Theory and Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Samuel O. Idowu
  • Celine Louche

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Cécile Rozuel, Nada K. Kakabadse
      Pages 3-22
    3. Laurence Eberhard Harribey
      Pages 23-38
    4. Donald Nordberg
      Pages 39-53
    5. Nikolaos Panayiotou, Konstantinos G. Aravosis
      Pages 55-70
  3. The Environment and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Martin Brueckner, Christof Pforr
      Pages 73-88
    3. Patricia Park, Michael Galley
      Pages 107-121
    4. Pasi Heikkurinen
      Pages 123-140
  4. Corporate and Social Responsibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. E. Isaac Mostovicz, Nada K. Kakabadse
      Pages 159-178
  5. Accounting and Financial Reporting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Elewechi Okike
      Pages 229-263
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 265-284

About this book


Modern businesses and organizations understand that corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become an important factor for sustainable success. At the same time CSR has established itself as a widely accepted element of courses in managerial training and education. This book, designed to support CSR teaching, collects 14 essays that clearly illustrate and explain the benefits and challenges of socially responsible corporate policies.

Aligning theory and practice, the book focuses on four central themes: management, environment and sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and accounting and financial reporting.  Business students and experienced managers alike will find this book a valuable resource that helps them to discover the strong forces that link successful management with corporate social responsibility.


Accounting Corporate Governance Corporate social responsibility Environment/Ethics Sustainability/Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Samuel O. Idowu
    • 1
  • Celine Louche
    • 2
  1. 1.London Metropolitan Business SchoolLondon Metropolitan UniversityLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Vlerick Leuven Gent Management SchoolGhentBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-16460-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-16461-3
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