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Published: 27 February 2019

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780198797753

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Fourth Edition

Michael Blowfield and Alan Murray

  • Comprehensive coverage of the interaction between business and society reveals how CSR is defined, negotiated, and managed in the twenty-first century.
  • An objective, critical approach evaluates the theories and key drivers of CSR, as well as looking to the future for this ever-evolving subject.
  • Snapshot examples and case studies link the book's theory to contemporary, real-life business situations.
  • A range of discussion and case study questions promote reflection, debate, and critical thinking, challenging students to find ways for businesses to act in a truly responsible way.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated and extended coverage of climate change, globalization, the gig economy, and the digitalization of business ensure all the latest issues to affect CSR are explored through a critical lens.
  • New and updated Snapshots and Case Studies on organizations as varied as Uber, Danone, and Levi's, and contemporary issues spanning zero-hours contracts to women's empowerment, contextualise CSR in the world around us.
  • A new 'Journal Club' online resource with links to seminal and contemporary journal articles, accompanied by commentary and critical questions, builds on the book's wide-ranging coverage to tackle specific ideas in more depth and facilitate critical thinking and discussion.

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