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- New Developments in the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility
- The Psychology of CSR
- Good Intentions are Not Enough: Applying Best Practices from Humanitarian Aid to Evaluate Corporate Social Responsibility
- Corporate Social Responsibility and Meaningful Work
- Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility: Exploring the Potential Connections between Top Management Team/Board Diversity, CSR, and Workforce Diversity
- Responsible Business and Individual Differences: Employee Externally-Directed Citizenship and Green Behaviors
- Corporate Volunteering: Who Really Wins?
- Corporate Social Irresponsibility in Spite of Efforts to Act Responsibly: The Nature, Measurement, and Contextual Antecedents of CSR and CSiR by Organizations
- When CSR Backfires: Understanding Stakeholders’ Negative Responses to Corporate Social Responsibility
- Environmental Responsibility: Theoretical Perspective
- CSR and Environmental Law: Concepts, Intersections, and Limitations
- Environmental Management and Strategy
- On the Links between Corporate Environmental and Financial Performance: Camera or Mirror?
- New Roles for Business: Responsible Innovators for a Sustainable Future
- Social Entrepreneurship: Prospects for the Study of Market-Based Activity and Social Change
- Corporate Responsibility and the Base of the Pyramid Proposition
- Bringing Together the Big and the Small: Multinational Corporation Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship in Africa
- Entrepreneurship <i>by</i> and <i>for</i> Disadvantaged Populations: Global Evidence
- Stakeholder Management: A Managerial Perspective
- The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting
- Profit-with-Purpose Corporations: An Innovation in Corporate Law to Meet Contemporary CSR Challenges
- Redefining the Strategy Field in the Age of Sustainability
- A Researcher’s Guide to Business and Society Archival Datasets
- Mightier than the Sword: How Activists Use Rhetoric to Facilitate Perception Change in Industries
- Institutions and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Social Movements and Corporate Social Responsibility: From Contention to Engagement
- Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets
Abstract and Keywords
Corporate social responsibility is increasingly regarded as an important performance domain for organizations. Critical to implementing responsible organizational policies and initiatives, however, are the behaviors by individual employees at all levels of the organizational hierarchy. This chapter reviews the nature, structure, and dispositional antecedents of individual-level responsible business behaviors contributing to organizational CSR efforts. It focuses on two domains of employee responsible—externally directed citizenship behaviors (OCB-X) and employee green behaviors. Their divergent conceptualizations, measures, and dispositional antecedents are reviewed. Four major limitations pervade the literatures on OCB-X and employee green behaviors, and consequently hinder progress on understanding the individual-level (micro) foundations of CSR. Suggestions and directions for future research are offered to improve scholarship, understanding, and applications involving these constructs.
Keywords: employee responsible behaviors, organizational citizenship behavior, contextual performance, pro-social behavior, green behavior, pro-environmental behavior, environmental sustainability, innovation, pollution, eco-friendly behavior, conservation, corporate social responsibility, triple bottom line
Brenton M. Wiernik, Assistant Professor of Industrial–Organizational Psychology, University of South Florida
Deniz S. Ones, Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Stephan Dilchert, Associate Professor of Management, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
Rachael M. Klein, I-O Psychology Researcher and Consultant, Korn Ferry Institute
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