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Capitalist Networks and Social Power in Australia and New Zealand

Capitalist Networks and Social Power in Australia and New Zealand

1st Edition

Georgina Murray
October 12, 2017

It is often asserted that the ruling elite in Western capitalist economies now consists of liberal intellectuals and their media sympathisers. By contrast this book looks at the real elite in Australian and New Zealand society and shows that there is still a ruling class based upon economic...

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries

1st Edition

Natalia Yakovleva
March 06, 2017

Based on the concept of corporate social responsibility, this book analyses modern approaches adopted by mining companies that could minimise negative impacts of mining and enhance positive benefits to corporate stakeholders. Using a case study of two mining sectors (gold and diamond mining) the...

Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in Developing Countries: The Case of Bangladesh

Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in Developing Countries: The Case of Bangladesh

1st Edition

Ataur Rahman Belal
September 28, 2008

Historically, the study of corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting has largely been within the context of Western economies. However, in the wake of highly publicized incidents such as Bhopal and the struggle of the Ogoni people in Nigeria, many large corporations now claim to be taking...

Ethics, Psyche and Social Responsibility

Ethics, Psyche and Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Ana Maria Davila Gomez, David Crowther
August 28, 2007

The last few decades have seen significant changes in the structure of business organizations, including downsizing, outsourcing and flattened management structures. The effects on employees have been considerable. In this context the importance of the psychological contract between employer and...

Higher Education and Civic Engagement: International Perspectives

Higher Education and Civic Engagement: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Iain Mac Labhrainn, Lorraine McIlrath
June 08, 2007

This volume provides an original and powerful contribution to debates about the civic purpose of higher education. It suggests that universities can best realize their civic mission by making it central to their policy and practice. Bringing together researchers from three continents, the book...

Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: Talking, Doing and Measuring

Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: Talking, Doing and Measuring

1st Edition

Frank de Bakker, Frank den Hond
May 22, 2007

Since the mid 1990s political and public debates about the social responsibilities of firms have gained renewed force. Although CSR seems to be a well defined concept in management literature, in its diverse applications the CSR concept loses much of its pertinence. In Managing Corporate Social...

The Employment Contract and the Changed World of Work

The Employment Contract and the Changed World of Work

1st Edition

Stella Vettori
April 25, 2007

The world of work has undergone major changes in the last two decades. This book examines these changes in their international context. It is argued that collective bargaining should no longer be viewed as the most important means of regulating the employment relationship. In the changed world of...

The Cooperative Movement: Globalization from Below

The Cooperative Movement: Globalization from Below

1st Edition

Richard C. Williams
April 13, 2007

Richard Williams surveys the history of the cooperative movement from its origins in the 18th century and deals with the theory of cooperation, as contrasted with the 'Standard Economic Model', based on competition. The book contains the results of field studies of a number of successful...

Stories, Visions and Values in Voluntary Organisations

Stories, Visions and Values in Voluntary Organisations

1st Edition

Christina Schwabenland
October 28, 2006

Christina Schwabenland's book is based on extensive research into stories told by people working in voluntary organizations in the UK and in India. With a view to social change, the author employs hermeneutic methods to explore how stories create and sustain meaning and how storytelling contributes...

Whistleblowing and Organizational Social Responsibility: A Global Assessment

Whistleblowing and Organizational Social Responsibility: A Global Assessment

1st Edition

Wim Vandekerckhove
October 17, 2006

Establishing a policy and building a culture that helps to protect organizations from financial wrong-doing, criminal or civil liability and permanent damage to corporate reputation has become a central theme of contemporary corporate policies towards 'whistleblowing'. This book is amongst the...

Corporate Social Performance: A Stakeholder Approach

Corporate Social Performance: A Stakeholder Approach

1st Edition

Stuart Cooper
August 28, 2004

Corporate social performance has come of age. In a business environment characterized by its perpetual state of flux, the ability to recognize and react to global forces becomes paramount. The fallout of such rapid change - the fast-paced developments in communications and technology, the continual...

Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Lez Rayman-Bacchus, David Crowther
January 28, 2004

Over the last decade the question of the relationship between organizations and society has been subject to much debate, often of a critical nature. The decade has seen protests concerning the actions of organizations, exposures of corporate exploitation and unfolding accounting scandals. At the...

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