Managers' Personal Values as Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility

  title={Managers' Personal Values as Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility},
  author={Christine A. Hemingway and Patrick Maclagan},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
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The Social Responsibility of Business and New Governance 1

  • J. Moon
  • Political Science
    Government and Opposition
  • 2002
This Article Considers The Social Responsibility Of Business, why it exists, why governments might be interested in it, and its place in new governance. The discussion is primarily conceptual,