Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance: Theory and by Samuel O. Idowu, Claus Strue Frederiksen, Asli Yüksel

By Samuel O. Idowu, Claus Strue Frederiksen, Asli Yüksel Mermod, Morten Ebe Juul Nielsen (eds.)

This ebook bargains with the function of overseas criteria for company governance within the context of company social accountability. in accordance with the basics of ethical idea, the ebook examines governance and CSR regularly, addressing questions comparable to: Is “good governance” now not stricken by ethical issues? How do the rules and practices of CSR criteria adhere to or clash with insights from enterprise ethics and ethical conception? To what volume do the factors and governance versions offer normative assistance? Do the factors and governance guidance supply an enough technique of benchmarking and auditing? Are those criteria a support or a concern to stakeholder engagement and transparency? The booklet offers insightful and thought-provoking solutions to those and plenty of different vital questions referring to CSR criteria, and gives a helpful source for practitioners, teachers and scholars at company colleges and different institutions.

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By Samuel O. Idowu, Claus Strue Frederiksen, Asli Yüksel Mermod, Morten Ebe Juul Nielsen (eds.)

This ebook bargains with the function of overseas criteria for company governance within the context of company social accountability. in accordance with the basics of ethical idea, the ebook examines governance and CSR regularly, addressing questions comparable to: Is “good governance” now not stricken by ethical issues? How do the rules and practices of CSR criteria adhere to or clash with insights from enterprise ethics and ethical conception? To what volume do the factors and governance versions offer normative assistance? Do the factors and governance guidance supply an enough technique of benchmarking and auditing? Are those criteria a support or a concern to stakeholder engagement and transparency? The booklet offers insightful and thought-provoking solutions to those and plenty of different vital questions referring to CSR criteria, and gives a helpful source for practitioners, teachers and scholars at company colleges and different institutions.

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Since 2002, Muel is Professor of Business Ethics and Integrity Management at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in The Netherlands. His research focuses on areas such as measuring and managing ethics in organizations, and he teaches courses in leadership, sustainability, and governance. He has published more than 40 articles in international scientific journals such as Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Management. He is co-editor of the Journal of Business Ethics.

Thus, CSR ought not to be seen as a set of outcomes, but as a process (Jones 1980, p. 65). Where an adhesion to multiple declensions of CSR is present, corporate governance positions itself at the center of relations between stakeholders, strategic profile and internal processes, human capital (Gazzola and Mella 2006) is experienced as enlarged governance (Sacconi 2008). This enlarged model of governance is based upon the duties of trust of the company towards all stakeholders and it is valid for all types of organization (public or private large or small) (Sacconi 2005, p.

The aim is to maintain quality standards also checking courtesy of staff, quality of meals served. Moreover, in Paraguay, a company in the electric industry has proposed a collaboration with competitor to acquire new job. Concerning the pillar of “Ethics” we can mention in Hungary, a construction company which refused to pay bribes to acquire a new building plot or, in the Philippines, a bank participating in the project EoC that decided to provide low interest loans to workers in difficulty.

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