Cause-related marketing–led corporate social responsibility in international business-to-business markets: the contingent roles of host-country sustainable development
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Design/methodology/approach - We collect and analyze dyadic data from multiple sources including 1) dyadic data from asupplier and its 90 foreign customers, 2) the supplier’s internal company records, and 3) publically available data.
Findings - We find that supplier CRM-led philanthropic CSR reputation positively affects foreign customer business engagement. Furthermore, we find that this positive relationship is stronger when host-country environments are characterized by achieving a higher level of environmental wellbeing development. In contrast, this positive relationship is weaker when the foreign customer host-country environment is characterized by achieving a higher level of economic wellbeing development.
Originality/value - We examine that impacts of CRM-led CSR in international B2B markets and differentiate the contingent roles of foreign customer host-country sustainable development in moderating such impacts.
|Number of pages||22|
|Journal||International Marketing Review|
|Early online date||12 Sep 2019|
|Publication status||Early online - 12 Sep 2019|
Rights statement: Liu, G., Wu, M., Ko, W., Chen, C. and Chen, Y. (2019), "Cause-related marketing: Led corporate social responsibility in international business-to-business markets: the contingent roles of host-country sustainable development", International Marketing Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IMR-04-2019-0114. Copyright © 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
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