Raytheon And Northrop Grumman's Business Ethics

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Introduction In this extended essay, I will try to answer the research question “To what extent is Corporate Social Responsibility part of Arm Makers Companies? An assessment and evaluation of Raytheon’s and Northrop Grumman’s Business ethics”. Weapon companies face the issue of being socially responsible as it is a global matter. I will be mainly focusing on two companies; Raytheon and Northrop Grumman. These companies only sell weapons to the public sector, but do however provide services to private consumers. “Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission…show more content…
After my first research, it has become clear to me that Weapon companies largely profit at wartimes as the demand for machinery grows at an unimaginable rate. Both, governments and individuals, have a demand for guns in situations that threaten their safety and guaranties they want to keep living by. I have therefore decided to elaborate my extended essay on this issue as it is a problem humanity has always experienced, more so nowadays with globalization, the situation in the middle East and the still apparent tensions between the West and Russia. For the before mentioned reasons, I will focus on the corporate social responsibility of the two companies, their influential political powers, the triple bottom line in the syllabus and the code of conduct. Different aspects such as the governmental influence and the role of the NRA, as I will be focusing on the United States, will be as essential. However, they will come along to support my elaboration of the…show more content…
A wide understanding of how weapon companies operate was necessary to answer the research question. In order for me to describe the importance of corporate social responsibility (ethics), I needed to know about the other factors that may influence their operational

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