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Responsible Business Resources: Books, Articles, Internet

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How to understand the emerging concept of the "responsible business enterprise"

Books and Articles

  • Aaronson, Susan A. and James T. Reeves. Corporate Responsibility in the Global Village: The Role of Public Policy. Washington: National Policy Association, 2002.
  • Collins, James C. and Jerry I. Porras. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. New York: HarperBusiness,
    1994, 1997, 2002.
  • Ellsworth, Richard R., Leading with Purpose: The New Corporate Realities. Stanford, California: Stanford Univ. Press, 2002.
    Grayson, David and Adrian Hodges. Everybody's Business: Management Risks and Opportunities in Today Global Society. London and New York: DK Publishing, Inc., 2002.
  • Joseph, Joshua. 2000 National Business Ethics Survey. Washington: Ethics Resource Center, 2000.
  • Joseph, Joshua. 2003 National Business Ethics Survey. Washington: Ethics Resource Center, 2003.
    Micklethwait, John and Adrian Wooldridge. The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea. New York: Modern Library, 2003.
  • Monks, Robert A.G. and Nell Minow. Corporate Governance 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 1995, 2001.
  • Paine, Lynn Sharp. Value Shift: Why Companies Must Merge Social and Financial Imperatives to Achieve Superior Performance. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  • Roddick, Anita. "A third way for business, too." New Statesman, 3 April 1998, 24+ [cited 8 June 2003] Database on-line. Available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Stiglitz, Joseph. Globalization and its Discontents. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2002.
  • Trevino, Linda K. and others. "Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts," California Management Review vol. 41. Winter 1999: pp. 131-51.
  • Waddock, Sandra. Leading Corporate Citizens: Vision, Values, Value Added . Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • Zadek, Simon. The Civil Corporation: The New Economy of Corporate Citizenship. London and Sterling, VA: Earthscan Publishing, 2001.

Internet Resources of Responsible Business Conduct

Institutions Offering Global Standards

International Intergovernmental Standards

Professional Standards
Nongovernmental Organizations

How to design a business ethics strategy

Books and Articles

Culture: National and Organizational

  • Department of Health and Human Services. "CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND CORPORATE COMPLIANCE: A Resource for Health Care Boards of Directors. OIG, HHS Web site. Available at <http://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/docs/complianceguidance/040203CorpRespRsceGuide.pdf>, accessed 7 June 2003.
  • Hofstede, Geert et al. "What goals do business leaders pursue? A study in fifteen countries." Journal of International Business Studies 33, no. 4 (2002) [cited 7 June 2003] [database on-line]; available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Hofstede, Geert. Cultures and Organizations: Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991, 1997.
  • Johnson, Kenneth W. "The role of culture in achieving Organizational Integrity, and managing conflicts between cultures." Ethics & Policy Integration Centre. Available at <http://www.EPIC-Online.net/quest_5.html>, accessed 27 May 2003.
  • Joseph, Joshua. National Business Ethics Survey 2003. Washington, D.C.: Ethics Resource Center, 2003.
  • Kotter, John P. and James L. Heskett. Corporate Culture and Performance. New York: The Free Press, 1992.
  • Robertson, Christopher J. and James J. Hoffman. "How Different Are We? An Investigation Of Confucian Values In The United States." Journal of Managerial Issues 12, no. 1 (2000): 34 [cited 7 June 2003] [database on-line]; available from Questia, http://www.questia.com.
  • Trevino, Linda K. et al. "Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts," California Management Review vol. 41 (Winter 1999), pp. 131-51.

