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An Empirical Analysis of the Dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility in Portugal


  • Sandra Afonso

    (Instituto Politécnico de Braganca)

  • Paula Odete Fernandes

    (Instituto Politécnico de Braganca: NECE (UBI))

  • Ana Paula Monte

    (Instituto Politécnico de Braganca: NECE (UBI))


En este trabajo se investigan los factores que pueden inventivar a las empresas portuguesas a un desempeño social. El estudio se basó en una muestra de diecinueve grandes empresas portuguesas, que figuran en el índice PSI 20, por un período de cinco años, desde 2005 a 2009. Se realiza un análisis factorial que se aplicó para identificar las dimensiones de la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa portuguesa utilizando variables de referencia en el Libro Verde de la Comisión de la Comunidad Europea (CEC, 2001). Los resultados obtenidos pueden en dos dimensiones que explique la motivación del rendimiento social de la empresa portuguesa: (1) Normas y requisitos legales y (2) la conducta ética y social. Futuras líneas de investigación se puede hacer para encontrar la coorrelación con estas dimensiones y el rendimiento empresarial financiero y económico.

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  • Sandra Afonso & Paula Odete Fernandes & Ana Paula Monte, 2012. "An Empirical Analysis of the Dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility in Portugal," Remef - Revista Mexicana de Economía y Finanzas Nueva Época REMEF (The Mexican Journal of Economics and Finance), Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, IMEF, vol. 7(2), pages 175-183, Julio-Dic.
  • Handle: RePEc:imx:journl:v:7:y:2012:i:2:p:175-183

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    Corporate Social Responsibility; Multivariate Analysis; Portugal;
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    JEL classification:

    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • H70 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - General


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