Political Ideologies of CEOs

  title={Political Ideologies of CEOs},
  author={M. K. Chin and Donald C. Hambrick and Linda Klebe Trevi{\~n}o},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  pages={197 - 232}
This article examines the influence on organizational outcomes of CEOs’ political ideology, specifically political conservatism vs. liberalism. We propose that CEOs’ political ideologies will influence their firms’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, hypothesizing that (1) liberal CEOs will emphasize CSR more than will conservative CEOs; (2) the association between a CEO’s political ideology and CSR will be amplified by a CEO’s relative power; and (3) liberal CEOs will emphasize… 

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