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    Voluntary codes of conduct for multinational corporations: Promises and challenges.Socially Responsible Investing & Barbara Krumsiek - 2004 - Business and Society Review 109 (4):583-593.
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    Social Responsibility of Business in Kazakhstan.Aigul Maidyrova, Baurzhan Esengeldi & Aidana Sariyeva - 2009 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 4:261-266.
    This article studies the possibility of forming social policy, and in particular policies for social security, through the participation of domestic business. By taking on social responsibility, business can eventually, of own its own accord, offer the state and society its assistance in dealing with social problems. In Kazakhstan, a major part of business people see their responsibility as many-sided, consisting of duties to employees, consumers, business partners, the local community, (...)
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    The Social Responsibility of Business: A Flawed Dissent.Paul Haas & M. Neil Browne - 1978 - Business and Society 18 (2):38-40.
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    discovering the Social Responsibility of Business in Germany.Ariane Berthoin Antal, Maria Oppen & André Sobczak - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 89 (S3):285-301.
    The concept of corporate social responsibility is a relatively recent addition to the agenda in Germany, although the country has a long history of companies practicing social responsibilities. The expectations of society had remained stable for many years, encapsulated in laws, societal norms, and industrial relations agreements. But the past decade has seen significant changes in Germany, challenging established ways of treating the role of business in society. This contribution reviews and illustrates the development of diverse (...)
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  5. Friedman’s “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits”.Craig P. Dunn & Brian K. Burton - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:292-295.
    In this paper we examine many of the arguments contained in Milton Friedman’s classic essay, in the form of critiques linked with learning objectives forclassroom discussions.
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    (Re)discovering the Social Responsibility of Business in Germany.Antal Ariane Berthoin, Oppen Maria & Sobczak André - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 89 (S3):285 - 301.
    The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a relatively recent addition to the agenda in Germany, although the country has a long history of companies practicing social responsibilities. The expectations of society had remained stable for many years, encapsulated in laws, societal norms, and industrial relations agreements. But the past decade has seen significant changes in Germany, challenging established ways of treating the role of business in society. This contribution reviews and illustrates the development of (...)
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    Friedman’s “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits”.Tara J. Radin, Beverly Kracher & Craig P. Dunn - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:292-295.
    In this paper we examine many of the arguments contained in Milton Friedman’s classic essay, in the form of critiques linked with learning objectives forclassroom discussions.
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    The Social Responsibilities of International Business Firms in Developing Areas.Frederick Bird & Joseph Smucker - 2006 - Journal of Business Ethics 73 (1):1-9.
    Three principles must be taken into account in assessing the social responsibilities of international business firms in developing areas. The first is an awareness of the historical and institutional dynamics of local communities. This influences the type and range of responsibilities the firm can be expected to assume; it also reveals the limitations of any universal codes of conduct. The second is the necessity of non-intimidating communication with local constituencies. This requires the firm to temper its power and (...)
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    FOCUS: The social responsibility of business: Who are the responsible agents?Alfred Kenyon - 1996 - Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility 5 (2):81–86.
    Resolving the strongly polarised debate about whether or not business has social responsibilities may call for distinguishing more clearly between a business as a non‐moral agent with a purely financial raison d'être and its managers who may have wider and more complex commitments. The author worked as a financial manager in industry and taught at City University Business School for many years, and also served on the professional conduct appeal committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (...)
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  10. A reply to Thomas Mulligan's “critique of Milton Friedman's essay 'the social responsibility of business to increase its profits'”.Bill Shaw - 1988 - Journal of Business Ethics 7 (7):537 - 543.
    Professor Thomas Mulligan undertakes to discredit Milton Friedman's thesis that The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits. He attempts to do this by moving from Friedman's paradigm characterizing a socially responsible executive as willful and disloyal to a different paradigm, i.e., one emphasizing the consultative and consensus-building role of a socially responsible executive. Mulligan's critique misses the point, first, because even consensus-building executives act contrary to the will of minority shareholders, but even more importantly, (...)
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    The Land of Realism and the Shipwreck of Idea-ism: Thomas Aquinas and Milton Friedman on the Social Responsibilities of Business.Jim Wishloff - 2008 - Journal of Business Ethics 85 (2):137-155.
