Strategies for Corporate Social Responsibility
|Module Convenor: Wendy Chapple|
This module introduces the way that social and environmental problems are incorporated into firm strategies. The course offers students the intellectual skills and knowledge necessary to enable them to examine the antecedents and consequences of CSR and especially, its stratetic implications. Content includes analysis of the role of business in society, the global social and environmental issues that firms encourter, and firm-level strategies to address such issues. The module also discusses the theories behind the motives put forward for engaging in socially responsible behaviour, and the impact of CSR strategies on firm performance and behaviour, reporting and governance.
The module aims to introduce the concepts and frameworks used in the analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility
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