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AAT Real Time Symposium: Broadening our Views of Corporate Social Impact (08/08, 19:00 ET)

  • 1.  AAT Real Time Symposium: Broadening our Views of Corporate Social Impact (08/08, 19:00 ET)

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    Join us for an exciting discussion next Saturday night!

    AAT Real-Time Symposium
    Broadening our Views of Corporate Social Impact

    Saturday, August 8th, 19:00 - 22:00 ET
    Session # 161


    Organizer: Shaker A. Zahra (U. of Minnesota)
    Speakers: Aseem Kaul (U. of Minnesota), Rebecca Henderson (Harvard U.), Witold J.
    Henisz (The Wharton School), Jiao Luo (U. of Minnesota), Anita McGahan (U. of Toronto), and Shaker Zahra (U. of Minnesota)

    Description

    Diverse literatures approach the study of social impact from their respective
    disciplinary perspectives, applying different theories and frameworks, often
    leading to the fragmentation of findings. In this symposium, we debate what social
    impact means, especially in today's global environment - an environment that
    is increasingly highly ideologically polarized. The session will cover the following
    topics: Shifting research focus from CSR to social impact; how public-private
    partnerships promote social impact, viewing social impact as political impact,
    redefining corporate social Impact to include conflict and the system-level capacity
    to manage conflict, and how social entrepreneurship contributes to greater social
    impact. Discussion will highlight points of convergence and divergence and how
    they may shape future scholarship​.

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    Aseem Kaul
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis
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