By Maarten van Klaveren
Offers the results of an important 14-country undertaking aimed toward empowering ladies and younger ladies. presents a dialogue in their offerings in lifestyles, evaluating elements reminiscent of family members historical past, well-being, schooling, employment possibilities and using and entry to the web.
By Dominic Broadhurt, Jane Marshall, Janette Watson
Dieses neue Nachschlagewerk präsentiert mehr als 500 Informationsquellen zum Thema ethisch und sozial verantwortliche Investitionen. Es wendet sich an Informationsspezialisten, die im Bereich Wirtschaftsinformationen für den privaten wie öffentlichen Sektor tätig sind. Der Titel ist für alle, die mit Investitionsmanagement betraut sind oder relevante Informationen zu diesem Gebiet benötigen, eine unschätzbare Quelle aktueller Daten, handelt es sich doch um das umfangreichste Nachschlagewerk, das bislang zu diesem Thema veröffentlicht wurde. Das Buch deckt alle zentralen Bereiche innerhalb der sozial verantwortlichen Investitionen (SRI) ab: Umwelt, Menschenrechte, Arbeitsbedingungen, Tierschutz, Rüstungsfragen, Lebensmittelsicherheit, sexuelle Ausbeutung, Gesundheit, Sicherheit und Tabak. Die Informationsquellen zu jedem dieser Aspekte wurden einzeln ausgesucht, gründlich hinsichtlich der behandelten Themen analysiert und bewertet sowie mit vollständigen Kontaktangaben versehen. Das Spektrum der Quellen reicht von Büchern und Zeitschriften zu web pages und professionellen Einrichtungen. Der konkurrenzlose und benutzerfreundlich gestaltete Titel bietet allen, die im Bereich ethisch und sozial verantwortlicher Investitionen tätig sind, eine Auswahl der besten einschlägigen Informationsquellen.
By Rebecca M. Blank
Within the nice culture of ethical argument in regards to the nature of the commercial marketplace, Rebecca clean and William McGurn subscribe to to discuss primary questions - equality and potency, productiveness and social justice, person fulfillment and private rights within the place of work, the prices and advantages of company and entrepreneurial capitalism. they usually accomplish that grounded in either monetary sophistication and non secular dedication. This publication grapples with the hot imperatives of an international economic system whereas operating within the vintage culture of political economic climate which constantly handled heavily the questions of morality, justice, productiveness and freedom.
By Paul B. Thompson
This revised variation updates Thompson’s trail-blazing examine of moral and philosophical concerns raised by means of biotechnology. The 1997 ebook was once the 1st by way of a thinker to deal with nutrients and agricultural biotechnology, discussing moral concerns linked to possibility evaluation, labelling, animal transformation, patents, and influence on conventional farming groups. the hot variation addresses the debates of the intervening decade, together with cloning, the Precautionary precept, and the biotechnology debate among the USA and Europe.
By Eric W. Orts, N. Craig Smith
No matter if agencies could be stated to be ethical brokers and to have the skill for ethical accountability has major useful effects. In such a lot criminal structures on the earth, enterprise companies are well-known as individuals being able to personal estate, to keep up and guard complaints, and to self-organize governance buildings. to acknowledge that those enterprise folks may also act morally or immorally as organizations, although, may justify the imposition of different felony constraints and normative expectancies on agencies. within the legal legislations, for instance, the concept that an prepared company may well itself have legal culpability is permitted in lots of international locations (such because the usa) yet rejected in others (such as Germany). This e-book collects new contributions by means of major company students in enterprise ethics, philosophy, and comparable disciplines to increase our figuring out of the ethical accountability of firms. Read more...
By Maximilian Martin
This booklet develops a complete framework for growing sustainable new enterprise techniques on an incredible scale. It relates the facility of entrepreneurship, funding and expertise to 4 components within which growth is urgently had to get out of the world’s present deadlock. those are: game-changing strategies in businesses; a manner ahead for the worldwide type that reconciles competitiveness and employee dignity; turning round the power hindrance; and restoring capital markets to being the funders of human development and prosperity that they as soon as were—the items of the puzzle that's our destiny. quite a few case experiences and actionable directions express tips to concretely get the task done.
By A. Furnham
During this new selection of articles on expertise acquisition and retention, Adrian Furnham, writer of The Elephant within the Boardroom , bargains an enticing and witty check out the area of the gifted supervisor. in keeping with reliable study this ebook bargains a considerable creation to the significance of expertise within the office.
By Tamar Frankel
America's tradition is relocating in a brand new and hazardous course, because it turns into extra accepting and tolerant of dishonesty and fiscal abuse. Tamar Frankel argues that this phenomenon isn't really new; in reality it has a particular traceable previous. in past times thirty years temptations and possibilities to defraud have risen; criminal, ethical and theoretical obstacles to abuse of belief have fallen. She is going directly to recommend that fraud and the abuse of belief may have a common effect on American financial system and prosperity, and argues that how you can counter this hectic pattern is to opposite the tradition of commercial dishonesty. eventually, she offers the subsequent thesis: If american citizens have had adequate of monetary abuse, they could call for in their leaders, of themselves, and of one another extra honesty and belief and not more cynicism. americans can reject the activities, attitudes, theories and assumptions that introduced us the company scandals of the Nineteen Nineties. even though American society may have "bad apples," and its elements carry differing critiques in regards to the detailed which means of belief and fact, it might probably stay sincere, so long as it aspires to honesty.