Corporate Responsibility A Critical Introduction

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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This much needed textbook examines the multiple dimensions to corporate responsibility. It creates a framework that presents a historical and interdisciplinary overview of the field; a summary of different management approaches; and a review of the key actors and trends worldwide. The authors take a critical perspective and successfully provide a balance between theory and practice. They offer comprehensive coverage of the subject, combining an insightful, interdisciplinary, approach with the pedagogy and support sought after by students. An online resource centre will accompany the text, comprising weblinks, new legislation, further reading, email listservs and links to courses for students, and case studies and essay questions for lecturers.

Table of Contents

The Meaning and Origins of Corporate Responsibility
Introducing Corporate Responsibility
The Origins of Corporate Responsibility
Globalization and International Development
Managing and implementing corporate responsibility
How Corporate Responsibility is Managed
The Business Case for Corporate Responsibility
Stakeholders, Standards, and Regional Variations
Social Acounting
The Place of Corporate Responsibility in the Corporate Governance Framework
Sustainable Development
Stakeholder Partnerships
Socially Responsible Investment
The Impact, Critics, and Future of Corporate Responsibility
The Impact of Corporate Responsibility
Criticisms of Corporate Responsibility
The Future of Corporate Responsibility
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