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The False Developmental Promise of Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Multinational Oil Companies

by Jedrzej George Frynas

Jan 1, 2005

In order to avoid misunderstandings, it may be useful to clarify what this article does not argue. This article does not argue that CSR is discredited because some corporate initiatives have failed. Development agencies and NGOs also have their share of failed development projects, despite their superior developmental expertise.