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Jacqueline Kirk

MA Development Studies with Research Training (Merit) BA History, Thai and South East Asian Studies (1st Class Hons)


Room: A2 (South Building)
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467995
Email: lixjk17@nottingham.ac.uk

Current Status: Writing up
Year of Registration: 2012
Expected Completion Date: /09/2015

Primary Funding Source:
BITC and Faculty Scholarship

Research Topic:
The BITC CR Index - a true measure of Responsible Business Practice?

Research Details:
In recent years indexes such as the BITC CR Index have driven a significant amount of activity within organisations looking for recognition for their responsible business practices. A frequent question amongst practitioners is whether such activity really improves business practice (is what is measured managed?) or does it distract management resource from critical core activity. Does regular participation in an index encourage a tactical (box checking) mentality rather than a strategic view of business activity? This resaerch will address these questions.

Research Supervisor/s: Wendy Chapple and Justin Waring

Division: Industrial Economics and Finance


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