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NGOs and Corporations Conflict and Collaboration

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ISBN-10: 0521686016

ISBN-13: 9780521686013

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jonathan Doh, Michael Yaziji

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We live in a period marked by the ascendency of corporations. At the same time, the number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as Amnesty International, CARE, Greenpeace, Oxfam, Save the Children, and the WWF has rapidly increased in the last twenty years. As a result, these two very different types of organization are playing an increasingly important role in shaping our society, yet they often have very different agendas. This book focuses on the dynamic interactions, both conflictual and collaborative, that exist between corporations and NGOs. It includes rigorous models, frameworks, and case studies to document the various ways that NGOs target corporations through boycotts,…    
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.98" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

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Understanding NGOS
Classifying NGOs: definitions, typologies and networks
The emergence of NGOs in the context of business-government-societal relationships
The emergence of NGOs in the context of ethical and institutional complexity
Case illustration: genetically modified organisms, social movements and NGOs
Case illustration: protecting the people-environmental NGOs and TXU Energy
NGO advocacy campaigns
NGO campaigns against corporations and (de-) legitimacy
How do they do it? Understanding the power and influence of radical advocacy NGOs
NGO campaign types and company responses
Case illustration: PETA and KFC
Case illustration: Coca-Cola in India
Corporate-NGO engagement
Corporate-NGO engagements: from conflict to collaboration
Globalization, multinationals and NGOs: the next wave
Case illustration: conflict diamonds
Case illustration: Unilever in Indonesia
Case illustration: microfinance and poverty reduction
The future of corporate-NGO relations
The future of corporate-NGO relations