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Business and Society in the Middle East : Exploring Responsible Business Practice.

Author: Nehme Azoury
Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017.
Series: Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Azoury, Nehme.
Business and Society in the Middle East : Exploring Responsible Business Practice.
Cham : Springer International Publishing, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nehme Azoury
ISBN: 9783319488578 3319488570
OCLC Number: 979164753
Notes: National Culture.
Description: 1 online resource (194 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Introduction; 1: The Key Role of Media and Businesses in Helping Regional Societies Navigate Modern-Day Storms; The Pressing Need for Social Renewal (Introduction); Corporate Social Responsibility: A Wobbly Surge; Businesses' Role in Weathering Social and Environmental Storms; Associated Rewards and Risks; The Media's Role in Weathering Current and Upcoming Social Storms; The Imperative Need for Change (Conclusion); Bibliography; 2: Business and Organization for Sustainable Societies; Introduction. The AUC School of Business as a Promoter of Inclusivity and Sustainability Description of the Current Situation; Future Perspective; Suggested Strategies for Targeting the Future Challenges; Conclusion; 3: Culture and Business Operations: How the Gulf Arab Leadership Style Impacts a Contingent Human Resource Management; Introduction; The Literature; Research Methods and Scope; Interviews with 50 Senior Corporate Leaders; Implications for HRM; Conclusion; Bibliography; 4: Development of Education and Its Impact on Middle Eastern Societies; Introduction. Overview of Education in the Middle East Challenges; Current Trends in Higher Education (Opportunities); Role of Women in the Education Cycle; Educational Development Strategies; Conclusion; Bibliography; 5: Entrepreneurs in Development: Vectors for Society's Progress; Introduction; Benamor's Transformation of Tomato-Growing Agriculture; Hasnaoui's Struggle for Sound Construction Practices and Home-Building; Rebrab's Push for World Competitive Industry Strategies: Being Ambitious, Starting Small, and Moving Fast; What Do Entrepreneurs Do? Patterns of Entrepreneurial Work. Towards an Entrepreneur-Based Theory of National Competitive Advantage and Economic Growth Conclusion; Bibliography; 6: Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility; Introduction; Instilling a Culture of Social Responsibility in the Arab World; Application of CSR and Its Major Types; Businesses Cannot Transform Overnight to Be Perfectly Socially Responsible Organizations; Impact on Community, Environment and Organizational Performance; New Actions Towards a Better Tomorrow; Conclusion; Bibliography; 7: The Impact of Businesses in the MENA Region; Introduction. The MENA Region: Serious Socio-Economic Challenges A Vulnerable Economy:; Precarious Social Conditions; The Private Sector as a Key to Competitiveness in the MENA Region: The Case of Morocco; The Role of Private Companies in Morocco; Conclusion; References; 8: Corporate Social Responsibility and Culture; Introduction; The Meaning of Social Responsibility for the Enterprise; Culture; Culture and Bounded (Limited) Rationality; Conclusion; Bibliography; 9: Middle Eastern Women in the Workplace: Between Traditional Careers and Entrepreneurship; Introduction; The Status of Women.
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility.

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