Synopses & Reviews
The second edition of this successful textbook examines the multiple dimensions to corporate responsibility. It creates a framework that presents a historical and interdisciplinary overview of the field; a summary of different management approaches; and a review of the key actors and trends worldwide. The authors take a critical perspective and successfully provide a balance between theory and practice. They offer comprehensive coverage of the subject, combining an insightful, interdisciplinary, approach with the pedagogy and support sought after by students. This second edition provides an increased focus on developing countries, social enterprise, and small and medium-sized organizations.
Online Resource Centre:
An additional case study for each chapter of the book, around 1000 words in length, complete with essay and discussion questions
Images from the book
Trailers of films which illustrate corporate responsibility issues (including The Corporation and Enron), together with teaching notes (NEW)
Further reading and email listservs
Additional case study sources
Now in is second edition, this successful textbook examines the multiple dimensions of corporate responsibility. Offering a perfect balance of theoretical and practical coverage, it provides a historical and interdisciplinary overview of the field; a summary of different management approaches; and a review of key actors and trends worldwide. The authors adopt a critical perspective that encourages students to debate various issues in this ever-evolving field. By combining an insightful and interdisciplinary approach with the pedagogy that students need, Corporate Responsibility,
Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject.
About the Author
is Senior Research Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University; Teaching Fellow in Corporate Responsibility, London Business School; and Visiting Professor, University of Middlesex Business School.
Alan Murray is Principal Teaching Fellow, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development, Leeds University Business School, and Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School and The York Management School.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: THE MEANING AND ORIGINS OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
1. Introducing Corporate Responsibility
2. The Origins of Corporate Responsibility
3. Sustainable Development in the Changing Business Environment
4. Corporate Responsibility in Developing Economies
5. Globalization and Corporate Responsibility
PART TWO: MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
6. How Corporate Responsibility is Managed and the Business Case
7. The Place of Corporate Responsibility in the Corporate Governance Framework
8. Social Accounting
9. Stakeholder Management and Engagement
10. Socially Responsible Investment
11. Corporate Responsibility in Smaller Enterprises and Social Enterprise
PART THREE: THE IMPACT, CRITICS, AND FUTURE OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
12. The Impact of Corporate Responsibility
13. Criticisms of Corporate Responsibility
14. The Future of Corporate Responsibility