Checking date: 26/04/2017

Course: 2017/2018

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
Study: Master in Business and Finance (69)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Bansal, P., & Clelland, I. . Talking Trash: Legitimacy, Impression Management, and Unsystematic Risk in the Context of the Natural Environment. . Academy of Management Journal 47(1): 93-103. . 2004
  • Castelló, I., Etter, M., & Nielsen, F. A. . Strategies of Legitimacy through Social Media: The Networked Strategy. . Journal of Management Studies. 53(3): 402-432.. 2015
  • Freeman, R. E., Harrison, J. S., C., Wicks A., Parmar, B. L., & de Colle, S. eds. . The problem that Stakeholder Theory Tries to Solve in Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art.. Cambridge University Press. Chapter 1. Pages: 2-29. . 2010
  • Matten, D., & Moon, J. . Implicit and Explicit CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility. . Academy of Management Review, 33(2): 404-424. . 2008
  • Mena, S., & Palazzo, G.. Input and Output Legitimacy of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives. . Business Ethics Quarterly, 22(3): 527-556.. 2012
  • Mitchell, R. K., Angle, B. R., & Wood, D. . Toward a Theory of Stakeholder Identification and Salience: Defining the Principle of Who and What Really Counts.. Academy of Management Review, 22(4): 853-886s.. 1997
  • Scherer, A. G., & Palazzo. The New Political Role of Business in a Globalized World - A Review of a New Perspective on CSR and its Implications for the Firm, Governance, and Democracy.. Journal of Management Studies, 48(4): 889-931.. 2011
  • Suchman, M. . Managing Legitimacy: Strategic and Institutional Approaches. . Academy of Management Review, 20(3): 571- 610.. 1995
  • Whelan, G., et al. . Corporations and Citizenship Arenas in the Age of Social Media.. Journal of Business Ethics 118(1): 777-790.. 2013
  • den Hond, F., & de Bakker, F. . Ideologically Motivated Activism: How Activist Groups Influence Corporate Social Change Activities. . Academy of Management Review, 32: 901-924. . 2007

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.