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AuthorSethi, S. Prakash
TitleSetting global standards [electronic resource] : guidelines for creating codes of conduct in multinational corporations / S. Prakash Sethi
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2003
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Descript xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


The role of multinational corporations in the context of increasing globalization and free trade. The blessings and perils of globalization: a tale of two peoples -- Sweatshops and human rights abuses: evidence from the field. Multinational corporations' responses to change. Multinational corporations' responses to public criticism: failure of communications strategies -- Corporate codes of conduct: parameters and analysis -- Proactive corporate responses: voluntary codes of conduct. Group-based approaches. The Sullivan Principles in South Africa: a regionwide approach to codes of conduct -- The United Nations Global Compact: corporate leadership in the world economy -- The Fair Labor Association: problems with an industry-based approach to codes of conduct. Case studies. Nike, Inc.: missed opportunities for effective code compliance -- The Walt Disney Company: a progressive approach to monitoring compliance. New approaches to viable codes of conduct. Guidelines for creating multinational codes of business conduct -- Independent monitoring systems: transparency in code implementation, compliance, and verification -- Mattel, Inc.: global manufacturing principles--a model approach to code implementation and independent monitoring. Lessons learned and unlearned--guidelines for the future. Corporate social accountability and international codes of conduct: an assessment

International business enterprises -- Management Business etiquette Corporate culture Electronic books.


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