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Assignment Requirement Corporate Social Responsibility
“In 2005, The Economist published a series of articles castigating corporate responsibility
and the folly of managers who thought it would benefit their companies. Corporate
responsibility conscious managers were accused of taking their eye off of shareholder
interests. Accusations were made that corporate responsibility and bad governance went hand in hand. In an accompanying survey, the Economist Intelligence Unit found only 36 per cent of managers felt corporate responsibility was a priority”, (Blowfield and Murray, 2011, p.4)
Required: Managers believe that the corporate responsibilities to the shareholders are the most important of the CSR responsibilities. Social and environmental responsibilities are much more important because they relate to core stakeholders for the company. Critically evaluate this statement.
Word Count) 1000
Font Format（Times News Romans? Arial?) Times News Romans
Font Spacing（double spacing/ single spacing etc? double
Font Size(11? 12?) 12
Reference Style Harvard Reference
Other requirment/Remark All pages should be numbered.
The number of words used for the report should be stated at the end of the report.
Guidance on answering the question
In preparing your answer, you should utilise current news stories, relevant, books, corporate
sustainability reports and documents that have led to – and outline – extant CSR phenomena
and academic articles that address the key corporate responsibilities.
You will be marked on the following criteria
1- Your report will be marked on the basis of the critical thinking demonstrated, the logic and
persuasiveness of the argument and the clarity of exposition. It is, therefore, marked as a
2- The level of research that you conduct when preparing your report as indicated by your
ability to assimilate relevant material from a range of sources into your discussion; 2 | P a g e
3- Your capacity to summarise accurately and succinctly relevant arguments from the sources that you read;
4- Your ability to construct a consistent argument that addresses the question and to organize that argument into a logical order that the reader is able to follow easily
5- Your standard of written English and observation of academic protocol such as referencing
sources, writing in impersonal terms, not using inappropriate shorthand such as “don’t”, use of English spellings, etc.
6. And finally, the minimum required reference is around 20.