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Social responsibility of business

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  • Handbook on Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Businessby J. Doh; S. Stumpf

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 60.00

    Ethics, social responsibility, leadership, governance. These terms are heard in the classroom, in the boardroom, and viewed on the front page of newspapers and magazines. Yet serious attention to the relationships among these concepts is lacking. Although commitments to leadership, ethics, and social responsibility are evident, individuals and companies... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Entrepreneurship as Social Changeby C. Steyaert; D. Hjorth

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    This book - the third in the Movements in Entrepreneurship series - examines entrepreneurship as a societal phenomenon. It provides an in-depth study of the social aspects of entrepreneurship, illustrating how entrepreneurship affects society. The need to move beyond economy to disclose entrepreneurship in its societal forms is demonstrated, as is... more...

  • The Challenge of Organising and Implementing Corporate Social Responsibilityby Jan Jonker; Marco de Witte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) often emerges at the boundary of the business enterprise, expressed in changing relations with stakeholders and society. This book explores the theoretical and practical aspects of implementing CSR within organizations. It captures implementation perspectives and unravels consequences of implementing CSR. more...

  • (R)Evolutionby Rob Dekkers

    Springer US 2005; US$ 207.91

    (R)Evolution studies the adaptation of industrial organisations to the dynamics of the environment by drawing an analogy with evolutionary biology, by extensively studying literature in management science, and by case studies. These investigations have lead to the insight that companies might evolve slower than generally expected; they doubt the effect... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Dexter Dunphy; Jodie Benveniste; Andrew Griffiths; Philip Sutton

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81

    Explores the need for organisations to strive for both human and ecological sustainability and the ways this can be achieved. more...