Stakeholder Engagement: Beyond the Myth of Corporate Responsibility

  title={Stakeholder Engagement: Beyond 
the Myth of Corporate Responsibility},
  author={Michelle Greenwood},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  • M. Greenwood
  • Published 24 July 2007
  • Business
  • Journal of Business Ethics
The purpose of this article is to transcend the assumption that stakeholder engagement is necessarily a responsible practice. Stakeholder engagement is traditionally seen as corporate responsibility in action. Indeed, in some literatures there exists an assumption that the more an organisation engages with its stakeholders, the more it is responsible. This simple ‹more is better’ view of stakeholder engagement belies the true complexity of the relationship between engagement and corporate… 

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