Week 6 Homework - CSR and decision making In order to analyse the relationship between corporate social responsibility and ethical decision making we

Week 6 Homework - CSR and decision making In order to...

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CSR and decision making In order to analyse the relationship between corporate social responsibility and ethical decision making, we need to first analyse what each aspect means, from there the relationship can be viewed from an objective perspective. Corporate social responsibility can be defined as an organisations dedication to conduct ethical practices and contribute to economic development, and quality of life improvements of organisation stakeholders at large (Johnson 127). Organisational corporate social responsibility dedications can be categorised into four distinct cultural/opinionated views which range from a non decision on social responsibility to complete focus on social change, these being; laissez-faire, enlightened self-interest, forum for stakeholder interaction and shapers of society (Johnson 128-129). Ethical decision making is a subjective action as ones ethics can vary to another individuals, as illustrated by Santa Clara University (2010), “many people tend to equate ethics with their feelings”. Ethical decision making is underpinned by ones morality, the

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