Contemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy

The Middle Eastern Perspective

Edited by:
Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Wolfgang Amann, HEC Paris

A volume in the series: Contemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy. Editor(s): Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, Canadian University Dubai.

Published 2018

The book Contemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy - The Middle Eastern Perspective is our endeavor to deepen the current discussion about business and institutional activity in Middle Eastern countries and disseminate the new perspective of the scientific inquiry in the responsibility of various organization operating in this part of the world.

The book is divided into four parts: “Introduction”, “Reality and Challenges of Corporate Social Performance - The Middle Eastern Perspective”, “Corporate Social Responsibility in Middle Eastern countries”, “Corporate Social Performance –specific problems”. There were included some theoretical and practical contributions into the topic of corporate social responsibility and corporate social performance based on experiences from different countries (such as Israel, Turkey, United Arab Emirates). We hope that this volume will help to understand better this specific region and its business activities.

Acknowledgements. PART I: INTRODUCTION. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Social Performance: The Middle Eastern Perspective, Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch and Wolfgang Amman. PART II: REALITY AND CHALLENGES OF CORPORATE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE: THE MIDDLE EASTERN PERSPECTIVE. Corporate Social Performance in the UAE: Reality and Challenges, Abubakr M. T. Suliman and Sumina Elizabeth Thomas. Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Corporate Social Performance: The Role of Legal Institutions in Israel, Hedva Vinarski Peretz. Social Business as a Novel Mechanism for Leveraging Corporate Social Performance? Israeli Perspective, Helena Desivilya Syna and Galit Yanay-Ventura. Building CSO Partnerships for Social Change: A Social Space Approach, Victor J. Friedman, Ibrahim Abu Elhaija, and Naomi H. Friedman-Sokuler. PART III: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES. A Barriers Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Adoption in SMEs: The Case of Cyprus, Athanasios Hadjimanolis. Corporate Social Responsibility in Israel: The Promise and Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Promised Land, Avi Kay. The Role of Professional Associations in Corporate Social Responsibility: The Case of Turkey, Ayse Hepkul and Nuray Tokgoz. The Effects of Economic Changes on Industrial Relations in Israel: The Challenges of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Labor Relations, Employee Participation, and Equitable Compensation, Limor Kessler Ladelsky. Principles for Responsible Management Education in Middle Eastern Countries, Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch and Anna Sworowska. PART IV: CORPORATE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE: SPECIFIC PROBLEMS. Abusive Supervision and Its Consequences in Israel: Immigration, Seniority, and Duration of Relationship of Supervisors and Subordinates in the Workplace, Efrat Salton Meyer, Mario Mikulincer, and Amos Drory. Incivility, Empathy, and Ethical Work Climate Among Hospital Staff in Israel: A Study Within the Framework of Moral Disengagement Theory, Yariv Itzkovich and Niva Dolev. Negotiation Ethics: A Cultural Perspective From Turkey, Ünsal Siğri. Perceptions of Generation X and Y on the World of Work in an Emergent Economy, Müberra Yüksel and Ekin Tükek. About the Editors. About the Contributors.


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