Business and Society: Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management

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Author: Archie B. Carroll,Ann K. Buchholtz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285974719

Category: Education

Page: 720

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Learn to make strong business decisions with a better understanding of business ethics, sustainability, and stakeholder management from a strong managerial perspective. BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY, AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT, Ninth Edition, demonstrates how the most successful business decision makers balance and protect the interests of various stakeholders, including investors, employees, the community, and the environment--particularly as business recovers from a perilous financial period. The authors effectively balance strong coverage of ethics and the stakeholder model with an increased focus on one of business's most recent, urgent mandates: sustainability. Coverage highlights the connection between business and the natural, social, and financial environments, illustrating how all three must be maintained in balance to sustain current and future generations. New actual business cases, real applications, and today's latest business examples present you with specific business challenges that test your values and require you to focus your reasoning skills for ongoing success in today's workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability & Stakeholder Management

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Author: Archie B. Carroll,Jill Brown,Ann K. Buchholtz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305959825

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

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Readers gain a strong understanding of the importance of business ethics, sustainability, and stakeholder management from a strong managerial perspective with Carroll, Brown and Buchholtz’s BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY, AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT, 10E. Readers see, first-hand, how the most successful business decision makers are able to balance and protect the interests of various stakeholders, including investors, employees, consumers, the community, and the environment. They review the importance of business decision making particularly now, as businesses recover from a perilous financial period. Readers are able to examine in detail the social, legal, political, and ethical responsibilities of a business to all external and internal groups that have a stake, or interest, in that business. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business and society

corporate strategy, public policy, ethics

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Author: James E. Post,Anne T. Lawrence,James Weber,James Weber (S.J.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780072445060

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 634

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Business and Society, Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management

Business, Business

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467223891

Category: Education

Page: 306

View: 8409

Facts101 is your complete guide to Business and Society, Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Sustainability, Stakeholder Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility

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Author: Sinziana Dorobantu,Ruth V. Aguilera,Jiao Luo,Frances J. Milliken

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1787563162

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 6570

The chapters in this volume cover a wide range of theoretical perspectives grounded in strategy, economics and sociology, employ various methodological approaches, and offer new arguments on the connections that exist between firms’ decisions relating to sustainability, CSR, and the governance of their stakeholder relations.

Food Politics

How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

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Author: Marion Nestle

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520955064

Category: Cooking

Page: 534

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We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food dollars. In this engrossing exposé, Marion Nestle goes behind the scenes to reveal how the competition really works and how it affects our health. The abundance of food in the United States--enough calories to meet the needs of every man, woman, and child twice over--has a downside. Our over-efficient food industry must do everything possible to persuade people to eat more--more food, more often, and in larger portions--no matter what it does to waistlines or well-being. Like manufacturing cigarettes or building weapons, making food is big business. Food companies in 2000 generated nearly $900 billion in sales. They have stakeholders to please, shareholders to satisfy, and government regulations to deal with. It is nevertheless shocking to learn precisely how food companies lobby officials, co-opt experts, and expand sales by marketing to children, members of minority groups, and people in developing countries. We learn that the food industry plays politics as well as or better than other industries, not least because so much of its activity takes place outside the public view. Editor of the 1988 Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition and Health, Nestle is uniquely qualified to lead us through the maze of food industry interests and influences. She vividly illustrates food politics in action: watered-down government dietary advice, schools pushing soft drinks, diet supplements promoted as if they were First Amendment rights. When it comes to the mass production and consumption of food, strategic decisions are driven by economics--not science, not common sense, and certainly not health. No wonder most of us are thoroughly confused about what to eat to stay healthy. An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics will forever change the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. By explaining how much the food industry influences government nutrition policies and how cleverly it links its interests to those of nutrition experts, this path-breaking book helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why.

Corporate Public Affairs

Interacting With Interest Groups, Media, and Government

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Author: Otto Lerbinger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113559998X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Corporate Public Affairs explores the increasing interest in public affairs by today's organizations. Lerbinger indicates that more and more frequently corporations are establishing public affairs positions--typically within public relations departments--to respond to issues and concerns arising out of the sociopolitical environment in which the corporation functions. He articulates the functions and responsibilities of the public affairs role, and investigates the approaches to dealing with primary constituencies--interest groups, media, and government. Divided into five parts, this book: *provides an overview of the corporate public affairs function; *explores strategies of the myriad interest groups in the United States, such as labor unions and environmental, consumer, women's, and human rights groups; *recognizes the media's increasing coverage of business events, especially negative ones, that have tremendous power both to undermine corporate credibility and to support public policy positions; * deals with legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government; and *raises the question of how corporate power strategies have affected the political marketplace. This book will appeal to advanced-level students, scholars, and practitioners in public relations and business fields.

