Book Details

Book title: Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Governance and Workplace Practices A New Perspective
Author(s): Anjana Hazarika
ISBN: 9788194283768
Publication Year: 2020
Binding: HB
Pages: 240
Price: Rs. 1295 Rs. 1295
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), corporate governance and workplace practices are intimately connected. They are indeed three distinct pillars of any successful business venture. This work strongly argues that without fulfilling the social responsibilities, economic and legal obligations of a business organization simply becomes infructuous. The best course of action for business is to first serve its stakeholders, mainly its employees. Hence, the overarching theme that revolves round the book is that employee engagement and their welfare are the keys to ascertain democratic practices at workplace. And once it is ensured, this would help an enterprise to fulfilling and encompassing four aspects of CSR i.e. economic, legal, ethical and discretionary or philanthropic. 

ABOUT Author

Dr. Anjana Hazarika has been teaching Sociology and Business Governance in the Jindal Global Law School at O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, since 2012. She has completed her Masters and      M. Phil in Sociology in the Centre for the Study of Social Systems (CSSS), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Afterwards, she has been awarded her Doctor of Philosophy by the School of Management and Labour Stduies (SMLS) in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.

Besides teaching the core discipline of Sociology, she offers a course titled ‘Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Governance and Development’ across all the schools at Jindal University. She has published more than seven research papers in both national and international journals. She has also published a book chapter titled History and Significance of CSR and Social Audit in Business: Setting A Regulatory Framework, in Mia Mahmudur Rahim and Samuel O. Idowu eds. Social Audit and Regulation (Springer).

Apart from these, she has attended and presented papers in a number of seminars and workshops both in India and abroad. Her academic engagement goes beyond the class-rooms. She has been conducting interactive sessions on varied social issues such as child labour, women empowerment, relevance of traditional community organizations such as Khap Panchayats, impact of information and communication technology on the youth and children in many villages in Haryana. Succinctly, her one to one communications with students on social issues, both theoretical and practical, have proved to be quite beneficial for the students.

Her upcoming publications are: Shrenis: The Legacy of CSR in India (Springer) in an edited volume by Prof. Harpreet Kaur, National Law University (NLU), Delhi. And her single authored volume on The Shrenis: Recasting the Ancient Indian Business-Society Relations to be published soon.

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