Problems of The Doctrine

Problems of The Doctrine

Problems of the Doctrine

The differences in viewpoint of the critics and supporters of the doctrine of social responsibility can be analyzed in terms of four basic problems:

1 Status of the company and manager: What are their positions in UK society?

2 Functions of the company and manager: Which, if any, functions other than the economic task of producing goods and services should they perform?

3 Power of the company and manager: On what grounds can the economic and political power of the company and manager be justified?

4 Control of the company and manager: How can society control the company and manager?


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