Graduate studies at Western
International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 3 (1):56-76 (2007)
|Abstract||Businesses have voluntarily adopted environmental strategies to go beyond compliance. This can be attributed to: a) business community's realisation that environmental investments have the potential to improve business performance and b) pressure from multiple stakeholder groups. In order to improve business relations with the stakeholders, business needs to identify these stakeholder groups and also understand their environmental concerns across the entire life cycle of the product. The first part of this paper deals with relevant theory and introduces a framework to analyse significant environmental stakeholder groups and their influence across its entire life cycle on corporate behaviour. The second part of the paper presents a system approach to improve stakeholders' satisfaction and further develops a model based on Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to measure stakeholders' satisfaction. The results are discussed through a case of a steel manufacturing unit in India. The paper closes with a discussion of research implications.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
M. Joseph Sirgy (2002). Measuring Corporate Performance by Building on the Stakeholders Model of Business Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 35 (3):143 - 162.
David Williamson, Gary Lynch-Wood & John Ramsay (2006). Drivers of Environmental Behaviour in Manufacturing SMEs and the Implications for CSR. Journal of Business Ethics 67 (3):317 - 330.
Benjamin A. Neville & Bulent Menguc (2006). Stakeholder Multiplicity: Toward an Understanding of the Interactions Between Stakeholders. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 66 (4):377 - 391.
Jerry D. Goodstein & Andrew C. Wicks (2007). Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility: Making Business Ethics a Two-Way Conversation. Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (3):375-398.
David L. Gadenne, Jessica Kennedy & Catherine McKeiver (2009). An Empirical Study of Environmental Awareness and Practices in Smes. Journal of Business Ethics 84 (1):45 - 63.
Andrew Crane, Dirk Matten & Jeremy Moon (2004). Stakeholders as Citizens? Rethinking Rights, Participation, and Democracy. Journal of Business Ethics 53 (1-2):107-122.
Andrew C. Wicks (2007). Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (3):375-398.
Cheng-Li Huang & Fan-Hua Kung (2010). Drivers of Environmental Disclosure and Stakeholder Expectation: Evidence From Taiwan. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 96 (3):435 - 451.
Mark Cordano, Irene Hanson Frieze & Kimberly M. Ellis (2004). Entangled Affiliations and Attitudes: An Analysis of the Influences on Environmental Policy Stakeholders' Behavioral Intentions. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 49 (1):27-40.
Brian Harvey & Anja Schaefer (2001). Managing Relationships with Environmental Stakeholders: A Study of U.K. Water and Electricity Utilities. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 30 (3):243 - 260.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads9 ( #122,437 of 739,325 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,243 of 739,325 )
How can I increase my downloads?