Gap (RED): Social Responsibility Campaign or Window Dressing?

@article{Amazeen2011GapS,
  title={Gap (RED): Social Responsibility Campaign or Window Dressing?},
  author={Michael E. Amazeen},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2011},
  volume={99},
  pages={167-182}
}
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