The paper "The Behavior of the Manager and Corporate Social Responsibility" is an outstanding example of management coursework. As the 21st century unfolds, corporate leaders, find themselves make a profit and also remain sustainable so as to continue operations in the market (Okpara & Idowu 2013). Even though sustainability is believed to have many opportunities, contemporary managers are finding sustainable leadership to be very bumpy and with many challenges. According to David & Ramus (2007), corporations across the globe are stressed with a fresh responsibility requiring them to fulfill the demands of the current generation devoid of compromising capability of the subsequent generations meeting their needs.
Current firms are required to take responsibility in their operation and how they affect the natural environment and society at large (Sacconi, et al 2010). Corporate Social responsibility has emerged has one-factor firms use to address such need as well as business ethics, stakeholder management, and corporate social performance. Based on the information, this essay will describe in a coherent manner the behavior of the manager in undertaking corporate social responsibility. Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility According to Sacconi et al. , (2010), corporate social responsibility commonly referred to as CSR is a form of corporate self-regulation incorporated into a company’ s business model in which an organization monitors and makes sure its active observance with law, ethical principles, and global norms.
In a bid to appear to be more sustainable, some companies go further than conformity and take part in "actions which involve doing social good, much more than personal company’ s interest and what is recommended by law (Idowu & Papasolomou 2007, p. 137). However, managers often find themselves in a dilemma whether to focus on making profits only or whether to also involve the company on massive corporate social responsibility.
This is a culmination that business managers currently understand that their performance will not only be evaluated based on social responsibility but also based on financial performance. Actually, some experts claim that a more profitable business is socially irresponsible and could pay no attention to most of its corporate responsibilities to the stakeholders.
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