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Response to: Jacob Huston Question Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship. Response Jacob, While the authors lend to the notion that corporate citizenship (CC) “refers to actual behaviors and not an abstract principle or set of beliefs”, it is understandable that your response highlight that aspect of corporate citizenship (Lawrence & Weber, 2017). It has been noted that “corporate citizenship is a result of the inclusion of CSR ideas into the global corporate strategy” (Tsai, Joe, Lin, Chiu, & Shen, 2014). While growing attention to CSR and CC and the positive effects; there are consequences to an organization ‘getting it wrong’. While defined as separate entities both CSR and citizenship are best utilized in conjunction with one another. Corporations are finding it difficult to incorporate both CSR and CC as a unit of practice. “Many firms in the western world view a total avoidance of CC as a significant source of risk to their reputations with customers, employees, and other stakeholders” (Robertson, Christopher J., 2013). Revealed through scripture, evil, greed, and corruption are conditions of the human heart, which can be exaggerated by man (Fischer n.d.). Such corruption and evil
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