Governance, employees and CSR: Integration is the key to unlocking value

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S. Young

2009

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  • Download article citation data for: Governance, employees and CSR: Integration is the key to unlocking value
  • Corporate governance has gained increasing importance in the last decade as organisations have been involved in bankruptcies and frauds alongside decreases in organisational value and jobs
  • Researchers have signalled a need for new perspectives and models of governance, especially one that clearly identifies and embeds employees as part of the system
  • This article explores the importance of human resources as a key component of the governance system
  • The article examines publicly available reports of two resource-based firms and two finance-sector firms: Rio Tinto, Shell Australia, Westpac and ANZ Bank to explore the position of labour
  • The emphasis seems to be on environmental and financial sustainability with lesser importance placed on dimensions of workplace management and accompanying employee relations approaches

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