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By David Chandler

ISBN-10: 1606499149

ISBN-13: 9781606499146

ISBN-10: 1606499157

ISBN-13: 9781606499153

The aim of this undertaking is to element the middle, defining rules of strategic CSR that differentiate it as an idea from the remainder of the CSR/sustainability/business ethics box. it really is designed to be a provocative piece, yet person who solidifies the highbrow framework round an rising concept--strategic CSR.The origin for those ideas comes from my point of view as a administration professor in the enterprise university. As such, it's a pragmatic philosophy, orientated round stakeholder conception, that's designed to cajole company leaders who're skeptical of latest definitions and organizing ideas of CSR, sustainability, or company ethics. it's also designed to stimulate concept in the neighborhood of intellectuals and company tuition directors devoted to those matters, yet who strategy them from extra conventional views. finally, for that reason, the aim of the strategic CSR inspiration (and this e-book) is radical--it goals to redefine either enterprise schooling and company perform. via construction a conception that defines CSR as middle to company operations and cost production (as against peripheral practices that may be marginalized in the firm), those defining rules develop into appropriate around the diversity of operational features. As such, they redefine how companies technique those features in perform, but additionally redefine how those matters may be taught in enterprise faculties

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Most are purely advisory:”30 The principle that a company’s directors should have a free hand to manage its affairs can be traced at least as far back as an 1880 New Hampshire Supreme Court decision. In Charlestown Boot & Shoe Co. vs. Dunsmore, directors won a ruling that shareholders couldn’t second guess their decisions, including one to skip insurance on a plant that later burned down. 31 20 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY This business judgment rule is similar to common law in the United Kingdom, which refers to the board and senior executives as the “controlling mind and will” of the company.

This finding can be traced back to a 1957 Court of Appeal decision by Lord Denning, in which the judge made a distinction between the hands and brains of a company: A company may in many ways be likened to the human body. It has a brain and nerve centre which controls what it does. It also has hands which hold the tools and act in accordance with directions from the centre. Some of the people in the company are mere servants and agents who are nothing more than hands to do the work. . Others are directors and managers who represent the directing mind and will of the company and control what it does.

The 10 defining principles of strategic CSR serve to differentiate it from related concepts, such as CSR, sustainability, and business ethics. The argument presented is a pragmatic philosophy, oriented around a framework of empowered stakeholders and designed to persuade managers skeptical of existing definitions and organizing principles of CSR, sustainability, or business ethics. It is also designed to stimulate thought within the community of academics committed to these ideas, but who approach them from more traditional perspectives.

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