Business Ethics in the Workplace: Corruption

Corruption has been in existence since ancient times as the most prevalent and worst form of human behavior, which is unwelcoming when it comes to running the public affairs. In fact, it has become a constant issue of the discussion, thus gaining great deal of attention worldwide. The focus of this study is to survey and discuss issues concerned with how corruption comes by as well as likely remedial actions. It elaborates on the costs caused by corruption regarding ... Details >>

The Role of Theory in the Decision to Report on Non-Financial Issues: Social and Environmental Concerns

Environmental and social issues have gained a peculiar role in shaping the image of a company and technology behind many business processes in the recent years. These issues present both risks and opportunities for companies in terms of competition, public relations, risk management, strategy, business resilience, and stakeholders’ relations. Some of the most important social and environmental issues to be considered are water resources scarcity, energy consumption and ... Details >>

International Relations

China and Korea share a land boarder while these two countries share a maritime boarder with japan. Despite these countries being very close to each other, they have had very divergent modern evolutional histories: all have very different cultures. China and Korea are close in proximity, culture and evolutionary story. However, these two countries differ with japan in culture and modern history and have had strained recent relations. Outwardly, the countries may seem to have a lot in common including close style of calligraphy ... Details >>

Crisis Communication at Nuance

The modern business environment makes companies face a wide array of both internal and external challenges that may result in the drastic decrease in their competitiveness as well as profitability and even their liquidation. Among them is the case of the Nuance Group that has been convicted of spreading the false information by one of its potential customers – Dorfman Associates. To mitigate the negative effect of such discovery, the company has to resort to the crisis communication ... Details >>

Analysing Third-Way Change: Management and Policy

With the advent of the Third-Wave, ICT driven solutions that marked a productivity upheaval, a host of disparate yet intertwined policy and change-management issues have gained extra relevance. The increasingly divergent or polarised nature of derivative demand for labour has persisted throughout as the burning agenda affecting the bulk of agency-based trade-offs. At the same time, the seemingly stand-alone areas of change management, notably the PDCA (plan-do-check-act) as in Vora and theory of change a la Brest ... Details >>

Emergency Management and Disaster

Newspaper headlines report various disasters and crises almost every day, which indicate that people live in challenging conditions. Despite these challenges may bear different forms, it is important to introduce relevant policies allowing their successful management. That is why emergency managers should consider various scenarios of historical crisis management. Such activities are important for differentiation and systematization of typical mistakes, which restrain the efficacy of emergency ... Details >>