Prof. Dr. Irina Lock

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Raum 309
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena
Lebenslauf Eintrag erweitern
  • Seit WiSe 2022/23: Professur für Strategische Kommunikation am Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • 2017-2022: Assistant professor of corporate communication, Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, NL
  • 2015-2017: Postdoc Università della Svizzera italiana, CH
  • 2015: Promotion (summa cum laude) Kommunikationswissenschaft. Dissertation zum Thema "The credibility of Corporate Social Responsibility communication. Concepts, Methods, Analyses.", Università della Svizzera italiana, CH
  • 2015: Gastwissenschaftlerin Experimental Ethics Lab, TU München
  • 2011-2015: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institute for Marketing and Communication Management, Università della Svizzera italiana, CH
Publikationen Eintrag erweitern

Peer-reviewed articles

Araujo, T., Lock, I., van de Velde, B. (2020). Automated Visual Content Analysis (AVCA) in Communication Research: A Protocol for Large Scale Image Classification with Pre-Trained Computer Vision Models. Communication Methods and Measures, 1-27. ↗DOI:10.1080/19312458.2020.1810648 (Impact Factor - IF = 5,3)

Lock, I., Araujo, T. (2020). Visualizing the triple bottom line: A large‐scale automated visual content analysis of European corporations' website and social media images. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, ↗DOI: 10.1002/csr.1988 (IF = 4,5)

Lock, I. (2020). Debating Glyphosate: A Macro Perspective on the Role of Strategic Communication in Forming and Monitoring A Global Issue Arena Using Inductive Topic Modelling. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 1-23. ↗DOI: 10.1080/1553118X.2020.1780240

Lock, I. (2020). Wie wirkt kongruente Text-Bild-Sprache auf Glaubwürdigkeit und Handlungsabsichten in der Integrationsdebatte? Publizistik, 65, 425–450. ↗DOI: 10.1007/s11616-020-00577-5

Lock, I., Wonneberger, A., Verhoeven, P., & Hellsten, I. (2020). Back to the Roots? The Applications of Communication Science Theories in Strategic Communication Research. International Journal of Strategic Communication14(1), 1-24. ↗DOI: 10.1080/1553118X.2019.1666398

Lock, I., Stachel, C., Seele, P. (2020). Traveling frames: How corporate and civil society actors try to influence public administration and courts in a case on nuclear emission data in Switzerland. Journal of Public Affairs20(1), e2008. ↗DOI: 10.1002/pa.2008

Lock, I. (2019). Explicating communicative organization-stakeholder relationships in the digital age: A systematic review and research agenda. Public Relations Review, 45(4), 1-13. ↗DOI:10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.101829 (IF = 1,6)

Lock, I., Ludolph, R. (2019). Organizational Propaganda on the Internet: A Systematic Review. Public Relations Inquiry. ↗DOI; 10.1177/2046147X19870844

Lock, I., Schulz-Knappe, C. (2019). Credible corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication predicts legitimacy: Evidence from an experimental studyCorporate Communications24(1), 2-20. ↗DOI:10.1108/CCIJ-07-2018-0071 

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2018). Gauging the rigor of qualitative case studies in comparative lobbying research. A framework and guideline for research and analysis. Journal of Public Affairs. ↗DOI: 10.1002/pa.1832

Ihlen, O., Raknes, K., Somerville, I., Valentini, C., Stachel, C., Lock, I., Davidson, S., Seele, P. (2018). Framing “the public interest”: Comparing public lobbying campaigns in four European states. Journal of Public Interest Communications2(1), 107-128. ↗Link

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2017). Measuring Credibility Perceptions in CSR Communication: A Scale Development to Test Readers’ Perceived Credibility of CSR Reports. Management Communication Quarterly, ↗DOI: 10.1177/0893318917707592. (Impact Factor - IF = 1,4)

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2017). Theorizing stakeholders of sustainability in the digital age. Sustainability Science, 12(2): 235-245. ↗ DOI: 10.1007/s11625-016-0404-2 (IF = 3,9)

Seele, P., Lock, I. (2017). The game-changing potential of digitalization for sustainability: possibilities, perils, and pathways. Sustainability Science, 12(2): 183-185. ↗DOI: 10.1007/s11625-017-0426-4 (IF = 3,9)

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2017). Politicized CSR: How corporate political activity (mis-)uses political CSR. Journal of Public Affairs. ↗DOI: 10.1002/pa.1667 

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2017). The Consequences of Astroturf Lobbying for Trust and Authenticity: Findings and Implications from an Experiment. Communication Management Review2(1), 30-52. ↗DOI: 10.22522/cmr20170121 

