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The Role of Large Enterprises in Democracy and Society : Observatoire de la Finance - Barbara Fryzel

The Role of Large Enterprises in Democracy and Society

Observatoire de la Finance

By: Barbara Fryzel (Editor), Paul H. Dembinski (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th July 2010
ISBN: 9780230229181
Number Of Pages: 296

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Uses both political and democratic studies perspectives as well as economic, philosophical and managerial to provide a practical insight into the issues like the extensive economic power of large enterprises and changing balance of power between public and private sector, regulation and the governance of large private entities.

List of Tables and Figuresp. vii
Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgementsp. xvi
Notes on the Contributorsp. xvii
List of Abbreviationsp. xxiv
Democracy and Corporate Lobbying
Private Interests and Democracyp. 3
The Dialectics of Democracy: Common-Particular and Public-Privatep. 9
Democracy, Networks of Power and Trust in Eastern Europe: Considerations around the Syndrome of Political Personalismp. 16
The Voices of Enterprises and Political Games: The Corporate World and Its Single Voice?p. 39
The European Transparency Initiative: Monitoring Brussels Lobbyingp. 47
Corporate Power
Economic Power and Social Responsibility of Very Big Enterprises: Facts And Challengesp. 67
Economic Power: Competition Law, Economic Evaluation and Policy Implicationsp. 76
International Companies in Places of Instability: The Issue of Mutual Capturep. 88
Ethical Dilemmas for Large Corporations in Under-developed Countriesp. 99
Are Corporations Really Responsive to Social Concerns?
The Implementation of Compliance Programmes in Multinational Organizationsp. 119
The Implementation of CSR as a New Social Contract in Polandp. 138
Stakeholder Dialogue in Polish Organizationsp. 160
The Role of NGOs in Promoting Responsible Business Practicep. 175
Global Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility
In Search for a New Balance: The Ethical Dimension of the Crisisp. 189
Corporate Responsibility in Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in Social Governancep. 207
The Fabric of Knowledge: The Role of Large Corporations in Knowledge Production and Disseminationp. 214
The Role of Corporations in Shaping Employee Values and Behaviourp. 248
Big Business: A Driving Force for Civic Virtuep. 258
Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780230229181
ISBN-10: 0230229182
Series: Observatoire de la Finance
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 30th July 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1