The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility

Book Name : The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility_x000D_
A Complete Reference Guide to Concepts, Codes and Organisations

By by Wayne Visser, Dirk Matten, Manfred Pohl, Nick Tolhurst, Katja Böhmer, Aron Ghebremariam, Judith Hennigfeld, Sandra S. Huble

Sub Title : A Complete Reference Guide to Concepts, Codes and Organisations

Written by : by Wayne Visser, Dirk Matten, Manfred Pohl, Nick Tolhurst, Katja Böhmer, Aron Ghebremariam, Judith Hennigfeld, Sandra S. Huble

Subject Category : Academic Business

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This is the world’s first complete reference on CSR, compiled by the Institute for Corporate Cultural Affairs (the ICCA). The entries have been written by leading experts, leading global thinkers and CSR practitioners. In these pages lie the answers to questions such as: What do we mean by CSR? In what way are organizations viewed as citizens of the countries in which they operate? How does a company know when it is operating in a sustainable way What is ethical investment? The reference also lists and describes the most important organizations and landmarks in the field of CSR. The book comprises 339 terms, which are split into core concepts, key words and definitions to form the standard reference for managers, academics, teachers, students, officials and volunteers in the field of CSR. This is a timely and innovative contribution to the field of Corporate Social Responsibility – the definitive terminology reference on CSR, business society relations and the organizations and standards in the field. Wiley; February 2008 ISBN 9780470986660 Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format Title: The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility Author: Wayne Visser; Dirk Matten; Manfred Pohl; Nick Tolhurst; Katja Böhmer (other); Aron Ghebremariam (other); Judith Hennigfeld (other); Sandra S. Huble (other) Imprint: Wiley Subject categories Academic Business > Business Ethics Business > Decision-Making & Problem Solving The Environment > Environmental Economics & Sustainable Business Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Labor market. Labor supply. Labor demand Business > Management Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial management > Social responsibility of business Social Sciences Business > Sustainable Development ISBNs 0470986662 9780470723951 9780470986660 9780470687536 About The Author Dr Wayne Visser is Research Director at the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry and is responsible for spearheading a programme of research into sustainability leadership, learning and change. He is the author of four books, including three on the social, environmental and ethical responsibilities of business, one of which was also made into a leadership training video, as well as numerous articles and conference papers. He has lectured on corporate responsibility and sustainability at universities in Finland (Turku), South Africa (Cape Town, Rhodes and Stellenbosch) and the UK (Cambridge, Cardiff and Nottingham), including teaching a module on CSR in Developing Countries. Prior to joining Cambridge Programme for Industry, Wayne was Director of Sustainability Services for KPMG and Strategy Analyst for CAP Gemini in South Africa. Professor Dirk Matten holds the Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility and is a Professor of Policy at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. Until 2006, he had a chair in business ethics and was director of a research centre on sustainability issues at the Royal Holloway College of the University of London, UK. He has 12 books and edited collections and more than 150 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers to his name. Prof. Matten has taught and undertaken research at academic institutions in Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and the US. His work has won numerous international awards, most recently the 'Max Weber Textbook Award’ of the Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft, awarded by Germany’s deputy chancellor Franz Müntefering in November 2006 in Berlin. Professor Manfred Pohl is the founder and CEO of the Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs (ICCA). Born in Bliesransbach, Germany, in 1944, he received his PhD in History from the University of Saarbrücken, Germany, in 1972. Since 1972 he has been an Honorary Professor at the University of Frankfurt. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the European Association for Banking History e.V and

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Professor Dirk Matten holds the Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility and is a Professor of Policy at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. Until 2006, he had a chair in business ethics and was director of a research centre on sustainability issues at the Royal Holloway College of the University of London, UK. He has 12 books and edited collections and more than 150 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers to his name. Prof. Matten has taught and undertaken research at academic institutions in Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and the US. His work has won numerous international awards, most recently the 'Max Weber Textbook Award’ of the Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft, awarded by Germany’s deputy chancellor Franz Müntefering in November 2006 in Berlin.

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Academic Business - Business Ethics Business - Decision-Making & Problem Solving The Environment - Environmental Economics & Sustainable Business Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Labor. Work. Working class - Labor market. Labor supply. Labor demand Business - Management Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Management. Industrial management - Social responsibility of business Social Sciences Business - Sustainable Development

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0470986662 - 9780470723951 - 9780470986660 - 9780470687536

In The Press:

Dr Wayne Visser is Research Director at the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry and is responsible for spearheading a programme of research into sustainability leadership, learning and change. He is the author of four books, including three on the social, environmental and ethical responsibilities of business, one of which was also made into a leadership training video, as well as numerous articles and conference papers. He has lectured on corporate responsibility and sustainability at universities in Finland (Turku), South Africa (Cape Town, Rhodes and Stellenbosch) and the UK (Cambridge, Cardiff and Nottingham), including teaching a module on CSR in Developing Countries. Prior to joining Cambridge Programme for Industry, Wayne was Director of Sustainability Services for KPMG and Strategy Analyst for CAP Gemini in South Africa.

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Wiley