Lock, I. (2016). Glaubwürdigkeit in der CSR-Kommunikation. Entwicklung eines legitimätsbasierten Ansatzes. Publizistik, 61: 413-429. ↗DOI: 10.1007/s11616-016-0300-x

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2016) The credibility of CSR reports in Europe. Evidence from a quantitative content analysis in 11 countries. Journal of Cleaner Production, 122: 186-200. ↗DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.02.060    (IF = 5,7)

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2016) Deliberative Lobbying? Toward a Non-Contradiction of Corporate Political Activities and Corporate Social Responsibility? Journal of Management Inquiry, 25(4): 415-430. ↗DOI: 10.1177/1056492616640379 (IF = 1,8)

Lock, I., Seele P., Heath R. L. (2016) Where grass has no roots: The concept of ‘shared strategic communication’ as an answer to unethical astroturf lobbying, International Journal of Strategic Communication, 10(2): 87-100. ↗DOI: 0.1080/1553118X.2015.1116002

Lock, I., Seele P. (2016) CSR Governance & Departmental Organization: A Typology of Best Practices, Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 16(1):1-20. ↗DOI: 10.1108/CG-01-2015-0010

von Schnurbein G., Seele P., Lock, I. (2016) Exclusive Corporate Philanthropy: Rethinking the nexus of CSR and Corporate Philanthropy, Social Responsibility Journal, 12(2): 280-294. ↗DOI: 10.1108/SRJ-10-2014-0149

Seele P., Lock, I. (2015) Instrumental and/or Deliberative? A Typology of CSR Communication Tools, Journal of Business Ethics, 131(2): 401-414. ↗DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2282-9 (IF = 2,9)

Lock, I., Seele P. (2015) Quantitative Content Analysis as a Method for Business Ethics Research, Business Ethics: A European Review, 24(S1): S24-S40. ↗DOI: 10.1111/beer.12095 (IF = 3,0)

Lock, I., Seele P. (2015) Analyzing sector-specific CSR reporting: Social and environmental disclosure to investors in the chemicals and banking & insurance industry, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 22(2): 113-128. ↗DOI: 10.1002/csr.1338 (IF = 2,9) 

Editorship

 

Co-editor Special Issue: "Sustainability and Digitalization: A Game Changer? Possibilities, Perils, Pathways." Sustainability Science, 12(2). (IF = 3,4) 

Book Chapters

Ihlen, O., Lock, I., Raknes, K. (2022). Democracy, strategic communication, & lobbying. In J. Falkheimer & M. Heide (Eds.). Research Handbook of Strategic Communication. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Lock, I. (2021). Politischer Einfluss durch Kommunikation: Public Affairs in Europa. In U. Röttger, P. Donges & A. Zerfaß (Hrsg.), Handbuch Public Affairs. Politische Kommunikation für Unternehmen und Organisationen. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler. ↗https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-23391-4_4-1

Lock, I., Seele, P. (2017). CSR, Public Affairs and Corporate Community Involvement: Torn between Instrumentalism and Deliberation. In P. Harris, & C. Fleisher (Eds.), ↗SAGE Handbook of International Corporate and Public Affairs. (pp. 550-564). London: Sage Publications.

Lock, I., Seele P. (2017). Quantitative content analysis as a method for business ethics research. In P. Werhane, E. Freeman, & S. Dmytriyev (eds.) ↗Cambridge Handbook of Research Approaches to Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility (pp. 155-171). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Not peer-reviewed articles

 

Lock, I., Giani, S. (2021). Finding More Needles in More Haystacks: Rigorous Literature Searching for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Management and Organization Studies. Preprint,  SocArXiv, ↗https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/8ek6h

Becker, I., Schöttl, L., Kühn, A.-L., Akhavan, R., Lock, I. (2016) Welche Fragen beschäftigen den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs? Retrospektive zum 32. Berliner Forum für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmens-ethik an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Forum Wirtschaftsethik, 1: 11-16.

Lock I., Seele P. (2014) Stichwort: Glaubwürdigkeit, Forum Wirtschaftsethik, 3: 17-19.

Lock I. (2014) Franzisca Weder: Die CSR-Debatte in den Printmedien. rezensionen:kommunikation:medien, 14. August 2014, ↗http://www.rkm-journal.de/archives/16805, 2838 views.

Preise und Auszeichnungen Eintrag erweitern

Top Faculty Paper Award International Communication Association, Public Relations Division, 2018: “How are online relationships between organizations and publics measured online? A systematic review and research agenda.”

European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA) Award for Excellent PhD Thesis 2017: Best dissertation in PR/Organizational Communication (awarded biannually).

ABB/Alstom Prize for Best PhD 2014/15: Best dissertation of the Faculty of Communication Science 2014/15, USI Lugano.