Global Challenges in Responsible Business

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$39.36
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $14.98
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 68%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $14.98   
  • New (7) from $14.98   
  • Used (2) from $35.22   

Overview

Corporate responsibility has gone global. It has secured the attention of business leaders, governments and NGOs to an unprecedented extent. Increasingly, it is argued that business must play a constructive role in addressing massive global challenges. Business is not responsible for causing most of the problems associated with, for example, extreme poverty and hunger, child mortality and HIV/AIDS. However, it is often claimed that business has a responsibility to help ameliorate many of these problems and, indeed, it may be the only institution capable of effectively addressing some of them. Global Challenges in Responsible Business addresses the implications for business of corporate responsibility in the context of globalization and the social and environmental problems we face today. Featuring research from Europe, North America, Asia and Africa, it focuses on three major themes: embedding corporate responsibility, corporate responsibility and marketing, and corporate responsibility in developing countries.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

N. Craig Smith is the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility at INSEAD, France.

C. B. Bhattacharya is the E.ON Chair Professor in Corporate Responsibility at the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin.

David Vogel is the Solomon Lee Professor of Business Ethics at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

David I. Levine is the Eugene E. and Catherine M. Trefethen Professor of Business Administration at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of figures vii

List of tables ix

List of contributors x

Foreword xxi

Introduction: Corporate responsibility and global business N. Craig Smith C.B. Bhattacharya David Vogel David I. Levine 1

Part I Embedding corporate responsibility 11

1 A corporate social responsibility-corporate financial performance behavioural model for employees Jean-Pascal Gond Assâad El Akremi Jacques Igalens Valérie Swaen 13

2 The integrative benefits of social alliances: balancing, building and bridging Ida E. Berger Peggy H. Cunningham Minette E. Drumwright 49

3 Integrating corporate citizenship: leading from the middle Philip Mirvis Julie Manga 78

4 CSR in search of a management model: a case of marginalization of a CSR initiative Aurélien Acquier 107

Part II Marketing and corporate responsibility 133

5 Global segments of socially conscious consumers: do they exist? Pat Auger Timothy M. Devinney Jordan J. Louviere 135

6 Impact of CSR commitments and CSR communication on diverse stakeholders: the case of IKEA François Maon Valérie Swaen Adam Lindgreen 161

7 The relationship between corporate responsibility and brand loyalty in retailing: the mediating role of trust Francesco Perrini Sandro Castaldo Nicola Misani Antonio Tencati 191

Part III Corporate responsibility and developing countries 215

8 Stretching corporate social responsibility upstream: improving sustainability in global supply chains Emma V. Kambewa Paul T.M. Ingenbleek Aad Van Tilburg 217

9 Breaking new ground: the emerging frontier of CSR in the extractive sector V. Kasturi Rangan Brooke Barton 241

10 Overcoming rural distribution challenges at the bottom of the pyramid Sushil Vachani N. Craig Smith 268

Index 303

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)