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Territories of Social Responsibility: Opening the Research and Policy Agenda

Territories of Social Responsibility: Opening the Research and Policy Agenda

1st Edition

Patricia Almeida Ashley, David Crowther
May 25, 2017

CSR is a fragile concept if conceived only at the organizational level or driven only by leadership will. Many writers deal with aspects of social responsibility, but most deal with it as this kind of organizational and voluntary initiative. Few address the wider policy agenda. The contributors to...

Regulating Multinationals in Developing Countries: A Conceptual and Legal Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility

Regulating Multinationals in Developing Countries: A Conceptual and Legal Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Edwin Mujih
May 22, 2017

Edwin Mujih explores the difficulties associated with regulating multinational companies operating in developing countries, with a particular focus on extractive industries. The author highlights the need to establish an international legally binding framework to ensure that multinationals operate...

Managing Responsibly: Alternative Approaches to Corporate Management and Governance

Managing Responsibly: Alternative Approaches to Corporate Management and Governance

1st Edition

Venkataraman Nilakant, Jane Buckingham
November 16, 2016

In the wake of financial meltdown and environmental disaster, employers increasingly demand that managers have an understanding of ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility and values-based management. Business ethics is therefore increasingly being taught in business schools and is...

Corporate Community Involvement: A Visible Face of CSR in Practice

Corporate Community Involvement: A Visible Face of CSR in Practice

1st Edition

Bilge Uyan-Atay
February 13, 2014

There has been tremendous growth in Corporate Community Involvement (CCI) projects of all sizes in recent years. This has been encouraged by organisations such as Business in the Community in the UK, which provides information designed to motivate businesses and government to engage in CCI. In fact...

The Balanced Company: Organizing for the 21st Century

The Balanced Company: Organizing for the 21st Century

1st Edition

Inger Jensen, John Damm Scheuer
December 18, 2013

Today’s organizations are embedded in global and local network relationships that demand more. They have to consider the importance to customers, investors and employees of being respected in wider society and behaving ethically, so it is increasingly important for companies to reflect...

Auditor Independence: Auditing, Corporate Governance and Market Confidence

Auditor Independence: Auditing, Corporate Governance and Market Confidence

1st Edition

Ismail Adelopo
December 13, 2012

In Auditor Independence, Ismail Adelopo argues that the importance of auditors' independence cannot be over-emphasised. Not only do auditors provide certification of the truth and fairness of the information prepared by managers, they also have a duty to express opinions on the degree of compliance...

Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility: Diversity, Rights, and Sustainability

Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility: Diversity, Rights, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Ana Maria Davila Gomez, David Crowther
December 28, 2011

The issue of human rights, in the context of corporate social responsibility, is normally taken to relate to concern about exploitation in the supply chain - child labour, slavery in developing countries, and similar evils; but of course, human rights are engaged in relation to the treatment of...

Towards Ecological Taxation: The Efficacy of Emissions-Related Motor Taxation

Towards Ecological Taxation: The Efficacy of Emissions-Related Motor Taxation

1st Edition

David Russell
May 28, 2011

Governments around the world are struggling to meet their commitments to achieve targets relating to reductions in greenhouse gases. Many writers advocating ways to achieve these targets offer radical but often impractical approaches that do not offer a way forward within the existing economic...

Ageing Populations and Changing Labour Markets: Social and Economic Impacts of the Demographic Time Bomb

Ageing Populations and Changing Labour Markets: Social and Economic Impacts of the Demographic Time Bomb

1st Edition

Stella Vettori
September 28, 2010

Talk of a demographic time bomb is not new. The notion first entered public consciousness some time ago, but there is a lack of clarity about what such talk is really all about. Ageing populations are seen both as a threat and an opportunity. There is concern about discrimination against older...

Making Ecopreneurs: Developing Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Making Ecopreneurs: Developing Sustainable Entrepreneurship

2nd Edition

Michael Schaper
June 28, 2010

The first edition of this book looked at the emergence of 'ecopreneurs' - environmental entrepreneurs gaining competitive advantage for their firms through understanding and utilising green issues. These green entrepreneurs have led the way in enabling market forces to generate economic growth...

A Handbook of Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

A Handbook of Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Güler Aras, David Crowther
March 17, 2010

The current economic situation has highlighted deficiencies in corporate governance while also showing the importance of stakeholder relations. It has also raised the profile of the debates regarding corporate social responsibility and shown the inter-relationship with governance. And the two...

Global Perspectives on Corporate Governance and CSR

Global Perspectives on Corporate Governance and CSR

1st Edition

Güler Aras, David Crowther
October 28, 2009

Good governance is good PR, it is important in every sphere of society, whether it be the corporate environment, the political, or wider society. When resources are too limited to meet the minimum expectations of the people, it is a good governance level that can help to promote the welfare of...

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