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.
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, including in the New York Times and the Financial Review. She is the author of Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Tools and Theories for Responsible Management (SAGE, 2018), with a foreword by David Cooperrider, and of an upcoming book, The Purpose-Driven University (Emerald, 2020).
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 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