Introduction Transport Sector in India is a very extensive system comprising different modes of transport like roads, railways, aviation, inland waterways and shipping, which facilitates easy and efficient conveyance of goods and people across the country. The backbone of economic development of India depends on its transportation. Road Transport is the primary mode of transport which plays an important role in conveyance of goods and passengers and linking the centres of production, consumption and distribution. It plays a significant role in influencing the pattern of distribution of economic activity and improving productivity. It is also a key factor for promoting socio-economic development in terms of social, regional and national
Possible injuries for Truck drivers as well as possible risk factors. In the truck driving industry, risks include musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, back, and upper extremities. Due to loading and offloading they have risks of falls from elevation as well as fall on the same level. These injuries also can be due to being struck by or against objects. Vehicle-related injuries may occur where they lose control of the vehicle or collide with another car(accident).Commercial truck drivers are an integral part of the African economy.
First, capitalism is propelled only and only by profitability. Second, capitalism is based on pursuit of self-interest and not social causes. Third, the primary objective for the existence of every organization is generating profit for stakeholders i.e. the owners of capital. Which in turn means that everyone in a capitalist system, be it organizations or individuals are driven by self-interest.
Business world on the other hand, should do their job by complying with the regulations and operating profitably at the same time. However in my opinion, I do think that companies have a responsibility to pursue social good. Business corporations are the one and only biggest organization and also the most powerful entity to be able to influence and offer social good towards the society. Paul Hawken in the article “The Ecology of Commerce” stated that “Business is to increase the well-being of humankind through service, creative invention, and ethical action.” Since business is created to satisfy the needs that the society requires, it is understandable for business to satisfy the sustainable wants by the people. This is also supported by John Mackey, founder and CEO of Whole Foods, stating that “In the customer-centered business, customer happiness is an end in itself, and will be pursued with greater interest, passion, and empathy than the profit-centered business is capable of (2005).” Businesses perspectives are also changing greatly, where Aneel Karnani describes “Large companies now routinely claim that they aren't in business just for the profits, that they're also intent on serving some larger social purpose
The surge in motorization coupled with expansion of the road network has brought with it the challenge of addressing adverse factors such as the increase in road accidents. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), road traffic injuries are the sixth leading cause of death in India with a greater share of hospitalization, deaths, disabilities and socio-economic losses in the young and middle-aged population. Road traffic injuries also place a huge burden on the health sector in terms of pre-hospital and acute care and
A successful business can be defined in many different ways. A successful business depends on what the owner considers a success. For some, success is getting a great product off the ground and deployed. For others, success means providing sustainable employment to people with room to grow their careers as they grow the company. Yet others see success as reaching out to the underprivileged as non-profits and social entrepreneurs.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1GENERAL In today 's world, road and transport has become an integral part of every human being. Everybody is a road user in one shape or the other. The present transport system has minimized the distances but it has on the other hand increased the life risk. Every year road crashes result in loss of lakhs of lives and serious injuries to crores of people. In India itself about eighty thousand people are killed in road crashes every year which is thirteen percent of the total fatality all over the world.
The main objective for a business is profit as it is the essential survival and growth of business enterprises. However, this is just the primary goal. In a company, people cooperate with each other to achieve one successful business. Most companies use the method of Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR) to work on business ethics, develop it economically as well as to improve the quality of the work style and production. CSR is defined as a form of corporate self-regulation combined into a business representative.