TITLE

Research topic: CSR

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Colette
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
People Management;5/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an online survey conducted by OnePoll.com in January 2008, titled "Worthwhile Work." The report found that private companies were witnessing a damaging brain drain to the public and charity sectors. More than 40 percent of 18-25 year-olds said they were considering a move to the public or charity sectors. The findings show that private-sector firms need to be clearer about their wider benefit to society in delivering goods and services as well as in contributing to the exchequer.
ACCESSION #
32456345

 

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