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The possible role of business organisations in sustainable development: approaches, boundaries, future directions
(University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Thesis,
It is increasingly evident that human development is proceeding in an unsustainable manner, and that large business organisations are significantly complicit in this process. In this context, the purpose of this study is ...
An exploration of accountability : evidence from the Nigerian oil and gas industry
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-26) - Thesis,
The economic activities of multinational corporations (MNCs) in the extractive industries of developing countries produce a myriad of immediate negative social, economic and environmental impacts on communities hosting ...
Corporate social responsibility and gambling industry : an exploratory study
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-27) - Thesis,
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one important response to the increasing amounts of criticism levelled at corporations. A number of studies have focused on CSR in a range of industries; however, some contentious ...
Looking for harm in healthcare : can Patient Safety Leadership Walk Rounds help to detect and prevent harm in NHS hospitals? A case study of NHS Tayside
(University of St Andrews, 2012-06-22) - Thesis,
Today, in 21st century healthcare at least 10% of hospitalised patients are subjected to some degree of unintended harm as a result of the treatment they receive. Despite the growing patient safety agenda there is little ...
Enacting social accounting within a community enterprise : actualising hermeneutic conversation
(University of St Andrews, 2010) - Thesis,
The research was carried out using a participatory action research approach to develop social accounts with Jesmond Swimming Pool (JSP). The original motivation to carry out this project was to see what social accounts ...
Corporate disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions : a UK study
(University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis,
Two beliefs drove this dissertation to be centered on the analysis of the UK corporate disclosure (CD) related to global climate change (GCC). Firstly, GCC is the most significant environmental concern of our current age ...