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date: 13 November 2019

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Corporate social irresponsibility (CSiR) can occur even as organizations strive to be socially responsible. Research has sought to achieve a better understanding of CSiR, its antecedents and consequences, including its interrelationship with corporate social responsibility. This chapter reviews some of this work with a focus on its nature, measurement, and contextual antecedents. It reviews research on the roles of organizational climates, organizational culture, incentives, leadership, governance, and regulation; concluding with research and practical implications with a focus on these factors.

Keywords: corporate social irresponsibility, corporate social responsibility, corporate social performance, social stakeholders, organizational misconduct, fraud, rule breaking, unethical behavior, MSCI /KLD index, social index

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