Essays Tagged: "Social responsibility"

Valley Drug Mart

drugstore though, has acquired the objectives for which every successful business strives, growth, social responsibility and survival.Mr. Farin has several key elements that are in his favour. He is ...

(5 pages) 137 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Social responsibility in Management

Social Responsibilities in ManagementSocial responsibility is an important issue among corporate man ... has to protect and enhance in the society in which it functions. There are a few main components of social responsibilities. All businesses have responsibilities to its customers. The paramount duty i ... tockholders.Battelle Memorial Institute has taken numerous steps to help overcome the boundaries of social responsibility. We have many off-site locations that are isolated from the corporate office. ...

(2 pages) 267 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Starbucks Coffee Company and their social responsibility. Includes bibliography.

Social Responsibility - StarbucksStarbucks originally began as a single store in Seattle. Today, in ... ucks made this statement, they have more than lived up to their expectations.The core of Starbucks' social responsibility is in The Starbucks Foundation. This foundation was established in 1997 with t ... tz, along with the other managers at Starbucks, believes that the benefits outweighed the cost. The socially responsible activities that Starbucks has done also benefits the company as well. By suppor ...

(2 pages) 1059 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Describes how social responsibility extends from the level of the individual to the wider community.

kers all the time, but how many of these people will go and follow in that worker's footsteps? Does Social and Moral Responsibility really extend from the level of the individual to the wider communit ... extend from the level of the individual to the wider community? There are many individuals that are socially aware, and whilst they do much good and affect the wider community, it is not always that t ...

(4 pages) 154 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The makeup of an educated adult.

losophy. (Denby, 1997) Other's call a person who has the qualities of career readiness, leadership, social responsibility, intercultural understanding, and the willingness to be a life long learner ed ... these philosophies have shaped the birth and continued existence of America. Rousseau proposed the social contract that became the basis of the US constitution, itself a model for most of the current ...

(6 pages) 158 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Whistleblower report/

usiness/3188024.stmThe article selected from BBC News online highlights the issue of Organizational Social Responsibility. Gary Brown of Abbey National acted as a whistleblower - someone within the or ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Understanding the Relationship Between American Schools and Society: A look at how society and curriculum are based upon each other

rams of study have varied in what is being taught, and how it is being taught; as the many types of social reform have also varied through the years.In America in the late 1700s, following the Massach ... ing the Massachusetts education laws of 1642 and 1647, educating American children became more of a social responsibility as teachers were beginning to be formally hired for the exclusive purpose of t ...

(7 pages) 233 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Business Ethics.

as the customer. Organizations carry the same responsibility towards the customer but also carry a social responsibility to contribute to the community in which they conduct business in.The decision ...

(5 pages) 358 0 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organizational Analysis (personal views from taking class Sociology 101 Contemporary Issues in American Business)

s. I see that a corporation has not only a responsibility to its stakeholders to make profits but a social responsibility to the community as well. The different principles we discussed in this course ... -making often lead to increased productivity and reduced error rate. And that companies with strong social commitments often find it easier to recruit and retain employees, resulting in a reduction in ...

(3 pages) 163 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Interfaith Dialogue

ive purposes.Religions, their representatives and institutions have been held to a higher degree of social responsibility within their communities. They require taking part in a dialogue that will bui ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A case study of Bombardier with SWOT,internal and external elements which add to the company success

tions.The Corporate Polices section deals with organizational structure, majority shareholders, and social responsibility. BBD follows a decentralized organizational structure to maintain efficient op ... holding the voting majority, decided to continue the legacy of J.A. Bombardier with the funding of social causes.These social causes are funded by BBD's commitment of 3% of its income before taxes to ...

(14 pages) 389 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Corporate Social Responsibility in Business

The formal definition of social responsibility, according to Paul Reynolds, is "management's obligation to make choices and t ... well as the organisation." (1995:23). However, it is not as straightforward as it may seem. Having social citizenship means putting managerial ethics to practice and work. So how can we measure socia ... esponsibility to the communities within which they operate. Research has shown that by implementing social responsibilities, a win-win situation can be achieved between the company and its stakeholder ...

(8 pages) 775 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethical Decision Making: Ok Tedi Mine

riginal decision-making process as BHP did not closely take into account of some factors -- such as social and environmental impacts.It is said that there are two kinds of responsibilities in a compan ... involve running a business successfully, generating profit and satisfying shareholder expectations. Social responsibility on the other hand is being aware of the issues being presented in the communit ...

(2 pages) 140 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Evil and goodness in lord of the flies

liam Golding is simply good versus evil. Some the examples of their oppositions are their ideals of social responsibility's, individual personality, and their appearance. Ralph and Jacks have somethin ... ch other throughout the book is very apparent.Jack and Ralph's first opposition are their ideals of social responsibility. First of all Ralph is very selfless. By this I mean he is generous and helpfu ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Marketing environment for banks

cept" is a philosophy or a frame of mind. According to the marketing concept, customer orientation, social responsibility, total company effort and profit are the four pillars of a successful business ... th the convenience, delineated by technological changes that they are in a position to service.(iv) Social and culturalSocial and cultural determinant, in its simplest form, can be defined as a way of ...

(5 pages) 336 1 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Does social responsibility in a business contribute to its profits?

s on other stakeholder. The main aim of it is making profit. On the other hand, they also have some social responsibility. Responsibility is using one's property (both tangible and intangible) in a ma ... unduly infringe on the freedom of others.There is a strong positive relationship between levels of social responsibility and ethic. Social responsibility has become increasingly important in order to ...

(4 pages) 205 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How does John Boyton Priestley explore the issue of social responsibility in 'An Inspector Calls'?

John Boynton Priestley was a socialist. He believed that whether we acknowledged it or not, we are in a community and have a resp ... beliefs and share them. In writing this essay, I intend to show how Priestley explored the issue of social responsibility.In 'London' the initial meaning of the play seems to be finding out who might ... mith in the manner of a detective mystery. As the play progresses, however, it becomes obvious that social, moral and philosophic judgements and responsibilities are being made on all the characters i ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Are youth apathetic?

udents were less likely than students in other countries to support the idea that governments had a social responsibility for the development of industry, the fair redistribution of wealth and the pro ... radically and quickly to political crises. It is often young people who have led mass movements for social change and who are the most vocal demonstrators for social justice. The massive anti-Vietnam ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Realism of Authur Miller

Author Millers dramatic plays inflect a social realism as the personal or general character of an individual relates to society, a social co ... haracter of an individual relates to society, a social consciousness.Author Millers plays reflect a social realism in the way the individual relates to society. The methods he uses in experimentation ... ual relates to society. The methods he uses in experimentation result it a social consciousness and social responsibility. The social reality of the individual consciousness and the consequences as in ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss Social responsibility

'Many companies have been criticized for their apparent lack of social responsibility and their reluctance to account for their social activities' (Henderson & ... eluctance to account for their social activities' (Henderson & Peirson, 1995: 927). In general, social responsibility is 'an obligation, beyond that required by the law and economics, for a firm t ... m to pursue long-term goals that are good for society' (Robbins, et al., 2000:165). In other words, social responsibility is doing the right things and have social moral in an organization (Schermerho ...

(9 pages) 479 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management