Corporate Social Responsibility Comparison Essay by cee-cee

Corporate Social Responsibility
A discussion on the social responsibility of corporations.
# 110483 | 3,161 words | 19 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 24, 2008 in Business (Applied Operations) , Ethics (General)

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This paper discusses the recent appropriate measures that businesses have undertaken to ensure that their operations and their members behave in an ethical and socially responsible manner. The author defines and discusses corporate social responsibility and compares practices from the past to today's norm. The paper also gives examples of the corporate social responsibility stance that companies such as GAP Inc., have adopted and analyzes the corporate social responsibility initiative.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Berkhout, Tom. 2005. 'Corporate Gains: Corporate Social Responsibility Can Be the Strategic Engine for Long-Term Corporate Profits and Responsible Social Development.' Alternatives Journal, January/February, pp. 15-22.
  • Carroll, B. A. 2004 'Managing ethically with global stakeholders: Annual Editions' Business Ethics 06-07: Contemporary Learning Series 30, pp. 114-120.
  • Dean, Dwane Hal. 2004. 'Consumer Reaction to Negative Publicity: Effects of Corporate Reputation, Response, and Responsibility for a Crisis Event.' The Journal of Business Communication 41:192-201.
  • Dickens, Charles. 1912. A Christmas Carol. Chicago: Rand McNally.
  • Doane, Deborah. 2005. 'Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility: Minnows, Mammoths and Markets.' Futures 37:215-223.

Cite this Comparison Essay:

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