The management of competing stakeholder interests has emerged as a significant topic in the management literature. Related issues are the relationship between stakeholder management and the perception that a firm is socially responsible, and the performance implications of both stakeholder management and social responsibility. Theory and models surrounding these issues are abundant, but empirical research is in an early stage. This research forum reports six excellent efforts to tackle fundamental ideas about stakeholders, social responsibility, and performance.
Copyright © 1999 Academy of Management. This article first appeared in The Academy of Management Journal 42, no. 5 (October 1999), 479-485.
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Harrison, Jeffrey S. and R. Edward Freeman. "Stakeholders, Social Responsibility, and Performance: Empirical Evidence and Theoretical." The Academy of Management Journal 42, no. 5 (1999): 479-485.