Ethics, Business and Society

Managing Responsibly

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Author: Ananda Das Gupta

Publisher: SAGE Publishing India

ISBN: 9351509559

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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This compilation analyses the differences between the concepts of 'social responsibility' and 'business ethics', which are often erroneously interpreted to be the same. It explains that social responsibility is a characteristic but just one of the many aspects of the much wider concept of business ethics. The collection includes contributions from experts from diverse fields such as industry, academia and non-governmental organizations, who present the theoretical underpinning of the concepts, along with real-life case studies dealing with the varied, hands-on experiences of leaders from different industries. This book will be an insightful read for professionals in the field of Business and Management.

Managing Sustainable Stakeholder Relationships

Corporate Approaches to Responsible Management

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Author: Linda O'Riordan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319502397

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 569

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This book examines corporate approaches to responsible management by investigating the stakeholder relationships between business and society. Though concepts of responsible management continue to evolve, its key objective is to explore the opportunities and dilemmas which business decision-makers face when attempting to reconcile their organisation’s interests with those of other stakeholder groups. In this intensely debated field, it focuses on the power of entrepreneurial purpose and the opportunities which emerge when corporate choices and actions are driven by connected stakeholder interests. A case study of the pharmaceutical industry in the UK and Germany is presented to reveal how decision-makers in this particular sector are responding to their context-specific management challenges. The research findings are subsequently employed to examine and revise a pre-specified stakeholder management framework which was previously developed by the author. The proposed updated framework is the book’s main conceptual contribution. By depicting a set of inclusive, integrated, and inter-related steps, it is intended to provide an innovative, comprehensive, practical toolkit for stakeholder management. As such, it is designed to help decision-makers to attain the greatest possible outcome from the resources they invest by consciously basing their choices not merely on the impacts for their shareholders, but also and more holistically for a broader range of stakeholders. Ultimately, the book demonstrates how optimally harmonised stakeholder management can serve as a powerful catalyst for unlocking viable business opportunities which serve the interests of business and society.

The Trusted Executive

Nine Leadership Habits that Inspire Results, Relationships and Reputation

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Author: John Blakey

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474238

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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The Trusted Executive helps leaders create a strategy for building trust in a globalized, technology-enabled, diverse and increasingly sceptical world. Through innovative coaching exercises, self-assessment exercises, inspirational interviews with international CEOs and underpinned by rigorous academic research, The Trusted Executive gives leaders the tools to build trust through three key pillars: ability, integrity and benevolence. Underpinning these pillars lie nine habits of trustworthiness; habits that will enable executives to deliver outstanding results, inspiring relationships and a positive contribution to society. With tools for measuring and developing leadership trust and focused strategies for handling trust violations, The Trusted Executive takes account of the ever-changing, increasingly diverse and multi-generational work environment. An essential tool for leaders who want to create a positive long-term legacy.

Business Ethics

Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

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Author: Andrew Crane,Dirk Matten

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199697310

Category: Business ethics

Page: 605

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The fourth edition of Business Ethics explores throughout the text, in the context of business ethics, the three major challenges that businesses face when making ethical decisions:� Globalization� Sustainability� Corporate citizenship. Crane and Matten provides a truly global approach with a strong European perspective as well as examples from emerging economies and all around the world.The text's accessible style and easy-to-follow narrative ensure it is engaging for students new to the subject. The text features excellent case studies and unique pedagogical features that show how theory relates to real-life practice, including Ethics on Screen, Ethics Online and Ethics in Action. It also focuses on skills, such as key decision-making skills, through in-text features including Skill Checks, Think Theory boxes and Key Concept boxes. New to this editionExtended coverage of SMEs and social enterprise, world religions and business ethics, whistleblowing, personal decision-making and feminist ethicsUpdated cases, examples, and vignettes throughout featuring recent cases that have raised complex ethical issues including the News International phone-hacking scandal, the ethical challenges presented by social media, and changes to banking regulations to avert another financial crisisExtended coverage of Asian, Arabian, Latin American, and African perspectives on the ethical debates and dilemmas faced by businesses in their regionsNew in-text features highlight the business skills covered in each chapterEnhanced resources on the website including, for students, related video links for each chapter, a careers advice section, all EoS have been updated to feature a new recent film, to help engage students with business ethics through the very latest cultural coverage, and, for lecturers, a test bank of multiple choice questions

The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Author: Wayne Visser,Dirk Matten,Manfred Pohl,Nick Tolhurst

