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Multinationals in their Communities

A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects

Authors: Jones, I., Pollitt, M., Bek, D.

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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.

About the authors

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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'...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


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Multinationals in their Communities: A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects

    Pages 1-19

    Jones, Ian W. (et al.)

  • Corporate Citizenship: Definitions and Expenditure

    Pages 20-48

    Jones, Ian W. (et al.)

  • Key Players in the Corporate Citizenship Debate: CSR’s Rapidly Evolving Institutional Matrix

    Pages 49-89

    Jones, Ian W. (et al.)

  • Social Capital and Multinationals

    Pages 90-128

    Jones, Ian W. (et al.)

  • Multinationals and Community Engagement in South Africa and Mexico

    Pages 129-173

    Jones, Ian W. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multinationals in their Communities
Book Subtitle
A Social Capital Approach to Corporate Citizenship Projects
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Ian W. Jones, Michael G. Pollitt and David Bek
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-21105-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230211056
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-54568-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36107-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 359
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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