Evaluate a Given Situation to Determine a Company’s Attitude Toward Social Responsibility.
Helping Those In Need
Company Q closed 2 stores in high crime area, stating that sales were weak. High crime areas often are areas with a lower median income, with a percentage of the population relying on services such as a food bank. The company has an opportunity to improve the communities’ perception of the company buy donating the unsold goods to the food banks in these neighborhoods instead of throwing them away; this would benefit the community by providing much-needed items for the food bank and also would put Company Q in a philanthropic light, buy showing that while they did have to close stores in these areas, they are committed to helping the community in need.
Committing to Corporate Giving
When the company stated that it didn’t trust its employees to take unused food to the food bank and implied that the employees would steal the food instead, it created a negative environment for the employees. In order to turn around this negative environment and create a culture of trust, the company should assign an employee the responsibility of handing charitable contributions. This employee would coordinate the food bank donations and any other