revitalization in its downtown area, but the city wasn’t ready for that commitment. This is an example of poor community citizenship. The drug maker did not want to invest in to the community nor did they try and build a relationship with the community, if this was done more than likely the city of Nutley would have met their needs. Employees are also part of the corporation being successful at being a good corporate citizen; employees give the corporation creative ideas and critical thinking skills unlike machines and robots. Giving your employees a voice with in community outreach is significant and any organization becoming a better corporate citizen (Sheehan, 2013). Why is this? Employees go home to these communities that the corporations wants to build a relationship with this is why employees are your biggest supporter to building the community relationship. Engaging with employees and the community is part of the stages. Having the employees involved in the process would usually happen at the engaged and innovative stages because the employees would be most vital being a part of the process to create corporation and community relationship (Lawrence & Weber, 2014). We can look to Romans 12:5, “ So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another” (ESV); this verse is substantial in building a relationship we are one in Christ, but we come from different background with the end goal of us
being able to understand each other and build a relationship with community and corporation. Being able to have the freedom to commit to excellence and build from within in the community allows the corporation to do what is most effective and most efficient (Fischer, n.d.). References Fischer, K. (n.d.). Presentation: Globalization and Big Business. Lawrence, A. T., & Weber, J. (2014). Business and society stakeholders, ethics, public policy. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin. Robin, D. (2008). Toward an Applied Meaning for Ethics in Business. Journal of Business Ethics,89 (1), 139-150. doi:10.1007/s10551-008-9990-y Sheehan, M. (2013). Corporate Citizenship. Leader to Leader, 2013 (70), 26-31. doi:10.1002/ltl.20097 Staff, I. (2005, March 10). Corporate Citizenship. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from
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