An increasingly large number of multi-national corporations (MNCs) are actively assuming their responsibility to demonstrate their respect for human rights in the workplace, not just within the “four walls” of their own premises, but both upstream
Compliance and Governance
The social licence to operate has been a central concept in the mining industry lexicon for the past two decades.
The International Trade Union Confederation is determined that no worker is left behind in the transition to a new economy.
Both compliance management and corporate communication have expanded their fields of activity in line with their growing importance for corporate management.
This raises five organisational questions:
Corporate governance systems exist to discourage self-interested behaviour.
Corporate managers like to portray their companies in the best possible light.
Nothing wrong with that! Many managers tell it like it is. However, research has found systematic impression management in corporate reports.
Everybody enjoys a celebrity wedding. They legitimise our need to indulge in speculation, gossip and feverish media coverage.