David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 14 (2):125 - 132 (1995)
Managers encounter difficulties in developing corporate social responsibility programmes. These difficulties arise from conflicting interests and priorities. Pressures may be both internal and external and corporate social responsibility programmes usually evolve from a combination of proactive and reactive policies. The first experiences of a company are likely to be reactive, in response to requests for equipment, sponsorship or charitable donations but companies soon become aware of the benefits of planned programmes. Planning implies objectives, performance criteria and evaluation, and a rational framework for decision-taking. This paper attempts to highlight problem areas for managers and to develop a pragmatic framework of analysis which will help identify and clarify corporate social responsibilities. The paper, which is written from a UK perspective discusses the contribution of stakeholder models and highlights limitations of this approach. It develops an ethical framework focused on concepts of responsibility.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Gabriel Eweje & Minyu Wu (2010). Corporate Response to an Ethical Incident: The Case of an Energy Company in New Zealand. Business Ethics 19 (4):379-392.
Ronald Paul Hill & Deby Lee Cassill (2004). The Naturological View of the Corporation and Its Social Responsibility: An Extension of the Frederick Model of Corporation–Community Relationships. Business and Society Review 109 (3):281-296.
Similar books and articles
Bert van De Ven (2008). An Ethical Framework for the Marketing of Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (2):339 - 352.
Joseph Heath & Wayne Norman (2004). Stakeholder Theory, Corporate Governance and Public Management: What Can the History of State-Run Enterprises Teach Us in the Post-Enron Era? Journal of Business Ethics 53 (3):247-265.
Archie B. Carroll (2003). Corporate Social Responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly 13 (4):503-530.
Nabil A. Ibrahim, Donald P. Howard & John P. Angelidis (2008). The Relationship Between Religiousness and Corporate Social Responsibility Orientation: Are There Differences Between Business Managers and Students? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 78 (1-2):165 - 174.
Christopher Orpen (1987). The Attitudes of United States and South African Managers to Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 6 (2):89 - 96.
Sean Valentine & Gary Fleischman (2008). Professional Ethical Standards, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Perceived Role of Ethics and Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (3):657 - 666.
Ali M. Quazi & Dennis O'Brien (2000). An Empirical Test of a Cross-National Model of Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 25 (1):33 - 51.
Jacquie L'Etang (1994). Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility: Some Issues Arising. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 13 (2):111 - 123.
Max Baker & John Roberts (2011). All in the Mind? Ethical Identity and the Allure of Corporate Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 101 (S1):5-15.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads62 ( #23,058 of 1,096,624 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #265,701 of 1,096,624 )
How can I increase my downloads?