Rethinking the New Corporate Philanthropy

Source: 
Harvard Business School

Date

2007

Case Study Sector

Management
More than ever, corporations are expected to practice "citizenship" by engaging in various community or social philanthropy programs. These corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs have broad appeal among business scholars, business executives, and the public. After first setting some theoretical boundaries for CSR as it relates to the legal and strategic management fields, the authors examine how CSR (both its implementation and expectations) can lead to unintended results, compromising the distinct roles business and government play in market-driven, democratic systems.

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  • Field Building

Region

  • Northern America

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