    The views of thirteenth century Catholic thinker Thomas Aquinas and twentieth century economist Milton Friedman on the social responsibility of business are contrasted by probing the foundations of their positions. The basis of Aquinas' normative stance in political economy is found in the metaphysical and moral realism of the classic tradition. The role Descartes and Hobbes played in overturning this philosophical starting point and ushering in an age of ideology is traced out. Friedman's commitment to Comte's vision (...)
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    Encoded ethics: social responsibility of Indian businesses.Debasis Bhattacharya - 2015 - Delhi: Akansha Publishing House. Edited by Shounak Roy Chowdhury.
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    The Libertarian Conception of Corporate Property: A Critique of Milton Friedman's Views on the Social Responsibility of Business.Richard Nunan - 1988 - Journal of Business Ethics 7 (12):891 - 906.
    A critique of Milton Friedman's thesis that corporate executives have a fiduciary responsibility not to pursue socially desirable goals at the expense of profitability. The author argues that even under a libertarian conception of the nature of corporate property, Friedman's thesis does not follow. In particular, an executive's decision to prize "socially responsible behavior" above profit maximization does not necessarily violate the contractual rights of dissenting stockholders. Whether executives have obligations to refrain from such behavior depends entirely on the (...)
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  14. A critique of Milton Friedman's essay 'the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits'.Thomas Mulligan - 1986 - Journal of Business Ethics 5 (4):265 - 269.
    The main arguments of Milton Friedman's famous and influential essay are unsuccessful: He fails to prove that the exercise of social responsibility in business is by nature an unfair and socialist practice.Much of Friedman's case is based on a questionable paradigm; a key premise is false; and logical cogency is sometimes missing.
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    Determinants of corporate social responsibility and business ethics education in Spanish universities.Manuel Larrán Jorge & Francisco Javier Andrades Peña - 2014 - Business Ethics: A European Review 23 (2):139-153.
    The current economic crisis, unsustainable growth, and financial scandals invite reflection on the role of universities in professional training, particularly those who have to manage businesses. This study analyzes the main factors that might determine the extent to which Spanish organizational management educators use corporate social responsibility (CSR) or business ethics stand-alone subjects to equip students with alternative views on business. A web content analysis and non-parametric mean comparison statistics of the curricula of undergraduate degrees in (...)
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    Social Responsibility and Business Ethics.Rogene A. Buchholz & Sandra B. Rosenthal - 1999 - In Robert Frederick (ed.), A companion to business ethics. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. pp. 303–321.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsiveness Public policy The development of business ethics New developments in business ethics Conclusion.
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    The Corporate Social Responsibilities and Business Ethics of Korea. 홍용희 - 2010 - Journal of Ethics: The Korean Association of Ethics 1 (79):21-52.
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    Corporate Social Responsibility, Self-Regulation, and the Problems of Unethical Business Practices in Africa: A Case for the Establishment of a United Nations Global Business Regulatory Agency.Asolo Adeyeye Adewole - 2007 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:69-79.
    The paper examines the issue of corporate social responsibility against the backdrop of its self-regulatory posture. Using the African experience as a case study, the paper observes that the activities of multinationals show very clearly that they are grossly irresponsible despite their professed self-regulation. Instead, the multinationals have created an image of terror due to their deep-rooted involvements in human rights abuses, environmental degradation, tax evasion, bribery, market manipulation, and other forms of unethical practices, notwithstanding their so-called self-regulation. (...)
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    The Rotary Club and the Promotion of the Social Responsibilities of Business in the Early 20th Century.Mark Tadajewski - 2017 - Business and Society 56 (7):975-1003.
    The separation thesis states that business and moral decision making should and can be differentiated clearly. This study provides empirical support for the competing view that the separation thesis is impossible through a case study of the Rotary Club, which fosters an ethical orientation among its global business and professional membership. The study focuses attention on the Club in the early to middle 20th century. Based on a reading of their service doctrine, the four objects of Rotary and (...)
