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From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of ... More


Sustainable Management of Korean Firms: A Case Study of Yuhan–Kimberly and Its Implications for Latin American Firms

Dong-Sung Cho and Keum-Young Chang

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter identifies the mechanisms used by Korean companies for success and their implications for Latin American firms. Yuhan-Kimberly, a joint venture company established between ... More


Reconsidering Organizations as Cultures of Integrity

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter focuses on the modern organization as a unit of life experience that is taken for granted yet little understood, showing how organizational culture shapes and sustains integrity (or ... More


Authenticating the Firm: Corporate Social Responsibility as Parasite

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Another significant aspect of the ‘just be yourself’ managerial approach endeavours to align the personal values of employees (which may be anti-capitalist, counter-cultural, or simply social ... More


Corporate social responsibility meets traditional supervision of fundamental labour rights*: Why CSR needs social dialogue to fill the governance gaps

David Tajgman

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The International Labour Organisation's 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work prioritised four core labour standards' principles and led to a burst of new ratifications of the ... More


Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The current financial crisis has caused many of us to question the motives and actions that drive the business world. Even the basic notion that firms should be run so as to maximize shareholder ... More


Doing Good While Doing Well

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter discusses corporate social responsibility, presenting several examples of firms that have become involved in this arena. Topics covered include the definition of corporate social ... More


Shareholder Value, Investor Engagement, and Management Practice: a Normative Evaluation

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter adopts a normative standpoint in examining both shareholder value and investor engagement. Shareholder value analyses exaggerate the weakness of internal control systems, overestimate ... More


The Unfulfilled Promise of Corporate Philanthropy

Thomas W. Dunfee

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Rejecting Milton Friedman's classic position, this chapter develops an account of corporate philanthropy as a legitimate corporate activity. The author evaluates arguments for and against the view ... More


The Influence of Catholic Social Teaching on the Democratic Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study from Indonesia

Francisca Ninik Yudianti

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Do the principles and frameworks provided by Catholic Social Teaching (CST) have any effect today on the processes of democratic practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Catholic-owned ... More


Changing Approaches to Procurement Linkages in the Community and Beyond

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the reasons for the increasing popularity of procurement linkages generally in some countries. Two significant developments since the early 1990s are identified that affected ... More


Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


Challenging Common Perceptions: Some Preliminary Conceptual Reflections on Multinational Corporations' Obligations of Justice

in Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines multinational corporations' (MNCs) obligations of global justice by focusing on three existing perceptions and debates about the role and responsibilities of corporations in ... More


responsibility

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter covers the discourses of corporate social responsibility and citizenship as relatively “deterritorialized” and “non-legal” responses to problems of corporate regulation. It explores two ... More


BCR and Corporate Social Responsibility

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) as a form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It discusses to what extent data protection is covered by international soft law instruments ... More


Unfinished Business

Jonathan P. Charkham

in Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter deals with some important issues left unsolved in the book. It examines the rule of law; accounting and auditing; the oppression of minorities; shareholder activism in quoted companies; ... More


Where Do We Go From Here?

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter considers the future directions for both public and private sector leaders in policy and corporate arenas. It examines the implications, raises questions, and makes suggestions based on ... More


What Are the Opportunities and Responsibilities of Organizational Life?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Two major issues shape current debates on organizations. The first is structural: are changes in the world economy associated with globalization leading to the convergence of national systems of ... More


Corporate Social Responsibility: Putting the S in Value(s)-Based Management

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents many economic arguments in support of value(s)-based management, the idea that CSR fits in well within a VBM framework because CSR appears to make good business sense. Corporate ... More


Private Donations for International Development

John Micklewright and Anna Wright

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts by considering the extent to which development benefits from philanthropic effort, showing that a great deal of philanthropy in rich industrialised countries is aimed at domestic ... More


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