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Editors: Charles Richard Baker (Willumstad School of Business, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, USA)
Book Description:
Corporate Social Responsibility is a topic that has gained widespread significance in recent years in a variety of academic disciplines, as well as in corporate boardrooms. Edited by Professor C. Richard Baker of Adelphi University, New York, this book presents nine original chapters addressing CSR practices and issues from a global perspective. The expert authors come from a variety of different countries and as a result they offer a global perspective on issues related to CSR. The areas of specialization of the authors range from banking and investment management, to marketing luxury goods, to construction and manufacturing. The approaches towards CSR include methodological perspectives ranging from theoretical studies, to empirical analyses, to surveys and case studies. As a whole, the authors take the position that CSR is both important and something which should be encouraged on a worldwide basis. This book may be a useful accompaniment to both undergraduate and graduate courses with a focus on business and society, corporate social responsibility as well as business ethics and management. In addition, it would be a useful resource for academics interested in pursuing research on CSR issues and business executives interested in studying CSR practices from a global perspective. (Nova)

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Socially Responsible Investment Funds (pp. 1-36)
(Rosa Adamo, Domenica Federico and Antonella Notte)

Chapter 2. The Philosophical Dimensions of Social Responsibilities from the Bhagavad-Gita (pp. 37-66)
(Balakrishnan Muniapan and Biswajit Satpathy)

Chapter 3. The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Banking Sector (pp. 67-108)
(Giuliana Birindelli and Mariantonietta Intonti)

Chapter 4. Corporate Social Responsibility as a Strategic Goal in Business: A Case Study (pp. 109-144)
(Mária Janošková and Daniela Palaščáková)

Chapter 5. Modeling the Influence of Consumers' Attitudes Towards Corporate Socially Responsible Behavior (pp. 145-192)
(Isabell Koinig, Sandra Diehl and Barbara Mueller)

Chapter 6. Corporate Social Responsible Luxury: Reality or Fad? (pp. 193-214)
(Sandra Maria Correia Loureiro, Padma Panchapakesan and Margaux Doignon)

Chapter 7. Corporate Social Responsibility of the Construction Sector in Spain (pp. 215-268)
(Marta Mª Domínguez-Herrera, Olga González-Morales and Eduardo González-Díaz)

Chapter 8. Attitudes Towards Corporate Social Responsibility: A Cross-Cultural Study (pp. 269-292)
(Rosario González-Rodríguez, Carmen Díaz-Fernández and Biagio Simonetti)

Chapter 9. Corporate Social Responsibility at Michelin (pp. 293-320)
(C. Richard Baker and Bruno Cohanier)

About the Editor (pp. 321-322)

Index (pp. 323)

Total Pages: 336

      Management Science - Theory and Applications
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2018 - February
   ISBN: 978-1-53613-252-6
   Status: AV
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