Ethics & Social Responsibility in the Internal Environment

Ethics & Social Responsibility in the Internal Environment


Research a social issue that is confronting an organisation of your choice.

  • Outline the issue
  • Explain how the organisation has reacted to the issue.
  • In regards to the way they reacted, how was perceived by key stakeholders?
  • How could the organisation measure the success of their response to the issue?

Test Your Knowledge

  1. Explain the term ‘Triple-bottom-line (2 marks)
  2. What are the benefits of an organisation being socially responsible? (2 marks)
  3. Explain the disadvantages of an organisation being socially responsible (2 marks)
  4. What is a corporate code of conduct? (1 mark)
  5. Explain 2 ethical issues from the internal environment (4 marks)

Congratulations! You have now completed Outcome 2. It was a big one and is worth 40 marks. Hopefully you have done well in your SACs and ready to launch into the third and final outcome for Unit 3. You should now have a clear understanding of how the internal environment of a large-scale organisation operates. Now it is time to look more specifically at one of the management functions. Lets head to Outcome 3 and look at an organisation’s operations!

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