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Open Corporation Effective Self-Regulation and Democracy

ISBN-10: 0521818907

ISBN-13: 9780521818902

Edition: 2002

Authors: Christine Parker

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The Open Corporation sets out an innovative and realistic blueprint for effective corporate self-regulation, offering practical strategies for managers, stakeholders and regulators to build successful self-regulation management systems. Christine Parker examines the conditions under which corporate self-regulation of social and legal responsibilities is likely to be effective, covering a wide range of areas - from consumer protection to sexual harassment to environmental compliance. Focusing on the features that make self-regulation or compliance management systems effective, Parker argues that law and regulators need to focus much more on 'meta-regulating' corporate self-regulation if democratic control over corporate action is to be established. For Parker, the ideal of the open corporation should be a union between government, democracy and the law.
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Book details

List price: $68.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/8/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 378
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Christine Parker is a Professor in the Centre for Regulatory Studies and Law Faculty at Monash University. She has previously held appointments at the University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne Law Schools. She teaches and researches on lawyers' ethics and the regulation of the legal profession, corporate social responsibility and business regulation and enforcement, and the politics and regulation of food. Her other books include Just Lawyers: Regulation and Access to Justice (1997), The Open Corporation: Effective Self-Regulation and Democracy (2002) and the edited collections Regulating Law (2004) and Explaining Compliance: Business Responses to Regulation (2012).

Introduction: corporate self-regulation in the new regulatory state
The potential for self-regulation: corporate compliance and social responsiveness
Motivating top management commitment to self-regulation
Cultivating self-regulation leadership
Making harmony: the methodology of self-regulation professionals
Pathologies of self-regulation
Model corporate citizens: the role of self-regulation professionals
The open corporation: the three strategies of permeability
Meta-regulation: the regulation of self-regulation
Conclusion