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Information and reviews of useful books and periodicals on current thinking and trends in workplace giving, corporate responsibility and philanthropy.
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Author: Lyn Amy and Mary Pearce
The Good Giving Guide is a handbook for those getting started with charity giving, or givers who want to know where and how far their dollar goes. Amy and Pearce provide readers with an in-depth look at the current situation of disadvantage in Australia, as well as an outline of the different options of giving that are available.
Author: Matthew Bishop and Michael Green
In Philanthrocapitalsm, Matthew Bishop and Michael Green examine the 'new generation of billionaires' who are taking on a business orientated approach to philanthropy in order to create results on a global scale.
Author: Bernard Salt
Bernard Salt's The Big Picture provides readers with a broad look at life, work and relationships in the 21st Century, with a particular focus on demographic trends aimed at business. Salt observes the shift of Australian popular and consumer culture through the decades, and the 'motivational forces that shape the Australian community'..
Author: Ken Hudson
The Idea Generator is a handbook for those involved in business and are seeking tools to help create new ideas and concepts. Ken Hudson explores the common ways businesses and their leaders get stuck for ideas, and gives effective techniques for overcoming such scenarios.
Author: Harvard Business
This collection of articles gathers the latest thinking on the strategic significance of corporate and social responsibility. Articles discuss issues such as the competitive advantage of corporate philanthropy, techniques for maximising philanthropy's value, and how a corporation can have a conscience.
Author: Stuart L. Hart
In Capitalism at the Crossroads, Hart shows companies how to identify 'sustainable products that can drive new growth' as they also help solve today's most crucial global problems. Chapters discuss why business is singularly equipped to lead the movement towards global sustainability, and how to reignite corporate growth through a strategic framework.
Author: Richard Barrett
In Liberating the Corporate Soul, Barratt explains that the two most critical issues for business today, according to the CEO's Barrett has worked with, are 'how to tap the deepest levels of creativity and the highest levels of productivity of employees'.
Author: Jim Collins
Jim Collins' Good to Great and the Social Sectors is a monograph written to accompany his earlier book Good to Great, which aims to describe how companies transition from being average companies to great companies and how they can fail to make the transition.
Author: David Grayson and Adrian Hodges
Grayson and Hodges in Corporate Social Opportunity give seven steps to make corporate social responsibility work for your business. The authors challenge the perceived wisdom that adherence by business to corporate social responsibility provides no return and only gives companies added costs and extra burdens.
Working Paper No. 88
Author: Dr Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Mr Stephen Marsden
This paper provides an insight to the amount and type of tax deductible donations made by Australian taxpayers to charities, based on the statistics from the Australian Taxation Office's report Taxation Statistics 1998-98.
Working Paper No.101
Author: Dr Myles McGregor-Lowndes, Mr Stephen Marsden and Mr Ted Flack
This paper provides an insight to the amount and type of tax deductible donations made by Australian taxpayers to deductible gift recipients (DGR's).