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    My Correspondence with Milton Friedman about the Social Responsibilities of Business.Thomas L. Carson - 2018 - Business and Society Review 123 (2):217-242.
    In 1992, I sent Milton Friedman a draft of my 1993 paper “Friedman's Theory of Corporate Social Responsibility.” He and I corresponded at length. My 1993 paper argues that Friedman's published formulations of his theory are not equivalent and that they prescribe different courses of action in many possible cases. In our correspondence, Friedman conceded that his two formulations of his theory are inconsistent and, at my suggestion, he endorsed a modified version of the view he presented in (...)
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    Practical Aspects of a Social Responsibility in Business.Grażyna Bartkowiak - 2006 - Dialogue and Universalism 16 (5-6):133-140.
    The subject of the article is social responsibility of business and the role of social responsibility in the daily activity of companies as reliable partners in business.The paper consists of two parts: the theoretical one and the empirical one. In the theoretical part the author describes the areas of social responsibility and the examples of socially responsible actions. In the empirical part the author presents the research study carried out in the following (...)
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    Social Responsibility of an SME Operating Internationally.Peter Appleton & Marion Lake - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:51-54.
    This paper provides a case study of an unique initiative in corporate (SME) social responsibility which is too often overlooked in the academic study of “socialresponsibility of business in society” This case focuses on three specific points, 1) the role of an SME in social responsibility, 2) the role of a non-business trained entrepreneur and 3) the adaptation of social responsibility to a new and different socio-economic culture. This case presents the hypothesis (...)
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    The Ethical Responsibilities of Businesses in Developing Areas.Frederick Bird - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 89 (S2):85 - 97.
    This article reviews the responsibilities of businesses in relation to the ongoing debates with respect to ethical issues related to economic development. The article addresses four questions: (1) What are the most appropriate ways of thinking about economic development and its relation to human development? (2) What policies are most likely to foster fitting forms of development? (3) What are the best ways of managing the inevitable social disruptions that accompany economic development? And (4) what roles should governments play (...)
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    Business Social Responsibility: A Source of Social Capital?Jeremy Moon - 2001 - Philosophy of Management 1 (3):35-45.
    The widespread association of business with maximising profit has tended to obscure its social dimension. Indeed some writers doubt whether business can ever be socially engaged and others claim that it should not. This paper seeks to show that besides seeking profit businesses can properly practise social responsibility, defined as involving themselves in their communities and engaging in non-profit activities. It explores the ways in which business social responsibility can contribute to (...) capital, the resources created by social bonds which members of a society can draw upon and which make it possible to achieve otherwise unattainable ends.2. (shrink)
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    Does socially responsible mutual fund performance vary over the business cycle? New insights on the effect of idiosyncratic SR features.Juan Carlos Matallín‐Sáez, Amparo Soler‐Domínguez, Diego Víctor de Mingo‐López & Emili Tortosa‐Ausina - 2018 - Business Ethics: A European Review 28 (1):71-98.
    This study analyses the performance and market timing of US socially responsible (SR) mutual funds in relation to business cycle regime shifts and different grouping criteria: Ethical strategy focus, SR attributes scores and Morningstar category. Different methodologies are applied and results highlight the importance of considering specific benchmarks related to the investment style in evaluating the SR fund performance. Our results show that, in aggregate, the abnormal performance of SR funds is negative and significant in expansion periods, but no (...)
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  26. J. R. Lucas.The Responsibilities of A. Businessman 15 - 2003 - In William H. Shaw (ed.), Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Market Orientation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Business Performance.Anis Ben Brik, Belaid Rettab & Kamel Mellahi - 2011 - Journal of Business Ethics 99 (3):307-324.
    This study examines the moderating effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on the association between market orientation and firm performance in the context of an emerging economy. The results from a sample of firms that operate in Dubai indicate that CSR has a synergistic effect on the impact of market orientation on business performance. The results of our research on the moderating effects of CSR on market orientation subsets reveal that although CSR moderates the association between customer (...)
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    The Social Responsibility of Managers: Reassessing and Integrating Diverse Perspectives.Steven Globerman - 2011 - Business and Society Review 116 (4):509-532.