Stakeholder Engagement as Strategy

  • Carroll, Archie B. and Ann K. Buchholtz. Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, 4th ed. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing, 2000.
  • Carver, John and Caroline Oliver. Corporate Boards that Create Value: Governing Company Performance from the Boardroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.
  • Collins, James C. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don't. New York: HarperBusiness, 2001.
  • Collins, James C. and Jerry I. Porras. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. New York: HarperBusiness, 1994, 1997, 2002.
    Freeman, R. Edward. Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach. New York: Basic Books, 1984.
    Hesselbein, Frances. "When the Roll Is Called in 2010," On Creativity, Innovation, and Renewal, eds. Frances Hesselbein and Rob Johnson (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Company, 2002.
Staffing Program Design and Implementation
  • Grundy, Tony. Implementing Strategic Change. London: KoganPage, 1993.
  • Jacobs, Robert W. Real Time Strategic Change: How to Involve an Entire Organization in Fast and Far-Reaching Change. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler 1994.
  • Nadler, David A. Champions of Change: How CEOs and Their Companies Are Mastering the Skills of Radical Change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.
Program Logic Models

Part C: How to Design business ethics standards, procedures and infrastructure

  • Alford, C. Fred. Whistleblowers: Broken Lives and Organizational Power Ithaca, N.Y. and London: Cornell Univ. Press, 2001.
  • Carver, John with Caroline Oliver. Corporate Boards that Create Value: Governing Company Performance From the Boardroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.
  • Driscoll, Dawn-Marie and W. Michael Hoffman. Ethics Matter: How to Implement Values-Driven Management. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Business Ethics, 2000.
  • Hoffman, W. Michael. "Writing a Company's Code of Ethics." SEP Web site. Available at <http://www.iit.edu/departments/csep/perspective/persp_v19_fall99_5.html>, accessed May 23, 2003.
  • Izraeli, Dove and Mark S. Schwartz. "What Can We Learn from the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics." Available at <http://www.itcilo.it/English/acttrav/telearn/global/ilo/code/whatcan.htm>, accessed May 23, 2003.
  • Johnson, Kenneth W. "Confidentiality, Privilege, and an Effective Ethics Program." Ethics & Policy Integration center Web site. Available at <http://www.Ethics-Policy.net/confidentiality_Privilege.html>, accessed 4 June 2003.
  • Joseph, Joshua. "Integrating Business Ethics Programs: A Study of Ethics Officers in Leading Organizations," Business and Society Review Fall, 2002: pp. 309-47.
  • Kaplan, Jeffrey M., Joseph E. Murphy, and Winthrop M. Swenson. Corporate Programs and the Corporate Sentencing Guidelines: Preventing Criminal and Civil Liability. West Group, 1993-2002.
  • Kusserow, Richard P. and Andrew H. Joseph. Corporate Compliance Policies and Procedures: A Guide to assessment and Development. Marblehead, MA: Opus Communications, 2000.
  • LeClair, Debbie Thorne,, O.C. Ferrell, and John P. Fraedrich. Integrity Management: A Guide to Managing Legal and Ethical Issues in the Workplace. Tampa, Fla: Univ. of Tampa Press, 1998.
  • Machan, Tibor R. and James E. Chester. A Primer on Business Ethics. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Pubkishers, 2002.
  • Martens, Lori Tansey and William Miller. "Ethics and Compliance: European Update." Ethikos July/August 1999.
  • Martens, Lori Tansey and Amber Crowell, "Whistleblowing: A Global Perspective (Part I), Ethikos (May/June 2002), pp. 6-8.
  • Martens, Lori Tansey and Amber Crowell, "Whistleblowing: A Global Perspective (Part II)," Ethikos (July/August 2002), pp. 9-12.
  • Murphy, Diana E. "The Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations: A Decade of Promoting Compliance and Ethics." 87 Iowa L. Rev. 697 (2002), available at <http://www.ussc.gov/corp/Murphy1.pdf>, accessed May 23, 2003.
  • Page, Stephen B. Establishing a System of Policies and Procedures. Mansfield, OH: Bookmasters, Inc., 1998.
  • Robertson, Chris and Paul A. Fadil, "Developing corporate codes of ethics in multinational firms: Bhopal revisited," Journal of Managerial Issues 10, no. 4 (1998): 454 [cited 7 June 2003] [database on-line]; available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Solomon, Robert C. A Better Way to Think About Business: How Personal Integrity Leads to Corporate Success. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Trevino, Linda K. and Katherine A. Nelson. Managing Business Ethics: Straight Talk About How To Do It. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999.

