Social responsibilities of business

report of the study group of the Calcutta Seminar.
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StatementChairman: P. B. Mukharji.
ContributionsMukharji, Prasanta Bihari, 1910-
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LC ClassificationsHD60.5.I5 C34 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 177 p.
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Open LibraryOL5745758M
LC Control Number70905444

Social responsibility can translate either into a passive approach, whereby one refrains from harmful actions, or an active policy, through which one actively pursues social and environmental goals. Integrated in business models, this approach is known as corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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Originally appearing inThe Social Responsibilities of Business Reviews: 2. Seminar on Social Responsibilities of Business, India International Centre (). Social responsibilities of business. Bombay, Manaktalas [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: India International Centre.; Gandhian Institute of Studies.

OCLC Number: Notes. First published inHoward R. Bowen’s Social Responsibilities of the Businessman was the first comprehensive discussion of business ethics and social responsibility. It created a foundation by which business executives and academics could consider the subjects as part of strategic planning and managerial decision-making.

This article mainly deals with the understanding of business ethics and social responsibility and its implementation at grass root level arising out by virtue of one's position in an organization.

Bowen in his book "social responsibilities of the businessman" defined "social responsibilities of business as those policies, those line of actions and decision which are desirable by our society.

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As its title suggests, there were few businesswomen during this period, but this book is essential to men and women alike in business and academe today.

Although the idea of social responsibility has a long and distinguished intellectual pedigree, Corporate Social Responsibility (or ‘CSR’) has re-emerged during the last fifteen years or so as a high-profile concept in both academia and business practice. Social responsibility is the idea that businesses should balance profit-making activities with activities that benefit society; it involves developing businesses with a positive relationship to.

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Social responsibility implies corporate enterprises should follow business ethics and work for not only to maximise their profits or shareholders’ value but also to promote the interests of other stakeholders and the society as a whole.

Two instances of lack of social responsibility of business witnessed in India are worth mentioning. First published inHoward R. Bowen’s Social Responsibilities of the Businessman was the first comprehensive discussion of business ethics and social responsibility.

It created a foundation by which business executives and academics could consider the subjects as part of strategic planning and managerial : University of Iowa Press.

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References Abrams, F.W. “Management’s Responsibilities in a Complex World.” Harvard Business Rev no. 3, pp. 29– Aguinis, H., and G. Ante. “What We Know and Don’t Know - Selection from Corporate Social Responsibility [Book].

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OCLC Number: Description: xii, p. 22 cm. Contents: Part I: 1. Introduction Economic Goals Social responsibilities and laissez faire Social aspects of business decisions in present-day capitalism Protestant views of the social responsibilities of businessmen The businessman's conception of his social responsibilities The businessman's view of his specific.

Social responsibility of business 1. Social Responsibility of Business 2. Social responsibility is an ethical or ideological theory that an entity whether it is a government, corporation, organization or individual has a responsibility to society.

Social Responsibilities of Business 39 Thus, the concept of social responsibility discourages businessmen from adopting unfair means like black-marketing, hoarding, adulteration, tax evasion and cheating customers etc. to earn profit. Instead, it encourages them File Size: 39KB.

The modern era of CSR, or social responsibility as it was often called, is most appropriately marked by the publication by Howard R.

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Bowen of his landmark book Social Responsibilities of the Businessman in Bowen’s work proceeded from the belief that the several hundred largest businesses in the United States were vital centers of power and decision making and that the actions of these.

The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits Milton Friedman The New York Times Magazine Septem When I hear businessmen speak eloquently about the "social responsibilities of business in a free-enterprise system," I am. This book is an introduction to developing and implementing a successful program in the domain of sustainability and social responsibility.

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The Argument That Businesses Can’t Have Social Responsibilities. A business can’t have moral responsibilities any more than a wrench can. Only humans have moral responsibilities because only we have consciousness and intentions: we’re the only things in the world that can control our actions, that can distinguish between what we want to do and what’s right to do.

The book has a social purpose of business focus: it tries to urge the reader/student, throughout the book, that both he/she and the business organization he/she will be part of have an inherent social obligation, i.e., an obligation toward the poor and less fortunate, an obligation to exert greater effort in helping reduce/alleviate poverty.

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with emphasis on not only the economic concept of the. There are four dimensions of business responsibility: There are four dimensions of business responsibility Economic - responsibility to earn profit for owners Legal - responsibility to comply with the law (society’s codification of right and wrong) Ethical - not acting just for profit but doing what is right, just and fair Voluntary and philanthropic - promoting human welfare and goodwill.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Related Terms 4 take for reasons that are at least partially beyond the direct economic or techni - cal interest of the firm. Davis argued that SR is a nebulous idea that needs to be seen in a manage - rial context.

Furthermore, he asserted that some socially responsible business. to represent their broader social interests and aspirations and, in so far as they think about business activities at all, they prob-ably see the business community princi-pally as the provider of goods and services as well as jobs.

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[citation needed] Social responsibility is a duty every individual has to perform so as to maintain a balance between the economy and the ecosystems.A trade-off may exist between economic development, in the material sense.