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International business under adversity : a role in corporate responsibility, conflict prevention and peace

Author: Gabriele Suder
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The wide spread of specific sets of values, ways of thinking and living, infrastructures and technologies are associated with the motivations of conflict, crisis and terrorism. What is the role of international business in this dilemma? This book explores the essential issues of corporate responsibility rooted in firms' international activities.
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International business under adversity.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2008
(OCoLC)226976033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriele Suder
ISBN: 9781848442962 1848442963 9781847203748 1847203744 1281779873 9781281779878
OCLC Number: 246933220
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction to the role and responsibilities of international business in our contemporary world --
2. Human rights and multinational corporations: the Global Compact and continuing evolution --
3. Corporate social responsibility: an international law perspective --
4. Instruments of peace? How businesses might foster religious harmony --
5. Expropriation of minority shareholders or social dividend? Beware of good corporate citizens --
6. Information management and communication technology for conflict prevention and peace.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriele G.S. Suder.

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'Business and corporate actions, globally and locally, have often encouraged and aggravated human conflict. Equally evident is the fact that business, if only out of enlightened self-interest, can Read more...

 
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