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Does Lexus, BMW or Honda have the Competitive Advantage?

According to "Strategy & Society: The Link Between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility," is there a correlation between corporate social responsibility and competitive advantage? Do you agree or disagree with the authors' conclusions? Why or why not?

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According to the authors, Porter and Kramer, corporate social responsibility "can be a source of opportunity, innovation, and competitive advantage" (Porter, Kramer, 2006). This competitive advantage occurs as a result of society and corporations' interdependent on one another. The authors suggest that companies map the social impact of the value chain to identify positive and negative social impact of the company. A company can then work on ...

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This solution discusses if there is a correlation between corporate social responsibility and competitive advantage based on the case study, "Strategy & Society: The Link Between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility". APA references are included.

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