Public Relations Journal is a free, web-based, open-access, quarterly academic journal presented by the Public Relations Society of America and the Institute for Public Relations dedicated to offering the latest public relations and communication-based research. In June 2017, IPR combined its “Research Journal of IPR” with the PRSA “PR Journal.”

Volume 11: Issue 4 (May 2018)

Special Issue: International CSR

This issue is presented by the PR Journal and The Arthur W. Page Center

Special Guest Editor’s Introduction
International CSR: Challenges of Implementing Corporate Responsibility Programs Across the Globe
Denise Bortree, Ph.D., Penn State University, Director of the Arthur W. Page Center
Michel Haigh, Ph.D.,  Texas State University


Examining the Impact of Value Orientations on CSR Evaluations and Expectations Among U.S. and Chinese Publics
Anli Xiao, Penn State University
Holly Overton, Ph.D., University of South Carolina


Creating Shared Value, Public Trust, Supportive Behavior, and Communication Preferences: A Comparison Study in the United States and China
Chun-Ju Flora Hung-Baesecke, Ph.D., Massey University
Yi-Ru Regina Chen, Ph.D., Hong Kong Baptist University
Don Stacks, Ph.D., University of Miami
W. Timothy Coombs, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Ben Boyd, Edelman Public Relations


Skepticism Toward CSR: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
Hyejoon Rim, Ph.D., University of Minnesota



Communication Practitioners' Views on the Economic and Ethical Dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case of Slovenia
Neva Štumberger, Purdue University
Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, Ph.D., Purdue University


Corporate Perspectives on the Role of Global Public Relations in Public Diplomacy
Candace L. White, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Kathy R. Fitzpatrick, J.D., American University