Ethical Responsibilities Essay

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  • Corporate Social Responsibility : Ethical Responsibility

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    Corporate Social Responsibility: Should we, or should we not. Corporate Social Responsibility (C.S.R.) is a theory practiced in the business sphere since fifty years. It refers to the duty of business organizations to adopt certain activities that will benefit the society in some way. Charity, health-awareness campaigns are few examples that a business undertakes to fulfil its objectives of C.S.R. According to this ideal, it is important for various corporations today to undertake such social activities

  • What Is Ethical, Ethical And Discretionary Responsibility?

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    Ethics and Stake-holder Management, Carrol and Bucholtz (03/2008), where the authors describe corporate social responsibility (CSR) as the: “Economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary expectations that society has of organizations at a given point in time.” The concept of corporate social responsibility means that organizations have ethical, moral, and philanthropic responsibilities in addition to their duties to earn a reasonable profit for investors and comply with the law Bucholtz (2003)

  • Ethical And Social Responsibilities Of Apple

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    itself in trouble with the government, with stockholders, and with the public. In today’s world, more so than ever, it is important for a company to thinking about its ethical and social responsibilities to its employees, its consumers, its shareholders, and to the general public. By focusing on ethical and social responsibilities, a company is likely to be able to gain recognition as a good employer, a good investment, and a good company to purchase products and services from. One company that

  • Corporate Ethical and Social Responsibility

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    Business Research Report Corporate Ethical and Social responsibility Presented to: Western Governors University Assessment Code: RWT1 – Competency 318.2.2 Student Name: Richard P. Shields Student ID: 92502 Date: August 7, 2009 Mentor Name: Rungrudee Suetorsak, Ph.D. Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 Introduction 4 Research Findings 5 1. Organization Environmental responsibilities: 5 2. Organizational image: 5 3. Organization Increase profits: 6 Recommendations 7 Conclusion

  • Corporate Governance and Ethical Responsibility

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    Corporate Governance and Ethical Responsibility Abstract: Corporate governance and ethical responsibility are two major business aspects that have received sharp focus in the recent past mainly because of the recent corporate malpractices, accounting frauds, and corporate failures. These factors have become a major point of focus by various stakeholders including the public, the government, and legal aspects. This article provides a detailed analysis of each of the two business aspects and their

  • Corporate Ethical And Social Responsibility

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    Corporate Ethical and Social Responsibility – Apple Company Apple Company is one of the largest manufacturers of computers and electronics. “Apple Company was founded on April 1, 1976, by college dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who brought forth a new company vision of changing the way people, viewed computers” (Library of Congress, 2008). The ethical and social responsibility of Apple Company should have started with its inception; however, it did not. It was not until years later with the

  • LULULEMON Ethical BehaviourSocial Responsibility

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    ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY lululemon athletica There are many ways to measure the success of a business. A financial analysis of lululemon athletica, a Vancouver-based company, would show that it is valued at more than $220 million. Would looking at an improved level of health in its community be another way to measure the success of this company? lululemon athletica founder Chip Wilson would welcome your investigation of the improved health and well-being of people in the communities

  • Ethical Perspectives On Social Responsibility

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    Ethical Perspectives on Social Responsibility Corporations are encouraged to conduct their activities in an ethically responsible manner, however neither the corporate world nor academia has produced a single – all encompassing definition of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The basic problem is that there are too many self-serving definitions that often lean toward the specific interests of the entities involved (Van Marrewijk, 2003). There has even been a quantitative study conducted on

  • Starbucks : Social Responsibility And Ethical Practices

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    Starbucks is a company where social responsibility and ethical practices is one of their major concerns. Their mission statement that has laid out the guiding principles states that their guidelines of keeping people first and profits last will be a part of their culture and they try to live by them every day. These guiding principles and their mission statement has been in order of the company primarily because of the visions of Starbucks chair and founder Howard Schultz. The basic concern of Starbucks

  • The Ethical And Social Responsibilities Of Merck And Company

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    medication to treat patients with a mosquito transmitted worm larvae that thrives in the new host and reproduces within the host better known as river blindness. This paper will examine the corporate ethical and social responsibilities by evaluating the stakeholders, the Corporate Social Responsibility Pyramid, then organizational values, Stakeholder Impact and Trust, and will make a final decision. Stakeholders Stakeholders are any entity that is impacted by a business through the business’s