Corporate Social Responsibility: A Theoretical Overview

  • Christina Keinert-Kisin
Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)


Discrimination at its core is a dilemma of legal and ethical nature in organizational practice. For organizations, discrimination certainly incurs questions of compliance with norms set by society. It touches also upon fundamental questions of the assumption and consciousness of responsibility beyond legal constraints within one’s scope of power. In the following, an introduction to the theoretical concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will be provided in order to later connect CSR theory to the topical issue of gender discrimination.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christina Keinert-Kisin
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  1. 1.University of ViennaViennaAustria

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