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Toward a Political Conception of Corporate Responsibility - Business and Society Seen from a Habermasian Perspective
We review two important schools within business and society research, which we label positivist and post-positivist corporate social responsibility (CSR). The former is criticized because of itsExpand
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The New Political Role of Business in a Globalized World: A Review of a New Perspective on CSR and its Implications for the Firm, Governance, and Democracy
Scholars in management and economics widely share the assumption that business firms focus on profits only, while it is the task of the state system to provide public goods. In this view businessExpand
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Corporate Legitimacy as Deliberation: A Communicative Framework
Modern society is challenged by a loss of efficiency in national governance systems values, and lifestyles. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) discourse builds upon a conception of organizationalExpand
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Responsible Leadership in Global Business: A New Approach to Leadership and Its Multi-Level Outcomes
The article advances an understanding of responsible leadership in global business and offers an agenda for future research in this field. Our conceptualization of responsible leadership draws onExpand
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Global Rules and Private Actors - Towards a New Role of the Transnational Corporation in Global Governance
We discuss the role that transnational corporations (TNCs) should play in developing global governance, creating a framework of rules and regulations for the global economy. The central issue isExpand
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Managing Legitimacy in Complex and Heterogeneous Environments: Sustainable Development in a Globalized World
The sustainability problems of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services increasingly challenges the legitimacy of corporations. Corporate legitimacy, however, is vital toExpand
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Organizing Corporate Social Responsibility in Small and Large Firms: Size Matters
Based on the findings of a qualitative empirical study of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Swiss MNCs and SMEs, we suggest that smaller firms are not necessarily less advanced in organizingExpand
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Managing for Political Corporate Social Responsibility – New Challenges and Directions for PCSR 2.0
This article takes stock of the discourse on ‘political CSR’ (PCSR), reconsiders some of its assumptions, and suggests new directions for what we call ‘PCSR 2.0’. We start with a definition of PCSR,Expand
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Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility
First, we will explain the concept of globalization. We will describe its conceptual variants and point to some of the phenomena that are associated with this process. Next we will describe theExpand
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Some Unanticipated Consequences of Organizational Restructuring
We explore two consequences of organizational restructuring that are unanticipated by managers. At the cognitive level of analysis, we propose that organizational restructuring has the unanticipatedExpand
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