Multinationals and CSR

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM197A05
Vaknaam Multinationals and CSR
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5

Uitgebreide vaknaam Multinationals and CSR
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:

1. Understand the strategic dilemmas multinational enterprises face when it comes to dealing with social issues.
2. Summarize academic research on the strategic dilemmas multinational enterprises face when it comes to dealing with social issues.
3. Collect and qualitatively assess relevant company-specific indicators that capture patterns of internationalization and corporate social responsibility.
4. Reflect on relevant academic debates based on qualitative assessment of company-specific indicators that capture patterns of internationalization and corporate social responsibility.
Omschrijving This course is focused on enhancing students’ understanding of the strategic dilemmas multinational enterprises face when it comes to dealing with social issues. We will discuss topics such as: how expectations for CSR may vary depending on the multinational’s pattern of internationalization; how multinationals try to manage the ‘global versus local’ dilemma in their CSR efforts; and how these choices relate to their overall CSR performance.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s)
(Individual and group assignments; group presentation)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. A.R. Muller
Docent(en) prof. dr. A.R. Muller
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the MSc IB&M
Opmerkingen Contact via the GEM secretariat, +31 (0)50 363 3458, gem.feb@rug.nl, 5411.0538
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc IB&M – NUBS, Newcastle (1,5-jarig)  (basisprogramma (start Newcastle)) 1 semester II a keuzegroep
MSc International Business & Management/IB&M  (keuzevakken A MSc IB&M) 1 semester II a keuze