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Employee Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility

Employee Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility

September 2020 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book offers a remarkable collection of chapters, written by the leading scholars in CSR and employee engagement. Using the existing literature, new empirical studies, case studies and thought-provoking insights, this collection of authors discuss why and how to engage employees in CSR and through CSR.

Employee engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on engaging employees in socially responsible initiatives with three major parts of the book: the antecedents that lead to employee engagement in CSR; the processes and opportunities to involve employees; and the impact of the above on employees, the company, non-profit organisations and society. This book contributes to both research and managerial practice by presenting cutting edge knowledge from leading CSR scholars and practitioners.
Part 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction to the book
Part 2: Antecedents
Chapter 2: Employee (dis)engagement in corporate social responsibility
Chapter 3: Development of employee engagement through CSR
Chapter 4: Corporate social responsibility and gender
Part 3: Processes
Chapter 5: Understanding long-term CSR engagement strategies of organisational change agents
Chapter 6: The role of communications in employee engagement in CSR: A sensemaking approach
Chapter 7: Social intrapreneurship: A new horizon for employee engagement in CSR
Part 4: Impacts
Chapter 8: Global pro bono service: results from 30 companies and communities served
Chapter 9: Attractiveness of corporate social responsibility in job choice decisions: the case of India
Chapter 10: Corporate political activism and employee responses
Part 5: Discussion
Chapter 11: Discussion and conclusion: moving forward from here

As businesses strive to transform their organisations towards sustainability and responsible management, this book provides expert strategies to achieve competitive advantages while fulfilling employee engagement opportunities. I admire the book’s organisation—antecedents, processes, and impacts. Stimulating employee engagement is on the cutting edge of successful CSR application today. Whether you are a novice or seasoned academic, researcher or practitioner, this book is appropriate for you. I strongly and enthusiastically endorse it.

Archie B. Carroll
Emeritus Professor of Management, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA

Successfully engaging employees in their social responsibility programs is one of the key challenges facing responsible businesses today. In this brilliant new collection, many of the leading researchers in the field provide new ideas, evidence and insights about problems companies face and how they can go about tackling them. A timely and valuable volume for anyone interested in engaging employees in CSR.

Andrew Crane
Professor of Business and Society, University of Bath

Debbie Haski-Leventhal

Debbie Haski-Leventhal is Professor of Management at Macquarie Business School and an expert on corporate social responsibility (CSR), responsible management education (RME) and volunteerism. Together with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, she conducts international studies on business students around the world and their attitudes towards responsible management. She has published over 50 academic papers on CSR, RME, volunteering and social entrepreneurship in Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, MIT Sloan Management Review, NVSQ and other journals. Her work has been covered many times by the media,... More About Author

Lonneke Roza

Lonneke Roza, PhD, is an assistant professor at Rotterdam School of Management and specialises in (employee engagement in) impact-first and impact-only strategies to create positive social change, including corporate citizenship. philanthropy and social responsibility. Lonneke teaches courses and conducts training for master’s students, MBA students and professionals on social entrepreneurship, (employee engagement in) corporate social responsibility and cross-sector partnerships. As well as her position at the university, Lonneke is a consultant for companies, corporate foundations and charitable organisations and works with ... More About Author

Stephen Brammer

Stephen Brammer is a professor and an experienced academic leader, having held senior roles in three research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom (the Universities of Bath, Warwick and Birmingham), before taking up his current role at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. As Executive Dean of Macquarie Business School, he is responsible for the strategic direction of one of Australia’s leading centres of business research and education. He is a leading scholar in the fields of business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. Specifically, his research explores firm–stakeholder relationships, the strategic... More About Author

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