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Finance, Governance and Sustainability: Challenges to Theory and Practice


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Management Scholarship and Organisational Change: Representing Burns and Stalker

Management Scholarship and Organisational Change: Representing Burns and Stalker

1st Edition

Miriam Green
January 23, 2019

Change is a crucial and inescapable process for many organisations. It remains a constant challenge for managers and many change management initiatives fail. Burns and Stalker’s seminal text on managing change, The Management of Innovation, has often been used as a basis for research in...

Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability Reporting

Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability Reporting

1st Edition

Marco Bellucci, Giacomo Manetti
August 01, 2018

In a context of growing social and environmental concerns, the role of large enterprises and corporations in encouraging sustainability has drawn increasing attention in recent years. Both academic debates and public-opinion research have called into question the extended responsibilities of firms...

Women on Corporate Boards: An International Perspective

Women on Corporate Boards: An International Perspective

1st Edition

Maria Aluchna, Güler Aras
April 17, 2018

Female presence and involvement on boards improves firm performance, transforms corporate governance and leads to the transition towards more responsible business. Corporate boards are essential bodies for governance and management and their efficiency determines a company’s performance. The board...

Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting

Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting

1st Edition

Charl de Villiers, Warren Maroun
November 06, 2017

Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting deals with organizations’ assessment, articulation and disclosure of their social and environmental impact on various groups in society. There is increasingly an understanding that financial information does not sufficiently discharge...

Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Ethos of Management

Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Ethos of Management

1st Edition

Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
August 31, 2017

In Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Ethos of Management, Jacob Dahl Rendtorff maps the concept of global business ethics, related to sustainability and corporate governance, via an examination of the major theories of business ethics and the philosophy of management. The book is...

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies

1st Edition

Risa Bhinekawati
December 13, 2016

Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of...

Corporate Behavior and Sustainability: Doing Well by Being Good

Corporate Behavior and Sustainability: Doing Well by Being Good

1st Edition

Güler Aras, Coral Ingley
October 05, 2016

Companies can no longer expect to engage in dubious or unethical corporate behaviour without risking their reputation and damaging, perhaps irrevocably, their market position. Irresponsible corporate behavior not only deprives shareholders of long-term returns but also ultimately imposes a cost on...

Strategy, Structure and Corporate Governance: Expressing inter-firm networks and group-affiliated companies

Strategy, Structure and Corporate Governance: Expressing inter-firm networks and group-affiliated companies

1st Edition

Nabyla Daidj
July 21, 2016

Since the beginning of the 2000s, important changes in external environments have affected the corporate governance practices of firms all around the world. The corporate governance structure in each country develops in response to country-specific factors and conditions. Firms are currently...

Transforming Governance: New Values, New Systems in the New Business Environment

Transforming Governance: New Values, New Systems in the New Business Environment

1st Edition

Maria Aluchna, Güler Aras
September 28, 2015

Transforming Governance: New Values, New Systems in the New Business Environment, edited by Maria Aluchna and Güler Aras addresses the current state, as well as the development of corporate governance and its perceived tasks and functions, in response to the changing market and regulatory...

Sustainable Governance in Hybrid Organizations: An International Case Study of Water Companies

Sustainable Governance in Hybrid Organizations: An International Case Study of Water Companies

1st Edition

Linne Marie Lauesen
June 28, 2015

In Sustainable Governance in Hybrid Organizations the author Linne Marie Lauesen explores how businesses that have succeeded in conducting sustainable governance, manage and govern their sustainable performance: in other words, how they manage to be economically, socially, and environmentally...

Sustainable Markets for Sustainable Business: A Global Perspective for Business and Financial Markets

Sustainable Markets for Sustainable Business: A Global Perspective for Business and Financial Markets

1st Edition

Güler Aras
March 28, 2015

Around the world the focus is on the relationship between ethics and governance codes and how widely this should be interpreted. Sustainability has three main accepted dimensions: economic growth, social responsibility, and environmental protection. It is a truly multidimensional and...

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