Corporate Social Responsibilities : Carroll 's Pyramid

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Model 1. Carroll’s Pyramid Carroll (1991) organized different corporate social responsibilities as a four-layered pyramid model and called it the pyramid of responsibilities. The four different responsibilities - economical, legal, ethical and philanthropic are the layers of the pyramid. Corporate social responsibility involves the conduct of a business so that it is economically profitable, law abiding, ethical and socially supportive. To be socially responsible then means that profitability and obedience to the law are foremost conditions when discussing the firm’s ethics and the extent to which it supports the society in which it exists with contributions of money, time and talent”. And the different layers in the pyramid help managers…show more content…
This model is relating to Primark. Primark source globally, they don’t have their own factories that make their own products. They work with around 700 suppliers and all of their suppliers are from China, India and Bangladesh to Turkey and Eastern Europe. They take worker welfare seriously and they make sure that suppliers must follow the Code of Conduct to make products in good working conditions. Every factory of the suppliers is carefully inspected against the code before Primark replace and order with a supplier. If there is an any issues or problems they find in the products they will sent their inspected team to check all the products. Model 2. Mintzberg conceptual Horseshoe (1984) This model is relating to RBS where they said that RBS believes every decision and action is shaped by the purpose, vision and the value of RBS. RBS purpose is to serve their customers well and do the right things which includes, environmental, social, and ethical risks. Building a more sustainable RBS by putting customers first. RBS strategy based on customers trusting this bank. Using 2 different companies as example, analyse and evaluate the ethical decision making process within a business setting. Ethical decision making refers to the process of evaluating and choosing among alternatives in a manner consistent with ethical principles. In making ethical decision it is necessary to perceive and eliminate
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