A Public Role for the Private Sector
Industry Self-regulation in a Global Economy
By (author) Virginia Haufler
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Public Role for the Private Sector by Virginia Haufler
Book DescriptionIncreasing economic competition combined with the powerful threat of transnational activism are pushing firms to develop new political strategies. Over the past decade a growing number of corporations have adopted policies of industry self-regulation --corporate codes of conduct, social and environmental standards, and auditing and monitoring systems. A Public Role for the Private Sector explores the phenomenon of industry self-regulation through three different cases --environment, labor, and information privacy --where corporate leaders appear to be converging on industry self-regulation as the appropriate response to competing pressures. Political and economic risks, reputational effects, and learning within the business community all influence the adoption of a self-regulatory strategy, but there are wide variations in the strength and character of it across industries and issue areas. Industry self-regulation raises significant questions about the place of the private sector in regulation and governance, and the accountability, legitimacy and power of industry at a time of rapid globalization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780870031762
(229mm x 152mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Virginia Haufler
Virginia Haufler directed the Project on the Role of the Private Sector in International Affairs at the Carnegie Endowment, Washington, D.C., USA. She is an associate professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
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