SOC&GWS-my rights versus yours - My Rights vs Yours...

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My Rights vs. Yours: Globalization Protests Many of the global corporations that affect workers, such as the Nigerian women who won out in their protest efforts article, do not take part in corporate social responsibility but many are beginning to take more interest into it. Corporate social responsibility is when a company considers the interests of a society by taking responsibility for the impact of their actions on customers, employees, shareholders, communities, and the environment in all aspects of their operations. These organizations go beyond the minimums that laws require by taking steps to improve the quality of life for their employees and their families as well as for the local community and the larger society (Korner 2005). Due to the negative spin that many globalization practices have had in recent years, more corporations are moving more or less towards it. Does globalization affect all companies though, large and small? All companies whether large or small are getting to that point where they have to deal with globalization
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This essay was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOC 261 taught by Professor Jennings during the Winter '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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