Evaluate ethical perspectives on social responsibility

Evaluate ethical perspectives on social responsibility

 

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EvaluateCohen’s (2009) article on social responsibility. Consider how his perspectivealigns with those of classic management experts Drucker and Friedman. The taskis to respond to the following prompts in a paper:

  • Define the concept of social responsibility.
  • What does Cohen feel is the social responsibility of a business to its workers, stakeholders, and society as a whole?
  • How does this perspective align with that of Drucker?
  • How does Cohen’s opinion compare with that of Friedman?
  • Which aligns best with the current business climate promoting a ‘green environment’? Why?

Support your paper with a minimum of five (5)scholarly resources in addition to required resources. In addition to thesespecified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including olderarticles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages

Cohen, W. A. (2009). What Drucker taught us about social responsibility.

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Beebe, G. (2012). Character formation.

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Drucker, P. (1981). What is business ethics?

http://www.nationalaffairs.com/doclib/20080708_1981632whatisbusinessethicspeterfdrucker.pdf

 

Friedman, M. (1970). The social responsibility of business to increase its profits.

http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/libertarians/issues/friedman-soc-resp-business.html

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