Nature of the Director's profile and Knowledge Transfer in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Literature-based Approach
Board 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.
|Date of creation:||29 Mar 2012|
|Publication status:||Published in ADERSE 9 TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CSR, globalisation, normalisation: new issues induced by the crisis., Mar 2012, NICE, France|
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