The paper "The Impact of Corporate Responsibility in the Context of Global Supply Chains" is an outstanding example of a management research proposal. This paper theoretically analyzes the influence of corporate social responsibility on sustainable global supply chains. This research is narrowed to the review of the literature on the topic. The paper made use of academic journals and peer-reviewed articles to study the concepts of sustainable supply chains and highlight the impacts of CSR on the supply chain and to the companies. The increasing pressure to gain competitiveness in the market calls for organizations to turn to global markets where they can apply prices that are competitive and acquire materials with better quality.
As a result, the supply chain has become complex, particularly regarding the pressures for the firms to be more socially and environmentally responsible. The concept of CSR has the main idea of creating business resolutions in a way that organizations effectively meet the demand of the global population without necessarily endangering the environment needed by the future generation. Introduction Currently, supply chain management is becoming a significant strategic area for every organization operating in the global market.
It is argued that outsourcing non-significant business operations to other countries, reduction of products’ life and reduced time in supply chain management are also becoming important (Cruz, 2013). The attention of the management has shifted from competition between firms to the competition that exists in the supply chains (Mzembe, et al. 2016). A firm’ s ability to establish a lasting relationship with the suppliers and other strategic partners is crucial in the creation of a competitive advantage. Simultaneously, stakeholders such as end-users, stockholders, NGO’ s, government departments, and global organizations increasingly show interest in the social matters that are associated with the operations of firms.
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