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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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Corporate Social Responsibility: A Process Model of Sensemaking
In contrast to content-based models of corporate social responsibility (CSR), we propose a process model of organizational sensemaking explaining how managers think, discuss, and act with respect toExpand
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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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Contesting the Value of “Creating Shared Value”
This article critiques Porter and Kramer's concept of creating shared value. The strengths of the idea are highlighted in terms of its popularity among practitioner and academic audiences, itsExpand
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Input and output legitimacy of multi-stakeholder initiatives
In a globalizing world, governments are not always able or willing to regulate the social and environmental externalities of global business activities. Multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSI), definedExpand
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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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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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