Course DescriptionDo firms have a social responsibility that goes beyond profit maximization? Many view the social responsibility of business is to increase profits and stakeholders shares. Yet we witness many firms returning via contributions some of their profits to better the community, the country, and the world. Does this behavior stand in stark contrast to the ideas of profit maximization? This course explores these issues using companies like Whole Foods, TOMS shoes,
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have studied businesses that return some of their profits to society determining why this behavior occurs and if it is in contrast or reduces business profits for stakeholders.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Strategic Business : Core Courses