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The citizenship mission meets the community needs and makes the company more responsible towards the society. The company advocates the important role of good corporate citizenship, which helps people and businesses to realize their full potential. The Microsoft company reports highlight that, and the reports take into account the interests of all the stakeholders such as governments, employees, customers, shareholders, partners and communities. In fact, the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the FTSE4 Good Index also admitted that Microsoft is the leader of corporate citizenship.
Steven A. Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft Corp, explained that the company has many social activities. For instance, Microsoft YouthSpark empowers young generation through education and technology. Its ‘Technology for Good’ initiative donates software to non-profit organizations and it extends its impact through knowledge sharing. The sensitive approach gets reflected in its ‘Humanitarian Response’ chapter. The company’s ‘Accessibility’ chapter deals with creating opportunities for disabled people and wellness for senior people.
According to the UN report, nearly 15 per cent of the global populations are disabled. The term disability is basically an umbrella concept that includes physical, mental, cognitive or emotional impairment, or it can be combination all these challenges. A disability can be inborn or can be developed afterwards. The UN fact sheet also estimated that there are 1 billion people who live with some sort of disability. They are the largest minority globally. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that this figure increases with growth of population, aging process and medical advancement and
Microsoft tries to combat the huge challenge with the help of technology. It believes that technology can empower people. Microsoft introduced accessibility features into its, software, and hardware
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………….. ……………. Dear Executive of the Local Network Submission to Local Network Introduction Hyundai Motor Company is the world’s fourth largest automobile manufacturer. According to the previous ranking Environmental Protection Agency of top automobile manufacturers in carbon oxide emissions and fuel efficiency, Hyundai scored highly since we have developed green cars that promote environmental sustainability.1 Hyundai has diversified its services in other areas like infrastructure, healthcare, transportation and education.2 Hyundai Motors has been fulfilling its corporate social responsibility and constantly engages in activities that improve the welfare of the public.
As a company, we recognize the need to accord respect and understand the diverse cultures and individuals in the society. The sustainability in the society will lead to indispensability, which is a supporting ideology in the community. As a company, sustainability is a key value of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) thus supporting our aspiration to work with the local community in development of funds for sustenance1.
Its operation is also global and has a dominant presence in “Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, and Middle East countries2. AS of the financial year December 31, 2011, the company posted a net earnings of E73,497 million ($102,339.1 million which is a substantial 15% increase from the last financial year’s profit in 2010.
Simply put as “save money-live better” Wal-Mart Corporation expects its consumers around the world to save money and live better lives. Wal-Mart Corporation’s mantra of “save money, live better” has made the corporation attractive and favorite in the eyes of some consumers from different countries.
The pros and cons of taking this step have been discussed in the project. A SWOT analysis has been provided to understand feasibility of the situation. The presence of a large population along with a large pool of technical talent has acted as an attractive force for the company.
On one end of the debate, there is a group of supporters who subscribe to the highly Anglo-Saxon ideologies of economics, wherein greater significance is given to the economic / financial aspect of business with little or no regard to the social issues (Godfrey and Hatch, 2007; Nelson, 2004).
So, besides using clear and unambiguous language, the other challenges usually encountered in these kinds of settings are communication styles (whether low-context or high-context), attitudes towards conflicts and their manner of resolution, concepts of urgency and sense of priorities, approaches used to the idea of task completion, decision-making styles, different ways of knowledge acquisition, and the extent of disclosure expected (such as in conflicts, misunderstandings, problems at work, in personal information and even emotions related to work situations).
This thrust towards privatization seems to be relevant in the sense that time and again various private and public studies and reports have stressed upon the inefficiency, corruption and the lack of accountability rampant in the state run facilities. The disturbing question that emerges in this context is that should the sensitive and socially vital institutions like the prisons be exposed to the gross blunt of privatization Should the private corporations be allowed to handle the socially crucial institutions like prisons Pragmatically speaking, private corporations are certainly not the qualified and valid entities to be trusted with the management and administration of law and order relat
This thrust towards privatization seems to be relevant in the sense that time and again various private and public studies and reports have stressed upon the inefficiency, corruption and the lack of accountability rampant in the state run