Business accountability in corporate social responsibility: case studies of a multinational corporation and a government linked company / Fathilatul Zakimi Abdul Hamid

Abdul Hamid, Fathilatul Zakimi (2018) Business accountability in corporate social responsibility: case studies of a multinational corporation and a government linked company / Fathilatul Zakimi Abdul Hamid. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 13 (13). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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Abstract

Numerous studies have investigated corporate social responsibility (CSR) towards stakeholders, but little is known concerning the process of how corporations are accountable in their CSR initiatives. This study posits that accountability is an integral part of the business strategy. Hence, the study aims to gain a deeper understanding of corporate accountability from the perspective of CSR initiatives in Malaysia. As such, the research addressed three aims: i) to conceptualise the meaning of accountability; ii) to provide insightful understanding of institutionalised corporate accountability mechanisms; iii) to theorising the concept from a CSR business initiatives perspective. Qualitative research methodology was employed appropriate for eliciting the process of accountability from the CSR perspective. Specifically, this study comprised a multiple case study for which two telecommunications companies were selected. The telecommunications industry contributes to the country’s economic development and has a different shareholding structure from other firms…

Item Type: Book Section
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Abdul Hamid, Fathilatul ZakimiUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 13
Number: 13
Item ID: 20470
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; Business accountability
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 04:24
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 5
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/20470

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