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proximity of effect
the social, psychological, cultural, or physical distance between a decision maker and those affected by his or her decisions
preconventional level of moral development
first level of moral development, in which people make decisions based on selfish reasons
conventional level of moral development
second level of moral development, in which people make decisions that conform to societal expectations
postconventional level of moral development
third level of moral development, in which people make decisions based on internalized principles
principle of long term self interest
you should never take any action that is not in your or your organizations long term self interest
principle of personal virtue
never do anything that is not honest, open, truthful and that you would not be glad to see reported in the newspapers or on TV
principle of religious injunctions
never take any action that is not kind and that does not build a sense of community
principle of government requirements
never take any action that violates the law, for the law represents the minimal moral standard
principle of utilitarian benefits
never take any action that does not result in greater good for society
principle of distributive justice
never take any action that harms the least fortunate among us, the poor, the uneducated, and the unemployed
overt integrity tests
written test that estimates job applicants honesty by directly asking them what they think or feel about theft or about punishment or unethical behaviors
a businesses obligation to pursue policies, make decisions, and take actions that benefit society
view of social responsibility that holds that an organizations overriding goal should be profit maximization for the benefit of shareholders
theory of corporate responsibility that holds that management most important responsibility, long term survival, is achieved by satisfying the interests of multiple corporate stakeholders
persons or groups with a stake or legitimate interest in a company's actions, compete with each other, too many of them
any group that can influence or be influenced by a company and can affect public perceptions about the company's socially responsible behavior
company's social responsibility to make a profit by producing a valued product or service
social responsibility not to violate accepted principles of right and wrong when conducting its business
social roles that a company fulfills beyond its economic, legal, and ethical responsibilities
refers to a company;s strategy to respond to stakeholders economic, legal, ethical, or discretionary expectations concerning social responsibility
a social responsiveness strategy in which a company does less than society expects
company admits responsibility for a problem but does the least required to meet societal expectations
company accepts responsibility for a problem and does all that society expects to solve that problem
anticipates responsibility for a problem before it occurs and does more than society expects to address the problem
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