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Influence of Social Responsibility and Ethics on Business

How do ethics and social responsibility influence human behavior in organizations?

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In order to understand how ethics and social responsibility influence human behavior in organizations, it is important to first conceptualize the meaning of ethics and social responsibility.

Ethics is normally defined within the context of appropriate versus inappropriate behavior within a particular setting. Ethical behavior is normally mandated on organizations by various stakeholders such as shareholders and customers, and even the public in general. Ethical standards in corporate organizations are usually defined within a set of principles that define behavior - an important establishment that ensures the organization's longevity. Therefore, the ethical principles upheld by an organization define how others within the organization behave and operate. There are various schools of thought regarding ethics, such as the utilitarian view, which places ...

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The ethics and social responsibility which influences human behavior in organizations is discussed.