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Stab your way to the top. /

by Wakeman, Martin.

Publisher: London, U.K. Kogan Page 1995Description: 96 p. : ill.Notes: missing 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Strategic issues for the not for profit sector /

by Barraket, Jo (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. UNSW Press 2008Description: ix, 291p. : ill., tables.Notes: See: Chapter 9. The role of the community sector in Australian welfare: A Brotherhood of St Laurence perspective by Paul Smyth. (General Manager, Research & Policy, Brotherhood of St Laurence 2002-2013.), pp. 212-235.Summary: "Bringing together some of Australia s leading and emerging researchers studying different aspects of the not-for-profit (NFP) sector, Strategic Issues in the Not-for-Profit Sector draws on original Australian and comparative research to provide a spirited exploration of strategic issues facing NFP organisations. A diverse, vital and ever-growing sector in Australia, the NFP sector provides the organisational framework through which many of the most disadvantaged in the community receive access to services and support. However, pressures such as a changing composition, an erosion of financial sustainability, the need to professionalise, and demographic trends affecting patterns of volunteering have put pressure on the NFP sector to innovate and grow in new directions. Strategic Issues in the Not-for-Profit Sector considers the local and global drivers of change, as well as the industry, policy and community imperatives impacting upon NFP sustainability, providing a unique insight into not only the strategic issues, but also strategic responses emerging within the sector." -- Publisher websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Surfing the long wave : knowledge and entrepreneurship in Britain /

by Leadbeater, Charles | Oakley, Kate.

Publisher: London, U.K. DEMOS 2001Description: 101 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Taking action for Victoria's future : Victorian Climate Change White Paper - the action plan /

by Victoria. Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. Victoria. Department of the Premier and Cabinet 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Climate change white paper action plan.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: July 2010Summary: This White Paper Action Plan has been developed through a lengthy process of consultation which started with the release of a Green Paper in June 2009, followed by rounds of submissions and local meetings to gather community views and new ideas. Victoria firmly believes in the need for a well-designed emissions trading scheme in Australia to deliver our part of agreed international targets. The disappointing outcome at Copenhagen and the defeat of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme legislation has created uncertainty for the public and business alike. But the failure to achieve a globally binding agreement and the absence of a price on carbon in Australia should not be an excuse for inaction.Availability: (1)

The Australian government directory : incorporating Business Australia. /

by The Australian Government Directory.

Publisher: 03/19/04 09:45:32 2004Notes: Description based on content viewed 03/19/04 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Cataloguer's description: This government site directory contains links to areas covering business and education, government resources, indigenous services, organisations and associations, research and development, and tourism and recreation.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The Centre for Corporate Citizenship. /

by Boston College. The Center for Corporate Citizenship.

Publisher: 08/04/2004 05:48:09 2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 08/04/2004 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College focuses on corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, corporate community involvement and corporate community relations. A membership based research organization, we work with global corporations to help them define, plan and operationalize their corporate citizenship. Our goal is to help business leverage its social, economic and human assets to ensure both its success and a more just and sustainable world. Our executive education programs offer a Certificate in corporate community involvement.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The changing boundaries of social enterprises /

by Noya, Antonella (ed.) | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009Description: 272 p. : ill.Online Access: OECD iLibrary (Read only) Notes: Includes bibliographical references.Summary: Social enterprises are entering a new phase of consolidation after overcoming various challenges over the last 10 years in their efforts to foster sustainable local development, help create local wealth and jobs, and fight social exclusion. This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices based on new legislation that has been enacted, novel frontiers that have opened up, and and support and financial tools that have been developed.Availability: (1)

The economics of climate change mitigation : policies and options for global action beyond 2012 : executive summary /

Publisher: Paris, France OECD Publications 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Against the background of a projected doubling of world greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, this book explores feasible ways to abate them at least cost. Through quantitative analysis, it addresses key climate policy issues: ; What would an ideal set of climate policy tools look like? ; How large are the economic and environmental costs of incomplete country or sector coverage of climate change mitigation policies? What are the pros and cons of policy tools to broaden that coverage, such as international sector-wide agreements or border-tax adjustments? What are the main challenges in incorporating a mechanism to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation? ; How can we concretely develop a global carbon market? ; What is the case for, and what can we reasonably expect from, R&D and technology support policies? ; How great are the incentives for major emitting countries to join a climate change mitigation agreement, in terms of the costs and benefits (including the co-benefits from reduced local air pollution and improved energy security) of action? How can they be enhanced? How can international transfers of resources and technologies broaden support for action?Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The Oxford handbook of corporate social responsibility /

by Crane, Andrew (ed.) | McWilliam, Abagail (ed.) | Matten, Dirk (ed.) | Siegel, Donald S. (ed.).

Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press Inc 2008Description: xviii, 590 p. ; 26 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.Notes: Pt. I. Introduction -- 1. The Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda / Andrew Crane, Abagail McWilliams, Dirk Matten, Jeremy Moon and Donald Siegel -- Pt. II. Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility -- 2. A History of Corporate Social Responsibility: Concepts and Practices / Archie B. Carroll -- 3. Corporate Social Responsibility Theories / Domenec Mele -- 4. The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility / Elizabeth C. Kurucz, Barry A. Colbert and David Wheeler -- 5. Corporate Social Performance and Financial Performance: A Research Synthesis / Marc Orlitzky -- Pt. III. Critiques of Corporate Social Responsibility -- 6. Principals and Agents: Further Thoughts on the Friedmanite Critique of Corporate Social Responsibility / Jose Salazar and Bryan W. Husted -- 7. Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role of the Firm - On the Denial of Politics / Gerard Hanlon -- 8. Critical Theory and Corporate Social Responsibility. Can/Should We Get Beyond Cynical Reasoning? / Timothy Kuhn and Stanley Deetz -- 9. Much Ado about Nothing: A Conceptual Critique of Corporate Social Responsibility / J. (Hans) van Oosterhout and Pursey P. M. A. R. Heugens -- Pt. IV. Actors and Drivers -- 10. Top Managers as Drivers for Corporate Social Responsibility / Diane L. Swanson -- 11. Socially Responsible Investment and Shareholder Activism / Lloyd Kurtz -- 12. Consumers as Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility / N. Craig Smith -- 13. Corporate Social Responsibility, Government, and Civil Society / Jeremy Moon and David Vogel -- Pt. V. Managing Corporate Social Responsibility -- 14. Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility / Ann K. Buchholtz, Jill A. Brown and Kareem M. Shabana -- 15. Stakeholder Theory: Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in a Multiple Actor Context / Thomas W. Dunfee -- 16. Responsibility in the Supply Chain / Andrew Millington -- 17. Corporate Social Responsibility: The Reporting and Assurance Dimension / David L. Owen and Brendan O'Dwyer -- Pt. VI. Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Context -- 18. Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility / Andreas Georg Scherer and Guido Palazzo -- 19. Corporate Social Responsibility and Theories of Global Governance: Strategic Contestation in Global Issue Arenas / David L. Levy and Rami Kaplan -- 20. Corporate Social Responsibility in a Comparative Perspective / Cynthia A. Williams and Ruth V. Aguilera -- 21. Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries / Wayne Visser -- Pt. VII. Future Perspectives and Conclusions -- 22. Educating tor Responsible Management / Duane Windsor -- 23. Corporate Social Responsibility: Deep Roots, nourishing Growth, Promising Future / William C. Frederick -- 24. Senior Management Preferences and Corporate Social Responsibility / Alison Mackey, Tyson B. Mackey and Jay B. Barney -- 25. The Transatlantic Paradox: How Outdated Concepts Confuse the American/European Debate about Corporate Governance / Thomas Donaldson -- 26. Spirituality as a Firm Basis for Corporate Social Responsibility / Peter Pruzan -- 27. Future Perspectives of Corporate Social Responsibility: Where we are Coming from? Where are we Heading? / Ulrich Steger -- 28. Conclusion / Andrew Crane, Akagail McWilliams, Dirk Matten, Jeremy Moon and Donald Siegel.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The road to full employment : co-ordination in a world of interdependent decisions /

by Gill, Flora.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Department of Economics, University of Sydney 1996Description: 43 p. ; 21 cm.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 1996Availability: (1)

The social life of information. /

by Brown, John Seely | Duguid, Paul.

Publisher: Boston, MA Harvard Business School Press 2000Description: x, 320 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.hbsp.harvard.eduAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The social responsibility of corporations : report. /

by Australia. Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Committee 2006Description: iv, 173 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2006Availability: (1)

The social responsibility of corporations : summary of submissions. /

by Australia. Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Committee 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: ' Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The UK low carbon industrial strategy /

by HM Governmemt.

Publisher: London, U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Time for social enterprise : a report from the Social Enterprise Coalition /

by Social Enterprise Coalition.

Publisher: London, U.K. Social Enterprise Coalition 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 16th February 2011Summary: Social Enterprises create this shared value. And the UK's social enterprise movement is a world leader. Yet everywhere social enterprise is so poorly understood that it is conflated with the charitable or voluntary sector. Public debate about the future of civil society has focused on the role of charities and volunteer groups. The language that has developed lumps together charities and social enterprises. But social enterprises are not charities. They are businesses.Availability: (1)

Waiter, is that inclusion in my soup? : a new recipe to improve business performance : research report /

by Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Deloitte 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2012Summary: Waiter, is that inclusion in my soup? A new recipe to improve business performance is the first research of its kind into how diversity and inclusion have the capacity to lift business performance, drive innovation, customer service, collaboration and engagement.Availability: (1)

Welfare services and the private sector. /

by Encel, Solomon.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Committee for Economic Development of Australia 1999Description: vii, 54 p.Notes: Bibliography: p. 47-50. July 1999Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Who stole my cheese?!! : an a-mazing way to make more money from the poor suckers that you cheated in your work and in your life /

by Hochberg, Ilene Rosenthal.

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA Running Press 2003Description: 92p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Workplace management. /

by Australian Business Limited.

Publisher: 06/17/2003 17:04:05 06/18/2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 06/18/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Australian Business - Workplace Relations. Information, opinions and advice on all the significant workplace issues in Australia today.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth unemployment challenge and solutions : what business can do now /

by Manpower Group.

Publisher: [s.l.] Manpower Group 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: In this paper, ManpowerGroup looks at the youth employment challenge from the talent-centric perspective of the Human Age.Availability: (1)

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