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Author Tencati, Antonio.

Title Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Series Studies in TransAtlantic Business Ethics Series
Studies in transatlantic business ethics.
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART 1 The role of business in society; 1. Corporate legitimacy; 2. The moral status of the corporation, collective responsibility and the distribution of blame; 3. From task to role responsibility: towards a prospective business ethics; 4. Corporate social responsibility: the exhausting of a management topic; PART 2 Ethics in the market; 5. Moral virtue, philanthropy and the market; 6. The ethics of PE buyout deals: the impact on stakeholders and society
7. Sovereign wealth funds -- a significant and growing global force9. Corporate social performance and cost of capital: a meaningful relationship?; PART 3 Focusing on the relationships with stakeholders and the community; 10. Sustainability, business and human rights; 11. Social responsibility in the supply chain: CSR or corporate social watchdogs?; 12. Is multistakeholder dialogue really possible? Mutual resistance and bias in relationships between unions and NGOs; 13. Investigating the accountability dynamics underlying effective CSR disclosure
PART 4 Fostering responsibility and sustainability14. Deep authenticity -- an essential phenomenon in the web of life; Index
Summary This authoritative book includes cutting-edge insights from leading European and North American scholars who reflect upon business ethics' foundations, firms, markets and stakeholders in order to design more sustainable patterns of development for business and society. Together, the contributing authors advance critical, innovative and imaginative perspectives to rethink the mainstream models and address the sustainability challenge. Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability will provide a stimulating read for academic researchers, and postgraduate students in business ethics, corporate soc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Business ethics.
Social responsibility of business.
Form Electronic book
Author Perrini, Francesco.
ISBN 1849805865