Essays on World Vision - Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity Management Case Study

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The paper “ World Vision - Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity Management” is a thrilling example of the case study on management. In the global business today, there is a renewed effort by companies to have good relations with the social environment. Most companies through their Corporate Social Responsibility Policies have in the recent past aligned themselves with society (Zulkifli & Amran, 2006 pg 48). This way, companies side their business operations with practices targeting to produce a general positive impact in the wider society. Studies indicate that 85% of managers suggest that well planned Corporate Social Responsibility Policies have a positive impact on the image of the organization.

The Corporate Social Responsibility Policies are therefore central in investment resolutions (Zulkifli & Amran, 2006 pg 56). According to statistics from IBIS World Report X0021, the Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations in Australia played a significant role in making society a better place for all to stay. In order to do this, the organizations have constantly raised funds that are channeled to performing valuable work in areas of little appeal to profit-making enterprises. They have helped the public sector in modeling a dignified and empathetic society worth of everyone.

With time, the sector has seen significant growth with an income of up to $101.54 billion as of 2010-11. It is in this regard that most companies would want to be part of this noble course, towards creating a better society to live in. This paper examines the Australian Argo Investments. As one of the top Australian companies, Australian Argo Investments donates large sums of money each year to not-for-profit or non-profit, third sector organizations in accordance with its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

In particular, the paper will detail a report of research about the company’ s possible recipients, of its $200,000 donation before the end of the current financial year. In the paper, considerations are given to the World Vision and the Plan (International) Australia as possible candidates. The two are given attention for their continued effort in Child support in third world countries. In the end, the paper makes recommendations of who should receive the donation, citing justifiable reasons.

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