: 2013-03-21)

    49- Pursuing quality and environmental performance: Initiatives and supporting processes
    Roy, M, Boiral, O, Paillé, P
    2013 Business Process Management Journal (Date Added: 2013-02-23)

    48-Managing risks through ISO 31000: A critical analysis
    Lalonde, C&B
    2012 Risk Management, ( Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    47-Is ISO 9001 really effective for the global supply chain management? A Preliminary exploratory analysis on customer-suppliers relationships in China
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I&OB
    2012 Quality management and beyond: the current situation and future perspectives ( Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    46-L’environnement en management et le management environnemental : enjeux et perspectives d’avenir
    Boiral, O
    2012 Le management entre tradition et renouvellement ( Date Added: 2016-06-16)

    45- ISO 9000 and Organizational Effectiveness: A Systematic Review
    Boiral, O
    2012 Quality Management Journal (Date Added: 2012-09-12)

    43- ISO 9001 and ISO 14001: Towards a Research Agenda on Management System Standards*
    Heras-Saizarbitoria, I, Boiral, O
    2012 International Journal of Management Reviews (Date Added: 2012-09-12)

    42- Organizational Citizenship Behaviour for the Environment: Measurement and Validation
    Boiral, O, Paillé, P
    2012 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    41- Modelling the impact of ISO 14001 on environmental performance: A comparative approach
    Boiral, O, Henri, JF
    2012 Journal of Environmental Management (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    40- Modeling the Impacts of Corporate Commitment on Climate Change
    Boiral, O, Henri, J, Talbot, D
    2011 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    39- Managing with ISO Systems: Lessons from Practice
    Boiral, O
    2011 Long Range Planning (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    38- The influence of forest certification on environmental performance: An analysis of certified companies in the province of quebec (Canada)
    Roberge, A, Bouthillier, L, Boiral, O
    2011 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    37- Sustainable Development and Certification Practices: Lessons Learned and Prospects
    Boiral, O, Gendron, Y
    2011 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    36- Creating value with wastes: A model and typology of sustainability within firms
    Kabongo, J, Boiral, O
    2011 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    35- Positions du milieu des affaires face au développement durable
    Chassé, S, Boiral, O
    2009 Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    34- Paradoxes of ISO 9000 performance: a configurational approach
    Boiral, O, Amara, N
    2009 Quality Management Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    33- The action logics of environmental leadership: A developmental perspective
    Boiral, O, Cayer, M, Baron, CM
    2009 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    32- Greening the Corporation Through Organizational Citizenship Behaviors
    Boiral, O
    2009 Journal of Business Ethics (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    31- Développement durable et gestion internationale : enjeux et perspectives d'avenir
    Boiral, O, Urban, S, Chanlat, JF
    2008 Management International (Date Added: 2012-03-22)

    29- Les pays du sud à l'épreuve des normes ISO: vers un sous-développement durable?
    Boiral, O
    2008 Management International (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    28- Environnement et gestion: de la prévention à la mobilisation
    Boiral, O
    2007 (Date Added: 2013-06-14)

    27- Corporate greening through ISO 14001: A rational myth?
    Boiral, O
    2007 Organization Science (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    26- ISO 9000: Integration rationales and organizational impacts
    Boiral, O, Roy, M-
    2007 International Journal of Operations and Production Management (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    25- La certification ISO 14 001: une perspective néo-institutionnelle
    Boiral, O
    2006 Management International (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    24- Global Warming: Should Companies Adopt a Proactive Strategy?
    Boiral, O
    2006 Long Range Planning (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    23-Concilier environnement et compétitivité, ou la quête de l'éco-efficience
    Boiral, O
    2005 Revue française de gestion ( Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    22- The impact of operator involvement in pollution reduction: Case studies in Canadian chemical companies
    Boiral, O
    2005 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    21- Gérer dans la tourmente: le management des entreprises formelles au Congo-Brazzaville
    MBoungou, G, Boiral, O
    2004 Management International (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    20- Environnement et économie: une relation équivoque
    Boiral, O
    2004 VertigO-la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    19- Le management des savoirs au service de lécologie industrielle
    Boiral, O, Kabongo, J
    2004 Revue Francaise de Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    18- Certifier la bonne conduite des entreprises: enjeux et perspectives d'avenir
    Boiral, O
    2003 Revue internationale du Travail (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    17- Certificar la buena conducta de las empresas. Retos, problemas y perspectivas
    Boiral, O
    2003 Revista Internacional del Trabajo (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    16- ISO 9000, côté jardin et côté cour
    Boiral, O
    2003 Revue Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    15- The certification of corporate conduct: Issues and prospects
    Boiral, O
    2003 International Labour Review (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    14- ISO 9000: Outside the Iron Cage
    Boiral, O
    2003 Organization Science (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    13- Tacit knowledge and environmental management
    Boiral, O
    2002 Long Range Planning (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    12- Environmental commitment and manufacturing excellence: a comparative study within Canadian industry
    Roy, M, Boiral, O, Lagacé, D
    2001 Business Strategy and the Environment (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    11- ISO 14001 certification in multinational firms: the paradoxes of integration
    Boiral, O
    2001 Global Focus (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    10- Vers une gestion environnementale des entreprises?
    Boiral, O
    2000 Revue Francaise de Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    9- Les demarches participatives a l'epreuve de la gestion environnementale
    Boiral, O
    2000 Gestion 2000 (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    8- Réduire la pollution par la mobilisation des travailleurs
    Boiral, O
    1998 Revue Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    7- Vers une gestion préventive des questions environnementales
    Boiral, O
    1998 Gérer et comprendre (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    6- Environmental management: Should industry adopt ISO 14001?
    Boiral, O, Sala, J-
    1998 Business Horizons (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    5- Coopérer pour relever le défi environnemental
    Boiral, O, Jolly, D
    1997 Revue Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-21)

    4- La qualité au service de l'environnement
    Boiral, O
    1997 L’Expansion Management Review (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    3- Proteger l'environnement naturel et la sante des travailleurs
    Boiral, O
    1997 Revue Gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    2- Entreprise et environnement naturel, vers une nouvelle alliance
    Boiral, O
    1993 Direction et gestion des entreprises (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    1- Stratégie, compétitivité et écologie
    Boiral, O, Jolly, D
    1992 Revue française de gestion (Date Added: 2012-03-13)