After the Fall: The Global Financial Crisis as a Test of Corporate Social Responsibility Theories

11 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2010

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Alison Kemper

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Roger L. Martin

University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management

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Date Written: 2010

Abstract

In this paper, we look at the development of the set of core corporate social responsibility (CSR) theories in response to Friedman's ascendancy. We assess the impact of the current economic collapse on theories built on this dialectical framework. Finally, we suggest where we might find new theoretical underpinnings for the next generation of CSR that can meet the challenges not only of the current financial crisis, but the looming ecological and geopolitical crises.

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Kemper, Alison and Martin, Roger L., After the Fall: The Global Financial Crisis as a Test of Corporate Social Responsibility Theories (2010). European Management Review, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 229-239, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1727870 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/emr.2010.18

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Roger L. Martin

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