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The Role of Business in Fostering Peaceful Societies.

Author: Timothy L Fort; Cindy A Schipani
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fresh approach to understanding business in its social context. In contrast to the assumptions behind anti-globalization protests, the book contends that businesses which embrace their role in the community, work across cultures, promote economic development and invite external evaluation of their affairs can in fact foster a peaceful society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy L Fort; Cindy A Schipani
ISBN: 9780511264566 0511264569
OCLC Number: 476030639
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Introduction --
1 The role of business in fostering sustainable peace --
2 Balances of power and mediators of justice --
3 Corporate governance and sustainable peace --
4 Ethical business behavior and sustainable peace --
5 Gender, voice, and correlations with peace --
6 The ecological challenges of war: the natural environment and disease --
Conclusion --
Index.

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A fresh approach to understanding business in its social context. In contrast to the assumptions behind anti-globalization protests, the book contends that businesses which embrace their role in the community, work across cultures, promote economic development and invite external evaluation of their affairs can in fact foster a peaceful society.

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