Current Trends in Ethics and Social Responsibility


Business ethics and social responsibility are increasingly important to consumers, and organizations must have a plan in place now for their ethics and social responsibility efforts that consumers can read and understand. Consumers are savvier than ever and expect transparency in the companies they do business with; and within that transparency, they expect to see positive ethics and social responsibility practices throughout all countries in which the company operates.

For this task, you will conduct research on current trends in ethics and social responsibility in businesses today. To ensure that current points of view are taken into consideration, locate current scholarly works no more than three years old. Be sure to include the following in your paper:

  • Explain current trends in business ethics and social responsibility.
  • Explain the how social media and marketing exposure has impacted existing digital ethics and social responsibility policies.
  • Analyze the role of globalization in business ethics and social responsibility.
  • Analyze the role of leadership in business ethics and social responsibility.
  • Synthesize the current research regarding business ethics and social responsibility.
  • Discuss how you would incorporate business ethics and social responsibility into research that you conduct within your specialization.
  • Lastly, create your own ethical standards as though you were running the organization.

Length: 3 – 5 pages

References: Include a minimum of five scholarly resources.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect doctoral-level writing and APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.

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