Corporate Social Responsibility learning in a highly turbulent national context: some evidence from the post-2011Tunisia

Petia KOLEVA, Amel Ben Rhouma
This study analyses the learning experiences of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of a panel of enterprises and actors based in Tunisia. It aims to investigate the impact of the Tunisian revolution of 2011 on this learning process. The theory of institutional entrepreneurship and the "four I framework" of organisational learning of Crossan et al. (1999) offer relevant insights about the actors and the course of this phenomenon. It appears that in Tunisia, CSR was not born of the revolution.
more » ... of the revolution. However, the degree of its formalization and the weight attributed to its various components (environmental, social and governance) vary significantly before and after 2011. These developments are the result of individual, group and organizational learning, driven by institutional entrepreneurs.
doi:10.34874/imist.prsm/issm/16671 fatcat:nxzn6mpqrjhp3bkbftzraj5hxm