v1v16: Van der Ven on Thauer on CSR

“Bringing Values Back into CSR” by Hamish van der Ven

A COMMENT ON Christian R. Thauer (2013), “Goodness Comes from Within: Intra-Organizational Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibility” Bus & Soc OnlineFirst (April): 1–34.

Abstract: Why do companies pursue CSR? I concur with Christian Thauer that intra-organizational dynamics are important, but find his focus on managerial dilemmas unconvincing. I counter by suggesting that a renewed focus on managerial values can help explain CSR when external conditions are held constant.

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