Strategic CSR: Ambitions and Critiques

Steen Vallentin, Laura Spence

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Learning objectives 1.To be able to assess the strengths, weaknesses and practical implications of strategic CSR within the wider CSR field 2.To understand the different types of arguments – theoretical, empirical and normative – that can be used in support of a strategic understanding of CSR 3.To distinguish between different ways of arguing for the strategic value of CSR, including corporate social responsiveness and the business case, and to be able to reflect on their respective strengths and weaknesses and how they can be combined 4.To understand and be able to discuss the arguments for and against Porter & Kramer’s shared value mindset
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCorporate Social Responsibility
Subtitle of host publicationStrategy, Communication, Governance
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISBN (Print)9781107535398, 9781107114876
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Governance
  • Strategy
  • Communication
  • CSR
  • Creating Shared Value

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