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Organisational corporate social responsibility

Aligning Corporate Social Responsibility with a company's strategic aims can be complex. This unit will enable you to have a full understanding of the implications.

Organisations are expected to act and behave responsibly, as a positive contributor to wider society.

Study Unit Code: 5022V1

Study Unit Group: C

Study Unit Credits: 7


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Assignment Summary

Discuss the arguments for the effective development, implementation and on-going reinforcement of sound Corporate Social Responsibility. Describe how this would be evaluated and refreshed over time, and how it could support internal and external objectives. Analyse the organisational value chain and the extent of alignment with CSR. Devise methods for stakeholder engagement, create and implementation plan and analyse reporting and refresh methods for the plan.

Upon completion of this CMI unit you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy
  • Understand the impact of an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy on organisational performance
  • Be able to implement and evaluate an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy at the operational level

  • Course Materials

    All of the below are techniques related to the Study Unit and can be read, applied and referenced in completion of the Study Unit.

    Corporate Social Responsibility Ethical Purchasing/Ethical Procurement Sustainable Procurement Triple Bottom Line Green Logistics Green Computing Reverse Supply Chain / Reverse Logistics Commercial Law Contract Management Business Ethics Relationship Models Relationship Selling Corporate Audits Financial Reporting Requirements Balanced Scorecard Business Process Improvement Continuous Improvement Assessing Health and Safety Contract Law Change Management Transformational Change Paradigm and Paradigm Shifting SWOT Analysis PESTEL Analysis Key Performance Indicators Field Theory Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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