CSR Communication on Social Networks

  • Anna Križanová
  • Dominika Moravcikova
  • Katarina Moravcikova
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Abstract

Marketing communication is one of the most important tools through which a company communicates with its customers. This instrument has been significantly influenced by globalization, leading to business innovations in the communication process. A number of studies on social responsibility indicate the growing importance of the Internet as part of an integrated communications strategy for corporate social responsibility (CSR). This chapter provides an overview of CSR communication with stakeholders through social networks and the possibilities of using online platforms for the promotion of CSR activities. It also includes a marketing survey on the issue of online tools, showing that social networks are useful for CSR communications with stakeholders. The survey was conducted between October and December 2016 with a sample of 391 customers and 434 companies. The methods used in this chapter include deduction, induction, analysis, and marketing research based on documentation, marketing and CSR communications, and journal articles.

Keywords

CSR communication Social networks CSR communication on social networks Marketing survey 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This chapter was supported by a scientific grant from Vega (n. 1/0024/15).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Križanová
    • 1
  • Dominika Moravcikova
    • 1
  • Katarina Moravcikova
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Zilina, Faculty of Operations and Economics of Transport and CommunicationsZilinaSlovak Republic

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