ISBN 9788132105725,The Right to Development : A Primer

The Right to Development : A Primer



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788132105725

ISBN-10 8132105729


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)


Blending theory with practical application, this comprehensive text supports courses at the intersection of corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate strategy, and public policy. Part I provides an overview of the field, defining CSR and placing it in the context of wider corporate strategy. Part II contains chapters on CSR issues related to the organization, the economy, and society, and provides detailed case studies on a variety of well-known firms. Adopting a stakeholder perspective, the authors explore CSR issues within the complex global business environment in which corporations operate today. New and Hallmark Features - New! Chapter 2 on corporate strategy in relation to CSR contrasts the resources perspective with Michael Porter?s five-forces model, and outlines a third viewpoint: the stakeholder perspective - Part II presents 24 in-depth and topical CSR issues and cases, including cases related to the financial crises of 2008 - New! An expanded set of questions for Discussion and Review and Online Resources supplements the cases and allows instructors to combine traditional classroom activities with exploration of relevant company, NGO, academic, and other CSR research Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries! A comprehensive password-protected Instructor Teaching Site is available at Resources include sample syllabi; PowerPoint slides; faculty notes; questions for discussion on the chapters, issues, and cases; a test bank; and information on how to subscribe to the authors? CSR newsletters. Table of Contents Glossary of Terms Foreword to the Second Edition MALLEN BAKER Preface Plan of the Book I: STRATEGIC CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY What Is CSR? Corporate Strategy: A Stakeholder Perspective How Much Does CSR Matter? The Strategic Context of CSR Implementation: The Integration of CSR Into Strategy and Culture II: CSR: ISSUES AND CASE STUDIES Organizational Issues and Case Studies Economic Issues and Case Studies Societal Issues and Case Studies Index