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Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility

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In the modern era, businesses have developed a complex relationship with the society surrounding them. While the effects of business activity are clearly seen, their direct impact varies from country to country. Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the accountability contemporary businesses face for the environmental, social, and economic impacts that they create. Highlighting the variant expressions between developed and developing countries, this book is ideally designed for graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and academicians interested in furthering their knowledge on corporate social responsibility.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  6. Chapter 1: Defining Corporate Social Responsibility for Developing and Developed Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THREE GENERAL APPROACHES IN THE EXTANT LITERATURE
    5. A PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE APPROACH
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  7. Chapter 2: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in China
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS DEFINED
    4. CSR IN CHINA
    5. CSR IN THE ACADEMY
    6. CSR IN MANAGEMENT
    7. CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTES
  8. Chapter 3: East vs. West Approaches to Reporting Corporate Sustainability Strategies to the World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EAST VS. WEST APPROACHES TO BUSINESS
    4. METHOD
    5. CULTURAL DIMENSIONS AND CS REPORTING
    6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTE
  9. Chapter 4: Cross-Country and Cross-Sector CSR Variations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. APPENDIX
  10. Chapter 5: Internet-Based Social Reporting in Emerging Economies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHODS
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  11. Chapter 6: Empirical Evidence on Corporate Governance Impact on CSR Disclosure in Developing Economies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    5. METHODOLOGY AND FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 7: An Evaluation of the State of the CSR Field in Australia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CSR IN AUSTRALIA: TWO CASE STUDIES
    5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 8: Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure in Latin American Companies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CSR AND THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR
    4. DETERMINANT FACTORS OF CSR
    5. METHOD
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. APPENDIX
  14. Chapter 9: Socially Responsible Mining Corporations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. BACKGROUND
    5. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTE
  15. Chapter 10: Leveraging CSR as a ‘support-aid' for Triple Bottom-Line Development in Nigeria
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 11: Doing Good Doing Well
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  17. Chapter 12: Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives and Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Value Chains
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TOWARDS AN ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. TOWARDS A METHODOLOGY FOR MAPPING MSI GOVERNANCE PROCESSES AND IMPACTS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ENDNOTES
  18. Chapter 13: CSR in China
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CSR IN CHINA
    5. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 14: The Call for Global Responsible Inter-Generational Leadership
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  20. Chapter 15: Teaching Business Ethics Post GFC
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Compilation of References
  22. About the Contributors