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The Centre's Library and Resource Centre holds a wealth of domestic and international publications and newsletters, case materials and other information on corporate public affairs.

Future perfect.L

Davis, Stan (Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc. 1996)
An updated version of a book published ten years ago, with additional material and notes added by the author. The author asks the reader to consider the terms ‘time, space and mass’, and to relate them to understanding the challenges of business today. Headings include:- Aftermath - Any Time - Any Place - No-matter - Mass Customizing - Hello From the Future - Beforemath.

Future scope : success strategies for the 1990’s & beyond.L

Cappo, Joe (Longman Financial Services Publishing, 1990.)
A look at how changing Americans are going to affect government, businesses, institutions and each other from now until 2000 AD. Headings include:- Americans in Transition - Making a Living in the 1990s - The American Market: A Moving Target.

Future tense: Australia beyond Election 1998.L

Kelly, Paul et al. (Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, N.S.W., 1999.)
This book written by Paul Kelly and the National Affairs journalists at the Australian Newspaper at the time of the 1998 Federal Election highlights the issues, debates and opportunities they felt were avoided by the political parties. Many topics are covered from arts to defence, high technology to rural decline. The purpose of the book was to inform and promote debate.

Future work.L

Coates, J.F., Jarratt, J. & Mahaffie, J.B. (World Future Society, Bethesda, MA., 1991.)
Excerpt from the book “Future Work: Seven Critical Forces Reshaping Work and the Work Force in North America”. A study of how changing demographics, new technology, a global economy and new demands on workers will change the workplace of the 1990’s and beyond.

G.M. Information briefsL

General Motors Staff (General Motors, Detroit, 1976.)
An information brief issued by General Motors during 1976 as part of a series of country wide “civic leader” luncheons aimed at conveying the auto industry concerns to community leaders, reporters and editors.

Gas explosion at the Esso Longford plant, Victoria.L

ABC Television, 7.30 Report (Rehame, Australia Monitoring Services, 1999. Tape no. M103003.)
A special report, 03/05/1999 on the gas explosion at the Esso Longford plant in Victoria and allegations about the commitment to safety by Esso’s parent company Exxon. Interviewees - Ron Webb, Essso corporate affairs; Bill Hector, Longford operator; Mark Skorji, former Esso employee; Michael Ford, barrister. 22 minutes.

General Motors philanthropic annual report 1995L

General Motors (General Motors, Detroit, Michigan, 1995)
The General Motors philanthropic annual report details their strong commitment to giving back to the communities they live and work in. Headings include: Health & Human Services - Education - Arts & Culture - Civic & Community - Public Policy - Environmental & Energy - International - Diversity - Community Initiatives

General Powell launches ‘America’s Promise - The Alliance for Youth’L

Powell, C. (Unpublished.)
A dispatch from General Powell via the Internet on his progress throughout the United States in encouraging the wider community to become involved in the Volunteer program, particularly for youth, following the Presidents’ Summit in April, 1997,

Generating support : grass roots mobilization.L

Rosenthal, Alan. (Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington, D.C. 1993)
An extract from “The Third House : Lobbyists and Lobbying in the States”, outlining the importance of a well organised “Grass-Roots Campaign” in reaching and influencing Legislators. Headings include - Grass -Roots - Capacity - Organization - Techniques.

Generosity of Australian Businesses. No. 8157.0L

Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, 2002)
An ABS publication containing estimates from the Business Gerosity Survey conducted in respect of 2000-01, which collected information on ‘business giving’. Tables in the publication include: Type of Business Giving - Type of Business Giving, by Industry - Donations, By type of Activity and Industry - Business to Community Projects, by Type of Activity - Sponsorship, by Type of Activity and Industry - Total Business Giving, by Type of Activity and Industry -Type of Business Giving, by Employment Size of Business - Type of Business Giving, as a Proportion of Business Operations - Type of Business Giving, by Barriers to Business Giving - Relative Standard Errors, by Business Giving and Industry

Georgia Power External Affairs Issues Identification Committee.L

Georgia Power (Unpublished. 1990 and 1992.)
Interoffice correspondence setting out the preparation for establishing a committee for identifying, tracking and managing issues, role and goals and a proposal for a formal process. An article discussing the Issue Life Cycle and its effect on external operations using the STEPE process (Social, Technical, Environmental, Political, and Economic drivers).

Global corporate citizenship - rationale and strategies.L

Logan, David; Roy Delwin; Regelbrugge, Laurie (The Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC., 1997.)
This publication examines and documents the corporate citizenship actions of dozens of individual companies that, collectively are defining more clearly the ambiguous concept of global corporate citizenship. Key headings include:- Corporate Engagement Strategies - Managing for Effective Corporate Citizenship - The Global Competitive Framework - Working with Stakeholders Worldwide - Globalizing Corporate Citizenship - Corporate Citizenship in Emerging Markets - The Changing Context of Global Citizenship - Partnership for Change and Corporate Citizenship Effectiveness.

Global strategic management in a new world order.L

Halal, William E. (Business Horizons, Vol. 36, no. 6, Nov.- Dec. 1993. )
An article discussing “Global Strategic Management” a new field that is a blend of strategic management and international business that develops worldwide strategies for global corporations. Headings include:- The Trajectory to Global Maturity - Critical Issues Blocking the Passage Ahead - A Strategy Based on a New Global Perspective.

Globalisation, knowledge and technology: what revolution means for educationL

Gilbert, Professor Alan D. (Australian Coalition of Service Industries, Melbourne, 1997)
Transcript of the 1997 RJ White Services Lecture presented by Professor Alan D. Gilbert. This lecture focuses on a revolution driven by the three forces of globalistation, knowledge and technology and the way in which the education sector has had to change to accomodate these forces.

GM Philanthropic annual report. 1994L

General Motors (General Motors, Detroit, 1994)
General Motors first Philanthropic report.

Goals: the problem of multiple constituencies.L

Unknown. (Harvard Business School, Boston, MA., 1984.)
Class discussion notes on the issues faced by managers when external constituencies such as govern bodies, unions, interest groups and the media seek to influence goals or operating policies.

Good ethics make good business.L

Jonson, Elizabeth Prior (ABM, November, 1993.)
An article outlining the path business needs to follow to raise their standard of ethics following the recession and in doing so will raise their profits and standing in the community.

Goodbye to the low profile: the art of creative confrontation.L

Schmertz, Herb with Novak, William (Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1986.)
The concept of creative confrontation, or “being able to challenge your opponents and critics head on”, and its use in business, with the press and in other public arenas. Key headings include:- The Art of Creative Confrontation - Understanding the Press - How to Deal with the Press - Reaching the Opinion Makers - Achieving a Distinctive Personality.

Goodbye, grip and grin.L

Derr, Kenneth T. (Across the Board, September, 1993)
Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corp. discusses the company’s corporate giving programme.

Government affairs manual : American Standard Inc.L

American-Standard Inc. (Unpublished.)
A government affairs manual outlining broad company policy, and guidance for the conduct of company employees in their dealings with the Government.

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