Research Paper On Corporate Social Responsibility
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Is Corporate Social Responsibility in the Interests of Business and Society?
This 10 page paper looks at the use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and considers whether they are always in the interests of business and society. Different approaches to corporate social responsibility are discussed from the perspective of businesses and from the perspective of society as a whole in order to assess if, when and how CSR can be beneficial. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
Corporate Social Responsibility And Energy Management
This 14 page paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at the concept of corporate social responsibility discussing what it is or why companies may choose to adopt it, frameworks may be used as guidance and essential elements of corporate social responsibility strategies. The second part of the paper looks at the concept of energy management, examining why and how it takes place and uses the example of Hewlett-Packard to demonstrate energy management in practice. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
The Approach of Multinational Corporations to the Ethical and Social Responsibilities
The writer considers the way in which multinational organizations may then responsibilities in terms of ethical values and corporate social responsibility, discussing whether this is adopted as a result of optimistic values or as a profit maximization strategy. The concepts of ethical behavior and corporate responsibility are defined, and a number of different companies are used as examples to demonstrate the way different behavior patterns may be observed in the commercial environment. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography this eighteen page paper.
Friedman and Corporate Social Responsibility
Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman commented that "There is one and only one social responsibility of business to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say engages in free and open competition, without deception or fraud." This 3 page paper considers this view and discusses it in terms of corporate social responsibility and a firm's strategy. The bibliography cites 4 sources.