Globally Responsible Leadership: Managing According to the UN Global Compact (The Ivey Casebook Series)

Globally Responsible Leadership: Managing According to the UN Global Compact (The Ivey Casebook Series)

By: Paul W. Beamish (editor), Joanne T. Lawrence (editor)Paperback

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What does a truly global manager today need to know to lead responsibly? How does he or she develop the core management competencies needed? This book uses the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles as an overarching framework for understanding the issues facing global business managers today. Drawing on the knowledge of contributors from different parts of the world, the book shows readers the intersection between business and the major global issues of our timeuhuman rights, labor, the environment, anti-corruption and briberyuand most critically, how to address these issues in the day-to-day running of their operations.

About Author

Joanne T. Lawrence is Global Professor of Corporate Responsibility and Social Innovation at Hult International Business School (Boston-Dubai-London-San Francisco-Shanghai). Prior to Hult, she was an adjunct professor of strategy and management at INSEAD (1993-2007) where she addressed the critical role of strategic communication, stakeholder relationships and aligned organizational cultures in realizing strategy and was involved in Project RESPONSE. She has worked across multiple industries, with multinational companies and global organizations such as BP and the World Bank as well as with smaller, socially-focused enterprises such as Tom's of Maine and Economic Development Imports. While vice president at UK-based healthcare company SmithKline Beecham (today part of GlaxoSmithKline), she coordinated 'Simply Better,' a ground-breaking, global organizational change initiative that was the subject of From Promise to Performance: The Journey of Transformation at SmithKline Beecham (Harvard Business School Press, 1997) and an award-winning INSEAD case study. Paul W. Beamish holds the Canada Research Chair in International Business at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He is the author or co-author of over 50 books and 100 refereed articles, and is the recipient of numerous best research awards. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of International Business Studies from 1993-97 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy of International Business, and Asia Pacific Foundation. At Ivey, he has taught on a variety of programs, including the Executive MBA offered at its campus in Hong Kong and the MSc program, with its major in International Business. From 1999-2004 he served as Associate Dean Research. He worked for Procter and Gamble and Wilfrid Laurier University before joining Ivey's faculty in 1987. Beamish also has responsibility for Ivey Publishing, the distributor of Ivey's case collection. He has authored over 100 case studies, which have appeared in case journals, and in over 125 books. Over 2.5 million copies of his cases have been studied worldwide.


Foreword - Georg Kell Introduction - Joanne T. Lawrence, Paul W. Beamish Acknowledgments About the Editors About the Contributors PART I. BACKGROUND 1. Responsible Business: A Brief Perspective - Joanne T. Lawrence 2. The Business of Business Is (Responsible) Business - Danial Malan 3. The United Nations and the Transnational Corporations: How the UN Global Compact Has Changed the Debate - Andreas Rasche 4. Context and Dynamics of the UN Global Compact: An Idea Whose Time Has Come - Sandra Waddock PART II. THE TEN PRINCIPLES OF THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT 5. Human Rights as Ethical Imperatives for Business: The UN Global Compact's Human Rights Principles - Florian Wettstein 6. Our Role as Managers in Understanding and Fulfilling the Labour Principles of the UN Global Compact - Michael J. D. Roberts 7. Embedded Sustainability and the Innovation-Producing Potential of the UN Global Compact's Environmental Principles - David Cooperrrider, Nadya Zhexembayeva 8. The Challenges of Corruption in Business, Government, and Society - Peter Rodriguez PART III. CASE STUDIES: THE TEN PRINCIPLES IN PRACTICE Human Rights Killer Coke: The Campaign Against Coca-Cola - Henry W. Lane, David T. A. Wesley Google in China - Deborah Compeau, Prahar Shah Ethics of Offshoring: Novo Nordisk and Clinical Trials in Emerging Economies - Klaus Meyer Talisman Energy Inc. - Lawrence G. Tapp, Gail Robertson Labour Netcare's International Expansion - Saul Klein, Albert Wocke Nestle's Nescafe Partners' Blend: The Fairtrade Decision (A) - Niraj Dawar, Jordan Mitchell Jinjian Garment Factory: Motivating Go-Slow Workers - Tieying Huang, Junping Liang, Paul W. Beamish Textron Ltd. - Lawrence A. Beer Bayer CropScience in India (A): Against Child Labor - Charles Dhanaraj, Oana Branzei, Satyajeet Subramanian L'Oreal S.A.: Rolling Out the Global Diversity Strategy - Cara C. Maurer, Ken Mark Huxley Maquiladora - Paul W. Beamish, Jaechul Jung, Joyce Miller Staffing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (A) - Alison Konrad, Ken Mark Environment RBC--Financing Oil Sands (A) - Michael Sider, Jana Seijts, Ramasastry Chandrasekhar Barrick Gold Corporation--Tanzania - Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi, Paul W. Beamish Host Europe: Advancing CSR and Sustainability in a Medium-Sized IT Company - Rudiger Hahn Veja: Sneakers With a Conscience - Oana Branzei, Kim Poldner Canadian Solar - Paul W. Beamish, Jordan Mitchell Scandinavian Airlines: The Green Engine Decision - Jennifer Lynes Anti-corruption Phil Chan (A) - Paul W. Beamish, Jean-Louis Schaan Medical Equipment Inc. in Saudi Arabia - Joerg Dietz, Ankur Grover, Laura Guerrero Governance Failure at Satyam - Ajai Gaur, Nisha Kohl PART IV. APPENDIXES: EXCERPTS FROM THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT WEBSITE Appendix A. The Corporate Commitment Appendix B. The Communication on Progress Report Appendix C. Leadership Blueprint: Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership Within the Global Compact Appendix D. UN Global Compact Communication on Progress and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

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  • ISBN13: 9781412938754
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781412938754
  • ISBN10: 1412938759

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