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Corporate actors in global governance : business as usual or new deal?

Author: Matthias Hofferberth
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What part do/should corporate actors play in global governance? With regard to concerns over such issues as public health, education, human rights, and the environment, they arguably are influential. But what is the actual nature of their engagement, and what motivates it? What challenges do they face when they assume more responsibility in these spheres? Are they responsive to the normative environments in which  Read more...
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Corporate actors in global governance
Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2019.
(DLC) 2019001894
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Hofferberth
ISBN: 9781626378230 1626378231
OCLC Number: 1100471291
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Foreword; Ch1- Corporate Actors in Global Governance; Discovering and Framing Corporate Actors in Global Governance; Corporate Actor Images in Global Governance and Beyond; Taking Agency Seriously: Implications for Studying MNEs; Contributions and Structure of This Volume; Notes; Part 1- Business as Usual?; Ch2- From Global to Local: Ford and Volkswagen's Management-Labor Relations in South Africa; Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Corporate Motivations; Case Study: The Automotive Industry; Table 2.1 Codetermination Codes Table 2.2 Market Forces CodesManagement-Labor Relations in South Africa; Conclusion; Notes; Ch3- Promoting Human Rights Responsibilities: The Experience in Ghana's Gold Mining Industry; Business and Human Rights: History, Debates, and Trends; Table 3.1 Laws, Policies, and Global Standards Governing the Human Rights Responsibilities of Businesses in Ghana's Mining Industry; Ghana's Gold Mining Sector: Policy and Regulatory Environment; Ruggie's Framework and the Voluntary Principles Within the Ghanaian Context; Study Area; Golden Star Resources and Community Relations in Dumasi Drivers of Conflict and Human Rights Abuses in Ghana's Mining SectorBusiness and Human Rights in Ghana's Mining Sector: Empirical Analysis; Emerging Issues and Conclusion; Notes; Ch4- Multistakeholder Partnerships: Community Development in the Extractive Sector; CSR as Social Risk Management and Community Development; Conceptualizing Multistakeholder Partnerships; Methods; The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Development Project; Discussion; Conclusion; Ch5- A Three-Way Relationship: Labor, Multinationals, and Local Suppliers; Transnational Labor Standards and Local Implementation Agency and Power Resources in Transnational GovernanceThe Colloquium of Maria Elena Cuadra; Conclusion; Notes; Ch6- The Corporate Supply Chain as Global Governance; The Space of the Supply Chain: Seeing Through Logistics; Legitimacy, Democracy, and Resilience in the Supply Chain; Conclusion; Notes; Part 2- Dealing with Crises; Ch7- Shaping Conflict: Corporate Actors in Community Engagement; Corporate Abuse, Weakened States, and Global Governance; Figure 7.1 Claims Against the Extractive Industry Across Latin America (%); Figure 7.2 Claims Against the Extractive Industry in Peru (%) Existing LiteratureMethodological Approach and Case Selection; Mining in Peru: Variation in Corporate-Community Relations; Discussion and Conclusion; Notes; Ch8- Securing Value over the Long Term?ExxonMobil and the Aceh Crisis; Studying Corporate Agency in Crisis and Beyond; Table 8.1 Selected Corporate Crises of Extractive Oil Enterprises in the 1990s; ExxonMobil and the Crisis in Aceh; Table 8.2 Corporate Documents Considered for Interpretation; Conclusion and Outlook; Table 8.3 Corporate Self-Understanding and Crisis Communication by ExxonMobil in Response to Aceh and Beyond; Notes
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