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Unformatted text preview: CSR and Ethics Two views of CSR: Classical view: Maximise profit/return to shareholders Arguments for and against CSR? Socio-economic view: Beyond making profits and includes protecting and improving societys welfare Factors that affect ethical and unethical behaviour Organisational (structural/culture) Issue intensity Improving ethical behaviour? Employee selection Codes of ethics Top managements leadership Job goals and performance appraisal Ethics training Independent social audits Formal protective mechanisms Managerial Ethics Individual characteristics To whom is management responsible? Levels of CSR Social obligations Social responsiveness Social responsibility How do organisations adopt a more ecologically sustainable approach? (shades of green)...
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