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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...

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

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    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...

  • The Moral Economy of EU Association with Africaby Mark Langan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    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$ 117.00

    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...

  • Emerging Market Heterogeneityby Zhongxia Zhang; Yuan Gao

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This paper studies growth patterns in Emerging Market Economies (EMs) from the perspective on clusters and taxonomies. First, it documents developments over the past five decades in EMs and uses a cluster analysis to better understand convergence and the investment-growth nexus. Second, it looks at the performance of EMs since 2000 and develops a taxonomy... more...

  • Republic of Polandby International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Poland has recovered from the 2012-13 slowdown. Growth accelerated to 3.4 percent in 2014, and further to 3.6 percent in the first quarter of 2015, on the back of buoyant domestic demand, supported by improving labor market and financial conditions. However, inflation has remained negative... more...

  • Managerismusby Manfred Hoefle

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.75

    Der von Manfred Hoefle gepr�gte Begriff des "Managerismus" umschreibt die heute h�ufig anzutreffende Form, wie Unternehmen gesteuert, �ber Wertsch�pfung verf�gt und wie mit Menschen und Werten umgegangen wird. Beraten von externen Consultants und stimuliert von Finanzanalysten hat sich bei vielen Managern eine Distanz zu den Mitarbeitern... more...

  • Revenue Managementby Ronald Huefner

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    This book describes the emerging field 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 financial and accounting practice in particular. Revenue... more...

  • Sustainability of Products, Processes and Supply Chainsby Fengqi You

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    Sustainability of Products, Processes and Supply Chains: Theory and Applications presents the recent theoretical developments and applications on the interface between sustainability and process systems engineering. It offers a platform for cutting-edge, holistic analyses of key challenges associated with computer-aided tools for incorporating... more...