CSR Textbooks

If you read an interesting textbook on CSR/Sustainability/Ethics that is not listed here, then please let us know:

Benioff, M. and Southwick, K. (2004). Compassionate Capitalism: How corporations can make doing good an integral part of doing well, Career Press. (more info HERE).


Blowfield, M. and Murray, A. (2008). Corporate Responsibility: a critical introduction, Oxford University Press.


Burchell, J. (Ed) (2008). The Corporate Social Responsibility Reader: Context and Perspectives, Routledge, (more info HERE)


Carroll, A.B. and Buchholtz, A.K. (2006). Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, 6th Edition, Thomson South-Western.


Crane, A.; Matten, D. and Spence, L. (eds) (2007). Corporate Social Responsibility: Readings and Cases in a Global Context, Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-415-42429-5. (more info HERE)


Crane, A.; McWilliams, A.; Matten, D.; Moon, J. and Siegel, D.S. (eds) (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility, Oxford University Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-19-921159-3, (more info HERE)


Crane, A.; Matten, D. (2006). Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-19-928499-3, (more info HERE)


Habisch, A.; Jonker, J.; Wegner, M. and Schmidpeter, R. (Eds.) (2005), Corporate Social Responsibility Across Europe, Springer: Berlin. (Google book HERE)


Hawkins, D.E. (2006). Corporate Social Responsibility: Balancing tomorrow’s sustainability and Today’s profitability, Paulgrave Macmillan.


Jonker, J. and de Witte, M. (eds) (2006) Management Models for Corporate Social Responsibility, Springer. (more info HERE).


Kotler, P. and Lee, N. (2005). Corporate Social Responsibility: doing the most good for your company and your cause, Wiley.


May, S.; Cheney, G. and Roper, J. (2007). The Debate over Corporate Social Responsibility, Oxford University Press. (more info HERE).


Unerman, J., Bebbington, J., O’Dwyer, B. (2007), Sustainability Accounting and Accountability, Routledge (more info HERE).


Vogel, D. (2005). The Market for Virtue: The potential and limits of Corporate Social Responsibility, Brookings. (more info HERE)


Werther Jr., W.B. and Chandler, D. (2006). Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders in a global environment, Sage.



Lots more HERE with Google book previews


2 Responses to CSR Textbooks

  1. Milena says:

    “Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility” edited by Nina Boeger, Rachel Murray and Charlotte Villiers and published by Edward Elgar.
    I have found it interesting.

  2. lhartman11 says:

    thank you for both lists. May I also humbly suggest:

    L. Hartman, J. DesJardins, C. MacDonald (on 3E), Business Ethics: Decision-Making for Personal Integrity & Social Responsibility 1E, 2E and 3E (Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill 2008, 2011 and 2013), http://catalogs.mhhe.com/mhhe/viewProductDetails.do?isbn=0078029457.

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