Description - Should Prometheus be Bound? by Philippe de Woot
This book proposes a critical analysis of the new corporate responsibilities in a globalizing world. It is built around the creative and entrepreneurial power of the business firm and the new opportunities and challenges offered by science and technology, globalization and deregulation. Rather than focusing on tools, techniques and existing practices, it is the first to offer a conceptual and critical analysis of the new trend towards Corporate Social Responsibility. It argues that the legitimacy of the corporation will depend more and more on the contribution it wants to bring to our transition towards sustainable development.
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(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
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Author Biography - Philippe de Woot
PHILIPPE DE WOOT is Emeritus Professor at Louvain Catholic University in Belgium, where he teaches Business Policy, Strategic Management and Business Ethics. He has led multidisciplinary research in these fields and he is still actively committed to the research and promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility. He is the author of many books and articles on these subjects and has been Consultant or Director of various European corporations. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, the International Academy of Management and the European Academy for Arts and Sciences.