You are to read through the first 11 pages of the document referenced below (and skim through the remainder, which is about 100 pages of annotated bibliography) and consider the concept of corporate social responsibility from the stakeholder perspective.
Please write a 3 – 4 page argumentative essay which argues for or against the following thesis statement:
The CEO of an organization must weigh the concerns and expectations of multiple stakeholders in order to make sound strategic choices.
Keep in mind that stakeholders can include stockholders, regulators, customers, suppliers, employees, environmental groups, the community, news media, and many other groups of individuals that have a stake in the success, operations, or impact of a given organization.
Here is the document:
D’Amato, A., Henderson, S., Florence, S., (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business: A Guide to Leadership Tasks and Functions. Center for Creative Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.ccl.org/leadership/pdf/research/CorporateSocialResponsibility.pdf
This paper should include:
An introduction stating the thesis, position, or central theme you plan to take in your paper.
A main body presenting your main arguments in support of your thesis or position statement. A conclusion concisely stating the main points of your analysis and the conclusions you reached.
Be sure to document your sources and provide in-text citations whenever you use information you obtained from a background reading or other outside source, as well as a separate reference list at the end of the paper. You may use footnotes instead, if you prefer, but you MUST document where you got the information you are using in your papers!