The Socially Responsible Company as a Strategic Second-Order Observer: An Indian Case

Published By: Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies | Published Date: July, 01 , 2014

The emergence of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a global component of business-society relationships has triggered many controversial debates in which CSR is either advocated as a source of virtuous business or disregarded as mere “window dressing.” This paper proposes an alternative perspective on the CSR phenomenon based on N. Luhmann’s social systems theory, which guides a study of CSR in India combining macroscopic observations and the case of the cement manufacturer Lafarge India.

Author(s): Damien Krichewsky | Posted on: Aug 07, 2015 | Views()

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