Reflection On Blowfield

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Individual Reflection on CSR theoretical frameworks in blowfield The author mentioned in the book about the Corporate responsibility have different perspectives and it hard to settle with singe definition for Corporate responsibility because the range of issues, policies, processes, and initiatives present in the literature. Moreover, the author mentions responsibilities of business are in a variety of ways define and negotiated, manage and organized, and acted upon for keeping the relationship between business and society and to treat the corporate responsibility as a management issue, he mentioned two broad motivations 1) Values motivation (interaction with other society members) and 2) Materiality motivation (for success of the companies…show more content…
Business ethics the companies see as a protocol to solve difficult situations and according to the new European school of business ethics mentioned that ethics itself is a social construct and not an absolute value that business should adopt or be judged against. It not sufficient to apply values to business. Rather, values should be seen as an element of what business needs to be conscious of in building its societal relationships. Materiality motivation: Managing business and society, for public good, there is a primary concern how to regulate and motivate business. In 1979, Carroll mentioned four types of responsibility in which all the actions fall to manage the relationship between business´s and society 1) Economic responsibility 2) Legal responsibility 3) Ethical responsibility and 4) Discretionary. These four responsibilities when followed by companies do some good to the…show more content…
Murray and Blowfield (2014) Many are benefited from transfer of technology, opportunities and culture shift called urbanization and also point outs that what is good for the business, and also good for the society. Corporate responsibility is some extent a response to economic globalization. Murray and Blowfield (2014) mentioned two areas of criticism,1) Wealth, poverty, and equity; 2) universalization of norms, values and culture. Stiglitz (2002) criticism about globalization in which he mentions that due to globalization many lost their jobs and their life become insecure. As chang (2010) notes that a developing economics does not adopted neoliberal free market prescriptions. Globalization affects the society and culture and also spreading ethics, values and institutions of west. MacLean (1999) Globalization foster the knowledge especially in the form of political, economic, social and ethical ideas. Partnerships in the context of globalization reveal the distinction between overt actors and underlying agencies have influence on corporate responsibility and show success and failures of corporate
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