    ABSTRACTThe social responsibility of business has been a prominent issue in the academic and practitioner literatures, as well as in the curricula of business schools, for many years. While Friedman's iconic defense of profit maximization as the responsibility of management has been widely and extensively assailed, emerging positions on the role of business in society offer little clear and practical guidance to current managers, as well as Masters of Business Administration students. I argue (...)
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  29. The Responsibility of Businesses for their Moral Ecology.Martin Schlag - 2021 - In Daniel K. Finn (ed.), Business ethics and Catholic social thought. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
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    Islam and socially responsible business conduct: an empirical study of Dutch entrepreneurs.Johan Graafland, Corrie Mazereeuw & Aziza Yahia - 2006 - Business Ethics: A European Review 15 (4):390-406.
    This paper explores the relationship between the Islamic religion and the level of socially responsible business conduct (SRBC) of Islamic entrepreneurs. The authors find that the common ideas of SRBC correspond with the view of business in Islam, although there are also some notable differences. They also find that Muslim entrepreneurs attach a higher weight to specific elements of SRBC than do non‐Muslims. However, they also find that Muslims are less involved with applying SRBC in practice than non‐Muslim (...)
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    Corporate Social Responsibility, Self-Regulation, and the Problems of Unethical Business Practices in Africa: A Case for the Establishment of a United Nations Global Business Regulatory Agency.Asolo Adeyeye Adewole - 2007 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:69-79.
    The paper examines the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR) against the backdrop of its self-regulatory posture. Using the African experience as a case study, the paper observes that the activities of multinationals show very clearly that they are grossly irresponsible despite their professed self-regulation. Instead, the multinationals have created an image of terror due to their deep-rooted involvements in human rights abuses, environmental degradation, tax evasion, bribery, market manipulation, and other forms of unethical practices, notwithstanding their so-called (...)
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    How Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Are Perceived in China.Jiyun Wu & Kirk Davidson - 2010 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 21:23-31.
    The paper explores how the concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics are perceived by business managers and business school professors/administrators in China, using interviews. The findings suggest that the perceptions of both concepts are tinged with cultural nuances. The study has implications for further developing business ethics research programs in the Chinese context and for crosscultural communications and management.
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    Organisational Virtue, Moral Attentiveness, and the Perceived Role of Ethics and Social Responsibility in Business: The Case of UK HR Practitioners.David Dawson - 2018 - Journal of Business Ethics 148 (4):765-781.
    Examination of the application of virtue ethics to business has only recently started to grapple with the measurement of virtue frameworks in a practical context. This paper furthers this agenda by measuring the impact of virtue at the level of the organisation and examining the extent to which organisational virtue impacts on moral attentiveness and the perceived role of ethics and social responsibility in creating organisational effectiveness. It is argued that people who operate in more virtuous organisational (...)
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    Corporate Social Responsibility of the Most Highly Reputed European and North American Firms.Ladislao Luna Sotorrío & José Luis Fernández Sánchez - 2008 - Journal of Business Ethics 82 (2):379-390.
    The objective of this article is double: first, to analyze, using a descriptive analysis, the main differences in the level and components of social behaviour between European and North American firms and, second, to contrast empirically, using a multiple linear regression model, whether the motives behind corporate social behaviour are different depending on the region or country of the firm. With this aim, an indicator of social behaviour (termed effort in sustainability) has been constructed by aggregating the (...)
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    The Social Responsibility of the Public Enterprise: A Case Study of Sonatrach in Algeria.Ahmed Koudri - 2009 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 4:229-236.
    The purpose of this paper is to analyze the meaning and scope of social responsibility in a state-owned enterprise. Is corporate social responsibility (CSR) a meaningful concept for a state-owned enterprise, as opposed to a privately-owned corporation, given that it is created with social as well as economic aims? To try to answer to this question, the case of Sonatrach, an Algerian oil company, is examined. The lack of statistical data does not allow an assessment (...)
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    Social Responsibility of the Government in the Conditions of the Global Pandemic Crisis.Tetyana Kravchenko, Hryhorii Borshch, Volodymyr Gotsuliak, Vitalii Nahornyi, Oleh Hanba & Таras Husak - 2022 - Postmodern Openings 13 (1):468-480.
