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Author Fort, Timothy L., 1958-

Title The role of business in fostering peaceful societies / Timothy L. Fort and Cindy A. Schipani
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 232 pages : .) : illustrations
Contents Part 1. The plausibility of connecting business and peace. The role of business in fostering sustainable peace ; Balances of power and mediators of justice -- pt. 2. Current standards and their amenability to peace. Corporate governance and sustainable peace ; Ethical business behavior and sustainable peace -- pt. 3. Two illustrative issues : gender equality and ecology. Gender, voice, and correlations with peace ; The ecological challenges of war : the natural environment and disease
Summary "Relevant for academic and practitioners, the books shows how companies can encourage collaborative working across borders, discourage corruption and create citizenship and problem-solving practices which tend to reduce violence and increase social harmony."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Peace.
Social responsibility of business.
Form Electronic book
Author Schipani, Cindy A.
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