TITLE

Modelling CSR: How Managers Understand the Responsibilities of Business Towards Society

AUTHOR(S)
Pedersen, Esben
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Business Ethics;Jan2010, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this article is to develop a model of how managers perceive the responsibilities of business towards society. The article is based on the survey responses of more than 1,000 managers in eight large international firms. It is concluded that the managerial perceptions of societal responsibilities differ in some respects from the mainstream models found in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics literature. The article is an output of RESPONSE: an EU- and corporate-funded research project on managerial perceptions of CSR.
ACCESSION #
47260615

 

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