Nair, Tara (2010): Commercial Microfinance and Social Responsibility: A Critique. Published in: Economic and Political Weekly , Vol. XLV, No. 31 (31. July 2010): pp. 32-37.
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Working within the logic of maximising investor returns, the strategic focus of Indian microfinance institutions seems to have shifted from serving the poor borrowers to chasing profits. The commercial transformation of MFIs has been accompanied by changes in the structure of ownership, management and nature of their stakeholder commitment. This essay discusses some of the critical inadequacies in the approaches advocated and currently practised by the commercial MFIs in order to restore the sector’s focus on poor borrowers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Commercial Microfinance and Social Responsibility: A Critique|
|Keywords:||commercial microfinance; social responsibility; India|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration > M14 - Corporate Culture; Social Responsibility
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks; Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||TARA NAIR|
|Date Deposited:||19. Aug 2010 06:32|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 12:50|
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