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In particular, stakeholder theory, which stresses the importance of all groups that affect or are affected by a firm, has been proposed as a more adequate theory of the firm for studying business ethics. An important benefit of business ethics research conducted within such a framework would be a narrowing of the gulf between business ethics and the fields of financial economics and corporate law. Business ethics is widely dismissed as irrelevant by researchers in these fields because of its failure to recognize the existing financial and legal structures of the corporation, which are built largely on a contractual foundation. Hence, a common framework could increase the relevance of business ethics research and create a mutually beneficial dialogue. As a framework for identifying and analyzing many common business ethics problems, the contractual theory focuses our attention on the need to provide adequate safeguards for each constituency's interests.
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Then an outline of the role management plays in the incorporation of socially responsible attributes to a corporation will be expressed, evidence to suggest that ?if this means that there a social contract that requires business to honour a moral bare minimum, then a business manager is duty-bound to obey it? (Bowie 1991: 56-66). This essay shall also investigate some of the classical theories of CSR and its contribution to profit maximisation. Finally, some specific arguments that state that the introduction of social responsibility is not a good idea and how it has failed to create the ?good society? (Friedman 1970: 122-126) will be discussed.
The market has different structures for corporations that will affect their investment encounters with the different institutions that are currently in the market. The decisions that a financial manager makes affects any firm. There are three important factors that will affect a corporation, they are how to make capital budget, structure, and management decisions for the corporation’s investment. Their objective is their decision in the corporation total valve that will effect the shareholders of the corporation; therefore, the decision the CFO makes to the CEO and to the board of director will make a positive or negative impact of the owners of the corporation. The owners (shareholders) will either sell or buy stock in the corporation which will have
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (... ... middle of paper ... ...porate governance can affect corporate performance. A board filled with an atmosphere of change and readiness to learn from past mistakes and a sound risk management system would enhance financial value of banks. Yet, no single model of good corporate governance fits all companies. There are some principles initiated by the OECD, the Basel committee on banking supervision, the Walker report, and others. These principles cover the following areas: rights of shareholders; equitable treatment of shareholders; the role of stakeholders; disclosure and transparency; and responsibilities of the board.
The research identified several factors that may influence stock valuation. The author suggests that government spending is one of the influencers over stock price. This is because state ownership is believed to impose expenses on companies which reduces company profits and stock value. The political system and shareholders can also impact a company’s management. A negative relationship between stock value and management exists if banks become major shareholders of companies.
Porter along with Mark Kramer. In this article, the authors emphasize on the importance of creating shared value on the strategic level of an organization vs corporate social responsibility which is viewed a separate moral obligation for the sake of company’s reputation and making profits. According to the authors, shared value must be embedded into the core value and strategy of business. What the authors of the article are implying is that awareness of social economic challenges is growing making them clearly visible. Businesses and their legitimacy are now viewed as part of the problem.