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Multinationals in their Communities A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects by Ian W. Jones, Michael Pollitt, David Bek
  

Multinationals in their Communities A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects

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Multinationals in their Communities A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects by Ian W. Jones, Michael Pollitt, David Bek

Multinationals can impact significantly on the quality of social relations within their communities, partly through corporate citizenship projects. This book analyzes the nature and effectiveness of these projects, using theoretical and empirical insights of recent literature. It demonstrates how MNCs can build communities in developing countries.

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'...an important contribution to a lagely neglected area. Furthermore, its laudable attempt to bridge the academic and corporate worlds...will certainly reward the dedicated reader.' - Wayne Visser, Ethical Performance'


About the Author

IAN W. JONES is a Management Lecturer at Somerville College, University of Oxford, UK, a Fellow of St Andrews Management Institute, UK, and DBA Research Director at the Edinburgh Business School, UK. He, together with Michael Pollitt, leads the Ethics, Regulation and Globalisation project at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, UK.MICHAEL POLLITT is a Reader in Business Economics at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK. He is also Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics and Management at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK.DAVID BEK is a freelance research consultant specialising in economic, social and development geographies. Since 2004 he has conducted research on corporate citizenship at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, UK.

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Publication date

16th May 2007

Author

Ian W. Jones, Michael Pollitt, David Bek

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Format

Hardback
359 pages

Categories

Business ethics & social responsibility

ISBN

9780230545687

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