Corporate Social Responsibility
This concept explores the different ways in which CSR is defined and provides an account of success factors and business evidence.
Corporate Social Responsibility Definition
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large (World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 1999).
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Strengths, weaknesses and examples of Corporate Social Responsibility *
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Corporate Social Responsibility references (4 of up to 20) *
- Albinger, H. and Freeman, S. (2000) Corporate Social Performance and Attractiveness as an Employer to Different Job Seeking Populations. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 28(3), pp. 243-53.
- Cheah, E., Chan, W. and Chieng, C. (2007) The Corporate Social Responsibility of Pharmaceutical Product Recalls: An Empirical Examination of US and UK Markets. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 76(4), pp. 427-49.
- Clement-Jones, T. (2005) Bottom Line Issue or Public Relations Exercise?. In J. Hancock (Ed.), Investing in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Guide to Best Practice, Business Planning and the UK’s Leading Companies, Kogan Page, London.
- Cooke, F.L. (2011) Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Diversity of Human Resources. In A.W. Harzing and A. Pinnington (Eds.), International Human Resource Management (3rd Ed.), pp. 583-624, Sage Publications, London.
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