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Partnership for Development: Business, NGOs and Sustainable Development

Sunita Singh-Sengupta (Editor)
Synopsis The 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development which took place in Johannesburg during August 26-September 4, 2002 emphasized on “Partnership for Sustainable Development”. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan says, “…It is just the beginning to bring partnership”. Immediately after that the first International Conference entitled, “Business-Social Partnership: Beyond Philanthropy” was organized by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta during December 4-7, 2002. the volume is an effort to bring together the views of the scholars across the globe on this issue. This edited book is a collection of case studies from business houses and NGOs on the issue of sustainable development. It takes the stand of developing local partnerships for development and therefore the road ahead is towards, indigenous model of sustainable development – a tri-sector partnership amongst business houses, local government and NGOs. The book may serve as the reference book to the MBA students taking the course on Corporate Social Responsibility in different IIMS and other management institute in India and abroad. The book is likely to have a very good international market as it talks about corporate Social Responsibility from an international perspective and may be useful for the scholars doing researches in this area.
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About the author

Sunita Singh-Sengupta

Dr. Sunita Singh-Sengupta is a full time faculty in the Behavioural Sciences group at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. A recipient of state and national merit scholarship Sunita Singh-Sengupta holds an excellent academic record. She was awarded Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi and Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi respectively. She has the teaching and training experience of more than 11 years. Dr. Sing-Sengupta has authored six books and several articles in the national and international journals of repute. Her authored books: The Emerging Patterns of Power Distribution, New Delhi, 1990. Work Culture in Police Administration, new Delhi, 1995. The Senior Managers: Challenges and Coping Strategies, New Delhi, 1997. The Positive Face of Power, New, 2001. Business and Society, New Delhi, 2003. women Leadership in Organization, New Delhi, 2003. she started her professional career in the area of Organizational Behaveiour in September 1983. Since then she is working on different aspects of it, specially, related to power relations, work culture, conflict and stress management, strategic leadership, social values in work organizations, trade unionism and women representation in Asian organizations. She provided training inputs to a wide range of organizations in their various training programmes designed for different level of employees on different topics related to human resources development and organizational behaviour.

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Title Partnership for Development: Business, NGOs and Sustainable Development
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8188836494
length xxviii+264p., Figures; 23cm.