TITLE

From corporate governance to corporate responsibility: The changing boardroom agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Sparkes, Russell
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Ivey Business Journal;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the subject of corporate social responsibility includes the technicalities of corporate governance but goes far beyond them. Misconception of corporate social responsibility; Factors that promote greater corporate social responsibility; Impact of shareholder activism.
ACCESSION #
10507976

 

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