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1st Edition

Corporate Social Hypocrisy
CSR in the Era of Global Crises

  • Available for pre-order on June 16, 2023. Item will ship after July 7, 2023
ISBN 9781032489957
July 7, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
184 Pages 36 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Many new challenges including competitiveness are emerging for sustainable business during this era of disruption. This book analyses these challenges to sustainable development and growth and addresses the impact of corporate social responsibility on the competitiveness of organisations.

The authors analyse the major challenges for competitiveness of sustainable business in the Covid-19 era, taking into account a new business environment amid major global risks and uncertainties linked to climate change, pandemics, Russian-Ukrainian war and intuitions of forthcoming new world economic crisis. The monograph consists of five parts: 1) Sustainable Development Goals and the role of business 2) Climate change, covid 19, fragile political situation and business; 3) Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Social Hypocrisy, 4) Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Social Hypocrisy and competitiveness of business; 5) Case study on the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on competitiveness with the impediments of Corporate Social Hypocrisy. The book presents new insights in assessing the impact of CSR on competitiveness of companies with the impediments of social hypocrisy. The developed framework and case study allows to develop valuable policy and managerial implications for sustainable business and engagements in corporate social responsibility as well to show the danger of corporate social hypocrisy for competitiveness.

This book will be of value to researchers, academics, and students in the fields of CSR, organizational management, business ethics and responsible business.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Sustainable development goals and the role of business

Chapter 2: Climate change and post Covid fragile political situation challenges for business

Chapter 3: Corporate social responsibility and corporate social hypocrisy

Chapter 4: CSR, CHP and competitiveness of business

Chapter 5: Case study on the impact of CSR on the competitiveness of companies with impediments of corporate social hypocrisy


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Dalia Streimikiene is a leading researcher and professor at Vilnius University, Lithuania

Asta Mikalauskiene is a professor at Vilnius University, Lithuania

Gabija Stanislovaityte is a PhD student at Vilnius University, Lithuania