Nature of the Director's profile and Knowledge Transfer in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Literature-based Approach
AbstractBoard Interlocks could have a positive effect on the adoption of governance practices and especially on the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). We surpass the predictions of the agency theory by proposing a cognitive-behavioral approach of governance to define the role of director. Given the lack of previous researches, a literature-based approach comes as a necessity. We study the connection between the nature of the director's profile and the knowledge transfer in CSR practices; and this could be beneficiary for the boards of directors. We underline the importance of individual director characteristics such as identification, recognition or motivation in the success of this transfer.
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Publication status: Published - Presented, ADERSE 9 TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CSR, globalisation, normalisation: new issues induced by the crisis.., 2012, NICE, France
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Profile of the director; Knowledge Transfer; Board of Directors' Network. Behavioral Governance; CSR.;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-07-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2012-07-08 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-HIS-2012-07-08 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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