Business Ethics- Social Responsibility Assignment
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This download is an assignment students will complete using the Internet. The assignment deals with social responsibility which refers to the obligation that individuals or businesses have to help solve social problems. Ex. Contributing time/money to charitable organizations, protecting the environment, adopting policies that contribute to the quality of life of their workers, etc.
The document contains 10 URL addresses/links that will bring students directly to a company's webpage on social/corporate responsibility. It also gives students directions on how to access the information on each website. This will save students time from having to come up with their own company and then going crazy trying to find information on their website concerning social responsibility. Students will choose the company they are interested in, slowly type in the link online, or follow directions to access the information, and then read through that companies social responsibility information. They will browse through the information and read it. On a piece of notebook paper, they are required to write down 20-25 bulleted notes on their findings. You can then have students share their information with their classmates.
There is detailed directions on the handout. The companies to choose from should interest the students. Example companies are: Starbucks, Subway, Dell, Ben & Jerry's, etc. Students should enjoy this activity.
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