What We Know and Don’t Know About Corporate Social Responsibility

@article{Aguinis2012WhatWK,
  title={What We Know and Don’t Know About Corporate Social Responsibility},
  author={Herman Aguinis and Ante Glavas},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={932 - 968}
}
The authors review the corporate social responsibility (CSR) literature based on 588 journal articles and 102 books and book chapters. They offer a multilevel and multidisciplinary theoretical framework that synthesizes and integrates the literature at the institutional, organizational, and individual levels of analysis. The framework includes reactive and proactive predictors of CSR actions and policies and the outcomes of such actions and policies, which they classify as primarily affecting… 

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