Corporate Social Responsibility, Shareholder primacy, Stakeholder primacy, Profit Maximization, Corporate Governance


In this article, Ben Bates provides future business leaders with an introduction to the tools necessary to navigate difficult issues surrounding corporate social responsibility. HIs article outlines the two main theories on corporate social responsibility and discusses how business leaders can decide which theory to apply in a given situation.



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