CEO narcissism and CSR: role of organizational virtue orientation

Arpita Agnihotri, Saurabh Bhattacharya

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Purpose: This study aims to explore how CEO narcissism drives investment in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its mediating mechanism. Design/methodology/approach: This study includes panel regression based on archival data. Findings: CEO narcissism leads to signaling of organizational virtuous orientation that results in increase in CSR investment. Originality/value: Relevance of CEO traits on CSR remains unexplored in emerging markets context, especially the underlying mechanism. This study uncovers these mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)316-335
Number of pages20
JournalSociety and Business Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 12 2024

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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