Empowering Organizations through Corporate Social Responsibility, 1st Edition

  • Ruth Wolf
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466672951
  • ISBN-13: 9781466672956
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 346 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The impact of businesses on a country's economy extends beyond just the monetary effects of the company. The ethical standard to which a business upholds itself can have a crucial impact on the development of a country's economy. EMPOWERING ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY addresses the implementation of businesses' ethical standards in both emerging and advanced economies, interpreting the social impact of this issue in a global context. Highlighting case studies, interdisciplinary perspectives, and strategies in business management, this book is a pivotal reference source for academics, researchers, post-graduate students, and professionals concerned with the development of the business sector.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Relationship with Culture.
1: Developing Corporate Social Responsibility Projects: An Explorative Empirical Model of Project Development, Processes, and Actor Involvement in Australia.
2: Workplace Culture as a Driver for Social Change: Influencing Employee Pro-Environmental Behaviors.
3: Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility by the Employees: Evidence from Slovenia.
4: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Practices.
5: Corporate Social Responsibility in the West (U.S. and West Europe) vs. East (China).
Corporate Social Responsibility: Regulations and Theories.
6: Ethical Outsourcing and the Act of Acting Together.
7: Protecting Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources by Corporate Social Responsibility.
8: Putting Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at the Center of Capitalism through Better Valuation of Stakeholder Concerns.
9: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Theory, Regulations, and New Paradigms in the Framework of Sustainable Development Strategy.
10: Corporate Social Responsibility: Practice Models for Building Business Community Collaborations.
11: Analyzing CSR's Expectation Gap through the World System Differential.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Relationship with Business Ethics.
12: Insourcing of IT Workers: A Win-Win Strategy - Economic Analysis of IT Units in Israeli Governmental Offices.
13: Corporate Social Responsibility: Contribution to All.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Some Case Studies.
14: Branding as a Tool for CSR.
15: In Search of the Good Dam: A Role for Corporate Social Responsibility in Mekong Hydropower Development.
16: Corporate Sustainability Programs and Reporting: Responsibility Commitment and Thought Leadership at Starbucks.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.