Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development (In 2 Volumes)
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- Author :M. Soundarapandian
- Year of Publication :2014
- ISBN: :9789351250326
- Language: :English
- Binding: :Hard Bound
- No of Pages: Vol. 1: XIV, 294 Vol. 2: XIV, 392
- Size: 23 cms
- Categories: Economics, Sociology, Sustainable Development
About the Book :
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming an increasingly important activity to business, nationally and internationally. As globalization accelerates and large corporations serve as global providers, these corporations have progressively recognized the benefits of providing CSR programmes in their various locations. CSR activities are now being undertaken throughout the globe. A two days National Seminar on “CSR and Sustainable Development” had been conducted with the assistance of University Grants Commission, New Delhi in the Department of Rural Industries and Management, Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University), Gandhigram. The selected papers presented in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “CSR and Sustainable Development” are edited as a book in two volumes. The books have been categorized into two sections, namely, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development. The first volume consist of 26 papers focusing on the CSR concepts and the implementation studies. The second volume with 28 papers analyzed about the role of CSR on the sustainable development. With the growing popularity of CSR in the last few years, especially in Europe and more recently in the US, the book will be very useful to the readers and the policy-makers for effective implementation of CSR activities.
About Author :
M. Soundarapandian is Professor of Rural Industries and Management and Head of the Department of Rural Industries and Management, Gandhigram Rural Institute Deemed University, Gandhigram. He did his post graduation in Economics, Business Administration and Education at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and later he obtained a Doctorate in Economics from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. He has published 117 Articles in various National and International Journals and in the edited books to his credit. He has also published 24 books in various field of Rural Industries and Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship Development. He has completed 25 years of teaching experience at Post Graduate Level. Dr. M. Soundarapandian has conducted 17 minor and major research projects with the financial assistance of UGC, ICSSR, Ministry of Rural Development, BGVS, New Delhi and State Resource Centre for Non-formal Education, Chennai. Under the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) many skill development training programmes are conducted for the promotion of Self-Help Groups in Tamil Nadu and he also completed an action project on Entrepreneurship Development in Tsunami affected area of 'Tamil Nadu' funded by International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva. Under his guidance and supervision 15 candidates got the Ph.D Degree and 61 candidates got the M.Phil degree. He has organized 18 National Level Seminars, Workshops and Refresher Courses for college teachers. He is national level consultant of Rural Industrialization and Entrepreneurship Development. His areas of interest include Economic Reforms, Public Distribution System and Rural Entrepreneurship. He has visited many foreign countries for presenting papers in the International Conferences.