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Select an industry of your choice and determine how ethical behavior and social responsibility could benefit such an industry. Give specific examples to support your response. Determine where corporate responsibility ends and personal responsibility begins.

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Select an industry of your choice and determine how ethical behavior and social responsibility could benefit such an industry. Give specific examples to support your response.

Perfect examples of companies that would benefit from both ethical behavior and social responsibility include any of the thousands of manufacturing plants that release toxins into the air and that accumulate massive heaps of trash that are either burned, which releases more into the air, or that take up space in the landfills. A good sense of ethics should be in place at all companies as described, and management at the companies should be finding ways to release less garbage into ...

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The solution discusses how ethical behavior and social responsibility could benefit in a particular industry chosen by the student, with examples to support the response. The solution also determines where corporate responsibility ends and personal responsibility begins.

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According to Carroll (1979) business has four responsibilities:
1. Economic responsibility- Must do- Business sustainability
2. Legal responsibility- Have to do-Regulatory
3. Ethical - Should do- Beliefs about behavior
4. Discretionary - Might do-Voluntary

QUESTION:

Ethics and discretion fall under the realm of social responsibility. What is the goal of the corporation and how does that goal fit into the realm of social responsibility?

Reference:

Carroll, A. B. (1979). A three-dimensional conceptual model of corporate performance. Academy of Management.the Academy of Management Review, 4(4), 497-497.

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