Harvard Business Review (2003)

Harvard Business Review, ed. Harvard Business Review on Corporate Responsibility. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2003.

This collection of eight essays from Harvard Business Review provides an excellent briefing on management theorists' views of social responsibility in business ca. 2003. Unfortunately, none of the authors includes significant empirical data to support their views.

The essays are:

  • Prahalad, C.K. and Allen Hammond. "Serving the World's Poor, Profitably."
  • Porter, Michael and Mark R. Kramer. "The Competitive Advantage of Corporate Philanthropy."
  • Handy, Charles. "What's a Business For?"
  • Martin, Roger L. "The Virtue Matrix: Calculating the Return on Corporate Responsibility."
  • Kaku, Ryuzaburo. "The Path of Kyosei."
  • Goodpaster, Kenneth and John B. Matthews Jr. "Can a Corporation Have a Conscience."
  • Smith, Craig. "The New Corporate Philanthropy."
  • Kanter, Rosabeth Moss. "From Spare Change to Real Change: The Social Sector as Beta Site for Business Innovation."


Link:  https://www.amazon.com/Harvard-Business-Corporate-Responsibility-Paperback/dp/1591392748