Formerly published by Chicago Business Press, now published by Sage
Business and Society provides a strategic framework that integrates business and society into organizational strategies to showcase social responsibility as a highly actionable and practical field of interest, grounded in sound theory. In corporate America today, social responsibility has been linked to financial performance and is a major consideration in strategic planning. This innovative text ensures that business students understand and appreciate concerns about philanthropy, employee well-being, corporate governance, consumer protection, social issues, and sustainability, helping to prepare them for the social responsibility challenges and opportunities they will face throughout their careers.
The author team provides the latest examples, stimulating cases, and unique learning tools that capture the reality and complexity of social responsibility. Students and instructors prefer this book due to its wide range of featured examples, tools, and practices needed to develop and implement a socially responsible approach to business.
The updated Seventh Edition also addresses how the latest trends in technology, including artificial intelligence, block chain, drones, and robotics, impact the world we live in – benefits and threats included.