Managing Corporate Legitimacy. Why Corporate Legitimacy Matters 2019-02-16

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

To this date, there is. Today, many large multinational corporations claim to conduct business in a socially responsible manner, yet no tools exist to assess whether and to what degree they have indeed systematically revised their business practices to take on these new responsibilities. Organizational boundary spanning in institutionalized environments. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is a business ethics scholar and human rights advocate. Academy of Management Review, 16: 691- 718. In democratic societies, the social acceptance of government activities is fundamental for staying in power. Toward a system for classifying business strategies.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy by Dorothée Baumann

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Today, respecting internationally recognized social and environmental standards through core business processes is what renders corporate activities socially acceptable. The final civil stage describes political corporate behaviour. The book therefore concludes with a discussion of an issue-specific extension of the assessment tool and presents methods for setting priorities in the approach to corporate citizenship that may also facilitate corporate engagement with stakeholders. Long Range Planning, 15 April : 12- 21. Research shows that strong ethical leadership is required.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The final civil stage describes political corporate behaviour. The final civil stage describes political corporate behaviour. If such collective initiatives are able to develop substantial and transparent action plans, they will also help to restore legitimacy. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. The book therefore concludes with a discussion of an issue-specific extension of the assessment tool and presents methods for setting priorities in the approach to corporate citizenship that may also facilitate corporate engagement with stakeholders. The methodological approach to the empirical study4.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Boundary spanning roles and organizational structure. Results of expert interviews and analysis of best practices3. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil. Over the course of the past months, these companies have moved from defensive legalistic statements to lobbying for surveillance reform in Washington to meet public expectations for privacy protection.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. The general public does not perceive the spying practices as socially acceptable, particularly the collection and use of phone records. Prioritizing issues and maintaining corporate legitimacy 7. It outlines the organizational elements that need to be in place for corporations to credibly show and tell that their commitment to contribute to the solution of pressing social issues is real. The author includes an empirical assessment of five Swiss multinationals in this book which reveals that most companies - even those with relatively long-standing and mature policies on social and environmental issues - have only just started to learn how to become corporate citizens.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy : Dorothee Baumann

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

While Managing Corporate Legitimacy is a highly practical down-to-earth book written in accessible language, it is also solidly grounded in cutting-edge scholarship. Managing the corporate social emnironment: A grouinded theory. Particularly when corporations assume government responsibilities and move into a space that was originally exclusive to state actors, managing legitimacy matters. Today, many large multinational corporations claim to conduct business in a socially responsible manner, yet no tools exist to assess whether and to what degree they have indeed systematically revised their business practices to take on these new responsibilities. Academy of Maniagemenit Journal, 30: 456- 476. Bussiness, government and society: A mnanagerial perspective. The tool structures the implementation process in five learning stages defensive, compliance, managerial, strategic and civil.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy by Dorothée Baumann

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The final civil stage describes political corporate behaviour. The has not helped to clarify the role of business in a global economy. The book therefore concludes with a discussion of an issue-specific extension of the assessment tool and presents methods for setting priorities in the approach to corporate citizenship that may also facilitate corporate engagement with stakeholders. Public opinion shifted towards making corporations, not states, responsible for such societal disasters. The author includes an empirical assessment of five Swiss multinationals in this book which reveals that most companies - even those with relatively long-standing and mature policies on social and environmental issues - have only just started to learn how to become corporate citizens.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy: Public Affairs Activities, Strategies and Effectiveness

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

The strategy change reflects the growing understanding that their corporate legitimacy is at stake and that it can only be restored through concrete steps in collaboration with the U. What one company is doing about today's demands on business. Social responsibilities of the butsinessman1. Today, many large multinational corporations claim to conduct business in a socially responsible manner, yet no tools exist to assess whether and to what degree they have indeed systematically revised their business practices to take on these new responsibilities. In those places, states that should define and enforce basic rights for their citizens are either unable or unwilling to do so. As for governments, legitimacy is a vital resource for corporations. Press commentaries, in the U.

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Managing Corporate Legitimacy : Dorothee Baumann

Managing Corporate Legitimacy

Developing the assessment tool 4. Limitations of the empirical research 5. They can move production to jurisdictions that are weakly regulated. The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. Yet, what matters for building legitimacy is substance that goes beyond glossy reports. Discussion of the empirical findings5. The discourse on has gained momentum since the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed a set of Guiding Principles on business and human rights in June 2011.

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