Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility: Empirical Evidences from Iran

  •  Mahdi Salehi    
  •  Zhila Azary    


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is very high on corporations’ agenda in recent years. CSR means different things to different stakeholders but generally refers to saving people, communities and the environment way that goes beyond what is legally required of a firm. In such a position majority of stakeholders look for higher CSR. However, according to this survey there is an expectation gap between actual level of CSR and expected level from the viewpoint of stakeholders. In this survey the authors became to conclusion Iranian corporate sectors have very less CSR from the viewpoint of third parties. It not only damaged third parties confidence but corporate performance also. 

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