Privatizing or Socializing Corporate Responsibility

@article{Fransen2014PrivatizingOS,
  title={Privatizing or Socializing Corporate Responsibility},
  author={L. Fransen and B. Burgoon},
  journal={Business & Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={583 - 619}
}
  • L. Fransen, B. Burgoon
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Business & Society
  • This article explores why companies choose some Corporate Responsibility initiatives over others. The focus is on competing voluntary programs to oversee and protect labor standards. These programs may differ with regard to two aspects: the governance of the program and the financial and managerial responsibility for compliance. These aspects are crucial to distinguish “socializing” or “privatizing” types of voluntary labor regulation. The article explores the conditions under which companies… CONTINUE READING
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