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Social responsibility of business

  • The Base of the Pyramid Promiseby Ted London

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    As economic growth slows in the developed world, the base of the pyramid (BoP) represents perhaps the last great, untapped market. Of the world's 7 billion inhabitants, around 4 billion live in low-income markets in the developing world. These 4 billion people deserve?and, increasingly, are demanding?better lives. At the same time, the business community... more...

  • Welcome to GoodCoby Mr Tom Levitt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 44.95

    This second edition of Welcome to GoodCo updates the author's critically acclaimed analysis of how the tools of business are being (and ought to be) used to help tackle the great problems of both the planet and of local communities. In exploring the increasingly politically relevant issue of 'responsible capitalism' - and its variations - he asks... more...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility?by Charlotte Walker-Said; John D. Kelly

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    With this book, Charlotte Walker-Said and John D. Kelly have assembled an essential toolkit to better understand how the notoriously ambiguous concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) functions in practice within different disciplines and settings. Bringing together cutting-edge scholarship from leading figures in human rights programs around... more...

  • Nachhaltig wirtschaften - gerecht teilenby Stefan Federbusch

    Echter Verlag 2015; Not Available

    ?Diese Wirtschaft tötet? - mit seiner provokanten Feststellung bringt es Papst Franziskus auf den Punkt. Da mittlerweile alle Bereiche unseres Lebens ökonomischen Interessen unterliegen, ist es angebracht, sich mit diesem System kritisch auseinanderzusetzen. Stefan Federbusch tut dies aus franziskanischer Perspektive. Er zeigt auf, dass die kapitalistischen... more...

  • The Moral Economy of EU Association with Africaby Mark Langan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Africa?s association with the European Union has long been hailed as a progressive model of North-South relations. European officials, in particular, have represented the Africa-EU ?partnership? as a pro-poor enterprise in which trade interests are married to development prerogatives. Applying a moral economy perspective, this book examines the?tangible... more...

  • Sustainability Callingby Pierre Massotte; Patrick Corsi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00 US$ 112.67

    This book discusses the key concepts of the technologies that underpin the drive towards sustainability in today’s complex world.  The authors propose an integrated view of the frontiers facing any organization nowadays – whether an enterprise, an administration or any human collective construction – that operates with a goal,... more...

  • Soziale Verantwortung aus protestantischer Perspektiveby Gotlind Ulshöfer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 41.88

    Der Diskurs um soziale Verantwortung angesichts neuerer "Governance-Strukturen" im politischen und ökonomischen Bereich ist dringlicher denn je. Immer deutlicher zeigt sich die Notwendigkeit, eine Verantwortung des Sozialen im globalen Kontext zu einer Ethik der Handlungsräume zu entwickeln, die den neuen Verschränkungen von Politik und Wirtschaft... more...

  • Managerismusby Manfred Hoefle

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17

    The term "managerism" coined by the author describes the form commonly found today of how companies are led, how added value is used and how people and values are treated. Advised by external consultants and stimulated by financial analysts, many managers have adopted a certain distance to their employees, who are now generally known as "FTEs", "headcount",... more...

  • Revenue Managementby Ronald Huefner

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    This book describes the emerging ?eld of revenue management and its applications across a broad spectrum of business activity. It recounts the history and development of revenue management and addresses the analytical tools needed to integrate revenue management into management generally and ?nancial and accounting practice in particular. Revenue... more...

  • Einfluss von Corporate Social Responsibility auf die Reputation von touristischen Unternehmenby Ina zur Oven-Krockhaus

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 52.29

    Reputation ist der Ruf eines Unternehmens in der Öffentlichkeit. Der Reputationsbegriff stammt aus der BWL und wird auf die touristischen Unternehmen TUI, Deutsche Bahn und Lufthansa angewendet. Dabei steht der Einfluss von Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) als freiwillige Verantwortungsübernahme der Unternehmen in den Bereichen Markt,... more...