Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Business World

  • Asli Yüksel Mermod
  • Samuel O.Idowu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Professionals’ CSR

  3. Corporate Governance and Financial Crisis

  4. Not-for Profit Sector and SMEs

  5. Ethics, Morality and CSR in Corporations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Phillip Gordon
      Pages 207-217
    3. Melike Kaplan, Zuhal Yonca Odabas
      Pages 219-227
    4. Vanina A. Farber
      Pages 229-244

About this book


This book provides an overview of the application of Corporate Social Responsibility in businesses and corporations around the world. Primarily based on real cases, it focuses on different approaches to CSR from a global perspective. It provides a critique of the “wrong” practices often employed even by multinational organizations, and highlights the resultant negative effects. On the other hand the book demonstrates good examples that can help multinationals or even entire countries to achieve both a better reputation and increased profitability. “CSR in the Global Business World” is a rich resource of illustrative cases, serving both as a basis for ongoing research as well as for teaching purposes at the business school level. 


Case Studies Financial Crisis Green Accounting Green Washing Multinational Companies

Editors and affiliations

  • Asli Yüksel Mermod
    • 1
  • Samuel O.Idowu
    • 2
  1. 1.Economics & Administrative SciencesMarmara UniversityBeykoz IstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan Business SchoolLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-37619-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-37620-7
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