Business Entities Ethical Socially Responsibility Essay

1333 Words Jun 29th, 2013 6 Pages
People are under the belief system that companies have an obligation to be socially responsible and ethical in its dealings with neighborhoods, communities, cities, states and even the world. I believe that not only is this the right thing to do, it will also have a positive effect on the company, its public branding and reputation, and may even thwart off negative publicity. Companies can search out ways show their social responsibility through community support, such as outreach and donations. When a company does something that is perceived to be socially irresponsible it can be bad for business, such as in the case of Company Q declining to give day old food to the area food bank. This paper will evaluate Company Q’s attitude toward …show more content…
After years of requests from customers, all of their stores have started offering a very limited amount of health-conscience and organic products—all of which were high margin items. When asked by the area’s food bank for donation of day-old products, management declined deciding instead to throw the food away, citing worries over lost revenues due to possible fraud and stealing by employees who might say they are donating the food. it would be most appropriate for the businesses to consider ethical practices in their operations so as to enhance maintenance of their clients. Basically, businesses should be socially responsible in all aspects; as this would make them popular among their clients resulting into their better performance. Specifically, the businesses should strive towards increasing their positive effects on the society while at the same time decreasing their negative effects. This paper presents an evaluation of company Q in order to determine its attitude towards social responsibility.

Being located in a major metropolitan area, it is very important for the company to be considerate of ethical dealings with its employees and the entire society. More specifically, the company should comply with the society's needs by being responsible in various projects in the society. Considering the situation when it was required

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