Critical Perspectives on International Business: Volume 16 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Social value creation in International Business Pt II

Guest Editors: Rudolf R. Sinkovics, Noemi Sinkovics, Christine Holmström Lind, Mats Forsgren

MNEs and human rights: from responsibilities to rights to governance

Stefan Zagelmeyer

This paper aims to explore the links between multinational enterprises (MNEs) and human rights abuses and review the development of international business (IB) and human rights…

Fixing “bad” capitalism: why CSR and pro-good initiatives may not be enough

Elisa Giuliani, Federica Nieri

The purpose of this paper is to provide a short commentary on the negative consequences of contemporary global capitalism on society. Despite the economic growth experienced…


Developing the business-society nexus through corporate responsibility expectations in India

Zinette Bergman, Yael Teschemacher, Bimal Arora, Rijit Sengupta, Klaus Michael Leisinger, Manfred Max Bergman

The Government of India dramatically altered the dynamic between business and society when it introduced the Companies Act 2013, which mandated firms to expend at least 2 per cent…

Chinese CSR standards and industrial policy in GPNs

Corinna Braun-Munzinger

Public policy to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) can be a tool used by the state to promote the creation of social value by multinational enterprises (MNEs) and…

Missing “society” in institutional approaches as social value creation in India and China

Chang Hoon Oh

This viewpoint aims to discuss some potential problems of institutional approaches such as social value creation in India and China.

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