Ch 20: CEOE Business Education: Social Responsibility in Business

About This Chapter

Going over the lessons in this chapter will give you a solid review of social responsibility content that's part of the CEOE Business Education exam. There are practice quizzes across the chapter that let you reaffirm your content knowledge.

CEOE Business Education: Social Responsibility in Business - Chapter Summary

Utilize the lessons contained in this chapter to establish a strong grip on issues like the five stages of corporate citizenship and the levels of corporate social responsibility. Questions on the CEOE Business Education exam may ask you about some of these other chapter topics as well:

  • The origins of social responsibility
  • Why ethical problems occur in business
  • Corporate social performance
  • Business ethics in contemporary businesses
  • The difference between workplace ethics and the law
  • Natural law contrasted with legal rights

The short video lessons will jog your memory on these topics with their engaging presentation of the material. The video tags give you an easy way to select any certain chunks of the lessons to view again before you're done with the chapter.

Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Social Responsibility in Business Chapter

The CEOE Business Education exam looks to see whether you meet the content knowledge specifications in Oklahoma for teachers. The first of five subareas on the exam, the Business Management subarea is the part that addresses social responsibility issues. This subarea makes up 25% of the test score and includes the test's single constructed-response question. The rest of the questions on the exam have the same selected-response makeup as the practice questions available to you in this chapter.

10 Lessons in Chapter 20: CEOE Business Education: Social Responsibility in Business
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Social Responsibility in Organizations

1. Social Responsibility in Organizations

Watch this video lesson to learn how companies put into practice their social responsibilities. Learn how a socially responsible company helps the environment, people, and employees along with giving freely to society.

Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility

2. Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility

Now that companies are concerned with society's welfare, corporate social responsibility is a controversial topic. In this lesson, learn the two theories of social responsibility and the arguments for and against the practice.

The Origins of Social Responsibility

3. The Origins of Social Responsibility

Although the idea of business helping society can be traced back to ancient times, the full thrust of corporate social responsibility was born in the 1950s. In this lesson, you will learn the origins of social responsibility.

The Levels of Corporate Social Responsibility

4. The Levels of Corporate Social Responsibility

Most companies do not start as socially-responsible companies. In fact, the path to embracing corporate social responsibility consists of four different levels that companies progress through that will benefit their stakeholders.

Corporate Citizenship: Definition & the Five Stages

5. Corporate Citizenship: Definition & the Five Stages

Corporate citizenship is being adopted by more companies who have come to understand the importance of the ethical treatment of stakeholders. In this lesson, you will learn the definition and the five stages of corporate citizenship.

Corporate Social Performance: Definition & Responsibilities

6. Corporate Social Performance: Definition & Responsibilities

How can managers judge if their company is providing good corporate citizenship or being socially responsible? In this lesson, you will learn about how a corporate social performance model is used to critique if a company is providing shareholder satisfaction.

Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses

7. Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses

The concept of ethics is easy to give examples of but hard to define. In this lesson, we will discuss ethics and how they apply in the business world, as well as discuss an example of an ethical situation using Enron.

Theories of Ethics: Rights & Natural Laws

8. Theories of Ethics: Rights & Natural Laws

Legal rights are those rights provided to citizens through the Constitution and other articles of the US legal system. Natural rights are rooted in the ethical, based on what is right or wrong. Learn more about ethics in this lesson.

Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business

9. Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business

In this lesson, you will learn that ethical problems occur because companies have a lack of integrity, organizational relationship problems, conflicts of interest, and misleading advertising.

The Difference Between Workplace Ethics and the Law

10. The Difference Between Workplace Ethics and the Law

In this lesson, you will learn the difference between workplace ethics and the law through a comparison of two employees who each view a situation differently at their job.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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