Nair, Tara S. and Pradhan, Rachayeeta (2010): Binding stakeholders into moral communities: A review of studies on social responsibility of business. Published in: Asia Pacific Business Review , Vol. 5, No. 4 (January 2010): pp. 86-97.
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This paper revisits the issue of business social responsibility with a view to reiterate its relevance in the contemporary scenario characterised by an overarching presence of private businesses and blurring of the barriers between not-for-profit and for-profit enterprises. The paper reviews the evolution of major theoretical positions of business social responsibility to demonstrate how the basic understanding of the term traversed through time and alongside changes in forms of business organisation and interpretations of the morality of private property. It draws on stakeholding and social contract theories to underscore the moral and social responsibility of businesses to broaden their vision beyond profit and stakeholder value.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Binding stakeholders into moral communities: A review of studies on social responsibility of business|
|Keywords:||social responsibility, stakeholder, social contract, moral communities|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A12 - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B0 - General > B00 - General
|Depositing User:||TARA NAIR|
|Date Deposited:||23. Aug 2010 02:13|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 13:44|
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