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Corporate Social Responsibility – between Desideratum and Reality


  • Anca Maria HRISTEA

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)


The corporate social responsibility is a desideratum of the world and it is an important premise of the business environment. The objectives of this presentation are: conceptual understanding, the identification of the advantages generated by the social responsibility for the company and for the society as a whole, the determination of the correlation between the enterprise’s efforts and the obtained effects, the pointing out of the necessity of setting up of the corporate social responsibility on ethical criteria. As a corollary, one can appreciate that the corporate social responsibility is a source of competitive advantage and a strategic intercession.

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  • Anca Maria HRISTEA, 2011. "Corporate Social Responsibility – between Desideratum and Reality," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(10(563)), pages 57-74, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:10(563):y:2011:i:10(563):p:57-74

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    1. Cristina Ganescu & Andreea Gangone & Mihaela Asandei, 2014. "Assessing the Impact of the National Cultural Framework on Responsible Corporate Behaviour towards Consumers: an Application of Geert Hofstede`s Cultural Model," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 16(35), pages 351-351, February.


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