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Business and Society in the Middle East

Exploring Responsible Business Practice

  • Nehme Azoury

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. George M. Jabbour, Linda A. Livingstone, Lindos Daou
    Pages 49-65
  3. Georges Azzi, Nehme Azoury
    Pages 81-90
  4. Thami Ghorfi, Imad Eddine Hatimi
    Pages 91-125
  5. Jacques Rojot
    Pages 127-148
  6. Charbel Salloum, Mario Sassine
    Pages 165-178
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 179-186

About this book


Bridging business and modern Mediterranean practices, this book combines cutting edge contributions from both academics and practitioners. The Middle East is experiencing unprecedented challenges and it is in this context that the business community can play a game-changing role, turning these challenges into opportunities by factoring in dimensions that are attuned to the needs of their environment and those of their stakeholders. Business and Society in the Middle Eastexplores social strategies for redefining CSR to create sustainable, responsible business.


CSR Sustainability Responsibility strategy Middle East

Editors and affiliations

  • Nehme Azoury
    • 1
  1. 1.Holy Spirit University of KaslikJouniehLebanon

About the editors

Nehme Azoury is a Professor and Deputy-President for Research at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik – USEK. Former Dean of the Faculty of Business, he lectures in the fields of marketing, strategy and Corporate Governance in several reputed universities namely, The Georges Washington University, which presented him with an appreciation award and Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). As part of his research activities, he has to his credit several publications in internationally renowned scientific journals. To promote research in the Arab world, he is founder and editor of "The Arab Economic & Business Journal". He also serves as a scientific collaborator at HEC Liège. Beyond his academic and administrative activities, Nehme Azoury is currently Managing-partner at Widein, a consulting firm headquartered in Beirut.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Business and Society in the Middle East
  • Book Subtitle Exploring Responsible Business Practice
  • Editors Nehme Azoury
  • Series Title Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility
  • Series Abbreviated Title Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-48856-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-84033-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-48857-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 186
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 19 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Corporate Social Responsibility
    Corporate Environmental Management
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