Beyond Credibility of Doing Business in China: Strategies for Improving Corporate Citizenship of Foreign Multinational Enterprises in China [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 87 (1):137 - 146 (2009)
This study examines the perceptions of Chinese executives concerning corporate social responsibilities in their Chinese subsidiaries of foreign multinational corporations in China. These Chinese subsidiaries are found in the elementary stage of corporate citizen development even though their headquarters are in the advanced stage. The key challenges of moving Chinese subsidiaries to be better corporate citizens in China are specific Chinese business culture, intellectual property rights, internal due process, insufficient Chinese government support, and lack of knowledge of Chinese subsidiaries. Through this study, foreign multinational corporations need to invest in social capital that facilitates the transfer of knowledge of comprehensive corporate responsible practices from the headquarters to their Chinese subsidiaries, and to encourage their Chinese subsidiaries to be more actively engaged with external business partners that support corporate social responsibility
|Keywords||Chinese subsidiaries corporate citizenship development corporate social responsibility institutional approaches multinational enterprises in China organization learning|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Marne L. Arthaud-Day (forthcoming). Transnational Corporate Social Responsibility: A Tri-Dimensional Approach to International CSR Research. Business Ethics Quarterly.
Jeanne M. Logsdon & Donna J. Wood (2005). Global Business Citizenship and Voluntary Codes of Ethical Conduct. Journal of Business Ethics 59 (1-2):55 - 67.
Richard P. Nielsen (2000). Do Internal Due Process System Permit Adequate Political and Moral Space for Ethics Voice, Praxis, and Community? Journal of Business Ethics 24 (1):1 - 27.
Citations of this work BETA
Chieh-Peng Lin, Nyan-Myau Lyau, Yuan-Hui Tsai, Wen-Yung Chen & Chou-Kang Chin (2010). Modeling Corporate Citizenship and Its Relationship with Organizational Citizenship Behaviors. Journal of Business Ethics 95 (3):357 - 372.
Similar books and articles
Shangkun Xu & Rudai Yang (2010). Indigenous Characteristics of Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility Conceptual Paradigm. Journal of Business Ethics 93 (2):321 - 333.
Ying Hua & Xiaodi Yang (unknown). Case Study of Lafarge China and Shui on Cement: Emission-Related CSR in the Chinese Cement Industry. Philosophical Explorations:129-143.
Rosa Chun (2009). Ethical Values and Environmentalism in China: Comparing Employees From State-Owned and Private Firms. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 84 (3):341 - 348.
Nadine Godehardt, The Chinese Meaning of Just War and its Impact on the Foreign Policy of the People's Republic of China.
Ying Hua & Xiaodi Yang (2007). Case Study of Lafarge China and Shui On Cement. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:129-143.
Chenting Su, M. Joseph Sirgy & James E. Littlefield (2003). Is Guanxi Orientation Bad, Ethically Speaking? A Study of Chinese Enterprises. Journal of Business Ethics 44 (4):303 - 312.
Xiaohe Lu (2009). A Chinese Perspective: Business Ethics in China Now and in the Future. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 86 (4):451 - 461.
Xiaochao Wang (2006). On the Study of Foreign Philosophy in Chinese Cultural Construction and its Future. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (2):317-323.
Mao He & Juan Chen (2009). Sustainable Development and Corporate Environmental Responsibility: Evidence From Chinese Corporations. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 22 (4):323-339.
Maria Lai-Ling Lam (2007). A Study of the Transfer of Corporate Social Responsibility From Well-Established Foreign Multinational Enterprises to Chinese Subsidiaries. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:343-363.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads14 ( #115,807 of 1,102,845 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #84,523 of 1,102,845 )
How can I increase my downloads?