International Business and Society

  • ID: 2213367
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 264 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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International Business and Society is the first text to explore the breadth of business and society topics – corporate social performance, business ethics, business–government relations, stakeholder management, and issues management/public affairs – within the broader context of the international environment.

The book takes knowledge and understanding developed within uni–societal studies of business and society and extends the frame of reference to the international arena. To facilitate this exploration, the authors offer many new frameworks and conceptualizations such as the "institutional ideological model" and "stakeholder power bases" while they continue to address the more conventional topics of the field.

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List of Figures.

List of Exhibits.

List of Tables.


1. Business and Society: Global Issues and Global Environments.

2. Institutions, Ideologies, Technology and the Isms.

3. Managing International Business – Government Relations.

4. Corporate Social Responsibility and Responsiveness.

5. Managing International Stakeholder Relations.

6. Micro–Level Issues: Ethics and Values.

7. Managing Business Ethics in Diverse Societal Environments.

8. Tying it Together: International Issues, Management and Public Affairs.

9. Managing Global Corporate Social Performance.

10. Business and Societies: The Future.

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Steven L. Wartick is Associate Professor of Management and Policy at the University of Missouri, St Louis. He has served as President of the International Association for Business and Society as well as Chair of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. Professor Wartick has published numerous articles in the areas of corporate social performance, issues management, and business–government relations, and he currently serves as Associate Editor of the IABS scholarly journal,Business and Society.

Donna J. Wood is Professor of Business Administration at the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. She is a past president of the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management and a founder of the International Association for Business and Society. Professor Wood is the editor of the IABS scholarly journal, Business & Society. Her research interests are corporate social performance, stakeholder theory, international business and society, ethics, and government relations.

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