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A road to more employment? : analysing an allowance for Australia. /

by Hanratty, Phillip.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of the Parliamentary Library 1996Description: iii, 29 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 1996Summary: This paper examines the usefulness of including an Employment Allowance (EA) in the business taxation system in order to reduce effective labour costs and, in turn, to increase labour demand and employment.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Beyond corporate social responsibility? : business, poverty and social justice : Third World Quarterly : special issue. /

by Frynas, Jedrzej George (ed.) | Newell, Peter (ed.).

Publisher: Egham, SurreyThird World Quarterly 28 (4) 2007 2007Availability: No items available

China : responsible supply chain management and ethical purchasing. /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic.Paper presented to CPA China Conference. 2005Description: 10 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 10)Summary: As China continues its economic development and integration with the global economy, pressure is building to ensure international enterprises embrace responsible supply chain management and contribute to improved labour and environmental conditions. Despite China's reputation for having a poor regulatory framework, China's labour law is more comprehensive than that of many OECD countries. What is lacking is an adequate system of implementation. This paper draws on the experiences of an Australian non-government organisation (NGO) in dealing with the Chinese optical industry to consider the important question of corporate social responsibility in China.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Common ground, uncommon results : closing the gap /

by Business Council of Australia.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Business Council of Australia 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: October 2010Summary: This report marks the second installment of the BCA's reporting on the Indigenous engagement efforts of its membership. It confirms that BCA members are showing real leadership in committing their people and companies to playing a significant role in helping to close the gap on Indigenous disadvantage in Australia. More companies are now actively involved across a wide range of initiatives. All are doing so with the strong backing of their chief executives. And they are motivated by a desire to see genuine, long-term progressAvailability: (1)

Company tax systems. /

by Head, John G. (ed.) | Australian Tax Research Foundation | Krever, Richard, (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Australian Tax Research Foundation in association with Graduate School of Government, Monash University and School of Law, Deakin University 1997Description: viii, 378 p. ; 22 cm.Notes: This volume grew from a collection of papers presented at a conference organised by the School of Law at Deakin University and the Graduate School of Government at Monash University. The conference was hosted by the ATAX program at the University of New South Wales -- Acknowledgements.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Corporate education : a practical guide to effective corporate learning /

by Ryan, Lindsay.

Publisher: Salisbury, S.A. Griffin Press 2010Description: xii, 268 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-261) and index.Summary: This book is intended to assist chief executives, senior managers, line managers, human resource managers, organisation development managers, chief learning officers and training managers by providing relevant information and case studies to better understand the role and potential of corporate education and training. The book provides practical information to assist organisations improve the effectiveness of their corporate education and training programs, improve productivity and increase their return on investment from employee learning and development.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Corporate social responsibility in Australia : a select review of the literature. /

by Cronin, Caitlin | The Smith Family.

Publisher: Camperdown, N.S.W. Research and Advocacy Team, The Smith Family 2001Description: 23p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Website : http://www.smithfamily.com.auAvailability: (1)

Ethical purchasing and workers' rights in China: considerations for an Australia-China Free Trade Agreement /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: 2005Description: 19p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p.17-18)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
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Financial intelligence : a manager's guide to knowing what the numbers really mean. /

by Berman, Karen | Knight, Joe.

Publisher: Boston, MA Harvard Business School Press 2006Description: xiv, 255 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Giving Australia : a quantitative exploration of the philanthropic sector of the Australian economy for the 1988-1989 financial year. Volume 1 : analysis and commentary. /

by Reark Research.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Association of Philanthropy 1991Description: 98 p.Notes: Vol. 2 - "Questionnaire and study design" not held Co-sponsored by The Australia Centre, University of MelbourneAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Human rights : corporate responsibility : a dialogue. /

by Rees, Stuart (ed.) | Wright, Shelley (ed.).

Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. Pluto Press 2000Description: xii, 339 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Part I National and international agendas. 1 Human rights and business controversies / Stuart Rees and Shelley Wright -- 2 The status of human rights in Australia / David Robinson and Chris Sidoti -- 3 Doing business-doing culture : corporate citizenship and community / David Birch and Mark Glazebrook -- 4 Globalisation and the erosion of civil society / Clive Hamilton -- Part II Acknowledging indigenous peoples' rights. 5 Our culture/our future : indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights / Terri Janke -- 6 Sharing benefits : lessons in regard to mining and Native Title / Chris Burnup -- 7 Mining and the Native Title post-Wik / Frank Brennan -- 8 Bridge of division or bridge of understanding? Hindmarsh Island, business and rights / Maureen Tehan -- Part III Globalisation and corporate interests. 9 Globalisation, trade policy and labour standards / Roy Green -- 10 The impact of international trade regimes on cultural rights / Myra J. Tawfik -- 11 Women, development and corporate responsibility / Robert McCorquodale -- 12 Multinational corporations and workers' rights / Clare Duffield -- 13 Managerialism meets human rights : the consequences for children / Toby Fattore, Michael Galloway-Smith and Nick Turnbull -- Part IV The corporate world in Asia. 14 Interdependence of business and human rights / Robert J.L Hawke -- 15 Human rights in the corporate world in Asia : practicalities and ethics / John Allen -- 16 Business ethics and corruption in Asia / Richard Basham -- 17 Crony capitalism : human rights, women and development in the Asia-Pacific region / Shelley Wright -- Part V Dialogue for the twenty-first century. 18 Developing corporate conscience / Robert C. Hinkley -- 19 Omissions in the twentieth century - priorities for the twenty-first / Stuart ReesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Improving employee volunteer programs : a view from both sides. /

by Hext, Hayley.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Philanthropy Australia 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.philanthropy.org.au/pdfs/papersreports/HayleyHext.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:30:15 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: Employee volunteering programs and wider partnerships with the non-profit or community sector are becoming more popular in Australia and are now seen by some corporations as important to their corporate vision. Non-profit organisations are beginning to include the concept of utilising corporate volunteers in their planning and many are now eager to think of new ways to utilise professional skills.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Institutional challenges for the global China : sustainable foreign direct investment and labour rights amongst supply chains in China. /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: unpub.Paper presented at the forthcoming conference, `Institutional challenges for the global China', Monash University, 13-14 November 2003. 2003Description: 18 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2003 Bibliography: p. 16-17Summary: This paper explores the relationship between sustainable foreign direct investment (FDI), corporate social responsibility and responsible supply chain management in China. Corporate social responsibility is increasingly being recognised as part of the global business landscape, however, supply chain management rarely gives recognition to labour rights and environmental standards. Sustainable foreign direct investment must include responsible supply chain management and investment practices that promote labour standards, particularly in developing countries such as China.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Partnerships with business : a guide for small community groups. /

by Murphy, John | Thomas, Barrie | Glazebrook, Mark.

Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. Triple A Foundation 2002Description: i, 48p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Pursing corporate responsibility and business excellence /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence. Mod-Style.

Publisher: unpub. 2004Description: 6p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: October 2004Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Pursuing corporate responsibility in China - experiences of a small enterprise in the optical industry. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2002Description: 8 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: OECD Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility "Supply Chains and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises", June 19, 2002. Published in "OECD Guidelines for multinational enterprises : focus on responsible supply chain management, annual report 2002" ; See BA11750.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Pursuing corporate responsibility in China - labour rights and supply chain management. /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: unpub. 2002Description: 9 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Paper presented at a conference ` Workers Rights and International Labour Standards : Human Rights and Business' at Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, October, 2002. This paper is based on research undertaken by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and recently presented at the OECD Roundtable on Corporate Social Responsibility in Paris, June 2002. Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Pursuing corporate responsibility in China - supply chain management and labour rights. /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: unpub.Paper presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economic Studies Australia (ACESA), Melbourne 2-3 October 2003. 2003Description: 19 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography: p. 17-18Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reputation really matters : how to guard your corporate image. /

by Mulvey, Penny.

Publisher: Carlton North, Vic. Monterey Press 2008Description: xvi, 168 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-167)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

SA 8000 : the definitive guide to the new social standard. /

by Leipziger, Deborah.

Publisher: London, U.K. Pearson Education 2001Description: xxix, 162 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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