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Aresearch On Corporate Socialresponsibility Perceptions Offacultyofeconomics And Administrative Sciences Students


  • Inan Ozalp
  • Zumrut Tonus
  • Muammer Sarikaya

    () (Anadolu University)


Importance of social responsibility in businesses success increases day by day.. Social responsibilities perception of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences students as prospective stakeholders like business owners, shareholders, managers, accountants, marketing expert, or customers, will be essential in the settlement of responsibility consciousness in business world. Existing research shows that students reach social responsibility awareness through issues and discussions in undergraduate education. In this study, it is stated that students’ perceptions of the importance of social responsibility, change in respect to demographic factors, especially gender; and differences in social responsibility perceptions of student from different faculty departments are mentioned. The results of this research exposed that business administration department students’social responsibility perceptions are more developed than that of other departments’students. Besides, when gender is considered, females’level of perception is found to be higher than that of males in all departments.

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  • Inan Ozalp & Zumrut Tonus & Muammer Sarikaya, 2008. "Aresearch On Corporate Socialresponsibility Perceptions Offacultyofeconomics And Administrative Sciences Students," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 8(1), pages 69-84, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:8:y:2008:i:1:p:69-84

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    stakeholders; corporate social responsibility; business ethics; business students’perceptions;

    JEL classification:

    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility


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