This commentary focuses on four themes: (1) empirical relevance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in family firms; (2) complementary theoretical explanations to CSR behavior in family firms; (3) the need for stringent definitions in family business research; and (4) the potential for dual causality between family ownership and more generous CSR policies. Specifically, I argue that agency theory can lead to additional valuable insights about CSR in family firms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice|
|State||Published - Nov 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Business and International Management
- Economics and Econometrics