5. Organizational Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility

  1. Dr. Øyvind Ihlen1,
  2. Jennifer L. Bartlett PhD2 and
  3. Steve May PhD3
  1. Steve May PhD

Published Online: 28 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083246.ch5

The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility

The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility

How to Cite

May, S. (2011) Organizational Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility, in The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility (eds Ø. Ihlen, J. L. Bartlett and S. May), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083246.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    Queensland University of Technology, Australia

  3. 3

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336344

Online ISBN: 9781118083246

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Keywords:

  • organizational communication and corporate social responsibility (CSR);
  • questions of ethics and CSR;
  • field of organizational communication;
  • local/emergent and elite/a priori dimension;
  • organizational communication theory and research;
  • Management Communication Quarterly;
  • CSR and organizational communication from normative perspective;
  • CSR-related values shaping corporate decisions in three ways;
  • third tension, and ethics/performance;
  • tension between idealism and realism, heart of CSR

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Organizational Communication: Conceptual Foundations

  • Emergence of CSR Research in Organizational Communication

  • Literature on Organizational Communication and CSR

  • Scholarly Tensions and Directions for Future Research

  • Conclusion

  • References