Defining corporate citizenship : evidence from Australia

Batten, Jonathon A. and Birch, David 2005, Defining corporate citizenship : evidence from Australia, Asia pacific business review, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 293-308, doi: 10.1080/13602380500068490.

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Title Defining corporate citizenship : evidence from Australia
Author(s) Batten, Jonathon A.
Birch, David
Journal name Asia pacific business review
Volume number 11
Issue number 3
Start page 293
End page 308
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2005-09
ISSN 1360-2381
Keyword(s) corporate citizenship
social responsibility
community partnerships
Summary This study reports the results of a survey of the attitudes to corporate citizenship and practices of corporate citizenship of 93 of the largest private and publicly listed corporations in Australia. The results suggest there was considerable hesitation in positioning corporate citizenship as a proactive, long term, internal culture process. Instead, corporate emphasis was generally on short-term community activities. Also, there was little variation in these results when respondents were classified by industry, international involvement and legal structure. Clearly, significant links have yet to be made by corporate Australia to connect the financial, social and environmental bottom lines.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/13602380500068490
Field of Research 169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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