Business, Commerce, and Social Responsibility: Beyond Agenda

Business, Commerce, and Social Responsibility: Beyond Agenda

By: Richard H.Reeves- Ellington (author), Adele Anderson (author), Richard H. Reeves-Ellington (author)Hardback

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Part 1 Responsibility's less-developed terrain: culture-basic ethics, modern agendas; culture and agenda as ethical frameworks; the fitting response; expanded moral community and the threat of relativity. Part 2 Through a cultural lens: approaches of western business ethics; enlarging on responsibility; accountability and power; reification and the loss of personal agency. Part 3 Altered states of consciousness - leadership for socially responsible organizations: pure business and its commercial alternative; kinds of leaders and their organizational contexts; a tale of two apples; managers and those who inspire; at the centre of the periphery; the metaphors of leadership; the metaphors of communication; paradigms of leadership power; education and the organization. Part 4 Social responsibility on the face of it - complications of an agenda company: nonintegral social agenda; mixed purposes and unclear methods; 'against animal testing'; the 1994 controversy and its impact; reversing social inequities. Part 5 Cooperative action inquiry and culture - an ethnology of information: problematic organizational culture and its ethnic alternative; integrating and information system through collaborative action; results of collaborative action research and development. Part 6 responsibility and commerce - a 1970's land purchase in Java: background and context - Pharmco's project; negotiating the land purchase; making an offer; payment and land use registration; dedication, hiring, and opening; epilogue and reflections. Part 7 Beyond agenda: culture and agenda; business and commerce; alternate perspectives on the case material; what lies beyond agenda? inferences.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773484429
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780773484429
  • ISBN10: 0773484426

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