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Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch 10 -1 Chapter 10 Business Ethics/ Social Responsibility/ Environmental Sustainability.

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1 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Chapter 10 Business Ethics/ Social Responsibility/ Environmental Sustainability Strategic Management: Concepts & Cases 13 th Edition Fred David

2 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch 10 -2

3 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Business Ethics Social Responsibility Environmental Sustainability

4 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Business Ethics Principles of conduct within organizations that guide decision making and behavior

5 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Business Ethics Code of Business Ethics  A document that provides behavioral guidelines that cover daily activities and decisions within the organization

6 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Ethics Culture Ethics training should include:  A message from the CEO  Development and discussion of codes of ethics  Procedures for discussing and reporting unethical behavior

7 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Ethics Culture To align ethical and strategic decision making:  Incorporate ethical considerations into long- term planning  Incorporate ethical considerations into performance appraisals  Encourage whistle-blowing  Monitor department and corporate performance regarding ethical issues

8 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Business Ethics Social Responsibility Environmental Sustainability

9 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Social Responsibility Actions an organization takes beyond what is legally required to protect or enhance the well-being of living things

10 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Social Policy Concerns what responsibilities the firm has to its employees, consumers, environmentalists, minorities, communities, shareholders, and other groups Should be considered during each stage of strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation

11 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Business Ethics Social Responsibility Environmental Sustainability

12 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Environmental Sustainability The extent that an organization’s operations and actions protect, mend, and preserve rather than harm or destroy the natural environment

13 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Environmental Sustainability Strategies of companies are scrutinized and evaluated from a natural environment perspective Employees, consumers, governments, and society are resentful of firms that harm rather than protect the natural environment

14 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Sustainability Report Reveals how a firm’s operation impact the natural environment These reports are not required, but are a good business practice

15 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Managing Environmental Affairs in the Firm Managers must formulate strategies that preserve and conserve natural resources and control pollution Environmental strategies could include  Developing or acquiring green businesses  Divesting or altering environment-damaging businesses  Striving to become a low-cost producer through waste minimization and energy conservation  Pursuing a differentiation strategy through green product features

16 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch Reasons Why Firms Should “Be Green” Consumer demand Public opinion Environmental advocacy groups Federal and state environmental regulations Lenders Consumers, suppliers, distributors, and investors Liability suits and fines

17 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch ISO 14000/14001 Certification International Organization for Standardization (ISO) A network of standards institutes of 147 countries Largest developer of sustainability standards in the world Compliance is voluntary

18 Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Ch ISO 14000/14001 Certification ISO a series of voluntary standards in the environmental field ISO – a set of standards included within ISO  Adopted by thousands of firms worldwide to certify that they are conducting business in an environmentally friendly manner  Results in an environmental management system (EMS)


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