    The state of development of modern society can be described as a systemic social crisis. The state of crisis as an integral element of social development becomes familiar to the philosophy and ideology of postmodernism, which allows not only a plurality of views, but also a variety of solutions. In any destructive phenomenon caused by the crisis, the crisis itself can become a necessary moment of the dialectical transition to a new, orderly state of the system, a necessary (...)
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    Individual, Collective and Social Responsibility of the Firm.Tuomo Takala & Paul Pallab - 2000 - Business Ethics: A European Review 9 (2):109-118.
    The main concern of this paper is the moral responsibility of the firm, as well as of the individuals in a firm, to uphold environmental protection. Much of the business ethics literature defines corporate social responsibility in terms of stakeholder relationships, and the emphasis is frequently on collective as opposed to individual responsibility. This paper has three objectives. The first is to clarify the nature of moral responsibility, and the distinction between legal and moral (...)
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  38. Stakeholders and the Moral Responsibilities of Business.Bruce Langtry - 1994 - Business Ethics Quarterly 4 (4):431-443.
    This paper discusses the normative ethical theory of the business firm advanced principally by William E. Evan and R. Edward Freeman. According to their stakeholder theory, the firm should be managed for the benefit of its stakeholders: indeed, management has a fiduciary obligation to stakeholders to act as their agent. In this paper I seek to clarify the theory by discussing the concept of a stakeholder and by distinguishing stakeholder theory from two varieties of stockholder theory-I call them ‘pure’ (...)
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    Business ethics and corporate social responsibility: a comparative study of selected mega marts in Jaipur city.Sanju Sharma - 2016 - Jaipur: Rawat Publications.
    In the current era of post-liberalization, privatization, and globalization (LPG), questions relating to business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR) have surfaced, affecting Indian economy, society, and polity. The main aim of this study is to understand the emergence of the new market in India. Not only has the structure and functioning of the market changed since the advent of globalization, but new norms, regulations, and actors have come into play. In a way, a completely new situation (...)
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    Individual, collective and social responsibility of the firm.Tuomo Takala & Paul Pallab - 2000 - Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility 9 (2):109–118.
    The main concern of this paper is the moral responsibility of the firm, as well as of the individuals in a firm, to uphold environmental protection. Much of the business ethics literature defines corporate social responsibility in terms of stakeholder relationships, and the emphasis is frequently on collective as opposed to individual responsibility. This paper has three objectives. The first is to clarify the nature of moral responsibility, and the distinction between legal and moral (...)
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    Making sense of corporate social responsibility in international business: Experiences from shell.Esther M. J. Schouten & Joop Remmé - 2006 - Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility 15 (4):365–379.
    International business organizations are regularly addressed on their corporate social responsibility (CSR). As illustrated in this paper, it is not yet clear exactly what CSR means to organizations and how to deal with it. In this paper, the authors explore how a sensemaking approach helps to understand the business challenges of CSR within an organizational context. The theories of Karl Weick are applied to the experiences of CSR in Royal Dutch Shell. The authors argue that the (...)
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    Financial Returns of Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Moral Freedom and Responsibility of Business Leaders.Peter Demacarty - 2009 - Business and Society Review 114 (3):393-433.
    A number of theorists have proposed mechanisms suggesting that corporate social responsibility produces better financial results. Others subscribe to the theory that, realistically, less ethical means are necessary. This article contains an analysis of these perspectives drawing on observations from evolutionary game theory and nature. Based on these analyzes, it is concluded that the financial returns of corporate social responsibility and irresponsibility (CSR and CSI) are equal on average. The explanation is that CSR and CSI are (...)
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    The consequences of social responsibility for small business owners in small towns.Terry L. Besser - 2012 - Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility 21 (2):129-139.
    This paper focuses on three under-researched subjects in the corporate social responsibility literature: small businesses, small towns, and consequences of social responsibility for the business owner personally. Small businesses are the vast majority of businesses and make a significant contribution to national economic vitality. Their value to the survival of small towns, where they are often the only businesses, is even more important. Research indicates that the social performance of big and small businesses alike (...)
