Accountability and Social Responsibility: International Perspectives

Accountability and Social Responsibility: International Perspectives

by Emerald Group Publishing Limited


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Probably since the mid-1980s, corporate governance has attracted a great deal of attention from corporate managers and investors’ protection has become a much more important issue for all financial markets after recent firm failures and scandals.

Especially important for all with an interest in how organizational governance is formed around socially responsible and accountable ways of leadership and management, this book provides new insights into various issues regarding business management and governance, and points to ways for businesses to make a real change for the betterment of the world, especially in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis 2007/2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786353849
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 07/14/2016
Series: Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility , #9
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Edited by David Crowther, De Montfort University, UK

Linne Marie Lauesen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Introduction: Sustain Ability and Social Responsibility ix

Part I Issues of Governance

Organisational Governance and Strategic CSR to Strengthen Local Supply Chains - Navigating the Maze Veronica Broomes 3

The Governance of Sustainable Development David Crowther Shah La Seifi 23

The Role of the (Governance of The) Arts in Cultural Sustainability: A Case Study of Music Linne Marie Lauesen 49

Organisational Governance and Accountability: Do We Have Anything to Learn From Studying African Traditional Societies? Miriam Green 75

Microfinance Performance in Financial Markets: The Case of Microfinance Investment Vehicles Erwan He Saout Lâma Daher 101

Part II Accountability in Action

CSR Practices in Leading Indian Banks Abhishek Gon Cristina Mititelu 127

Reorganisation Problems of the Auditing Firms in the Post-Sarbanes Oxley Era: Quality Concern and Turkey Jffet Kesimli 155

Stakeholder Dissonance: Corporate Social Responsibility Versus Regulation - A Study of a Trust-Recovery Process Linne Marie Lauesen 169

140 Characters for CSR Communication: An Exploration of Twitter Engagement of Fortune Companies Una M. Gomez Lucely Vargas-Preciado 205

Corporate Social Responsibility Patterns of Small and Medium Enterprises (Smes) Industries' Consumers: How to Improve the Situation in Sub-Saharan Africa Nini Brenda Sulamoyo 223

Conclusion: The Way Forward 235

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