High Standers Essay

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REPORTING ON CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY A PROPOSAL By Shakir Al-Mutairi 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Topic ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3 2 Aims and objectives ………………………………………………………………………………… 3 3 Literature review ………………………………………………………………………………………6 4 Research paradigm ……………………………………………………………………………………9 5 Research design ………………………………………………………………………………………..11 6 Potential Outcomes ………………………………………………………………………………….14 References……………………………………………………………………………………………………….15 Appendix 1: Critical Analysis of a text ..…………………………………………………………… 17 Appendix 2: GANTT Chart …………………………………………………………………………………23 2 1 Topic The research topic for my MBA Dissertation is “An exploration of reporting on corporate social responsibility by pharmaceutical companies based in Ireland”. My research will be focussed using the central question as to whether the reporting, if any, of corporate social responsibility (CSR) by the pharmaceutical companies based in Ireland is uniform and, if not, whether mandatory standards for CSR reporting would be beneficial to achieve uniformity. 2 Aims and objectives 2.1 Background, issues underlying the research and justification for the research I qualified as a pharmacist with a BSc in Pharmacy and have worked overseas in pharmaceutical sales and marketing, in developing markets where the principal consideration is profit. In a developed open economy such as Ireland, the question arises as to what extent are non-financial issues such as those encompassed in concepts of corporate social responsibility important to the stakeholders in a pharmaceutical company’s performance and profitability? Definitions of what is encompassed in the meaning of corporate social responsibility will be reviewed in the dissertation itself. For the purpose of this proposal it is possible to

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