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    Corporate Social Responsibility and Brand Advocacy in Business-to-Business Market: The Mediated Moderating Effect of Attribution.Da-Chang Pai, Chi-Shiun Lai, Chih-Jen Chiu & Chin-Fang Yang - 2015 - Journal of Business Ethics 126 (4):685-696.
    This paper examines how industrial buyers’ attributions of their suppliers’ actions of corporate social responsibility are related to both the brand advocacy and brand equity. Using a sample of 173 questionnaires gathered in Taiwan, we find that CSR perceptions of industrial buyers are more strongly and positively related to brand advocacy and brand equity when industrial buyers interpret CSR activities of their suppliers as driven more by intrinsic motives and less by extrinsic motives. Furthermore, brand advocacy mediates the (...)
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  45. Social Responsibility of the Multinational Corporation.Charles P. Kindleberger - forthcoming - Remarks for a Panel at the Bentley College Conference in Business Ethics, Oct. Ii.
     
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    The consequences of social responsibility for small business owners in small towns.Terry L. Besser - 2012 - Business Ethics: A European Review 21 (2):129-139.
    This paper focuses on three under‐researched subjects in the corporate social responsibility literature: small businesses, small towns, and consequences of social responsibility for the business owner personally. Small businesses are the vast majority of businesses and make a significant contribution to national economic vitality. Their value to the survival of small towns, where they are often the only businesses, is even more important. Research indicates that the social performance of big and small businesses alike (...)
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    The Socially-Responsible University: Talking the Talk while Walking the Walk in the College of Business[REVIEW]Ronald Paul Hill - 2004 - Journal of Academic Ethics 2 (1):89-100.
    This article presents a stakeholder-based example of corporate social responsibility (CSR) within a university context. The first section provides a literature review that builds the case for CSR efforts by educational institutions. The next section details aspects of the focal corporate social responsibility program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) from its early conception to its implementation. The Talking the Talk section describes the overarching mission of the larger university and its influence on (...)
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    Making sense of corporate social responsibility in international business: experiences from Shell.Esther M. J. Schouten & Joop Remmé - 2006 - Business Ethics 15 (4):365-379.
    International business organizations are regularly addressed on their corporate social responsibility (CSR). As illustrated in this paper, it is not yet clear exactly what CSR means to organizations and how to deal with it. In this paper, the authors explore how a sensemaking approach helps to understand the business challenges of CSR within an organizational context. The theories of Karl Weick are applied to the experiences of CSR in Royal Dutch Shell. The authors argue that the (...)
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    The Evolution of Business Groups’ Corporate Social Responsibility.Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra - 2018 - Journal of Business Ethics 153 (4):997-1016.
    In this theoretical paper, I analyze business groups’ corporate social responsibility. Building on economic thinking, I propose that the level and diversity of CSR investments of business groups evolve with the development of the country, as a result of the interaction of two drivers: the level of infrastructure deficiencies and the cost of negative externalities. I argue that in underdeveloped countries, business groups have high levels and low diversity of CSR investments, focusing on the (...) arena to compensate for infrastructure deficiencies. As countries implement pro-market reforms and become emerging economies, the level of CSR investments diminishes as business groups can rely on external providers and the government for supporting infrastructure, but CSR diversity increases to address the growing costs of negative externalities in the environmental and economic arenas. As countries further develop to become advanced economies, business groups’ level and diversity of CSR investments increase to prevent the high costs of negative externalities in the social, environmental, and economic arenas proactively. (shrink)
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    Corporate Social Responsibility and Family Business in Spain.María de la Cruz Déniz Déniz & Ma Katiuska Cabrera Suárez - 2005 - Journal of Business Ethics 56 (1):27 - 41.
    Despite the economic relevance and distinctiveness of family firms, little attention has been devoted to researching their nature and functioning. Traditionally, family firms have been associated both to positive and negative features in their relationships with the stakeholders. This can be linked to different orientations toward corporate social responsibility. Thus, this research aims to identify the approaches that Spanish family firms maintain about social responsibility, based on the model developed by Quazi and O' Brien Journal of (...)
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