There are even some who argue that some of the best outcomes are produced by approaching issues management as an intuitive art rather than a methodical science. However, the view guiding this book is that issues management is an applied social science and therefore is subject to the same peculiarities as all other branches of the social sciences. When construction projects are halted or slowed by conflicts with stakeholders, they have lost their social license. Sowa kluczowe: analiza sieci spoecznych, teoria interesariuszy, teoria zalenoci zasobowej, ad sieci, strategiczne wyzwania. First, the issues that organizations must address can easily be interpreted to include virtually everyone and everything. With the rise of network theories and methodologies in the 21st century, a multiplayer approach to social reality is nowadays part of the mainstream theorizing.
Strategiczne manewry wsieciach interesariuszy maj krytyczne znaczenie dla zapewnienia dostpu do wartociowych zasobów iwefekcie do wyników osiganych przez uczestników sieci. A Stakeholder Approach to Issues Management - - The Strategic Management Collection. It is argued that a three-way integration of the resource dependence theory, social network analysis, and stakeholder theory yields important insights for managers on options of strategic maneuvering in stakeholder networks. Menederowie podejmujcy decyzje o kierunkach strategii dziaania firmy osadzonej wsieci interesariuszy maj do czynienia zwielowymiarowym problemem decyzyjnym. The book shows practitioners how to ground their strategic advice on empirical research that reveals the socio-political dynamics of the issue. Second, with their unique, often particular characteristics, different stakeholder groups tend to focus only on specific issues that they believe are the most appropriate and relevant in organizations' corporate social responsibility programs.
The social license to operate was defined according to the Thomson and Boutilier 2011 , which emphasizes perceptions of trust and justice in the relationship with the project proponent. The dynamics that change the level of social license enjoyed by a project are discussed along with strategies for assessing and maintaining a solid social license. In effect, such a stakeholder analysis requires entrepreneurs to use the complexity of stakeholder relationships in order to go beyond their cognitive limitations and thus facilitate the discovery of new opportunities. As we will argue, this has clear implications for the ethics and activities of entrepreneurs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Morrison sees the social license as comprised of legitimacy, trust, and consent.
Widely acknowledged as a world leader in business ethics and strategic management, R. Fourteen of the twenty-three cases are brand new to this edition, touching on issues such as cyberbullying, fracking, neuromarketing, and for-profit education and involve institutions like Goldman Sachs, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Walmart, Ford, and Facebook. Each chapter includes recent business press stories touching on ethical issues. Robert Boutilier is a Canadian organizational development consultant. Although stakeholder analysis is currently used by managers as a strategic planning method, the theory behind it does not lack controversy Elias, Cavana and Jackson, 2002; Fassin, 2009; Simmons and Lovegrove, 2005. Chapter 2: Where Do Issues Come From? Despite obvious antagonistic relations between organization-centred economic objectives and extra-organizational-directed social considerations, the huge body of research we address drifts in a disengaged Sargasso Sea. This chapter theorizes the hitherto informal concept of the social license to operate.
A Stakeholder Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility provides a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge theories and research that can lead to a more multifaceted understanding of corporate social responsibility in its various forms, the pressures and conflicts that result from these different understandings, and some potential solutions for reconciling them. The text has been updated with the latest research, including new national ethics survey data, perspectives on generational differences, and global and international issues. The problem of opportunity discovery is at the heart of entrepreneurial activity. Readers learn how to track the socio-political environment in order to a avoid risks and crises, b obtain essential environmental scanning information for strategy development or adjustment, and c secure the organization's reputation and access to vital resources. Aimed rather at helping practitioners, A Stakeholder Approach to Issues Management is a well structured, clearly explained action research methodology on how to map organizational actors, how to measure their level of involvement, and how to assess their relationship patterns by using network analysis tools, for a more effective issues management.
Updates also include the addition of new, real-world ethical dilemmas presenting actual encounters by managers and students; an easy, step-by-step guide to implement a stakeholder analysis; tips to help students apply ethical principles in their personal and professional lives; and comprehensive coverage of employee workplace issues and highly relevant topics such as risk management, preferential hiring, corporate legitimacy, and moral accountability. This book will be of interest to students, researchers and policy-makers concerned with agriculture, food production and economics, cultural studies. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more. With its proven and practical approach, Stakeholder Politics promises to be a valuable guide for managers and academics who are invested in sustainable development worldwide and stakeholder issues alike. It was hypothesized that merit based hiring and promotion has become highly valued, while the social responsibility of nepotism is being questioned.
The text also explores today's increasingly interconnected global business environment with coverage of multinational corporations and important issues such as the digital divide, bribery, corruption, human rights, and the environment. It entails understanding and achieving high standards of corporate responsibility by listening to and acknowledging the soundness of key publics' opinions. The text also explores today's increasingly interconnected global business environment with coverage of multinational corporations and important issues such as the digital divide, bribery, corruption, human rights, and the environment. Business can be understood as a system of how we create value for stakeholders. The text presents a typology of stakeholder networks that helps managers and community leaders identify and improve the social capital patterns in their own networks. Key benefits are the ability to identify minority clusters that have sufficient influence to dominate the majority and the specification of network interventions to raise the level of social license. These social actors are stakeholders because they have stakes in firms' operations, either through being affected by them or through being able to affect them.
Managers deciding on the strategic course of a firm embedded in a stakeholder network face multi-dimensional problems with multiple causes. The purpose of this essay is to present a model of Basic Manufacturing Technologies' stakeholder universe, and illustrate how this manufacturer of steel interacts with its stakeholders. It is the first book to approach issues management from a blended application of advances in stakeholder theory and social network analysis. It is the first book to approach issues management from a blended application of advances in institutional theory, social movement theory, stakeholder theory and social network analysis. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.