business commerce buildings leadership for the greater good and economic value

Leadership for the greater good and the creation of economic value

As community expectations have grown concerning the degree to which institutions, especially businesses, should create social value, there has been a concomitant decline in expectations that institutions should focus solely on creating economic value. In academe, there is a now voluminous literature on these topics, as found in research into corporate social responsibility and responsible leadership, to name but two strands of research in the domain of business and society.