Corporate Sustainable Development: Testing a New Scale Based on the Mainland Chinese Context [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 105 (4):519-533 (2012)

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Yang Chen
Humboldt-University, Berlin
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According to the predominant corporate sustainable development (CSD) framework, this exploratory paper verifies that CSD construct can be modeled by integrating the dimensions of social, economic, and environmental development. We first developed and validated measurement scales for these three dimensions based on a survey of 314 managers in mainland China. Then, using structural equation modelling, we confirmed that the proposed model is valid. Therefore, our findings may allow researchers to explore CSD further, and practitioners to develop their understanding of CSD initiatives in organizations
Keywords Corporate sustainable development  Scale development  Instrument refinement  Second-order analysis  Theory development
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-011-0983-x
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