SME corporate social responsibility and competitiveness: A literature review

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SME corporate social responsibility and competitiveness : A literature review. / Apospori, Eleni; Zografos, Konstantinos G.; Magrizos, Solon.

In: International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 58, No. 1-2, 03.2012, p. 10-31.

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title = "SME corporate social responsibility and competitiveness: A literature review",
abstract = "The importance of SMEs to the economy and society and their special characteristics relevant to the adoption of CSR principles, the implementation of CSR activities, and the study of the relationship between SME, CSR behaviour and competitiveness, have stimulated the interest of both practitioners and academicians. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the literature addressing SME CSR behaviour and competitiveness. The paper summarises the major trends emerging from the literature review and provides recommendations for further research.",
keywords = "Competitiveness, CSR, CSR impact assessment, Small and medium size enterprises, SMEs corporate social responsibility",
author = "Eleni Apospori and Zografos, {Konstantinos G.} and Solon Magrizos",
year = "2012",
month = mar,
doi = "10.1504/IJTM.2012.045786",
language = "English",
volume = "58",
pages = "10--31",
journal = "International Journal of Technology Management",
issn = "0267-5730",
publisher = "Inderscience Publishers",
number = "1-2",

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