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The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility
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The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility (Hardback)

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Corporate Social Responsibility is more crucial now than ever, as society as a wholeresponds to challenges on a global scale - from the continuing strife nationalism causes tointernational supply chains, to the problems posed by the climate change crisis, to the continuingissue of slavery in the modern age.

The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility is a comprehensive, authoritativeoverview of CSR in all its forms, providing a multiplicity of interdisciplinary tertiary research fromesteemed academics in their fields. It will cover everything from the theoretical basis for CSR, toenvironmental aspects of CSR, including responses to climate change and resource depletion;society and CSR, including work-life balance and modern slavery; regional aspects of CSR (reviewing CSR in both developed and developing countries, and providing an in-depth examination of Latin America, Africa and the Middle East).

It is aimed as a resource for a global scholarly audience looking for a detailed presentation of majoraccounts of corporate social responsibility on an international scale.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusiness ethicsBusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & people Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG Publication Date: 28/06/2021 ISBN-13: 9783030424640  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David Crowther is expert in various fields: he is a specialist in sustainability and business governance, a games theoretician and a psychologist while also a qualified accountant who has worked as an accountant, systems specialist and general manager in local government, industry and commerce for 20 years. After a number of years in the financial services sector, including a spell as divisional managing director during which he set up and ran a credit card scheme, he decided to leave the business world and become an academic. In 1994 he joined Aston University and there obtained a PhD in 1999 for research into corporate social performance. In 2001 he became the first Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility in the world. He now holds various positions as Professor at De Montfort University, UK, London School of Commerce, UK and garden City University, India as well as positions at various other institutions. He gives advice as Chief Research Fellow at the Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economics and has consulted extensively around the world. David has published more than 50 books and has also contributed several hundred articles to academic, business and professional journals and to edited book collections. He has also spoken widely at conferences and seminars worldwide and acted as a consultant to a wide range of government, professional and commercial organisations. He founded and is editor in chief of Social Responsibility Journal - the oldest and premier journal in the field. In 2002 he established the Social Responsibility Research Network, an international body which now has over 1000 members, together with associated international conference series, journals and books series. In 2010 he established the Organisation Governance Network and conference series. He is listed in Who's Who in the World and various other directories. His research focuses particularly on sustainability and governance with an emphasis on the relationship between corporate, economic, social and environmental performance. Shahla Seifi is an engineer by background and worked for over 20 years in the National Standards Institute of Iran. There she was responsible for assessing products, developing national standards and international affairs. After a spell in Malaysia she relocated to the UK in 2013 where she is now based. She currently researches, writes and runs the Social Responsibility Research network. Shahla has taught extensively - both to students and to managers and translated much material into Farsi. As a qualified physical fitness trainer she led courses in Tehran for a number of years. She edits or is a member of the Editorial boards of several journal and book series around the world, and consults and speaks in various locations. She has published more than 20 books (in either English or Farsi) and translated several into Farsi; she has published over 50 articles in English as well as numerous articles in Farsi.

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