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470971398

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 500

View: 4591

CSR has now moved beyond the stage of specialist or niche subject to become an integral part of global business and society. This timely edition is destined to become the definitive guide to CSR, Sustainability, Business Ethics and the organizations and standards in the field. The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility is a unique publication and is the culmination of over a hundred of the world’s leading thinkers, opinion formers, academic and business people providing an easy-to-use guide to CSR: from general concepts such as sustainability, stakeholder management, business ethics and human rights to more specific topics such as carbon trading, microfinance, biodiversity, the Base of the Pyramid model and globalisation. In addition to definitions of the most important terms across the wide range of CSR associated topics, this book also covers all the most important codes and guidelines, such as the Equator Principles, the UN Global Compact and ISO standards, as well as providing background on organizations such as the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and Transparency International and profiles of CSR in particular industries and regions. This paperback edition includes all the latest developments in CSR as well as incorporating new sections on boardroom pay, the sub-prime market and the financial crisis. Praise for the first edition: "A complete reference guide...offers an invaluable combination of lessons learned and best practice for the future...provides first–hand insights" (Forum CSR International, October 2008) "This is a timely and innovative contribution to the field of Corporate Social Responsibility" (Retail & Leisure International, February 2008) "...a handy reference to have on the shelf behind your desk..." (Ethical Performance, February 2008) “You will not find a wider display of today’s key global players and their action programs than here.” (CSR–News.net, May 2008) “The book contains a great deal of detailed research.” (Supply Management, May 2008)

Corporate Responsibility

The American Experience

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Author: Archie B. Carroll,Kenneth J. Lipartito,James E. Post,Patricia H. Werhane

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107020948

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 543

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This landmark history of corporate responsibility documents corporate power and business behaviour from the mid-eighteenth century to the modern day. It shows how corporate responsibility has evolved, with the roles, responsibilities and performance of corporations coming increasingly under the spotlight as new norms of transparency and accountability emerge.

Applied Public Relations

Cases in Stakeholder Management

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Author: Kathy Brittain McKee,Larry F. Lamb

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415999154

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 1686

Analyzes how contemporary businesses and organizations interact with key groups and influences. This book examines how real organizations develop and maintain their relationships, offering insights into contemporary business and organizational management practices.

Reset

Business and Society in the New Social Landscape

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Author: James Rubin,Barie Carmichael

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231545908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 254

View: 4766

As consumers, our access to—and appetite for—information about what and how we buy continues to grow. Powered by social media, increasingly we look at the companies behind the products and are disappointed when their actions do not meet our expectations. With engaged citizens acting as 24/7 auditors of corporate behavior, one formerly trusted company after another has had their business disrupted with astonishing velocity in the wake of what, in the past, might have been written off as a bad media cycle. Gone are the days when a company could hide behind “socially responsible” branding or when marketing controlled the corporate narrative. That control has shifted to engaged stakeholders in the new social landscape, requiring a more radical change to company practices. James Rubin and Barie Carmichael provide a strategic roadmap for businesses to navigate the new era, rebuild trust, and find their voice. Reset traces the global decline of trust in business at the same time that the public’s expectations for business’s role in society is increasing. Today, businesses must bridge this widening gap at a time when online stakeholders are committed to holding business accountable for its behavior, with unprecedented internal and external scrutiny. This requires strategic solutions anchored in a critical outside-in understanding of the stakeholder footprint of the business model. Reset offers case studies of reputations lost and found, suggesting fundamental strategies to mitigate risk and build the corporate brand. In this new era of instant transparency, corporate behavior has become the proof of corporate character for recruiting and retaining both customers and the next generation of talent. Offering essential advice for managing brand, reputation, and risk, this book is a guide to navigating the pitfalls and taking advantage of the opportunities of the reset.

Ethics & Business

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Author: Ronald Jeurissen

Publisher: Uitgeverij Van Gorcum

ISBN: 9789023243519

Category: Business ethics

Page: 296

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The Legal Environment Today: Business In Its Ethical, Regulatory, E-Commerce, and Global Setting

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Author: Roger Miller,Frank Cross

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111530610

Category: Education

Page: 976

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THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition gives students the working knowledge of business-related laws recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and helps strengthen the reasoning skills they need to interpret and apply them. Challenging students to analyze and resolve the legal issues in the chapters, the text includes many learning features, including full cases and excerpts from 2010 and 2011 decisions, exam preparation tools, hypothetical situations and exercises, ethical discussions, and international considerations. Chapter topics include the latest on corporate responsibility, the housing crisis, financial and credit card reforms, health-care laws, and much more. Hands-on and student friendly, the text includes online access to interactive flash cards, quizzing, and other study tools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.