CSR and Corporate Performance with Special Reference to the Middle East

  • Belaid RettabEmail author
  • Kamel Mellahi


This chapter addresses the presumed link between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate performance in emerging economies with a specific focus on the Middle East. The chapter draws on a multiyear survey of the Dubai business community to highlight the adoption of CSR in the Middle East and examine the association between CSR practices and various organizational performances. The results support the business case for CSR in the Middle East.


CSR Middle East Organizational performance CSR practices Survey 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economic Research and Sustainable Business DevelopmentDubai Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Centre for Responsible BusinessDubai Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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