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  • Definition Of Corporate Social Responsibility
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    Corporate Social Responsibility is a corporation that is responsible, not only for themselves, but also the employees, local community, environment and global impact. As history has shown us, a greedy or ignorant corporation can do vast amounts of damage to an environment, community, and people. Everything from using unsafe chemicals, to the clearing of acres of forest just to turn a profit. Almost always, in the past, business owners never looked to the future, or at any possible reactions to t...
  • Gorman And Skeffington
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    Edwin O'Connor's novel The Last Hurrah presents a view of the difficult and hard life of the Irish-American community in Boston of the 1950's. The author uses a number of characterizations to produce themes that relate to the political and social considerations of this era. With a narrative style that holds the reader's interest, O'Connor leads you through the streets and alleys of the old city, giving you a brief look at old-time city politics. He does this through Frank Skeffington who is the ...
  • Social Responsibility Of Business
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    Introduction: State and describe the ethical issue, defining terms and explaining why this is an ethical problem. The topic for this paper is the social responsibility of business. There are many different areas of this topic and they are constantly debated as to whether they are ethical or not. The issue that is to be looked at here is whether or not companies should be required to make charitable contributions either externally to society or internally within the company. These two domains are...
  • Responsible Corporations Socially Responsible Companies
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    Socially Responsible Corporations Socially Responsible Companies are those that put the public interest as a priority in everything they do. These companies range anywhere from the food industry (Ben and Jerry's) to communications (Motorola). These companies are noted as philanthropists, and are the leading companies in their markets. They also, most of the time, have very loyal employees who love working at their companies. The leader in socially responsible companies is the Fannie Mae Foundati...
  • Introduction Of Social Responsibility To Corporate Business
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    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a very controversial topic. A question that has been debated for the past few decades is; is it corporately viable to introduce social responsibility as a proposed addition to the work ethic of business organisations. As well as, if adopting the framework of corporate social responsibility would yield positive improvements for those organisations. The purpose of this essay is to research the notion of CSR and uncover its true framework and outline what so...
  • Spy For The White Race
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    Battle Royal Battle Royal is a short story that was taken from the book "The Invisible Man"; within it is a story of racism, segregation, and being an African American male trying to succeed in a world that is considered to be a "white world". In this paper I will give examples of the different aspects of racism that is shown within the story, and discuss the different images that the authors uses to represent his theme. At the beginning of the story a young boy speaks with a dying grandfather w...
  • One Argument Against Ethical Egoism
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    Merriam-Webster collegiate dictionary defines egoism as "a doctrine that individual self-interest is the actual motive of all conscious action". Social responsibility entails one's actions benefiting one's society more than oneself. A cost benefit analysis sided towards the many rather than towards the individual. In the two books The Elements of Moral Society and Ethical Issues in Engineering by James Rachels and Deborah Johnson respectively, the subject of egoism and social responsibility come...
  • Stone's Conception Of Corporate And Social Responsibility
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    Mr. Vickers Humanities 19115 December 2004"HOW SHOULD I MAKE MONEY?" Businesses nowadays do what they have to do to get the job done, as far as making profit and succeeding in their goals. They complete these goals by any means necessary and in my opinion they should be held responsible for their actions. Sure what they do can sometime bring in profit, but looking ahead, they " re doing things against public interest and in the long run it will ruin their companies. They should allow us as a peo...
  • Evils Of Irresponsible Capitalist Industrialization
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    Social irresponsibility Scanning the conforming, ephemeral trendy masses, a large percent of the attire donned by the populace is made by cheap labor under horrible conditions. Many of the stores that fill malls and line streets are stocked with morally tainted products. Various popular brand names and stores use sweat shops as a means of production to maintain a low manufacturing cost, and reap a higher profit. Not only do these socially irresponsible conglomerates exist, they thrive on the bli...
