Evaluation of definitions: ten dimensions of corporate social responsibility

Shafiqur Rahman

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Many definitions for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) were developed by the scholars in the past based on the social, economical, political and environmental context of those periods. There is no unique definition for CSR; rather different definitions during different segments of time represent different dimensions of CSR. This paper explores the dimensions of CSR throughout its history. This study makes a content analysis to get a conclusion and identify different dimensions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-176
Number of pages11
JournalWorld review of business research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • evaluation of definitions
  • dimensions


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