TITLE

SOWING NEW SEEDS FOR CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

AUTHOR(S)
Norris, Willian C.
PUB. DATE
July 1985
SOURCE
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Jul1985, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the subject of corporate responsibility towards various social issues in the United States. For more than a decade, unemployment has remained at unacceptably high levels. There are now more than nine million Americans without work. As a result of a deteriorating educational system, many high school graduates lack science and math skills at a time of growing need for technically trained workers. Corporate social responsibility, as generally perceived at present, is on the periphery of these and other major unmet societal needs. Hence, the programs of corporations are addressing symptoms more than their root causes.
ACCESSION #
15096827

 

Related Articles

  • The importance of being ethical. Mason, Tania // Marketing (00253650);10/26/2000, p27 

    Points out the importance of ethical issues in maintaining a positive corporate image in Great Britain. Television expose on Nike's use of child labor at a Cambodian sweatshop; Impact of company's reputation on shoppers' purchasing decisions; Plan of the Co-operative Bank to develop a permanent...

  • Convening Stakeholder Networks. Svendsen, Ann C.; Laberge, Myriam // Journal of Corporate Citizenship;Fall2005, Issue 19, p91 

    A growing number of companies are convening stakeholder networks to address complex sustainability and corporate responsibility issues. The role of network convenor is new for most companies, and it involves different ways of thinking, being and engaging beyond the more traditional approaches to...

  • Oil Company CSR Collaboration in 'New' Petro-States. Gulbrandsen, Lars H.; Moe, Arild // Journal of Corporate Citizenship;Winter2005, Issue 20, p52 

    This paper explores oil company collaboration in handling corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. Both states display some features of the 'paradox of plenty' thesis: that is, large mineral resources, overspending due to exaggerated expectations of petro-riches, a...

  • We still haven't grasped how to act responsibly. Gordon, Chris // Precision Marketing;2/25/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p12 

    This article focuses on the corporate social responsibility. The author firmly believe that, although undeniably trendy, the whole issue of corporate social responsibility still isn't being taken seriously enough by businesses. And it's not just about protecting Future, there is a clear current...

  • Searching for Corporate Responsibility. Ojala, Marydee // Online;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p44 

    The article focuses on corporate responsibility. The author cites sources that define or discuss corporate responsibility and corporate and social responsibility, including Wikipedia, ABI/INFORM thesaurus, Investopedia, Corporate Library, and the Social Investment Forum. She states that the...

  • CALENDAR.  // Crain's Detroit Business;3/21/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p21 

    The article presents information on various meetings and business-related events to be held in the U.S. Annual Meeting of the Macomb Chamber of Commerce will take place on March 22, 2005 at Macomb Community College Center Campus, Clinton Township. The event titled "How Corporate Responsibility...

  • Society of Virtue. Setubal, Roberto // Latin Trade (English);Jun2007, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p18 

    The author comments on the competitive advantages of socially responsible companies. He says that corporate virtues help attract and retain talent, raise brand awareness, facilitate communications and public relation and diminishes transaction costs. He asserts that corporate ethics plays a...

  • In the name of corporate social responsibility. Greenfield, W. M. // Business Horizons;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p19 

    The concentration on changing the role of "corporate responsibility" shifts the focus from the real woes that society needs to address. We are solving the wrong problem and solving the wrong problem rarely resolves the original one. It can also make matters worse because people tend to become...

  • World Review. Bendell, Jem; Kearins, Kate // Journal of Corporate Citizenship;Summer2004, Issue 14, p6 

    Discusses the key strategic developments in corporate responsibility around the world as of March 2004. Basis for positive assessments of the potential and reality of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate citizenship; Criticisms of CSR initiative; Globalization of the practice of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics