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Case 12.1: Competing Visions at Malden MillsJamie RhoadsOMM640: Business Ethics and Social ResponsibilityDr. GardnerSeptember 29, 2011
Aaron Feuerstein's view of corporate social responsibility is that the CEO must take care ofthe shareholders but that they also have a responsibility to the community and workers.Take a position on whether or not this view is possible in business today?I do think that this view is possible in business today and it has to be possible within allorganizations. Organizations have a responsibility to their community, workers, andshareholders and must commit to maintaining this responsibility.What an organization iscapable of offering to each group is vastly different from one another, which can make itdifficult for organizations to uphold their commitments. Organizations promise theirshareholders growth, profit, and sustainability within their industry.To their localcommunities organizations promise to give back and provide the community resources inorder to help it grow and become prosperous. Finally to their workers organizations