CSR in the Middle East: Fresh Perspectives by Yusuf SidaniCSR in the Middle East: Fresh Perspectives by Yusuf Sidani

CSR in the Middle East: Fresh Perspectives

byYusuf SidaniEditorD. Jamali

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

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The practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the Middle East is explored in this volume, through a unique compilation of data and perspectives from authors living and working in the region. The authors demonstrate how the long-entrenched traditions of philanthropy and generosity in Arab culture have been reinvigorated in recent years and are starting to cross-fertilize with new and more institutionalized forms of giving, advocated through advances pertaining to CSR.Using a variety of cases, this book ponders the multiple facets of CSR in the region, including philanthropy, strategic giving, social entrepreneurship, internal CSR and responsible human resource management practices, effective CSR integration in SMEs, corporate environmental responsibility and its evolution, CSR reporting and lingering challenges in this respect. It also considers the relevance and applicability of CSR to a wider spectrum of societal actors and institutions. The contributions nicely capture and reiterate commitment to CSR in the Middle East.
DR. MALYUBA ABU-DAABES Assistant Professor at the German-Jordanian University, Jordan JOSEPH ANTOUN President and the CEO of Health System Reform S.A.L AKRAM AL ARISS Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) at Toulouse Business School, France TONNIE CHOUEIRI Outreach Coordinator at the American University of Beirut Neighbo...
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Title:CSR in the Middle East: Fresh PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:193 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.78 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230348211

ISBN - 13:9780230348219

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors List of Acronyms Introduction: Corporate Social Responsibility: Perspectives from the Middle East; D.Jamali & Y.Sidani CSR and Philanthropy: Different Forms of Effective Social Investment; Y.Majaj & S.Kassis Harnessing Values for Impact beyond Profit in MENA; D.Haskell , J.Haskell & J.J.Pottenger CSR to Increase Access to Medicines: Lessons and Opportunities for the Middle East; J.Antoun CSR: A Cost or an Opportunity for SMEs in the Middle East; D.Jamali & A.Tarazi Socially Responsible Employee Management: Case Studies from Saudi Arabia and Lebanon; M.Eabrasu & A.A.Ariss Corporate Environmental Responsibility in Jordan: The Potential and the Limits; M.Hindiyeh , M.A.Daabes & H.Salti The Development of CSR Reporting in the Middle East; J.Vinke & A.Khatib The AUB Neighborhood Initiative: Social Responsibility in a University's Backyard; T.Choueiri & C.Myntti Conclusions and the Future; D.Jamali