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The use of corporate responsibility reports – For managing legitimacy


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Title: The use of corporate responsibility reports – For managing legitimacy
Authors: Grahovar, Marina
E-mail: marina.grahovar@handels.gu.se
Issue Date: 2011
Publication type: article, other
Abstract: Society acknowledge that companies’ operations have an impact on their surrounding, as a result companies are no longer only held responsible for maximizing shareholders’ value but also for their operations’ environmental and social impacts. According to the legitimacy theory social values and corporate operations have to be aligned in order for a company to fulfill the social contract providing it with a “license to operate”. Previous researchers using legitimacy theory found evidence for that ... more
Relation: 1st CSEAR Paris, France
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30504
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