Chapter for Handbook of Research in Small Business and
... familial obligation, community involvement and philanthropy to government policy
enacted through the practices in small and large organizations alike, business is as much a
part of society as any other organizational or institutional form, being an embedded
‘interpenetrating system’ (Muthuri, Moon & ...
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... and Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices
Generates internal benefits
Enhances recruitment of quality employees
Increases retention of employees
Improves employee productivity
Lowers costs of recruitment and training
Reduces risk of reputation-damaging
The Strategic Position Strategic Purpose
... the environment, and corporate citizenship
(businesses in the community), business culture
There has been an historical shift from profit
maximization to fulfilling social values
Sustainable development: a framework for
balancing social and environmental reproduction
Sustainability - to minimise the ...
University of Groningen Corporate social responsibility and financial
... firm and/or shareholders. That is, socially responsible activities of firms are those
that exceed compliance with social or environmental regulations. Morrison Paul
and Siegel (2006) argue that these are employed to create the perception or reality
that these corporations are advancing a social good ...
The interactive financial effects between corporate
... With one notable exception (Mattingly and Berman, 2006), the last dilemma has received the
least amount of attention. A number of CSP-CFP studies have employed a CSP measure that
aggregates across positives (e.g. a creditable record of philanthropy) and negatives (e.g. a
shameful record of pollutio ...
... the commercial sector will have responsibilities to their shareholders and
depositors and not to the larger society. The task of fulfiling socio-economic
objectives, like voluntary spending, institutionalising zakah or investing in
community projects, would not fall under the responsibility of IFIs. ...
Corporate South Africa and biodiversity in a green economy Anesu Makina
... In management literature, the notion of environmental stewardship is often applied
to businesses in the private sector, and government is often ignored (Siddiqui 2013).
The state, however, remains the primary custodian of the environment, but it is widely
accepted that the government more often than ...
How to appear responsible? Legitimizing CSR 100 largest companies in Finland
... more reactive strategy, that is, protecting the company image after some socially
irresponsible actions have been reported, is still used in crisis situations. (Murray &
Vogel 1997) Quite naturally, these situations often involve widespread media attention
which can entail negative consequences to ...
position paper - SDA Bocconi School of Management
... profit versus not for profit (Grabenwarter and Liechtenstein 2011).
This reflects the longstanding debate around the positive/negative
contribution (or contribution at all) of CSR practices on companies
performance (Barnett and Salomon 2012; Carroll and Shabana 2010;
Cochran and Wood 1984; Mcguire ...
The mechanism of Sustainability/CSR belief dissemination: from
... Belief-systems are affected by the ideas and can be redefined when the ideas are
assimilated. Ideas initiate searching the arguments to overcome intervened doubts
leading to the mind uneasiness and anxiety. To avoid such uneasiness fixation of
belief is used. The latter influences behavior positivel ...
Lessons 1 3_4 - BM1 - AIS-IB
... these interrelate.
• Examine the reasons why organizations consider setting ethical objectives.
• Analyse the advantages and disadvantages of ethical objectives.
Towards a Framework for Accountability in the Global South
... natural resources must therefore be considered as a shared
and interconnected responsibility between host governments in developing countries and foreign investors from
developed and emerging economies, with complementary
regulatory roles and accountability standards. Often the
ministries tasked wit ...
Chapter 6 Managing Small Business Start-ups
... An engineer for a residential subdivision was instructed by the VP for Finance to cut down the
cost of a proposed retaining wall by using ordinary concrete hollow blocks in some portions of
the wall. The engineer knows that if he would follow the VP’s instructions, the integrity of the
entire retain ...
Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WA
... However, the commercial incentive is not purely to avoid negative outcomes. Many
businesses have implemented triple bottom line accounting and achieved improvements in
operating efficiency or savings in input or waste management costs. These measures are
adopted by firms because they make good busin ...
Corporate Social Performance and Stock Returns
... Several studies examine the link between CSR and financial performance using theoretical rather
than empirical models. These theoretical models of the impact of investment screening are related
to Merton’s (1987) model of market segmentation. Angel and Rivoli (1997) and Heinkel et al.
(2001) conside ...
Planting Trees for Publicity—How Much Are They Worth?
... endurance, vitality, life, growth and future, easily translated into the language of marketing [22,23].
Furthermore, as trees constitute one of the most tangible symbols of nature, companies tend to present
themselves as friendly toward trees (not harming trees, hugging trees)―expecting the addresse ...
... • A legalistic company's code of ethics - if it exists - would be dominated by don't do
anything to harm the organisation statements.
• Some legalistic companies have no ethics code, and do not accept the necessity.
Often they see little purpose in expressing explicit ethical standards, and indeed
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... company’s SOCIAL obligations…that is,
decision-making in commercial contexts. a company’s obligations to society in
Business Ethics is concerned with not
just social obligations, but also
obligations to employees, customers,
suppliers and competitors.
... minimize or eliminate any adverse impact on the environment
stemming from the firm’s own business activities.
• Actions to create a work environment that enhances the quality
of life for employees.
• Actions to build a workforce that is diverse with respect to
gender, race, national origin, and othe ...
answers - Novella
... Although he would get fairly high scores from his employees in the area of social
responsibility, Mr. Furlong doesn't appear to have any involvement with the community in
which he operates. Of the four dimensions of corporate social performance, he addresses only
the corporate responsibility issue; ...
Corporate social responsibility
Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate conscience, corporate citizenship or responsible business) is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. CSR policy functions as a self-regulatory mechanism whereby a business monitors and ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law, ethical standards and national or international norms. With some models, a firm's implementation of CSR goes beyond compliance and engages in ""actions that appear to further some social good, beyond the interests of the firm and that which is required by law."" CSR aims to embrace responsibility for corporate actions and to encourage a positive impact on the environment and stakeholders including consumers, employees, investors, communities, and others.The term ""corporate social responsibility"" became popular in the 1960s and has remained a term used indiscriminately by many to cover legal and moral responsibility more narrowly construed.Proponents argue that corporations increase long term profits by operating with a CSR perspective, while critics argue that CSR distracts from business' economic role. A 2000 study compared existing econometric studies of the relationship between social and financial performance, concluding that the contradictory results of previous studies reporting positive, negative, and neutral financial impact, were due to flawed empirical analysis and claimed when the study is properly specified, CSR has a neutral impact on financial outcomes.Critics questioned the ""lofty"" and sometimes ""unrealistic expectations"" in CSR. or that CSR is merely window-dressing, or an attempt to pre-empt the role of governments as a watchdog over powerful multinational corporations.Political sociologists became interested in CSR in the context of theories of globalization, neoliberalism and late capitalism. Some sociologists viewed CSR as a form of capitalist legitimacy and in particular point out that what began as a social movement against uninhibited corporate power was transformed by corporations into a 'business model' and a 'risk management' device, often with questionable results.CSR is titled to aid an organization's mission as well as a guide to what the company stands for to its consumers. Business ethics is the part of applied ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business environment. ISO 26000 is the recognized international standard for CSR. Public sector organizations (the United Nations for example) adhere to the triple bottom line (TBL). It is widely accepted that CSR adheres to similar principles, but with no formal act of legislation.