Inside the Mind of

Alwyn Lim

Dr Alwyn Lim is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Singapore Management University and Lee Kong Chian Fellow for 2022-2024. His research examines the impact of globalization on organizations and institutions, of which he has published on the rise and diffusion of corporate responsibility frameworks. His current interests include new directions in capitalism, higher education in developmental states, and the political economy of Singapore. 

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Consumers crave authenticity and want to buy products from companies whose hearts are in the right place. Consumers may even research companies to discern which ones are saints and which ones bear false witness.

Alwyn Lim, Saintly moves: Why companies use corporate social responsibility as a halo strategy