Examining the Private Sector's Role in Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction

Examining the Private Sector's Role in Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction

Scott A. Hipsher (Webster University, Thailand)
Release Date: December, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 325
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3117-3
ISBN13: 9781522531173|ISBN10: 1522531173|EISBN13: 9781522531180
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Description:

The private sector is a vital factor in creating the wealth and economic growth needed to reduce poverty in a significant and sustainable manner. However, there are many obstacles preventing private sector firms from engaging in business where poverty is widespread.

Examining the Private Sector’s Role in Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction explores poverty alleviation in developing economies through the creation of livelihood options developed by private sector activities. Examining relevant topics such as corporate social responsibility (CSR) frameworks, multinational enterprises, and responsible tourism, this publication is an ideal resource for private sector firms, researchers, academicians, professionals, and students interested in wealth creation in areas of extreme poverty.

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

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • CSR Framework
  • Domestic and International Labor Migration
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Multinational Enterprises
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Private Sector
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Wealth Creation
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