The dissertation abstract and the reflection commentary present the work of Judith Schrempf. The dissertation examines the latest trends in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and advances a social connection approach to CSR to understand and explain those recent trends. The dissertation abstract provides an overview of the research questions and conclusions of the three-article dissertation. The reflection commentary discusses the author’s views of research process as a junior scholar (see Appendix).

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Copyright © 2012 SAGE Publications. Article first published online: 12 JUNE 2012. DOI: 10.1177/0007650312446734.

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Schrempf-Stirling, Judith. "The Delimitation of Corporate Social Responsibility: Upstream, Downstream, and Historic CSR." Business & Society 51, no. 4 (November 04, 2012): 690-707. doi:10.1177/0007650312446734.