The Development Of Networking And Communications

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Although founded in the later part of 1984, Cisco Systems, Inc. had become available to the public 1990. Though out the past twenty years Cisco Systems, has undoubtedly dominated the technology market. The beginning of the company was the typical “get rich quick” semantic: come up with a useful product then make millions off of it. It all began with one person requesting a network extension cord and with that there the gears in the mind of Cisco Systems founder, along with others, began turning. This evolved into the creation of a multiprotocol router. From this, the product would be transform from a snowball effect to the creation of many new and improved products that would advance the growing world of technology and act as the beginning…show more content…
With the vision statement they possess, Cisco Systems is attempting to meet and satisfy the needs of the market. The values of Cisco Systems are to change the world and focus on the customer; while establishing innovation and maintain respect for each other, Cisco Systems strives to always do the right thing. (CSR Report 2014 5)The Cisco approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is to benefit the world with technology and partners while being socially and environmentally responsible.
The importance of a company admiration is explained within the text as well Kurtz (22-23). Business ethics and social reasonability ethics play a major role in a company’s reputation. Although reputations may seem stereotypical and irrelevant, the play a major role in the success, or failure, of a business, The CEO, John Chambers, constantly reminds the 70,112 workers that “Any success that is not achieved ethically is no success at all” (Cisco Corporate Overview and Resources). To maintain the highest level of ethical moral, Cisco System produces a forty page Code of Business Conduct manual, available in fifteen languages. Within this tool are the words of encouragement ranging from honest and ethical conduct in all relationships to internal reporting of any violations without fear of retaliation. This can be very useful to employees; should an uneasy event conspire, employees will never
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