Now in is second edition, this successful textbook examines the multiple dimensions of corporate responsibility. Offering a perfect balance of theoretical and practical coverage, it provides a historical and interdisciplinary overview of the field; a summary of different management approaches; and a review of key actors and trends worldwide. The authors adopt a critical perspective that encourages students to debate various issues in this ever-evolving field. By combining an insightful and interdisciplinary approach with the pedagogy that students need,Corporate Responsibility,Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject. New to this Edition: * Two new chapters: One on small- and medium-sized enterprises and another on developing economies * Increased coverage of social enterprise throughout * Longer end-of-chapter case studies--in addition to the "Snapshot Cases" within the text of each chapter * An updated and expanded Companion Website, which includes several film trailers related to corporate responsibility (click link at upper right)
Mick Blowfield is Senior Research Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University; Teaching Fellow in Corporate Responsibility, London Business School; and Visiting Professor, University of Middlesex Business School.
Alan Murray is Principal Teaching Fellow, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development, Leeds University Business School, and Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School and The York Management School.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: THE MEANING AND ORIGINS OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY 1. Introducing Corporate Responsibility 2. The Origins of Corporate Responsibility 3. Sustainable Development in the Changing Business Environment 4. Corporate Responsibility in Developing Economies 5. Globalization and Corporate Responsibility PART TWO: MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY 6. How Corporate Responsibility is Managed and the Business Case 7. The Place of Corporate Responsibility in the Corporate Governance Framework 8. Social Accounting 9. Stakeholder Management and Engagement 10. Socially Responsible Investment 11. Corporate Responsibility in Smaller Enterprises and Social Enterprise PART THREE: THE IMPACT, CRITICS, AND FUTURE OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY 12. The Impact of Corporate Responsibility 13. Criticisms of Corporate Responsibility 14. The Future of Corporate Responsibility