Power Effect in Decision Making for Corporate Social Responsibilities

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1. Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different motivational strategies as applied in various
Organizational cultures with the relevant models. (15)
2. How does power effect in decision making for Corporate Social responsibilities. Kindly discuss one such initiative in details. (15)
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Political Views Affect Firms ' Corporate Social Responsibility, Study Finds
ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2008) — A new study in The Financial Review establishes a relationship between political beliefs of corporate stakeholders and the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of their firms. Companies with a high CSR rating tend to be located in Democratic states, while companies with a low CSR rating tend to be located in Republican states.
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Received: 22 August 2005
Revised: 28 February 2006
Accepted: 28 February 2006
Abstract
This paper examines cultural and leadership variables associated with corporate social responsibility values that managers apply to their decision-making. In this longitudinal study, we analyze data from 561 firms located in 15 countries on five continents to illustrate how the cultural dimensions of institutional collectivism and power distance predict social responsibility values on the part of top management team members. CEO visionary leadershi
Introduction
Corporate social