TITLE

Genius Becomes Rare: A Comment on the Doctrine of Social Responsibility Pt. I

AUTHOR(S)
Votaw, Dow
PUB. DATE
December 1972
SOURCE
California Management Review;Winter72, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Corporate social responsibility is more than an expedient response to momentary social pressures. It is, instead, a manifestation of deep, far- reaching social changes in our society. If it is indeed akin to the Industrial Revolution, then the implications for business of the new social responsibility may be very different from those usually forecast.
ACCESSION #
5048321

 

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