Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Being socially responsible is the awareness and responsiveness to the effects on the wider community of the stakeholders. It is evident how some companies are using corporate social responsibility to protect the planet and make a commitment to improving the quality of life for the communities they impact every day. The attached article in the discussion instructions Is a small illustration of companies that are doing the right thing when it comes to the environment. Additionally, there are times when an ethical dilemma in the workplace can cause one to question their value system as far as “doing the right thing” when it comes to others and the firm. After viewing the materials for this module, students should be able to identify ethical dilemmas and areas where corporations are being socially responsible.
Watch this Brief video https://ethicsunwrapped.utexas.edu/glossary/corporate-social-responsibility
Read this https://digitalmarketinginstitute.com/blog/corporate-16-brands-doing-corporate-social-responsibility-successfully
Discuss how leaders can be role models.
Describe a time that you witnessed employees of a company or even a manager being ethical and or socially responsible. How did it make you feel and how would you have done it the same or differently. You can also explain a time where you witnessed unethical behavior or people not being socially responsible (you can change names or just mention the industry if you do not want to name the actual company you are sharing the negative aspect). Whatever you are comfortable with sharing.
Please use APA formatting where applicable.
Avoid repeating of explicit information in the text. Formulate answers that can be interpreted through various perspectives.
Compare, contrast, and look for connections between articles assigned on a given day with each other or with past articles assigned for class.
Look for gaps in authors’ reasoning or statements that you find problematic.
Think about the broader issues that the author’s arguments point to. What are the broader implications?
Look for connections between theoretical pieces assigned and concrete actions that can be taken to put them in practice.
Consider connections to current event issues.
Make certain that all posts or responses address the question, problem, or situation as presented for discussion. You should extend the topic, but do not stray from the topic. When relevant, add to the discussion by including prior knowledge, work experiences, references, web sites, resources, etc. (giving credit when appropriate).