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ERIC Number: EJ1022022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Business Students' Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility
Fitzpatrick, Julie
College Student Journal, v47 n1 p86-95 Mar 2013
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a key element of today's Business school curricula. Proponents of CSR have argued that a business has an obligation to balance the interests of its many stakeholders. Critics of CSR, however, have argued that a business has an obligation only to its owners--its shareholders. In this paper I examined the perceptions of CSR among a sample of today's Business students and investigated the relationship between gender, work experience, and spirituality and CSR perceptions. The results generally support the hypothesis that women exhibit greater sensitivity to CSR than men. Some results are consistent with the hypothesis that work experience is important in shaping perceptions of CSR. Finally, several results are consistent with the hypothesis that spirituality positively affects perceptions of CSR.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York
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