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Bringing Together the Big and the Small: Multinational Corporation Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship in Africa  

Benét DeBerry-Spence, Lez Trujillo Torres, and Robert Ebo Hinson

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
Multinational corporations (MNCs) have the potential to influence job and business formation in the Africa through Corporate Social Responsibility Entrepreneurship (CSRE) programs and ... More

Capitalism Critique: Systemic Limits on Business Harmony with Nature  

Thomas N. Gladwin

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article addresses whether market-based capitalism might chiefly be responsible for the global environment crisis and the dominant “dark” forces resisting solutions to this crisis. The ... More

Circumventing the Logic and Limits of Representation: Otherness in East–West Approaches to Paradox  

Robert Chia and Ajit Nayak

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter argues that paradox arises, not from our phenomenal experience, but from our efforts at conceptualizing it through the logic of comprehension dominating Western thought. It ... More

Cognitive Barriers to Environmental Action: Problems and Solutions  

Lisa L. Shu and Max H. Bazerman

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article investigates interventions at the micro level—the level of the individual—from both the citizen and policymaker perspectives. It concentrates on recognized cognitive barriers ... More

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting  

Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
A key aspect of the governance process inside organizations and markets is the measurement and disclosure of important metrics and information. In this chapter, we examine the effect of ... More

Corporate Governance and Employee Participation  

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article examines the role and extent of employee participation in the main areas of corporate governance. It becomes apparent that there are considerable differences between countries ... More

Corporate Responsibility and the Base of the Pyramid Proposition  

Denis G. Arnold and Sabrina L. Speights

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
The base of the pyramid (BoP) proposition holds that corporations can profit from providing goods and services to the global poor while simultaneously improving the lives of the ... More

Corporate Social Irresponsibility in Spite of Efforts to Act Responsibly: The Nature, Measurement, and Contextual Antecedents of CSR and CSiR by Organizations  

Maria Rotundo

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
Corporate social irresponsibility (CSiR) can occur even as organizations strive to be socially responsible. Research has sought to achieve a better understanding of CSiR, its antecedents ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Meaningful Work  

Akwasi Opoku-Dakwa and Deborah E. Rupp

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
This chapter distinguishes four facets of CSR and explains how they influence employees’ experience of meaningful work. Specifically, it is described how stakeholders’ CSR expectations help ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets  

Jonathan Doh, Bryan W. Husted, and Valentina Marano

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
In this chapter, we explore the rise and proliferation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in emerging markets. We trace the history of CSR in emerging markets, a process that grew, in ... More

Corporate Volunteering: Who Really Wins?  

Karen Blakeley

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
This chapter provides a clearer and more balanced understanding of both the benefits and limitations of corporate volunteering, along with possible directions for future research. First, ... More

Critical Perspectives on Business and the Natural Environment  

Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article discusses some critical perspectives on business and the natural environment (B&NE). It introduces critical management studies (CMS) and the intellectual and philosophical ... More

CSR and Environmental Law: Concepts, Intersections, and Limitations  

Benedict Sheehy

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
A relationship between CSR and environmental law is intuitive; however, the nature, substantive content, and boundaries of the relationship remain unclear. This chapter explicates the ... More

Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility: Exploring the Potential Connections between Top Management Team/Board Diversity, CSR, and Workforce Diversity  

Frances J. Milliken

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
Understanding the complex and multi-faceted connections between organizational diversity and CSR requires that we go beyond simply noting the percentages of women and minorities employed by ... More

Employee Participation Through Non‐Union Forms of Employee Representation  

Bruce E. Kaufman and Daphne G. Taras

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The distinctive approach considered in this article is indirect participation through forms of non-union employee representation (NER). NER has been practiced in industry for more than a ... More

Employer Strategies Towards Non‐Union Collective Voice  

Paul J. Gollan

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Non-union collective voice (NCV) has tended to play a minimal role in many Anglo industrial relations systems, with few formal processes or legal requirements. However, the lack of ... More

Enterprise Sustainability 2.0: Aesthetics of Sustainability  

Paul Shrivastava

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article presents some observations about repositioning the research on enterprise sustainability in a new direction. In addition to its past focus on external spaces, it also suggests ... More

Entrepreneurship by and for Disadvantaged Populations: Global Evidence  

Maija Renko and Michael J. Freeman

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
We address social responsibility through the lens of entrepreneurship. We first describe difficulties faced by specific disadvantaged populations, such as women, minorities, immigrants, and ... More

Environmental Management and Strategy  

Alfred Marcus

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
This chapter starts by looking at waste production as the inevitable by-product of business activity. Then it examines the challenges to corporate environmental management that come from ... More

Environmental Responsibility: Theoretical Perspective  

Lammertjan Dam, Tommy Lundgren, and Bert Scholtens

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
This chapter reviews and offers a taxonomy of the theoretical literature on environmental responsibility. A substantial part of the review is devoted to the theory behind environmentally ... More

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