The Company Secretary’s Desktop Guide



KEEP ON TOP OF ALL THE CHANGES AND ENSURE YOU COMPLY WITH THE LAW The Companies Act 2006 is the most significant Act to be passed in recent years. Even before the new Act, Directors faced a minefield of obligations and liabilities – these have now become more numerous and complex. It has become compulsory for all Directors to acknowledge the changes made to the law that significantly affect the liabilities of company secretaries. In this new edition Roger Mason provides accessible, expert…

CSR 2.0: Transforming Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (Springer…



CSR 2.0 The book examines the evolution and current state of corporate social responsibility (CSR), using a five-stage maturity model: defensive, charitable, promotional, strategic and transformative CSR. The first four stages are dubbed CSR 1.0 and characterise most current CSR practice, while the fifth stage is named CSR 2.0 (also transformative or systemic CSR) and describes emergent and future CSR practices. Reasons are given why CSR 1.0 approaches have failed to have any significant…

Neuropsychological Assessment of Work-Related Injuries



Unique in its focus, this book provides an evidence-based framework for assessing work-related neurological and psychological injuries. Meeting a key need, chapters address a range of problems encountered in the workplace: traumatic brain injury, sports concussion, electrical injury, exposure to neurotoxic substances, posttraumatic stress, depression, and brain and psychological injuries experienced in combat. Professionals will find the best available tools and strategies for conducting…

Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society



We live in a “bimoral” society, in which people govern their lives by two contrasting sets of principles. On the one hand there are the principles associated with traditional morality. Although these allow a modicum of self-interest, their emphasis is on our duties and obligations to others: to treat people honestly and with respect, to treat them fairly and without prejudice, to help and care for them when needed, and ultimately, to put their needs above our own. On the other hand there are…

Images of Organization



Since its first publication over twenty years ago, Images of Organization has become a classic in the canon of management literature. The book is based on a very simple premise—that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit images or metaphors that stretch our imagination in a way that can create powerful insights, but at the risk of distortion. Gareth Morgan provides a rich and comprehensive resource for exploring the complexity of modern organizations…