Search for dissertations about: "corporate social responsibility thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words corporate social responsibility thesis.

  1. 1. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Social Responsibility and Development : Case of the Chad-Cameroon Oil Pipeline Project

    Author : Ransom Lekunze; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social geography; Development Ethics; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Business Ethics; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : As society today increasingly understands the impact of transnational corporate operations, an increasing recognition on the part of corporations of their responsibility for social and environmental well being of people in poor countries appears. The norm - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) grew out of such logic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organising Corporate Social Responsibility : The Case of Employee Involvement at Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    Author : Tina Sendlhofer; Susanne Sweet; Daniel Tolstoy; Udo Zander; Arno Kourula; Sweden stockholm Stockholm School of Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate social responsibility CSR ; small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs ; employees; organising;

    Abstract : Businesses often refer to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) when asked about their responsibilities toward society. In this view, CSR includes social, environmental, and economic responsibilities, of which the latter is prevalently prioritised. READ MORE

  4. 4. Destination Unknown? The Emergence of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Development of Tourism

    Author : Camelia Tepelus; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ecotourism; Globalization; Corporate Social Responsibility; Tourism Sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the nexus between sustainable tourism development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). It addresses the scope for CSR to promote sustainable tourism in an international development context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Social Responsibility under Construction : Ideas, Translations, and Institutional Change

    Author : Karolina Windell; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Bengt Jacobsson; Sigrid Quack; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Although ideas about the social responsibility of business have a long history, the debate over corporate social responsibility (CSR) has escalated worldwide during the past decade under the label of CSR. This thesis contributes to new-institutional organizational approaches by exploring how and why CSR has been constructed into a widespread idea and by introducing a discussion on the interrelationship between ideas and institutional change. READ MORE