Corporate Social Responsibility of the Firms in Bulgaria
AbstractThe concept of the social responsibility of the firms is especially current in the last years. Researchers from academic institutions, as well as representatives of the business, authorities, international and non-governmental organizations participate actively in the dedicated to this topic discussion forums. The main goal of the study is to analyze the behavior of the firms in Bulgaria in the context of the social responsibility, to present positive firm practices, as well as to compare different firm strategies. The paper tracks the evolution of the concept of social responsibility in different theoretical schools. The definitions of acknowledged international institutions are systemized. The paper presents generalized results from case study survey of the social responsibility of 17 firms in Bulgaria. Formulated are conclusions and recommendations to the state institutions, companies and their managers.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Studies.
Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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