Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainable Value Creation
- David Chandler - University of Colorado Denver Business School
Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Sustainable Value Creation (Sixth Edition) redefines corporate social responsibility (CSR) as being central to the value-creating purpose of the firm. Based on a theory of empowered stakeholders, this bestselling text argues that the responsibility of a corporation is to create value, broadly defined. The primary challenge for managers today is to balance the competing interests of the firm’s stakeholders’ understanding that what they expect today may not be what they will expect tomorrow. This tension is what makes CSR so complex and demanding, but it is also what makes CSR integral to the firm’s strategy and day-to-day operations. In this new Sixth Edition, author David Chandler explores issues around COVID-19, the BLM movement, the supply chain crunch, and the "great resignation."
"Comprehensive topic coverage, including international CSR strategies. Good framework for discussing various CSR topics, e.g.
Citizens United case. Students comment favorably on the text"
"CSR provides an overview of key concepts relating to the practice and strategic purpose of CSR in business and society."