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Unformatted text preview: & Karamustafa, 2001). Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now more than ever taking on an international importance but not everyone is so sure all MNCs are doing enough to live up to these standards. According to philosopher Tom Donaldson, a company can either take a minimalist approach to CSR by essentially doing as they please as long as the obey the law; or else they can take a maximalist approach by going above and beyond what is expected by the law and really trying to aid those around them (DesJardins, 2010). How far an MNC goes in either direction can either benefit the host country or harm it. Throughout this essay, I intend to further investigate the consequences (positive and negative) that multinational corporation have on the locations they do business and from there I will follow up by outlining certain policies that exist or could be adopted to respond to these issues....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course TEFLER ADM1300 taught by Professor Koppel during the Spring '09 term at University of Ottawa.
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