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MMSL 6680 Individual and Organizational Commitment to Social Responsibility: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MMSL 6680 Required Course Readings


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Ansett, S. (2007). Mind the gap: A journey to sustainable supply chains. Employee Responsibilities & Rights Journal, 19(4), 295–303.

Brugmann, J., & Prahalad, C. K. (2007). Co-creating business’s new social compact. Harvard Business Review, 85(2), 80–90.

Chesters, C., & Lawrence, S. (2008). The business of doing good. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 31, 89–04.

Elgin, B., Grow, B., & Gibson, E. (2008, October 27). The dirty secret of recycling electronics. BusinessWeek, 4105, 40–44.

Frynas, J. G. (2008). Corporate social responsibility and international development: Critical assessment. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 16(4), 274–281.

Grubow, L. (2009). Putting on a new face: Environmentalism's impact on ingredients and packaging. Global Cosmetic Industry, 177(7), 20–21.

Guarnieri, R., & Kao, T. (2008). Leadership and CSR—a perfect match: How top companies for leaders utilize CSR as a competitive advantage. People & Strategy, 31(3), 34–41.

Hammond, A. L., & Prahalad, C. K. (2004). Selling to the poor. Foreign Policy, 142, 30–37.

Handy, C. (2002). What’s a business for? Harvard Business Review, 80(12), 49–56.

Hind, P., Wilson, A., & Lenssen, G. (2009). Developing leaders for sustainable business. Corporate Governance, 9(1), 7–20.

Laff, M. (2009). Triple bottom line: Creating corporate social responsibility that makes sense. T+D, 63(2), 34–39.

Logsdon, J. M. & Lewellyn, P. G. (2000). Expanding accountability to stakeholders: Trends and predictions. Business and Society Review, 105(4), 419–435.

Montgomery, C. A. (2008). Putting leadership back into strategy. Harvard Business Review, 86(1), 54–60.

O’Connell, K. A. (2007). E-waste not. Waste Age, 38(4), 88–92.

Peloza, J., & Falkenberg, L. (2009). The role of collaboration in achieving corporate social responsibility objectives. California Management Review, 51(3), 95–113.

Pfeffer, J. (2009). Shareholders first? Not so fast. Harvard Business Review, 87(7/8), 90–91.

Pomering, A., & Dolnicar, S. (2009). Assessing the prerequisite of successful CSR implementation: Are consumers aware of CSR initiatives? Journal of Business Ethics, 85, 285–302.

Porter, M. E., & Kramer, M. R. (2006). Strategy and society: The link between competitive advantage and corporate social responsibility. Harvard Business Review, 84(12), 78–92.

Prahalad, C. K. (2004). Why selling to the poor makes for good business. Fortune International (Europe), 150(9), 32–33.

Prahalad, C. K., & Hammond, A. (2002). Serving the world's poor, profitably. Harvard Business Review, 80(9), 48–57.

Smith, H. J. (2003). The shareholders vs. stakeholders debate. MIT Sloan Management Review, 44(4), 85–90.

Zadek, S. (2004). The path to corporate responsibility. Harvard Business Review, 82(12), 125–132.

Other Readings

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