Corporate social responsibility and business performance : theories and evidence about organizational responsibility

1. Introduction -- 2. Development of the concept of CSR -- 3. The price of morality : an institutional analysis of the profitability of responsibility -- 4. The profits of responsibility : a literature study on the financial consequences of CSR -- 5. CSR and legitimacy : an empirical study about the...

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Main Author: Gössling, Tobias
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2011
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Introduction -- 2. Development of the concept of CSR -- 3. The price of morality : an institutional analysis of the profitability of responsibility -- 4. The profits of responsibility : a literature study on the financial consequences of CSR -- 5. CSR and legitimacy : an empirical study about the image consequences of CSR policies -- 6. Cultural diversity and CSR : an empirical study about the acceptance of CSR policies across Europe -- 7. CSR and organizational commitment : an empirical study about consequences of CSR on motivation and commitment -- 8. Beyond responsive responsibility : an empirical study about the possibilities for European organizations to engage in sustainability at the bottom of the pyramid -- 9. New responsibilities
Does it pay for businesses to act morally? This book attempts to answer this question. Taking a positive approach, it demonstrates that, under certain conditions, organizations can act responsibly and profitably at the same time. It elaborates on these conditions and provides evidence for the assumed positive relation between responsibility and profitability
Physical Description:xi, 150 p ill
ISBN:9780857932389
9780857932372