|dc.contributor.author||Lange, Elizabeth A||-|
|dc.description.abstract||This article maps the different moral positions related to social responsibility (SR) as articulated by 25 small business owners and explains how they understand their positions within a range of SR practices. The morality underpinning their social responsibility tended to be embedded in a sense of relationship with and commitment to the well-being of the local geographic community but was threaded with felt ambiguities. Through an ethical analysis, we argue that this moral commitment to community is connected to a relational worldview, distinct from values and assumptions driving the existing economic system, yet they pursue this vision as individual actors rather than working collectively.||en_UK|
|dc.relation||Lange EA & Fenwick T (2008) Moral commitments to community: Mapping social responsibility and its ambiguities among small business owners, Social Responsibility Journal, 4 (1/2), pp. 41-55.||-|
|dc.rights||Published in Social Responsibility Journal by Emerald.||-|
|dc.subject||small business learning||en_UK|
|dc.subject.lcsh||Social responsibility of business||-|
|dc.title||Moral commitments to community: Mapping social responsibility and its ambiguities among small business owners||en_UK|
|dc.citation.jtitle||Social Responsibility Journal||-|
|dc.type.status||Post-print (author final draft post-refereeing)||-|
|dc.contributor.affiliation||University of Alberta||-|
|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
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