Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society

Volume 22, 2011

Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting

D. Kirk Davidson
Pages 131-141

The Importance of Context in Understanding CSR
China’s Labor Conditions as a Case Study

This paper establishes six critical elements – history, political structures, religion, social customs, civil society openness, and level of economic development – needed to understand the context of corporate social responsibility in other countries and other cultures. Labor conditions in China are used as a case study.