Taming Trojan Horses: Identifying and Mitigating Corporate Social Responsibility Risks

Pursey Heugens, Nikolay Dentchev
  • Journal of Business Ethics, February 2007, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/s10551-006-9242-y

What is it about?

We have identified 7 risks related with CSR management of companies. Management tactics are proposed for each risk, so managers can mitigate them.

Why is it important?

Companies with devoted approach to CSR management encounter serious risks. It is challenging to understand those risks, not to mention the frustrations. You do your best to develop a sound CSR activities, and instead of rewards, you get backfire. This suggests that you need a well developed strategic management approach to corporate social responsibility. We propose various management tactics to develop such a CSR strategy.

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