Social responsibility and competitive success of firms in the Lisbon metropolitan region

M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández, Teresa Costa, Luisa Carvalho, Dolores Gallardo-Vázquez
2015 Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Partial Least Squares Path Modeling - The Conference for PLS Users   unpublished
Social Responsibility is considered a crucial issue to enhance a long-term competiveness in firms because it has been demonstrated the causal relationship with several strategic business variables. This paper develops a conceptual model and applies Structural Equations Modeling technique to a sample of 91 firms from the Lisbon Metropolitan Region in order to understand the link between Social Responsibility and competitive success. The model provides a simple guidance for upgrading competitive
more » ... rading competitive success in firms operating in Portugal. We consider this work as a starting point to develop a more accurate model for Portuguese economic reality in the near future.
doi:10.3990/2.324 fatcat:2gscnbr64nfpvdrkfohoshyrm4