Ch 9: Corporate Social Responsibility & the Community

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Review important corporate social responsibility topics with this collection of business lessons and quizzes. This mobile-friendly chapter can be used for test preparation, homework help, tutoring and independent learning.

Corporate Social Responsibility & the Community - Chapter Summary

Work through this comprehensive business chapter at any time to study corporate social responsibility and the community. These entertaining and informative video lessons examine the foundations of corporate social responsibility as well as corporate giving strategies, corporate citizenship and corporate social performance. Our expert business instructors also show you how businesses and communities interact and create partnerships. The chapter includes short self-assessment quizzes to help you make sure you fully understand the material. You can submit questions to our instructors if you have any, and each lesson comes with a printable transcript. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the origins of social responsibility
  • Identify the different levels of corporate social responsibility
  • Assess the ethics of corporate social responsibility
  • Outline the five stages of corporate citizenship
  • Evaluate the responsibilities of corporate social performance
  • Describe partnerships and interactions between businesses and communities
  • Understand the purpose of a business' community relations department
  • Explain how community relationships are built through corporate giving strategies

8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Corporate Social Responsibility & the Community
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The Origins of Social Responsibility

1. 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

2. 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.

Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility

3. 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.

Corporate Citizenship: Definition & the Five Stages

4. 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

5. 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 & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

6. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.

Responsibilities of a Business' Community Relations Department

7. Responsibilities of a Business' Community Relations Department

Community relations departments reach out to establish relationships with business, government and community in order to foster business success. In this lesson, you will learn the major responsibilities of community relations departments.

Corporate Giving Strategies: Building Community Relationships

8. Corporate Giving Strategies: Building Community Relationships

Corporate giving is essential to building strong relationships between businesses and communities. In this lesson, you will learn how companies can direct their giving strategically to further their own business objectives.

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