Corporate Social Responsibility : A Business Model And Manager 's Ethical Values

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Corporate social responsibility is an ethics that is concerned with a company’s value towards society (Daft, 44). In the book management Daft states, CSR as essentially a concept under which companies voluntarily contribute towards making a better society and a cleaner environment. The book basically has divided CSR into four subdivisions: economic, legal, ethical and discretionary responsibilities. CSR needs a proper organizational environment to be effective and in such a scenario one can say that corporate citizenship depends on both good business model and manager’s ethical values.

“Some suggest that organizations that implement quality management practices are more likely to address public good and environmental issues referring to a link between quality management and corporate social responsibility” (Mahour, 2807). In this article Mahour examines the effect of top management support and corporate social responsibility practices on institutional performance. This article highlights the importance of CSR and focuses on its dependence on both good business model and manager’s ethical values.

“An organization may have numerous subcultures. At Microsoft, for instance, the various product groups, the divisions of the company, the managers, the business leadership team, or the accessible technologies group may represent different subcultures. Each interacts with the other subgroups, alternatively dominated by, influencing and forming the corporate culture at…
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