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Ethical and Social Perspectives on Global Business Interaction in Emerging Markets

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Societal demands, needs, and perspectives of ethical and socially responsible behavior within business environments are a driving force for corporate self-regulation. As such, executives must consistently work to understand the current definition of ethical business behavior and strive to meet the expectations of the cultures and communities they serve. Ethical and Social Perspectives on Global Business Interaction in Emerging Markets compiles current research relating to business ethics within developing markets around the world. This timely publication features research on topics essential to remaining competitive in the modern global marketplace, such as corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, consumer behavior understanding, and ethical leadership, and how all of these components attribute to the decision making process in business environments. Business executives and managers, graduate-level students, and academics will find this publication to be essential to their research, professional, and educational needs.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1: CSR Strategies in Emerging Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SWOT ANALYSIS, POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS AND CSR STRATEGIES IN EMERGING MARKETS
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Business and E Business Strategies for Coopetition and Thematic Management as a Sustained Basis for Ethics and Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REASONS FOR, AND THE COOPERATION, SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE, AND ETHICAL CONNECTION TO, EMERGING MARKETS FOR BUSINESS INVESTMENT AND GROWTH
    4. THE NATURE OF COOPETITION
    5. ETHICS, INTUITION, INNOVATION AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    6. AN ETHICAL APPROACH TO BUSINESS PRACTICE WITH COOPETITION
    7. THE ETHICAL AND INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENT OF THEMATIC MANAGEMENT
    8. SUCCESSFUL COOPERATION ALLIANCES WITHIN COOPETITION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 3: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Bahraini Construction Companies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. 2. THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN BAHRAIN
    5. 3. THE REALITY OF CSR IN THE CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES
    6. 4. THE REALITY OF THE WORK CONDITION OF EMPLOYEES IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  10. Chapter 4: Corporate Social Responsibility of Public Banking Sector for Sustainable Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. ENDNOTES
  11. Chapter 5: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    3. ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    4. WHAT IS MANAGERIAL ETHICS?
    5. ETHICAL COMMONALITIES
    6. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)
    7. PALESTINE: ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS
    8. OVERVIEW OF PALESTINE TELECOMMUNICATION GROUP
    9. CHAPTER SECTION SUMMARIES
    10. LEARNING OUTCOMES
    11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    12. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 6: The Normative Grounding of Social Responsibility in African Emerging Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NORMATIVE-HISTORICAL ORIENTATION OF THE NOTION OF CSR AS A BUSINESS IMPERATIVE: AN OVERVIEW
    4. NORMATIVE GROUNDING OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY DISCOURSE IN THE AFRICAN CONTEXT: A HISTORICAL SNAPSHOT
    5. SETHO ETHICS AS A NORMATIVE GROUNDING RATIONALE FOR FASHIONING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE AFRICAN EMERGING MARKETS
    6. BOTHO SOCIO-ETHICAL VALUES AND SOCIAL CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY IN AFRICAN EMERGING MARKETS
    7. SOME IMPLICATIONS OF SETHO ETHICS FOR SORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY THEORY AND PRACTICE IN AFRICAM EMERGING MARKETS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 7: Universities as Drivers and Models of Corporate Social Responsibility
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH
    7. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: Ethical Consumerism Contextual Issues of Ethical Decision-Making Processes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    5. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 9: Do Board Educational Background, Occupational Background and Ownership Structure Matter for Directors' Remuneration Disclosure?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
    4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    5. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
    6. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
  16. Chapter 10: Business Ethics, Decision and Cost Relations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. METHODOLOGY
    4. 3. THE MAIN CONCEPTS OF ETHICS
    5. 4. ETHICS AND COST
    6. 5. ETHICS AND DECISION MAKING
    7. 6. CASE STUDY: SHELL BRENT SPAR
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  17. Chapter 11: Impact of Islamic and Conventional Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Financial Performance of Islamic Banks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
    4. 3 THE METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
    9. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 12: Toward Responsive Corporate Governance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. PARADIGM SHIFT IN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
    3. A CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT TO DEAL WITH
    4. THE CHANGING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
    5. THE RISE OF PARTNERSHIPS
    6. TOWARD A COMMON FRAMEWORK FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
    7. CIRCLES OF STAKEHOLDERS
    8. THE DYNAMICS OF STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS
    9. ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS FROM BEYOND
    10. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 13: Does Trust Matter for Foreign Direct Investment Decisions?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND RELATED LITERATURE
    4. 3. EMPIRICAL METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. MODEL AND DATA
    6. 5. EMPIRICAL RESULTS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
    10. APPENDIX
  20. Chapter 14: An Integrated Model of Perceived Risk and Risk-Reducing Strategies in the Tunisian Stock Market
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SECTION 1. RISK-BEHAVIOR MODEL DEVELOPMENT
    4. SECTION 2. QUESTIONNAIRE, DATA AND OPERATIONALIZATION OF CONSTRUCTS
    5. SECTION. 3: RISK-BEHAVIOR MODEL
    6. SECTION. 4: LESSONS FROM RISK-BEHAVIOR MODEL
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  21. Chapter 15: Rise of Experiential Marketing in Emerging Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EMs AND EXPERIENTIAL VALUE IN MARKETING MIX
    5. BRAND CONSUMPTION EXPERIENCE IN BOTH EXPERIENTIAL AND EMs
    6. THE IMPACT OF WORD OF MOUTH IN EMs AND EXPERIENTIAL ON CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
    7. EMs CONSUMER SEGMENTS: HOW IT AFFECTS EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING ACTIVITY
    8. EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING CONCEPTS OF BEST PRACTICES
    9. EXPERIENTIAL ADVERTISING IN EMs CASE STUDIES:
    10. FUTUER RESERCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES:
    13. ADDITIONAL READING
    14. KEY WORDS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Compilation of References
  23. About the Contributors