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Social responsibility of business

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  • Responsibility in World Businessby Bomann-Larsen; Oddny Wiggen Lene

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    How should companies deal with harmful side-effects of their business operations? Should they be held responsible for the wrongdoing of other players? These are crucial issues within the current debate on corporate responsibility and they represent the most substantial challenges confronting the business community today. more...

  • Gender Management And Transition In Central And Eastern Europeby Beverly Dawn Metcalfe; Marianne Afanassieva

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Introducing gender, management and transition research The majority of studies on economic and political reform in central and eastern Europe (CEE) have failed to consider how men and women are differently affected by transition from command to market economies (Grapard, 1997; Degtiar, 2000). This failure is likely to have serious consequences... more...

  • Women and Equality in the Workplaceby Janet Z. Giele

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work is a guide to women's quest for fairness in the workplace, making the great legal and social advances, and as as continuing inequalities. It provides statistics on women's employment, the gender divide in occupations, and sex differentials in earnings. more...

  • Women in management perspectives from the European Academy of Managementby Adelina Broadbridge; Jeff Hearn

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    A selection of papers from the European Academy of Management Conference 2004 - from the Gender and management track. There are four papers from all over Europe which report on recent empirical research. The issue overall provides some new perspectives, in particular it shows how the position of women in management demonstrates both real similarities... more...

  • A Woman's Place is in the Boardroomby Peninah Thomson; Jacey Graham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 75.00

    There are relatively few women in senior executive positions and on the boards of major companies. Based upon research and in the context of contemporary management debates the authors argue the business case for promoting women to these positions in order to create more value for shareholders. The book draws upon interviews with chairpersons and chief... more...

  • Should Prometheus be Bound?by Philippe de Woot

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book proposes a critical analysis of the new corporate responsibilities in a globalizing world. It is built around the creative and entrepreneurial power of the business firm and the new opportunities and challenges offered by science and technology, globalization and deregulation. Rather than focusing on tools, techniques and existing practices,... more...

  • Stakeholder Theoryby Maria Bonnafous-Boucher; Yvon Pesqueux

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00

    New standards of corporate behaviour have been established in developed countries, obliging them to record information about the 'triple bottom line' in their annual reports. Corporations, especially multinational companies, have had to develop new strategic orientations. Research on social, environmental and overall ethical behaviour of companies... more...

  • Social enterprise managementby Bob Doherty; John Thompson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Social enterprises are organisations seeking business solutions to social problems. This e-book looks at social enterprises around the world in terms of governance, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, sustainability and in the public sector. more...

  • The Role of Business in Public Diplomacyby Michael Goodman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Diplomacy has assembled an outstanding roster of experts in the field. A close reading of the articles reveals that they don?t always agree on the role of business or even on the definition of public diplomacy. Is it propaganda, public relations, public affairs, a combination of these, or yet something different? The contributors come from academia,... more...

  • Corporate Responsibility and Competitiveness, Volume 6, Issue 4by Gilbert Lenssen; Wojciech Gasparski; Boleslaw Rok; Peter Lacy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book draws on papers presented at the European Academy of Business in Society Fourth Annual Colloquium in Warsaw, Poland, December 2005. The event was hosted by the Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management and the Warsaw School of Economics. It was part of the EABIS led project, ?The European Platform for Excellence in CSR Research?,... more...