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Key Concepts in Corporate Social Responsibility
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Key Concepts in Corporate Social Responsibility


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Business Ethics

January 2011 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Introducing the key concepts in corporate social responsibility, the authors bring together the essential issues relevant to the responsible management of businesses, not-for-profit organizations and government.

 

With detailed coverage and cross-referencing for each concept and over 50 concepts introduced, this guide to both the theory and implementation of CSR and sustainability, provides an indispensable reference for any student of the subject.

 

Key concepts include: accountability; business ethics; corporate citizenship; corporate environmental reporting; definitions of CSR; ethical consumerism; human rights; NGOs; risk management; stakeholder theory and sustainable development.

 
Agency Theory
 
Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid
 
Business Case for CSR
 
Business Ethics
 
Business Networks
 
Civil Society
 
Codes of Conduct
 
Community Relations
 
Complexity Theory
 
Corporate Accountability
 
Corporate Citizenship
 
Corporate Responsibility Reporting
 
Corporate Social Responsibility
 
Corporate Sustainability
 
Corporate Sustainability Strategies
 
Eco-Efficiency
 
Employee Engagement
 
Employee Health and Safety
 
Environmental Discourses
 
Environmental Policy Tools
 
Ethical Consumerism
 
Fair Trade
 
Globalization
 
Governance
 
Green Marketing
 
Greenwash
 
Human Rights
 
Intergenerational Equity
 
Intragenerational Equity
 
NGOs
 
Performance Evaluation and Measurement
 
Philanthropy
 
Pollution and Waste Management
 
Post-Colonialism
 
Product Stewardship
 
Resource-Based View
 
Responsible Leadership
 
Risk Management
 
Social and Societal Marketing
 
Social Capital
 
Social Entrepreneurship
 
Social Partnerships
 
Socially Responsible Investment
 
Stakeholder Theory
 
Stewardship
 
Sustainable Development
 
Sweatshops
 
Systems Approaches
 
Triple Bottom Line
 
Voluntary Regulation

This book has become extremely useful and it will be recommended as essential reading for all students undertaking CSR courses

Dr Duncan Connors
Buckingham Business School, Buckingham University
August 24, 2012

This is a very useful book to supplement core textbooks and journals. It is concise and provides a good foundation for key concepts in CSR, complementing other, more conceptual material

Dr Sigrun Wagner
School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London
June 26, 2012

Excellent book which addresses some very interesting topics which the students found very helpfull

Mr Peter Pelham
Business Administration , University of West London
May 18, 2012

Selected a different text that was more robust in its coverage

Dr Sharon Johnson
Business Economics Dept, Charleston Southern University
December 8, 2011

A valuable resource that presents an overview of the core concepts of CSR.

Mr Dave Bamber
Business & Management, Liverpool Hope University
December 5, 2011

Great additional reading to support the key text on this module, specifically for undergraduates

Dr Pamela Robinson
International Management , University of Birmingham
November 10, 2011

A very useful reference book for all levels. Will be particulalry helpful for overseas students (who do not have English as their first language) to have alongside text books such as Crane and Matten to explain unfamiliar terminology.

Mrs Chris Grant
BCT - International Team, University of Bolton
August 23, 2011

I use this text as an effective guide for my MBA students who are writing their dissertations on aspects of CSR. It is concise and extremely helpful in enabling them to gain a quick overview of the subject.
I have about 8 or 10 annually who research this topic.

Mr Christopher Firth
Business School, Oxford Brookes University
August 3, 2011

Fabulous pocket sized book that students can dip into and out of for bite sized support in understanding key concepts

Mrs Hilary Bishop
School of Business and Law, Liverpool John Moores UNiversity
July 21, 2011

Students will find its explanations useful in preparing for exams or clarifying concept. As such it supplements more complete text.

Dr Donald Nordberg
Westminster Business School, University of Westminster
March 13, 2011

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