Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

by Lynn Zott


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Corporate Social Responsibility by Lynn Zott

Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This topic looks at issues related to the Corporate Social Responsibility, including the potential business benefits, relationships between businesses and consumers, and laws.; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737766530
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 06/20/2014
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 Should Corporations Practice Social Responsibility?

Chapter Preface 20

1 Corporate Social Responsibility Is an Essential Strategy in Today's Marketplace Rose Schreiber 22

2 CSR: Social Good or Marketing Ploy? Sudeep Chakravarti 28

3 The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility Aneel Karnani 32

4 US Corporations Should Embrace International Corporate Social Responsibility Standards Mahesh Chandra 40

5 US Corporations Should Oppose International Corporate Social Responsibility Standards James M. Roberts Andrew W. Markley 48

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography

Chapter 2 What Is the Goal of an Effective Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy?

Chapter Preface 64

1 Corporations Should Embrace Sustainability as a Strategy Dan Gray 67

2 Corporate Environmental Sustainability Claims Are Merely "Greenwashing" Adam Kingsmith 72

3 The Aim of Corporations Should Be to Build Social Institutions Rosabeth Moss Knitter 80

4 Companies Emphasize the Environment over Employees Jeffrey Pfeffer 92

5 Corporations Should Ethically Produce Products and Not Exploit Workers Jeff Ballinger 100

6 Corporations Should Practice Triple Bottom Line Reporting Dave Blanchard 107

7 Kiobel Case: Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses Lauren Carasik 116

8 Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies Should Eight Poverty Mai Warwick 124

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 130

Chapter 3 What Economic Issues Surround Corporate Social Responsibility?

Chapter Preface 132

1 Corporate Social Responsibility Helps Business Rob Venn 134

2 Corporate Social Responsibility Hurts Business James M. Roberts 142

3 Are Companies Responsible for Creating Jobs? John Bussey 149

4 Corporations Are Not Job Creators Dave Johnson 154

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 158

Chapter 4 Should Corporations Be Responsible for Health Insurance Coverage?

Chapter Preface 160

1 Employers Should Not Be Responsible for Providing Health Insurance John Geyman 163

2 Government Should Provide Universal Health Care Vyckie Garrison 170

3 Government Should Not Be Involved in Providing Health Care John Stossel 179

4 There Should Be a Conscience Clause for Employer-Based Health Insurance Ilya Shapiro 184

5 Conscience Creep Dahlia Lithwick 191

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 197

For Further Discussion 198

Organizations to Contact 200

Bibliography of Books 206

Index 209

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