Who matters to UK and German firms? Modelling stakeholder salience through corporate social reports
Amaeshi, Kenneth (2007) Who matters to UK and German firms? Modelling stakeholder salience through corporate social reports. Working Paper. University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Coventry.
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Drawing from a longitudinal study of stakeholder salience in the UK and Germany, using data from corporate social reports and relying on the varieties of capitalism theoretical framework, we found that investors and employees came top on UK list while collaborative networks (including suppliers and alliances) and management were top on German list of important stakeholders. This finding suggests that stakeholder salience, to a large extent, reflects dominant characteristics of UK and Germany capitalist systems, respectively and gives further credence to the embedded nature argument of corporate stake-holding practices.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Corporate governance -- Great Britain, Corporate governance -- Germany, Social accounting -- Great Britain, Social accounting -- Germany, Capitalism, Stockholders -- Attitudes -- Great Britain, Stockholders -- Attitudes -- Germany|
|Series Name:||Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation)|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Number of Pages:||38|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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