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
ISBN13: 9781522531173|ISBN10: 1522531173|EISBN13: 9781522531180|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3117-3


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.

Topics Covered

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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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

George Mongay is a frequent speaker at conferences and industry gathering and has provided executive education and consulting services during more than 15 years in several countries including Spain, USA, UK, Switzerland, China, Thailand and Indonesia. He has conducted executive training programs for teams and executives in order to define Marketing Plans, Internationalization Strategies or Market Research among others . Some of the names of the clients include EPSON,HSBC, UPS, Motorola, Nortel, Aviko, El Corte Inglés, La Vanguardia, Michelin, Astra Zeneca. Prof. George Mongay managed the China Business Program developed between Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) at Shanghai, China during the years 2010-2013. George actually serves as Professor of International Business at NIDA (Thailand), UAB Barcelona, UPH Jakarta, CIEE and ESIC Business & Marketing School (#20, 23 and 29 Wordlwide Best B-School accoding to BusinessWeek, Bloomberg Business and QS, 2015). GM works as well as a consultant for companies in South East Asia and he is a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB). GM is author of 3 books in the field of International Business and Marketing Strategy and holds papers at the International Journal of Trade and Global Markets (IJTGM) Inderscience, or Academy of International Business (AIB) among others.