Corporate ethical responsibility in management research: Intellectual bases, focus, salience, and future

Ying Jiang, Xiaolong Xue, Chris K.Y. Lo, Hengqin Wu

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This study provides an overview of corporate ethical responsibility (CER) studies and discusses potential future research directions. We use citations analysis in this study, because it is an efficient method for identifying and visualizing intellectual bases in a given field. Then, it presents a conceptual model that summarizes the key relationships within the CER literature by reviewing the source articles. Finally, this study synthesizes intellectual contributions to CER literature, highlights unresolved issues, and identifies areas for future research.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2368
JournalSustainability (Switzerland)
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2019


  • Citations analysis
  • Corporate ethical responsibility
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Literature review
  • Sustainable development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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