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Vishal Singh

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How we can judge social responsibility & Accountability for companies?

Accountability is answerability, within an organization, the principles and practices of ethical accountability aim to improve both the internal standard of individual and group conduct as well as external factors, such as sustainability.

Because many different individuals in large organizations contribute in many ways to the decisions and policies it is difficult even in principle to identify who should be accountable for the results

By which means companies can demonstrate that we are fullfilling our social responsibility

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    Jun 1 2013: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2004/oct/24/politics.money

    i had read somewhere that, given a pshycological profiling, a company would give a similar result to a full-blown psychopath.

    the chap in the article i linked to above has some interesting thoughts on this.
  • Jun 1 2013: Hi Vishal, we have to either dramatically reform secondary education to create a dynamic interest in such things as "sustainability reports" and see regional business as not being separate from history just because it's commerce, or there must be an educational franchise kind of thing that does much more than what school does to bridge the gap between sterile academics and vibrant dynamic active economy. I have done a lot of work to conventionalize this entrepreneurial approach but need a serendipitous break of meeting people with resources that want to make this happen. If it is just left to some unfunded make-shift "movement" where some motivated types us social media, it become s a fleeting hullabaloo usually headed by someone with some obsession about one company or issue. I think you'll agree that it's much more desirable to have a "protagonistic" relationship between education and business that sets good precedents which can be quickly replicated rather than an antagonistic one which pushes business into retrenchment and secrecy against wild cards whose motivations can be hostile.