Stakeholder Theory: A Model For Strategic Management by Maria Bonnafous-BoucherStakeholder Theory: A Model For Strategic Management by Maria Bonnafous-Boucher

Stakeholder Theory: A Model For Strategic Management

byMaria Bonnafous-Boucher, Jacob Dahl Rendtorff

Paperback | November 17, 2016

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This book provides an academic introduction to, and presentation and defence of stakeholder theory as a model for the strategic management of businesses and corporations, as well as of public organizations and institutions. The concept of the stakeholder is generally applied to parties that affect or are affected by the activities of private or public organizations. Distinct from shareholders, stakeholders are those individuals, entities or communities that have a connection with the activities of a corporation, a firm or an organization. The notion of the stakeholder is intimately linked to a conception of the business firm as an entity founded on negotiated governance, in which the maximization of value for the shareholder is not the ultimate criterion. In this model, issues and interests that are not directly associated with shareholders and investors, but which go beyond capital to encompass the concerns of civil society, are considered to be of central importance. This book provides a broad overview of stakeholder theory, presenting it as an ethical approach to strategic management that is both pragmatic and applicable to developing democratic practices within corporations, while at the same time suggesting ways in which elements of a social contract can be elaborated within the context of globalization.

Maria Bonnafous-Boucher, PhD, HDR Paris-Dauphine University, is currently Deputy Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Turkey. Previously Director of Research at Novancia Business School, Paris, and Vice-President in charge of Research at EBEN France, she is the author of several books and articles on stakeholder theory and governance...
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Title:Stakeholder Theory: A Model For Strategic ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:November 17, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319443550

ISBN - 13:9783319443553

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