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Título: Size matters when we talk about corporate social responsibility: the case of portuguese companies
Autor: Fernandes, Joel
Silva, Amândio
Palavras-chave: Corporate social responsibility
Dimension
SA 8000
Data: 2014
Editora: The International Journal Research Publications
Resumo: Social responsibility arises as a measure of the corporate policy that goes beyond the production activity, thus covering also the social and environmental activities. This issue has been gaining importance over time. The number of companies that are implementing socially responsible actions has been growing steadily even though it is still centered on large and medium sized companies. Social responsibility is an accessible theme to any company of any size, once the social and environmental issues are resolved through concrete actions, but in the small and micro-sized companies there are factors that inhibit such actions. Some of these factors are: reduced investment capacity; minimal expectations of medium to long term returns; or even the short-term management focus that is aimed at survival. Such facts can be verified in the case of Portuguese companies, where out of the 41 companies certified by SA 8000 only 5 are micro-sized or small and even these are linked to large organizations.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/5426
ISSN: 2251-1571
Versão do Editor: http://www.theinternationaljournal.org/ojs/index.php?journal=tij&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=3370
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