Corporate Responsibility PDF ePub eBook

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Corporate Responsibility free pdf In its journey from the margins to the mainstream, the idea of corporate responsibility has become a significant part of the business agenda. Whilst society has always held expectations of business that go beyond wealth creation, the backdrop against which businesses now operate - characterised by financial crisis, climate change, political shifts, and population growth - has seen corporate responsibility becoming increasingly central to the ability of businesses to address global concerns. In a world where prosperity is measured in terms of economic growth, the pressure on business to maximise profits whilst also being held publically accountable for its social and environmental record, continues to increase. Drawing on numerous case studies, theories, and perspectives, this textbook explores what corporate responsibility reveals about the changing role of business in the twenty-first century. The third edition has been updated to reflect the full impact of the 2008-9 financial crisis and new examples of actual business practice have been presented throughout. These include: Google and their struggles with the Chinese government over censorship- Trafigura and their illegal dumping of toxic waste- and Proctor

About Michael Blowfield

Michael Blowfield is Senior Research Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment where he researches business transformation in an era of climate change and resource constrained economies. Alan Murray is the Hoare Chair in Responsible Management at Winchester University. He founded the British Academy of Management Special Interest Group in Corporate Responsibility in 2007.

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Author : Michael Blowfield
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 13 November 2014
ISBN : 0199678324
EAN : 9780199678327
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 440 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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