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4. Entrepreneurs’ context

4. Entrepreneurs’ context  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

in Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.003.0004
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9780199670543
‘Entrepreneurs' context’ asks the question: is it personality or socialization that shapes a person's propensity to become an entrepreneur? One arguments states that an individual's ... More
1. Macroeconomic history

1. Macroeconomic history  

Partha Dasgupta

in Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.003.0002
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‘Macroeconomic history’ outlines historical approaches to the study of economics. History shows that Eurasia used geographical and environmental factors to their advantage when developing. ... More
1. An idea whose time has come

1. An idea whose time has come  

Jeremy Moon

in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
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9780191781278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199671816.003.0002
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9780199671816
What is corporate social responsibility (CSR)? ‘An idea whose time has come’ begins with the definitions of CSR before looking at its antecedents and recent developments. CSR is ... More
3. National and international developments

3. National and international developments  

Jeremy Moon

in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
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9780191781278
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199671816.003.0004
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9780199671816
‘National and international developments’ compares national approaches to corporate social responsibility (CSR), particularly between the USA and Europe, but also within Asia and Africa, ... More
2. The company level

2. The company level  

Jeremy Moon

in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
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9780191781278
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199671816.003.0003
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9780199671816
‘The company level’ looks at the practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR), within companies. It considers four frameworks that companies use to identify and manage their ... More
Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199670543
Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction navigates the debates about entrepreneurship, providing a guide to the entrepreneurial process. There has been an explosion of ... More
Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction  

Jeremy Moon

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781278
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199671816.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199671816
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been defined as ‘the responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society’. Is CSR a contradiction in terms? Corporate Social Responsibility: ... More
7. Sustainable economic development

7. Sustainable economic development  

Partha Dasgupta

in Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.003.0008
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chapter
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9780192853455
‘Sustainable economic development’ asks whether growth is compatible with sustainable economic development. The existence of ‘natural capital’ is not well characterized in current research, ... More
Economics: A Very Short Introduction

Economics: A Very Short Introduction  

Partha Dasgupta

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192853455
Economics: A Very Short Introduction describes the lives of two children who live very different lives in different parts of the world: in the Mid-West USA and in Ethiopia. It ... More

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