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Implementing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Africa: a conceptualisation and propositions
Åbo Akademi University, Finland.
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5182-5203
Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
2011 (English)In: Leadership & management studies in Sub-Sahara Africa: volume II and III / [ed] Romie F. Littrell & Pieter S. Nel, San Diego: University Readers , 2011, 1, 192-203 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is gaining increasing importance for contemporary companies. Various groups like governments, non-governmental organisations, international multilateral organisations, shareholders and consumer groups are joining the debate and encouraging companies to pursue CSR. Many corporations are making strategic decisions to incorporate CSR into their business models. CSR is seen as representing best practices and as a tool to achieve sustainable development. From the corporate perspective, CSR can establish the company as a good corporate citizen and could lead to improved productivity of the workforce. In spite of the fact that CSR regulations are generally lax in African countries, it is important for companies doing business in Africa to implement it, as the material needs of the workers and the rest of the population are inadequately provided for. In this paper we present a conceptualisation of CSR in a developing country context and present propositions for achieving the strategy in Africa.

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San Diego: University Readers , 2011, 1. 192-203 p.
Keyword [en]
Corporate social responsibility, Africa
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Business Administration
Research subject
Economy, Marketing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-42237ISBN: 978-1-60927-564-4 OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-42237DiVA: diva2:803799
Available from: 2015-04-13 Created: 2015-04-13 Last updated: 2015-05-24Bibliographically approved

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