Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Dima Jamali (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Release Date: August, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 367
ISBN13: 9781522507208|ISBN10: 1522507205|EISBN13: 9781522507215|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0720-8

Description

In the modern era, businesses have developed a complex relationship with the society surrounding them. While the effects of business activity are clearly seen, their direct impact varies from country to country.

Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the accountability contemporary businesses face for the environmental, social, and economic impacts that they create. Highlighting the variant expressions between developed and developing countries, this book is ideally designed for graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and academicians interested in furthering their knowledge on corporate social responsibility.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Internet-Based Social Reporting
  • Mining Corporations
  • Oil and Gas Sector
  • Paper Industry
  • Telecommunication Industry

Reviews and Testimonials

This volume was launched with the aim to enhance the understanding of comparative corporate social responsibility (CSR), an emerging field. While comparative studies of CSR are relatively scarce, cross-cultural comparative work has made significant progress in recent years. Jamali collects an interesting mix of contributions, spanning a wide spectrum of country contexts, including the USA, Canada, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, South Korea, Tunis, Egypt, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria. Fifteen chapters address a wide range of industries, including food and beverages, consumer electronics, telecommunications services, automobile and component manufacturers, pulp and paper, mining, oil and gas, retail and banking.

– Protoview Reviews

Recommended to libraries supporting graduate studies in business administration and is an excellent source of scholarly essays plus provides references for further research. This resource fills a need for scholarly information on corporate social responsibility.

– Lucy Heckman, Associate Professor/Librarian, St. John's University, American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)

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