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Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility Impact on Employees' Attitudes and Performance in France and across Countries – CSROB





Submission summary

This project offers to introduce a new perspective that can allow developing research focused on CSR in the OB/HRM literature by investigating the likely influence of CSR on employees and their union representatives. Moreover, this research also aims at capturing this influence of CSR on employees in various national institutional settings. Thus, the key underlying assumption of this proposal is that the 'CSR - Financial Performance relationship' is mediated by stakeholders' attitudes and behaviours that are potentially strongly affected by the features of the national context. More specifically, the focus of this research will be on employees as an internal stakeholder (Freeman, 1984; Donaldson & Preston, 1995) that can evaluate and react to CSR policies and programs (Wood & Jones, 1995). We seek to investigate the likely impact of CSR on employee's attitudes, behaviours, and performance in different national contexts. Therefore, our research questions can be formulated as follows: - How do the CSR actions influence employees' attitudes and behaviours in order to shed light how this impact might improve Corporate Organizational Performance? - How do employees and their union representatives become CSR actors, in other words organizational citizens carrying out socially responsible activities? - How do differences in national-country systems and business organisations shape CSR practices across European countries and determine their impact on employees' attitudes, behaviours, and performance? In this respect, five European countries are involved in this project: Belgium, France, Denmark, and England. (R.Q.3) - ...

Project coordination

Frédérique DEJEAN (Université)

The author of this summary is the project coordinator, who is responsible for the content of this summary. The ANR declines any responsibility as for its contents.


Help of the ANR 76,870 euros
Beginning and duration of the scientific project: - 36 Months

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