The Role of Large Enterprises in Democracy and Society

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

EditorBarbara Fryzel, Paul H. Dembinski

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This book uses both political and democratic studies perspectives as well as economic, philosophical and managerial to provide a practical insight into the issues like the extensive economic power of large enterprises and changing balance of power between public and private sector, regulation and the governance of large private entities.

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This book uses both political and democratic studies perspectives as well as economic, philosophical and managerial to provide a practical insight into the issues like the extensive economic power of large enterprises and changing balance of power between public and private sector, regulation and the governance of large private entitie...

BARBARA FRYZEL graduated from the University of Economics in Krakow, Poland (MSc in Corporate Finance) followed by a PhD in Economics, Management Sciences from the Jagiellonian University, where she is currently an Associate Professor of Management. She was an Honorary Research Fellow at the University College London in 2006-2008 and ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229182

ISBN - 13:9780230229181

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Table of Contents

PART I: DEMOCRACY AND CORPORATE LOBBYING
Private Interests and Democracy; J.Krzysztof Bielecki
The Dialectics of Democracy: Common-particular and Public-private; R.Alvira
Democracy, Networks of Power and Trust in Eastern Europe: Considerations about the Syndrome of Political Personalism; N.Hayoz
Voice of Enterprises and Political Game: Corporate World and its Single Voice; L.Mortreuil
European Transparency Initiative: Monitoring Brussels Lobbying; A.Melich
PART II: CORPORATE POWER
Economic Power and Social Responsibility of Very Big Enterprises: Facts and Challenges; P.H.Dembinski
Economic Power: Competition Law, Economic Evaluation and Policy Implications; V.Smith Hillman A.Scott
International Companies in Places of Instability, the Issue of Mutual Capture; J.Welby
Ethical Dilemmas for Large Corporations in Under-developed Countries; P.Booth
PART III: ARE THE CORPORATIONS REALLY RESPONSIVE TO SOCIAL CONCERNS?
Implementation of Compliance Programmes in Multinational Organizations; J.Mean
The Implementation of CSR as a New Social Contract in Poland; J.Filek
Stakeholder Dialogue in Polish Organizations; B.Fryzel
The Role of NGOs in Promoting Responsible Business Practice; P.Davis
PART IV: GLOBAL ISSUES IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
In Search for a New Balance: The Ethical Dimension of the Crisis; W.Gasparski, A.Lewicka-Strzalecka, B.RokDariusz Bak
Corporate Responsibility in the Multi-stakeholder Collaboration in Social Governance; M.Sauquet, A.LalucqM.Vielajus
The Fabrics of Knowledge: The Role of Large Corporations in Knowledge Production and Dissemination; L.FeketeZ.Boda
The Role of Corporation in Forming Employee Values and Behaviors; S.Dunin-Wasowicz
Big Business: a Driving Force for Civic Virtue; M.Herrero