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The + (?) Power of CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a powerful tool. Its shape has been defined and redefined but the main thrust is still the socially responsible treatment of stakeholders. I have argued, elsewhere (‘CSR an International Development: Is business the solution?’ (Earthscan, London, 2006), that corporations are more important than the UN in spending on development and [...]

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The Paradox of Power in CSR – Organizational Conflict

CSR literature indicates that an increase in power associated with CSR is positive, particularly for stakeholders. Dr. Krista Bondy, CSR Lecturer at the University of Bath?s School of Management, conducted extensive research on power and CSR within a single in-depth case study. She found that in practice, power can actually lead to conflict within organizations, [...]

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Sustainability, Organization Development and The Key to Longevity

The year 2010 so far has witnessed several environmental disasters such as the BP oil spill, the massive floods across Asia and more recently, the toxic sludge in Hungary. The first questions that come to mind would certainly be, “How did it happen? Who caused this mess?” In the case of the toxic sludge in [...]

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Interview

Professor Felipe b. Alfonso Professor Felipe b. Alfonso is currently the Vice-Chairman, Board of Trustees, of the AIM Scientific Research Foundation, Philippines, and the Executive Director of the Asian Forum for Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR). Two entities that he is inextricably linked with. tbl?s Editorial Director Khadeeja Balkhi and Editor- n-Chief, Zohare Ali Shariff had [...]

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