  • Social Responsibility Of Business
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    Business vs. the Environment Business today has so many responsibilities. Aside from making a profit, they are forced to take on a different responsibility, one that involves the environment. Even though, they already have many regulations set by the government, they are still being asked to answer to the call of helping out the rest of society take of nature. This essay will discuss the pros and cons of corporate responsibility for the environment through the agent-of-society and agent-of-capit...
  • Social Work Practice Crisis Intervention
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    Running head: THE CRISIS INTERVENTION MODEL The Crisis Intervention Model Wai yip Camden County College Abstract The crisis intervention model is applicable whenever the functioning of an individual or family has been unexpectedly and dramatically affected in some personal loss or tragedy. It is to be used during a four to six week period following the event that precipitated the crisis. In this research paper I will attempt to describe the crisis intervention model and more importantly explain ...
  • Social Responsibility
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    Social Responsibility, some may say it is and organization's duty to behave in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner. Well, there is more to it than just that. There are four key theories or guidelines that must be followed to maintain a status of good social responsibility. A company has one a duty to its shareholders, two the duty to maximize profit and avoid harm, three a responsibility to its employees and others who may be dependent on that specific company, and last but no...
  • J's Action In The Tylenol Situation
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    Organizational or corporate social responsibility refers to the obligation of a business firm to seek actions that protect and improve the welfare of society along with its own interests. Corporate social responsibility often challenges businesses to be accountable for the consequences of their actions affecting the firm's stakeholders while they pursue traditional economic goals. The general public expects business to be socially responsible, and many companies have responded by making social g...
  • Self Interest And Social Responsibility
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    Frank tries to refute Friedman, as Arrow previously did. Frank considers the one responsibility that Arrow ignores, that the action that the CEO of a company takes in self interest, and may also be socially responsible. Friedman offers cloaking. Repeated interaction, the use of paying on time, all look socially responsible but they are not. They are forms of prudence. We need them. These types of interactions, which involve honest people are illustrations of prudent self interest work. When ther...
  • Zane's Cycles The Customer
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    ZANE S CYCLES CASE SUMMARY: In New Haven, Connecticut, there is a man named Chris Zane that runs his own bicycle shop, Zane's Cycles. Chris knew he wanted to be his own boss, so he mustered up the necessary resources and started in the highly competitive world of bicycles. Chris knew two things, that he wanted to be a success and he would have to take some risks to get there. So he focused on two things, customer satisfaction and the need to do new creative things to achieve success. This list o...
  • Avon's Commitment To Product Quality
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    Social Responsibility Avon's commitment to product quality, customer service and the needs and aspirations of women is reflected in the activities they carry out. Being a successful global company, Avon realizes that they have obligations to the society besides making a profit. By being socially responsible, they are constantly aware of how their actions influence the environment. These acts enhance the company's image that they are concerned about the welfare of the public, therefore attracting...
  • Management Concept Of Social Responsibility
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    1. Title of article plus source! Toxic chemicals leaking at factory site! by Elizabeth Binning The New Zealand Herald Wednesday March 19, 2003 2. Definition of Concept-Social responsibility Social responsibility is a shared attitude amongst all employees of the business toward the continued health and viability of the environment and the business. Policies and procedure are in place that protect stakeholders from any adverse effects of the business operations (Kirk ley, personal communication, 1...
  • Business Ethics And Social Responsibility
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    Critical Analysis of "The Social Responsibility of Business" from Milton Friedman In this essay I evaluate Milton Friedman's essay: "The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits" in 1970, on the Social Responsibility of a business and his theory, which is called the "Efficiency Perspective". In every article and book that I have read about social responsibility, Friedman's "Efficiency Perspective is placed centrally. During my research I found that Friedman is often criticise...
  • Emotional Response
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    English Essay - Alienation The first two chapters of the outsider give us some insight into the main character M and how is successfully alienated from society We are immediately struck by M's response to his mother's death by his apparent lack of emotion as shown through "mother died today, maybe yesterday, I don't know". The death of his mother seams to be less important than the social expectations associated with her death as seen in M's conversation with the warden about whether to have an ...

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