Edited by two renowned specialists in CSR in the Middle East, this book features contributions from leading CSR scholars in the region. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the most pertinent issues within the subject area, and also includes a number of real life case studies addressing emerging and timely CSR topics facing organizations in the Middle East. The book is intended for researchers and students of CSR, providing a state-of-the-art overview of the key themes, best practices and current debates focused upon the Middle East.
Belaid Rettab is the Chief Economist & Senior Director for Economic Research & Sustainable Business Development at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has written several reports on CSR in the Middle East and published widely in scholarly journals. Before moving to the UAE, he was a Lecturer in micro-economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Economic Research Manager at EIM, the Netherlands. He also served for many years as an International Consultant for the European Union, UN, the World Bank and several national governments. He is member of The International Chamber of Commerce's Commissions on Economic Policy, and Corporate Social Responsibility and Anti-Corruption.
Kamel Mellahi is a Senior Manager at the Centre of Responsible Business at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has published extensively on CSR and management in the Middle East. He has published 8 books and over 100 scholarly articles. A former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Management Reviews, he is currently an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Management and Senior Editor for Strategy and the Environment at the Journal of World Business.
Chapter One: Introduction
Belaid Rettab and Kamel Mellahi
PART ONE: CSR in The Middle east Theoretical, Conceptual, and Empirical Issues
Chapter two: Corporate Social Responsibility: Outline of key concepts, trends and theories Jedrzej George Frynas and Camila Yamahaki
Chapter Three: CSR in the Middle East: from philanthropy to modern CSR
Kamel Mellahi and Belaid Rettab
Chapter Four: CSR Logics in the Middle East
Dima Jamali and Mohamad Hossari
PART TWO: CSR Practices in the Middle East
Chapter Five: SWFs and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Christine Bischoff and Geoffrey Wood
Chapter Six: CSR and Coprorate Performance with Special Reference to the Middle East. Belaid Rettab and Kamel Mellahi
Chapter Seven: Supporting National Responsibilities in the Quest to Achieve an International Agenda: An exploratory case study from the UAE.
Kamal Al Yammahi, Vijay Pereira and Yama Temouri
Chapter Eight: Gender Equality and Corporate Social responsibility in the Middle East.
Chapter Nine: CSR in The Middle East - From philanthropic model to a social investment approach: The case of Manzil
Ayesha Saeed Husaini