Author: Stephen D. Tansey Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: 0415192129 Book Pages: 252 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
This book is primarily intended as an undergraduate text that introduces students to the impact of modern information technology on business. It focuses upon the use of information technology on organizations of all kinds, and the way this is constrained by the wider society within which such organizations operate.
Author: Babu George Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: Springer Nature ISBN: 9783030082772 Book Pages: 300 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The digital traces that people leave behind as they conduct their daily lives provide a powerful resource for businesses to better understand the dynamics of an otherwise chaotic society. Digital technologies have become omnipresent in our lives and we still do not fully know how to make the best use of the data these technologies could harness. Businesses leveraging big data appropriately could definitely gain a sustainable competitive advantage. With a balanced mix of texts and cases, this book discusses a variety of digital technologies and how they transform people and organizations. It offers a debate on the societal consequences of the yet unfolding technological revolution and proposes alternatives for harnessing disruptive technologies for the greater benefit of all. This book will have wide appeal to academics in technology management, strategy, marketing, and human resource management.
Author: Cynthia E. Clark Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: SAGE Publications ISBN: 9781506388090 Book Pages: 456 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Business and Society: Ethical, Legal, and Digital Environments prepares students for the modern workplace by exploring the opportunities and challenges they will face in today′s interconnected, global economy. The author team discusses legal and ethical issues throughout and uses real-world cases to provide students with a holistic understanding of stakeholder issues. Chapters on social media and citizen movements, big data and hacking, and privacy in the digital age provide in-depth coverage of how technology is transforming the relationship between organizations and consumers.
Author: Danica Purg Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: Springer ISBN: 9783319788555 Book Pages: 266 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The world of business is constantly evolving and management education institutions will likely face a number of challenges in keeping up with these changes. While most books focus on the needs of management education institutions, this work addresses the needs of the corporate world in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Featuring an extensive research study spanning 11 countries, it offers a unique perspective on the business challenges and developmental needs of companies in emerging and recently emerged economies, and on the missing links between those needs and management education. Using both company-specific and country-level data, the book provides businesses and educators with rare insights and recommendations on strengthening existing partnerships (or establishing them anew) between management education institutions and the corporate sector in order to make management education relevant for the 21st century. The book argues that ‘relevance’ should take the center-stage of all higher education institutions in order to accomplish their third mission, namely service to society. This is especially important for management education institutions, whose mission is to mold future managers and leaders who can have a significant influence on economic success and the wellbeing of society.
Author: Robert William Sexty Genre: Business ethics Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson ISBN: 1259087549 Book Pages: 464 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Sexty is an indigenous text that provides a broad overview of the Canadian business system, its interrelationships with society and the expectation of ethics in business, and business's adherence to moral standards. Sexty adopts the "business and society" approach to business, in addition to three key words: ethics, responsibilities, and sustainability. The ethics of business refers to the rules, standards, codes, values or principles that provide guidance for morally appropriate behaviour in managerial decision-making that is related to the operations of business and a business's relationship with society. Society accepts business as long as it recognizes the responsibilities in its operations and considers the needs and desires of society. The result businesses have had an increasing obligation to do more. Sustainability represents a management approach that integrates economic, ethical, and environmental responsibilities into all management systems (the triple 'e'). Sexty Fourth Edition enables and encourages critical thinking by introducing new ideas and concepts, by introducing new ideas and concepts, linking ideas to illustrations, addressing issues from different perspectives, and exposing readers to new sources of information. The concepts, theories, and illustrations allow students to use their skills to clarify facts, assess information, formulate and defend their own intellectual positions, and develop appropriate courses of action.
Author: Robert W. Kolb Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: SAGE ISBN: 9781412916523 Book Pages: 2437 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The five volumes of this ultimate resource recognize the inherent unity between business ethics and business and society, that stems from their shared primary concern with value in commerce. This Encyclopedia spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including more than 800 entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.
Author: David Goss Genre: Business & Economics Publisher: Routledge ISBN: 9781317506287 Book Pages: 176 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was reflected in the growth in the number of specialist studies analysis small-firm revivalism. Small Business and Society clarifies the issues and debates that surround the small business and its place in society. In particular, the complex nature of its social role is examined: on the one hand, the entrepreneur can be seen as the innovator exploiting free-market capitalism to strengthen the economy; on the other, employment conditions and industrial relations are said to suffer. Moreover, the growing importance of ‘green’ issues now brings into question the extent to which the small firm benefits the environment. This book will be of interest to students of business and sociology.