When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Alan Muller of the University of Groningen. Dr. Muller recently published an article in Business & Society entitled "When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Muller reflects on the impact and innovations of this research:] What motivated you … Continue reading When Does Corporate Social Performance Pay for International Firms?

A Broader Look at Firms’ Corporate Social Performance in 2000-2010

  [We're pleased to welcome Elise Perrault of College of Charleston. Elise recently published an article in Business & Society, entitled "What have firms been doing? Exploring what KLD data report about firms' corporate social performance (CSP) in the period 2000-2010," with co-author Michael Quinn of Bentley University.] With a strong interest for firms’ relationship … Continue reading A Broader Look at Firms’ Corporate Social Performance in 2000-2010

Rethinking How We Measure Corporate Social Responsibility

[We're pleased to welcome Gunther Capelle-Blancard. Gunther recently published an article in Business & Society with co-author Aurélien Petit entitled "The Weighting of CSR Dimensions: One Size Does Not Fit All."] Companies could develop eco-friendly products or support social programs, and meanwhile damage the environment or experiment governance failures. Corporate Social Responsibility is multidimensional. Often, … Continue reading Rethinking How We Measure Corporate Social Responsibility

The Climate Challenge: Special Issue of Business & Society

Business & Society has released a special issue on the important global topic of climate change, corporate strategy, and politics, bringing together articles by a team of scholars from institutions in Australia, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United States. Guest editors Chukwumerije Okereke of the University of Reading, Bettina Wittneben of the University … Continue reading The Climate Challenge: Special Issue of Business & Society

CSR: An Agenda for the Future

Herman Aguinis, Indiana University, and Ante Glavas, University of Notre Dame, published "What We Know and Don't Know About Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review and Research Agenda" on March 1, 2012 in the Journal of Management. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: The authors review the corporate social responsibility (CSR) literature based on … Continue reading CSR: An Agenda for the Future

A Brand New Brand

"A Brand New Brand of Corporate Social Performance", by Tim Rowley, Toronto University and Shawn Berman, Boston University, currently appears as one of the most frequently cited articles in Business and Society, based on citations to online articles from HighWire-hosted articles. Professor Rowley and Professor Berman kindly shared their thoughts about the article. Do you … Continue reading A Brand New Brand

Corporate Social Responsibility

"Corporate Social Responsibility: Evolution of a Definitional Construct" from the September 1999 issue of Business & Society, currently appears in the most read articles list based on full-text and pdf views. Professor Archie B. Carroll has graciously provided additional information regarding his process in writing the article. Tell the story behind the article. What prompted you to do this … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility

Non-participation in Controversial Business

"Stakeholder Management and Nonparticipation in Controversial Business" was just published in Business & Society's Online First. The article was written by Rosamaria C. Moura-Leite, Robert C. Padgett, and Jose I. Galan, all of University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain. Rosamaria C. Moura-Leite provides some background on the article: - Who is the target audience for this … Continue reading Non-participation in Controversial Business