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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Bridging theory and practice - Developing an assessment tool for corporate citizenship3. Academy of Maniagemenit Journal, 30: 456- 476. While Managing Corporate Legitimacy is a highly practical down-to-earth book written in accessible language, it is also solidly grounded in cutting-edge scholarship. It uses a toolkit to develop approaches to corporate citizenship in practice, and includes an empirical assessment of five Swiss multinationals. Over the course of the past months, these companies have moved from defensive legalistic statements to lobbying for surveillance reform in Washington to meet public expectations for privacy protection.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

In those places, states that should define and enforce basic rights for their citizens are either unable or unwilling to do so. The author includes an empirical assessment of five Swiss multinationals in this book which reveals that most companies — even those with relatively long-standing and mature policies on social and environmental issues — have only just started to learn how to become corporate citizens. While Managing Corporate Legitimacy is a highly practical down-to-earth book written in accessible language, it is also solidly grounded in cutting-edge scholarship. In response to the worldwide seven-month controversy over U. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. Abstract: This book develops tools for assessing corporate citizenship, looking at the role of the corporation as a private actor in global governance at conceptual and empirical levels. Academy of Management Review, 16: 691- 718.

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Why Corporate Legitimacy Matters

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. In her scholarly work she links the interdisciplinary academic discourse on global governance with the practical implementation challenges of corporations as political actors. The book therefore concludes with a discussion of an issue-specific extension of the assessment tool and presents methods for setting priorities in the approach to corporate citizenship that may also facilitate corporate engagement with stakeholders. If such collective initiatives are able to develop substantial and transparent action plans, they will also help to restore legitimacy. The has not helped to clarify the role of business in a global economy.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. An expanded view of the social responsibility of business. Legitimacy is based on public perceptions; and managing legitimacy matters to governments. In a globalized economy, corporations are able to split up their value chains. Today, respecting internationally recognized social and environmental standards through core business processes is what renders corporate activities socially acceptable. The growing number of social and environmental scandals triggered a reflection about the role of the corporation in a global economy.

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Corporate Citizenship: A toolkit for managing corporate legitimacy

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Managing the corporate social emnironment: A grouinded theory. They can move production to jurisdictions that are weakly regulated. This is an extract from Managing corporate legitimacy — a toolkit, by Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and published by Greenleaf. In her scholarly work she links the interdisciplinary academic discourse on global governance with the practical implementation challenges of corporations as political actors. Today, many large multinational corporations claim to conduct business in a socially responsible manner, yet no tools exist to assess whether and to what degree they have indeed systematically revised their business practices to take on these new responsibilities. The strategy change reflects the growing understanding that their corporate legitimacy is at stake and that it can only be restored through concrete steps in collaboration with the U. Toward a system for classifying business strategies.

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Managing corporate legitimacy : a toolkit (eBook, 2013) [rooftops.jp]

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. While Managing Corporate Legitimacy is a highly practical down-to-earth book written in accessible language, it is also solidly grounded in cutting-edge scholarship. Resulting governance gaps led to corporate human rights violations and to an exploitation of natural resources. Developing the assessment tool 4. Yet again, it will be the actual implementation of the corporate commitment to human rights that will convince critics that corporations can operate responsibly and respect human rights.

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Why Corporate Legitimacy Matters

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

This type of green-washing, while pervasive, is a short-lived legitimacy strategy. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. On the agenda was how companies in this industry can work together most effectively to challenge excessive government interference and demands for data, as well as identifying best practices and responsible polices by governments to protect the privacy of users. Results of expert interviews and analysis of best practices3. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. The final civil stage describes political corporate behaviour. Long Range Planning, 15 April : 12- 21.

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Corporate Citizenship: A toolkit for managing corporate legitimacy

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

In her book Managing Corporate Legitimacy, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly develops business tools for assessing corporate citizenship. The embodies a consensus on universal humanitarian values. Organizational boundary spanning in institutionalized environments. Corporations are perceived to have the power and the resources to fill governance gaps. The public affairs function in American corporations: Development and relations with corporate planning. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Zürich. Research shows that strong ethical leadership is required.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. Press commentaries, in the U. The discourse on has gained momentum since the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed a set of Guiding Principles on business and human rights in June 2011. Social responsibilities of the butsinessman1. To this date, there is.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: A Toolkit: Dorothée Baumann

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is a business ethics scholar and human rights advocate. Prioritizing issues and maintaining corporate legitimacy 7. By Dorothée Baumann-Pauly This is the first post in the series. Particularly when corporations assume government responsibilities and move into a space that was originally exclusive to state actors, managing legitimacy matters. What one company is doing about today's demands on business. In democratic societies, the social acceptance of government activities is fundamental for staying in power. Yet, what matters for building legitimacy is substance that goes beyond glossy reports.

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