volume 27, issue 2, P178-197 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-07-2017-0047
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Keith James Kelley, Thomas A. Hemphill, Yannick Thams

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to explore the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate financial performance (CFP) from a shared value perspective. Adopting reputation as a multilevel form of value that mediates the CSR–CFP relationship, the paper explains how CSR initiatives may enhance both firm and country reputation and how the amount of shared value between the two leads to CFP. Design/methodology/approach The paper first establishes the theoretical foundation for the relations…

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