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Social responsibility of business

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  • Diversity Perspectives in European Managementby Beverley Metcalfe; Sandra Fielden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book has been developed from the Gender, Diversity and Management track of the European Management Conference that was held in Oslo 2006. The papers included here reflect the ethos of the track and highlight some of the key issues in the understanding of diversity and the implications for organizations in developing and implementing diversity... more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Heather Hopfl; Peter Case

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book has sought to give attention to why women?s leadership continues to be a problem. Leadership is a seductive topic. Yet in most texts, women are merely subsumed. This e-book has attempted to draw together some issues which are pertinent to women and leadership in the future. A number of questions are to be asked. We hope you will find some... more...

  • Corporate Social Responsibilityby S.B. Banerjee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Provides a critical perspective on contemporary discourses of corporate social responsibility (CSR). This book shows how supranational institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization are complicit in an 'economic capture' of social issues. more...

  • Gender and Work in Capitalist Economiesby Pamela Odih

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Provides an intervention into Marxist analysis of time and capitalist accumulation, and looks at how in contemporary regimes this translates as the universal appropriation of women's labour time. This book explores industrial and post-industrial times as moments in a longer-term trend and accelerated rates of disaggregated production. more...

  • Whistle-blowing in Organizationsby Marcia P. Miceli

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2008; US$ 39.95

    A research based book on whistle-blowing in organizations. It describes studies on this important topic and the implications of the research and theory for organizational behavior, managerial practice, and public policy. more...

  • Multinationals in their Communitiesby Ian W. Jones; Michael Pollitt; David Bek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 144.00

    Multinationals can impact significantly on the quality of social relations within their communities, partly through corporate citizenship projects. This book analyzes the nature and effectiveness of these projects, using theoretical and empirical insights of recent literature. It demonstrates how MNCs can build communities in developing countries. more...

  • The Sexual Paradoxby Susan Pinker

    Scribner 2008; US$ 22.99

    Susan Pinker, psychologist and award-winning columnist, has written a groundbreaking and controversial book that reveals why learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls in the classroom are reversed in the workplace. Pinker examines how fundamental sex differences play out over the life span. By comparing fragile boys who succeed later... more...

  • Organizing Transnational Accountabilityby M. Boström; C. Garsten

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    There is increasing pressure for accountability, driven by such factors as the globalization of markets, environmental destruction and the violation of human rights. This book focuses on the development of accountability tools and techniques as well as on the organizational arrangements and political struggles behind such endeavours. more...

  • International Business under Adversityby G.G.S. Suder

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    The wide spread of specific sets of values, ways of thinking and living, infrastructures and technologies are associated with the motivations of conflict, crisis and terrorism. What is the role of international business in this dilemma? This book explores the essential issues of corporate responsibility rooted in firms' international activities. more...

  • What Women Want From Workby Dr Ruth Woodfield

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Are current patterns within women's occupations a function of external limitations on initial ambitions, or do women simply prefer distinct types of work? Including case studies of fire fighting and teaching, this book offers a qualitative exploration of girls' and women's reported journeys towards their work choices. more...