The impact of social responsibility on business performance

The impact of social responsibility on business performance This paper presents social responsibility of business organisations not as a "nice to do" gesture but rather as a critical driver of corporate performance. The paper proposes a perspective on how social responsibility is currently perceived by the global business community, how it is defined and measured. The paper then analyses critical factors of success in making social aspects count (such as community focus, stances on safety and the environment, external activities, etc.) using best practice examples. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Managerial Auditing Journal Emerald Publishing

The impact of social responsibility on business performance

Managerial Auditing Journal, Volume 17 (4): 5 – Jun 1, 2002

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0268-6902
DOI
10.1108/02686900210424312
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Abstract

This paper presents social responsibility of business organisations not as a "nice to do" gesture but rather as a critical driver of corporate performance. The paper proposes a perspective on how social responsibility is currently perceived by the global business community, how it is defined and measured. The paper then analyses critical factors of success in making social aspects count (such as community focus, stances on safety and the environment, external activities, etc.) using best practice examples.

Journal

Managerial Auditing JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2002

Keywords: Sustainable development; Performance; Quality management; Environment; Ethics

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