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Economic Rationality and Corporate Social Irresponsibility: An Illustrative Review of Social Capital Theory

Corporate Social Irresponsibility: A Challenging Concept

ISBN: 978-1-78052-998-1, eISBN: 978-1-78052-999-8

ISSN: 2043-9059

Publication date: 14 November 2012

Abstract

Originality – The chapter identifies that a narrow utility maximising understanding of rationality frames and therefore inhibits current management literatures and pedagogy, including social capital literature.

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Manning, P. (2012), "Economic Rationality and Corporate Social Irresponsibility: An Illustrative Review of Social Capital Theory", Tench, R., Sun, W. and Jones, B. (Ed.) Corporate Social Irresponsibility: A Challenging Concept (Critical Studies on Corporate Responsibility, Governance and Sustainability, Vol. 4), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 111-134. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2043-9059(2012)0000004014

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