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The module aims to develop an understanding of the concept of corporate responsibility: its origins and concerns, and its management and implementation in business organisation. The subject matter would explore the nature and scope of companies' responsibilities and way in which business organisation can manage their economic, environmental and social impacts and stakeholder relationships in their various spheres of activity and influence.
Principles of CR – CR Definitions, CR policies, Historical Development, Business Ethics
Processes of CR – Management of CR, CR strategy and sustainability and stakeholder engagement in private sector organisations
Outcomes of CR – Social reporting, Types of CR, Impact assessment in business organisations
CR and Global Issues – CR in the developing world, Governments and CR, Multinational Enterprises and CR
A student passing this module should be able to:
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