By John McIntyre, Silvester Ivanaj, Vera Ivanaj
Transnational organizations play a job within the layout, diffusion, and consolidation of sustainable improvement within the context of globalization and multinational companies. during this well timed quantity ecu and American members study this position and discover the complicated and dynamic phenomena of monetary, political, cultural and felony interactions concerned. so that it will comprehend this interaction, the authors study the practices and organizational behaviors utilized by multinationals in sustainable improvement. in addition they speak about the evolving strategies that multinationals carry approximately sustainable improvement and company social accountability and the way businesses reaffirm those philosophies via their procedure and organizational practices equivalent to human source improvement, advertising, provide chain, info expertise, legislation, and communications. The authors define an method of aid determine the foremost information and motivating elements in determination making. students, scholars and coverage analysts within the fields of commercial, ecology, financial improvement and developmental economics and experts focusing in company making plans and strategic research will locate this unique choice of nice worth.
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However, what about an MNE’s practices? What is the role of SD/CSR reports in the strategic management of a given firm? Persais’s (2003) study sheds new light on this topic. The author first argues that the SD report represents a crucial element in a firm’s decision-making processes, since this document makes it possible to record and integrate stakeholder interests. The report enables the stakeholders to assess the A review of strategy process research 11 importance given to their interests in decision-making processes.
For instance, which model best describes the SD/CSR process: the economic, political or management theories of strategic choice? Which combinations of decision-based logical contexts yield the best results? A review of strategy process research 19 Which factors or combinations of factors best explain the results of the decision-making process? What exactly are their direct or indirect effects on the decision-making process and its results? In the SD/CSR formation process, do public organizations differ from private organizations?
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