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Corporate Social Responsibility (csr) Practices of Foreign and Local Companies in Ghana

by John Kuada; Robert Hinson

Jan 1, 2012

This article reports a comparative study of the key motives underlying corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices of foreign and local firms operating in Ghana and the societal as well as business outcomes of these practices. The results show that while the CSR decisions of foreign firms are mainly guided by legal prescriptions, those of their local counterparts are guided mostly by discretionary and social considerations.