Globalization and Self-Regulation: The Crucial Role that Corporate Codes of Conduct Play in Global Business

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S. Prakash Sethi
Macmillan, Jul 5, 2011 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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It is imperative for the business community to act now to create global, industry-wide standards of conduct. Corporate strategy expert S. Prakash Sethi along with notable experts on issues of global codes of conduct take an in-depth look at global structures and how regulation works from a corporate perspective, providing case studies of several industries and governments who have begun implementing voluntary codes of conducts, including Equator Principles, ICMM, and The Kimberly Process.  He assesses the many types of self-regulations that are currently underway and provides critical analysis for making these more effective, making this a must-read for academics, policy-makers, and corporate leaders.


 

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Contents

Part II Individual CompanyBased Voluntary Codes of Conduct
15
Part III IndustryWide Voluntary Code of Conduct with IndustryControlled Governance Structure
121
Part IV IndustryWide Voluntary Codes of Conduct in Collaboration with Civil Society Organizations
189
Part V Universal MultiIndustry and Multipurpose Voluntary Codes of Conduct
211
Bibliography
277
Contributors
289
Index
291
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S. Prakash Sethi is University Distinguished Professor, Academic Director of Executive Programs, and Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, The City University of New York.

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