Journal of Global Responsibility: Volume 1 Issue 2


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The rule of Saint Benedict and corporate management: employing the whole person

Birgit Kleymann, Hedley Malloch

The “classical” logic of organisations existing as generators of shareholder value, with the human “resources” seen as a means to this end, has been the subject of…

Leadership practices for corporate global responsibility

Alessia D'Amato, Regina Eckert, John Ireland, Laura Quinn, Ellen Van Velsor

The move of organizations towards corporate global responsibility (CGR) is often a major change process that requires leadership throughout the organization. Despite an…

CSR and the building of leadership capability

Grant Jones, Robin Kramar

The paper aims to test the proposition that action research conducted within an organisation can develop the kind of leadership capabilities that are likely to enhance…

Escaping the disciplinary straitjacket: Curriculum design as university adaptation to sustainability

Kate Sherren, Libby Robin, Peter Kanowski, Stephen Dovers

Curriculum design is often a challenge. It is particularly so when the subject is sustainability, which is an aspirational but contested concept, draws on a range of…

Re‐articulating the ethical corporation: the case of the Woolf Committee Report

Tommy Jensen, Johan Sandström

Efforts to address the role and responsibilities of large global corporations have predominantly focused on the need for increased and more effective global corporate…

Re‐visiting HIV/AIDS in the workplace and HR work in Thai business organizations

Busaya Virakul, Gary N. McLean

The paper aims is to investigate human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and human resources (HR) management in Thai business…

A review of Canadian corporate sustainable development reports

Greg Davis, Cory Searcy

The purpose of the paper is to present the results of a content analysis of Canadian corporate sustainable development reports.

Legitimating corporate global irresponsibility: Origins, contexts and vectors of the market modern newspeak

Bernard Sionneau

The paper aims to explain why and how, in the USA, a very particular interpretation of economic liberalism, faring though different historical contexts, has generated…

Institutionalizing idealism: the adoption of CSR practices

Adrian Haberberg, Jonathan Gander, Alison Rieple, Clive Helm, Juan‐Ignacio Martin‐Castilla

The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the idiosyncratic features of the adoption and institutionalization of corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices.

An institutional perspective of the MNC as a social change agent: the case of environmentalism

Matthew C. Mitchell

Using an institutional theory perspective this paper aims to examine the influence of multinational corporations (MNCs) on host country institutional environments.

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