THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN ENUGU STATE 2
Social responsibility is an obligation of any organization to discharge to the area of operation. Every organization are bound to show interest on the issue of responsibility. It is what determines organizations standard and also their effort towards improving their efficient. The need for social responsibility on business organization is over emphasized because it is what shows how interested an organization is an the part of area they are operating. Consequently this research work envisage and evaluate the effect of effect social responsibility on business organization and have suggested ways of improving and encouraging organization to discharge their responsibility. In the introductory chapter the background statement of the problem significance of the study purpose of the study research questions hypothesis and scope of the study were all toiled to suit their purpose as well as a guide towards a better comprehension of the study. The second chapter an elaborate review of related literature is carried out various authors experts on certain components of research topic were reviewed and employed to throw more light on this present study.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Approval page ii
Table of content vi
1.1 Background of the study 1
1.2 Statement of the problem 2
1.3 Objective of the study 3
1.4 Significance of the study 4
1.5 Scope of the study 4
1.6 Research question 5
1.7 Limitation of the study 6
1.8 Definition of terms 6
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 8
2.1 Introduction to social responsibility 8
2.2 Changing expectation of social responsibility 10
2.3 Facts of social responsibility 11
2.4 Social responsiveness of enterprise 12
2.5 To whom are business responsible 16
2.6 Future requirement of social responsibility 21
2.7 Social bankruptcy 25
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 27
3.0 Introduction to the study 27
3.1 Research methodology 27
3.2 Area of study 28
3.3 Population of the study 28
3.4 Sample size determination 29
3.5 Instrument for data collection 30
3.6 Validation of the instruction 31
3.7 Reliability of the study 31
3.8 Method of data collection 32
3.9 Method of data analysis 33
4.0 DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 35
4.1 Introductions 35
4.2 Hypothesis testing hypothesis 47
FINDING RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION 51
5.1 Findings 51
5.2 Conclusion 52
5.3 Recommendation 53
1.9 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Social responsibility could be defined as the recognition that business activities have some impact on the entire society and the consideration of that impact in business decision making. Therefore most business sense of responsibility toward the communities in which they operate in new of the adverse effects of production operations on these communities. Some of these social adverse effect range from health hazards displacement human settlements to environment pollution. Shell petroleum development company for instance has been grappling with the restive behaviour of youths in its area of operation occasioned by the activities of oil companies.
Also output whether that of products and or service could have adverse effects consumers some common example are cigarettes and medical drugs. Business for have the responsibility of educating user of their products or service on their correct usage in order to avoid side effects.
Business organizations also show that they are socially reasonable to their host communities by complimenting the efforts of the government by providing infrastructure facilities like schools hospitals tarred road and eve supporting sports and culture.
It is with the foregoing in mind that the research carried out this work to identity the effects of social responsibility in Enugu state as well as proffer solutions to the likely problem associated with discharging it.
1.10STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
On discharging their social duties to their host communities business organizations encounter some problem that affect them negatively. Such problems are as follows
Some organizations have insufficient managerial and financial resources to undertake social charges.
Some organization could not fit in be cause of legal protection from the government of the state.
Social values of communities affect the operation activities of business organization.
The contribution of social problem based on personal responsibility affect negatively an business organization.
Pollution normally affect the society around the business operation and the organization usually stop operation because of their disturbance in an area for all the above problem the researcher thought it worthy to go into the study
1.11OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
The following objective were used to explain or describe
1) To identify the effect of social responsibility on business organization.
2. To find out the benefit of social responsibility to the organization and individuals.
3. To determine whether organizations should embark on social responsibility
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This research work will be useful the following ways
It will enable business organizations in Enugu state carry out function of social responsibility better.
This work will identify and examine some areas where business organization in Enugu state would have to make adjustment.
It is the hope of the researcher that this work be a reference point to other researcher