New governance and CSR

Rahim, Mia Mahmudur (2013) New governance and CSR. In Idowu, Samuel, Capaldi, Nicholas, Zu, Liangrong , & Das Gupta, Ananda (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of Corporate Social Responsibility. Springer.

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Abstract

New governance (NG) denotes a new approach in the governance strategies. This approach comes with a conceptual background explaining how the hardcore corporate decision-making and people-friendly business strategies have started to converge, relying on executive fiduciary duties, stakeholder engagement, and economic analysis of management incentives. It also addresses how companies incorporate stakeholder-friendly business strategies, examines the role of shareholder and board activism in pushing for social responsibility, and provides quantitative assessments of reporting practices, indexes, and ratings that link governance with responsibility (Kolk 2008; Statman 2005; Deegan 2002). It suggests models for pursuing this emerging frontier through greater involvement on behalf of the board of directors and utilizes a comparative approach to cross the border between the traditional ...

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ID Code: 59877
Item Type: Reference Entry
Keywords: New governance, Approach to CSR development
ISBN: 9783642280870
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Deposited On: 13 May 2013 01:31
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2013 21:35

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