Redefining corporate responsibility in a global economy

an agenda for action.
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Jobs for the Future , Boston, MA
Social responsibility of business -- United St
ContributionsJobs for the Future, Inc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD60.5.U5 R43 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL571740M
ISBN 101887410821
LC Control Number96157994
OCLC/WorldCa35146082

Redefining Corporate Responsibility in a Global Economy 9 1 The analysis and recom-mendations presented here were developed over eighteen months of extensive discussion, liter-ature reviews, and inter-views with corporate and community leaders.

They were further debated and refined through discus-sions with a multi-sector Advisory Council. See. The book examines the issue of corporate social responsibility from a public policy perspective, considering the implications of corporations' involvement in global economic governance.

By Joseph Stiglitz. There is by now a consensus that the current global financial crisis may well be the worst since the Great Depression. As solutions are proposed, there is strong pressure from W all Street to make sure that their way of doing business is protected.

"Redefining the Corporation is a seminal contribution to the literature on strategy and governance – one that should be compulsory reading for management, observers, and students. The authors have developed a new, more comprehensive and robust view of corporate purpose and how to achieve it in an increasingly complex, global environment.".

Since the environment is a pillar of corporate social responsibility (CSR), the findings have important implications for CSR policy, which promotes voluntary actions predicated on a business case.

A corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy is beneficial not only for a corporation's bottom line but also for its employees, stakeholders, consumers, and for communities, the environment and society at large.

It is, therefore, imperative to assess and know the extent to which a corporation is socially responsible. Corporate social responsibility in a global economy priority to CSR efforts. The social partners have played an active role in promoting decent working conditions and the right to organise, also in develo­ ping countries, and NGOs have played a leading role in mobilising companies to prioritise social responsibility.

Many companies have integrated. 19th Annual Global CEO Survey. Introduction from. Dennis Nally. As they look forward to the year ahead.

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CEOs are less confident about prospects for the global economy than they were in The same is true overall when they consider their own company’s prospects for growth.

Many CEOs do still see opportunities. but they are looking to. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained more interest in the past decade, however it is not a new idea; it dates back to the s, said Eric Orts of the University of Pennsylvania.

Just before World War II, German industrialist Walter Rathenau claimed that business corporations had become very large and that they had grown to be a significant part of the society.

Subsumed under the umbrella term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the assumed duties of business in society have been an increasingly debated topic in Redefining corporate responsibility in a global economy book research,1 business practice,2 politics3 and media.4 Especially within the scientific discussion, two contradicting positions can be distinguished: on the one hand, there is the argument that resources spent on other than economic.

While Powell makes the case for employees taking personal responsibility, she provides a comprehensive plan that incorporates the use of innovation centers that will fundamentally change your company so that employees become empowered as strategic partners.

This book is thoroughly researched and full of helpful examples/5(53). Corporate Responsibility & The Global Compact Many terms have emerged in recent years to describe the environmental and social responsibility of business: corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship, corporate sustainability, to name just a few.

Book Title: Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy Authors: Guillermo C. Jimenez and Elizabeth PulosAuthor: Guillermo C. Jimenez, Elizabeth Pulos. In the highly praised The Market for Virtue, David Vogel presents a clear, balanced analysis of the contemporary corporate social responsibility (CSR) movement in the United States and Europe.

In this updated paperback edition, Vogel discusses recent CSR initiatives and responds to new developments in the CSR debate. He asserts that while the movement has achieved success in 5/5(1).

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Responsibility in the Global Economy. Good Corporation, Bad Corporation The subject of this book is corporate social responsibility (CSR), a broad term that refers (in terms of economic size, comparing corporate revenues with national gross domestic product, or GDP).

This trend has continued, and for the past decade, 40 to 50 of the. This textbook provides an innovative, internationally oriented approach to the teaching of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics.

Drawing on case studies involving companies and countries around the world, the textbook explores the social, ethical, and business dynamics underlying CSR in such areas as global warming, genetically modified organisms [ ].

—Archie B. Carroll, Professor of Management Emeritus, Terry College of Business and author of Business and Society A challenging and thought provoking book. In an age when corporate responsibility is a must for most large businesses, Wayne Visser reminds us that global environmental and social pressures show little sign of receding.

In a Washington Post Live interview, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan discussed the trend toward negative interest rates and the U.S. economy saying [the U.S. economy] is “very stable, from. The dynamics of how corporate responsibility initiatives are redefining business priorities and values was the focus of a recent panel discussion.

With this book, Charlotte Walker-Said and John D. Kelly have assembled an essential toolkit to better understand how the notoriously ambiguous concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) functions in practice within different disciplines and settings.5/5(1).

Shaping policy, business and finance in a time of crisis.

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Meridith is the author of several books, including Winning In The Trust & Value Economy, and her latest Own It: Redefining Responsibility. Redefining Responsibility In The New Economy In reading your books and articles, you say that this economy is not down – but different.

Across all industries, COVID is redefining what business for good truly means and I would argue a new era of corporate social responsibility is on the horizon. Readjusting to this new world order provides a perfect opportunity to do capitalism differently.

Global Corporate Social Responsibility Dr. Julie Rothbardt, Department of Political Economy and Commerce, Monmouth College Defining CSR Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been defined by interest groups, organizations, and academicians in several different ways; there is no universally accepted definition of corporate social responsibility in the literature (O'Riordan & Fairbrass, ).

Creating shared value (CSV) is a business concept first introduced in Harvard Business Review article Strategy & Society: The Link between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility. The concept was further expanded in the January follow-up piece entitled "Creating Shared Value: Redefining Capitalism and the Role of the Corporation in Society".

This book provides an overview of the application of Corporate Social Responsibility in businesses and corporations around the world. Primarily based on real cases, it focuses on different approaches to CSR from a global perspective.

It provides a critique of the “wrong” practices often employed. Kris Putnam-Walkerly, MSW, is a global philanthropy advisor and president of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc.

For more than 18 years, top philanthropies have requested Kris's help to transform their giving and catapult their impact. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a type of international private business self-regulation that aims to contribute to societal goals of a philanthropic, activist, or charitable nature by engaging in or supporting volunteering or ethically-oriented practices.

While once it was possible to describe CSR as an internal organisational policy or a corporate ethic strategy, that time has. 6 Tips to Navigate the Ethics of Global Business here are six things each business owner needs to know for doing business in a global economy: 1.

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Redefining ‘Replication’ for Social Enterprises. | Corporate Social Responsibility, Economy & Society, Environmental Sustainability. by Thane Kreiner, Ph.D., Executive Director, After 14 years of working to accelerate social enterprises through its Global. The belief that businesses do well by doing good has been around for decades.

At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center, we have the honor of recognizing the private sector’s significant contributions to society through our annual Citizens Awards and additional programming year-round. From Fortune companies to family-run businesses, the .