Employee engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on engaging employees in socially responsible initiatives with three major parts of the book: the antecedents that lead to employee engagement in CSR; the processes and opportunities to involve employees; and the impact of the above on employees, the company, non-profit organisations and society. This book contributes to both research and managerial practice by presenting cutting edge knowledge from leading CSR scholars and practitioners.
Employee (Dis)Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility
Despite the increased focus of firms on corporate social responsibility (CSR), most initiatives remain either at the level of top management and/or on the periphery of business. This is problematic because although CSR is an organisational-level construct, it influences and is influenced by individuals such as employees, investors, customers and other stakeholders. Without the engagement of individuals at all levels of the organisation, CSR initiatives may simply become symbolic. Thus, there has been growing scholarly interest in exploring how to engage employees in CSR. We briefly review this burgeoning literature, focusing especially on how individual and organisational factors influence employee engagement. ...