Dr. Chen Shili Awarded Third Prize in The 13th Jiangsu Province Higher Education Philosophy and Social Science Research Achievement Award

17 May 2024

Recently, Dr. Chen Shili, Assistant Professor of the Department of Strategic Management and Organisation at IBSS, has been awarded the Third Prize at the 13th Jiangsu Province University Philosophy and Social Science Research Achievements Award for her paper titled "Corporate Social Responsibility and NGO Directors on Boards". This honour not only recognises Dr. Chen's personal academic achievements but also affirms the significant contributions of IBSS in the field of social science research.

Dr. Chen's paper focuses on the background of non-profit organisation executives serving on corporate boards of directors and its impact on corporate social responsibility strategies. This research topic reveals an important channel through which the non-profit sector can have a positive impact on the business world, holding great significance for promoting the high-quality development of philosophy and social sciences in universities.

Dr. Chen Shili expressed her gratitude for receiving this prestigious award, stating that it is a great affirmation of the value of her research topic and strengthens her confidence in delving deeper into this field. She emphasised the importance of both the non-profit sector and the business sector as essential components of society, highlighting the significance of their exchange and cooperation for their respective and high-quality social development. Dr. Chen expressed her hope for producing more scientific research output in this field and making a positive impact on society through teaching cases and school-enterprise cooperation.

Dr. Shili Chen

Dr. Chen Shili joined International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) in 2020. Her research interests focus on gender and diversity in organisations, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, and income inequality within organisations.

17 May 2024