Internet Resources

Ethics Training
Code Collections
Part D: How to align responsible governance and management practices with business ethics
  • Badaracco, Jr., Joseph L. Leading Quietly: An Unorthodox Guide to Doing the Right Thing. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.
    Bennett, Juliette. "Multinational corporations, social responsibility and conflict." Journal of International Affairs 55, no. 2 (2002) [cited 7 June 2003] [database on-line]; available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Bossidy, Larry and Ram Charan. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done. New York: Crown Business, 2002.
  • Collins, James C. and Jerry I. Porras. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. New York: HarperBusiness, 1994, 1997, 2002.
  • Collins, James C. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don't. (New York: HarperBusiness, 2001.
  • Naim, Moises. "The five wars of globalization." Foreign Policy, January/February 2003, [cited 7 June 2003] [database on-line]; available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Paine, Lynn Sharp. "Managing for Organizational Integrity." Harvard Business Review (March-April 1994): pp. 106-117
  • Roddick, Anita. "A third way for business, too." New Statesman, 3 April 1998, 24+ [cited 8 June 2003] Database on-line. Available from Questia, http://www.questia.com/.
  • Trevino, Linda K. et al. "Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts." California Management Review, vol. 41. Winter 1999: pp. 131-51.
  • Wiehen, Michael H. "Citizens Against Corruption: Calling Government to Account" in No Longer Business as Usual: Fighting Bribery and Corruption. Paris: OECD Publications, 2000: pp. 199-213, 199.
Internet Resources
Part E: How the responsible business enterprise learns to meet the business ethics challenges ahead
  • Senge, Peter M. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. New York: Doubleday/Currency: 1990.
  • Kline, Peter and Bernard Saunders. Ten Steps to a Learning Organization 2nd ed., newly revised. Arlington, VA: Great Ocean Publishers, 1998.
  • Marquardt, Michael J. Action Learning in Action: Transforming Problems and People for World-Class Organizational Learning. Palo Alto, California, Davies-Black Publishing, 1999.
  • Nielsen, Richard P. The Politics of Ethics: Methods for Acting, Learning, and Sometimes Fighting with Others in Addressing Ethics Problems in Organizational Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Program Evaluation
  • Bolan, Bolan, Kimberly Francis, and Jane Reisman. How to Manage and Analyze data for Outcome-Based Evaluation. Seattle, WA: Organizational Research Services, Inc., 2000.
  • Lusthaus, Charles et al. Organizational Assessment: A Framework for Improving Performance. Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank,2002.
  • Reisman Jane and Richard Mockler. A Field Guide to Outcome-based Program Evaluation. Seattle, WA: The Evaluation Forum, 1994.
  • Reisman, Jane and Judith Clegg. Outcomes for Success. Seattle, WA: Organizational Research Services, Inc. and Clegg & Associates, 1999.
  • Tansey, Lori A., Gary Edwards, and Rachel E. Schwartz. "Compliance Program Modification and Refinement" in Compliance Programs and the Corporate Sentencing Guidelines: Preventing Criminal and Civil Liability Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Joseph E. Murphy, Winthrop M. Swenson eds. (***: West Group, 2002), ch. 15.
  • Trevino, Linda K. et al. "Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts." California Management Review vol. 41 (Winter 1999): pp: 131-151.
Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting
  • AccountAbility. "AA1000S Framework." Accountability Web site. Available at <http://www.accountability.org.uk>, accessed May 23, 2003.
  • CSRWire. "Corporate Citizenship Reports | Corporate Environmental Reports
    Corporate Social Responsibility Reports | Triple Bottom Line Reports." CSR Wire Web site, available at <http://www.csrwire.com/csr/index.mpl?arg=a>, accessed 27 May 2003.
  • Global Reporting Initiative. "Sustainability Reporting Guidelines." Global Reporting Initiative Web site. Available at <http://www.globalreporting.org/>, accessed May 23, 2003.
     
                     
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