Updated September 2017

Topics covered include:

  • Social responsibility and business sustainability
  • Social responsibility and branding
  • Social responsibility and community partnerships
  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • The role of millennials in social responsibility
  • Impact on national and international businesses

Aguinis, H., Glavas, A. (2012). What We Know and Don’t Know About Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Management.

Alexander, J. (2016). The CEO as Activist. strategy + business. Issue 86.

Anderson, J., and Rainie, L. (2012). The Future of Corporate Responsibility. Pew Research Center

Auhagen, A.E., Bierhoff, H-W. ( 2001) Responsibility: The Many Faces of a Social Phenomenon. Routledge.

Bhattacharya, C.B., Korschun, D., and Sen, S. (2011). What really drives value in corporate responsibility. McKinsey & Company.

Carroll, A.B. and Shabana, K.M. (2010). The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review of Concepts, Research and Practice. International Journal of Management Reviews.

Cheers, Z. (2011). The Corporate Social Responsibility Debate. Thesis, Liberty University.

Dillard, J., Haynes, K., Murray, A. (Eds.). (2014). Corporate Social Responsibility. A Research Handbook. Routledge.

Gelles, D. (2015). Social Responsibility That Rubs Right Off. The New York Times.

Gerdeman, D. (2012). A Pragmatic Alternative for Creating a Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. Harvard Business School.

Gill, A. (2008). Corporate Governance as Social Responsibility: A Research Agenda. Berkley Journal of International Law. Volume 26, Issue 2.

Goel, M., Ramanathan, P.E. (2014) Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility – Is there a Diving Line? Procedia Economics and Finance. Volume 11, Pages 49-59.

Gurlek, M., Duzgun, E. (2005). How does corporate social responsibility create cutomer loyalty? The role of corporate image. Social Responsibility Journal.

Guthrie, D. (2014). A Conversation on Corporate Social Responsibility. Forbes.

Hayzlett, J. (2015). 4 Ways Employers are Using Corporate Social Responsibility to Recruit Millennials. Entrepreneur.

Hayzlett, J. (2015). Why Should Your Business Care About Social Responsibility. Entrepreneur.

Heskett, J. (2017). What Are the Limits of CEO Activism. Harvard Business School.

Hiltzik, M. (2011). Corporations need a social conscience. Los Angeles Times.

Hopkins, M. (2004). Corporate social responsibility: an issues paper. Policy Integration Department World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization International Labour Office Geneva

Hopp, W. (2014). Why Social Responsibility Needs to be More Than Just a Fad. Fast Company.

Ismail, M. (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility and its Role in Community Development: An International Perspective. The Journal of International Social Research, Volume 2/9.

Jones, K., Bartlett, J.L. (2009). The strategic value of corporate social responsibility: A relationship management framework for public relations practice. Prism 6(1).

Karnani, A. (2010). The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility. The Wall Street Journal.

Kercher, K. (2007). Corporate Social Responsibility: Impact of globalization and international business. Bond University Publications.

Keys, T., Malnight, T.W., and van der Graaf, K. (2009). Making the most of corporate social responsibility. McKinsey & Company.

Kitzmueller, M., Shimshack, J. (2012). Economic Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Economic Literature. Vol. 50, No. 1. Pp. 51-84.

Knowledge@Wharton. (2012). Why Companies Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Their Social Responsibilities. Time.

Maignan, I., Ferrell, O.C. (2004). Corporate Social Responsibility and Marketing: An Integrative Framework. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. Volume 32, No.1, pages 3-19.

Marques, J.C., and Mintzberg, H. (2015). Why Corporate Social Responsibility Isn’t a Piece of Cake. MITSloan Management Review.

Maurrasse, D., Jones, C. (2004). A Future for Everyone: Innovative Social Responsibility and Community Partnerships. Routledge.

Noer, M., Ewait, D.M., Weiss, T. (Eds.). (2008). Corporate Social Responsibility. Forbes.

Novick O’Keefe, L. (2014). Doing Good is Good for Business – Corporate Social Responsibility in 2015. Huffington Post.

Palmquist, M. (2015). The Subtleties of CSR in Hard Times. strategy + business.

Rangan, V.K., Chase, L., and Karim, S. (2015). The Truth about CSR. Harvard Business Review.

Rangan, K., Chase, L.A., & Karim, S. (2012). Why Every Company Needs a CSR Strategy and How to Build It. Harvard Business School.

Reiss, R. (2017). Top CEOs Place High Value on Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility to Drive Business. Forbes.

Ross, D. (2017). A research-informed model for corporate social responsibility: towards accountability to impacted stakeholders. International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Schultz, H. (2014). What is the role and responsibility of a for-profit, public company? Starbucks.

Shah, A. (2007). Corporate Social Responsibility. Global Issues.

Sims, R.R. (2003). Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: Why Giants Fall. Praeger.

Smith, R.E. (2011). Defining Corporate Social Responsibility: A Systems Approach for Socially Responsible Capitalism. Thesis, University of Pennsylvania.

Smith, N.C. (2003). Corporate Social Responsibility: WHETHER OR HOW? California Management Review, Vol. 45, Issue 4, P.52.

Swinand, A. (2014). Corporate social responsibility is millennials’ new religion. Crain.

Taylor & Francis, (2016). Link between corporate social responsibility and success in management. Science Daily.

Vokel, D. (2015). New Strategies for Corporate Social Responsibility. Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Better Choices.

Wicks, A.C. (2013). Defining corporate social responsibility for use across the globe. The Washington Post