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The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.

Global Business Citizenship: A Model of Social Responsibility and Ethical Behavior for the 21st Century
Global business citizenship: A model of social responsibility and ethical behavior for the 21st century

Corporations often claim to be socially responsible and “good citizens,” and stakeholders typically want them to act this way. But what does this mean, especially in the fast-paced global economy of the 21st century? The goals of this chapter are to provide an explanation of “global business citizenship” as the 21st-century adaptation of corporate social responsibility. A “global business citizen” is defined as an enterprise that responsibly implements its duties to individuals and societies within and across national and cultural borders (Wood, Logsdon, Lewellyn, & Davenport, 2006). The ultimate aim of the theory of business citizenship, ...

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