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Governing the socially responsible corporation

N. Balasubramanian

Governing the socially responsible corporation

a Gandhian perspective

by N. Balasubramanian

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Published by Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore in Bangalore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • Corporate governance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN. Balasubramanian
    SeriesIIMB working paper -- no. 2009-11-298
    ContributionsIndian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD60.5.A-ZI.x (H73)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25052138M
    LC Control Number2010317793

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