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Assignment Name:Implementing CSR activities within organisations to meetsustainable objectivesStudent’s Name:Student’s ID:Professor’s Name:
Table of ContentIntroduction......................................................................................................................................3Task 1:.............................................................................................................................................3P1: Devising an aims and objectives of the project on a given scenario addressing the chosen tileas specified above............................................................................................................................3P2: Production of project management plan that covers aspects of cost, scope, time, quality,communication, risk and resourcesforthe chosen project..............................................................4P3: Production of workbreakdownstructure and a Gantt chart for providing timeframes andstages for completion with reference to the chosen project.............................................................5Task 2...............................................................................................................................................7P4: Research via Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis.................................................................7Task3.............................................................................................................................................14P5: Analysis of the data collectedandfindings of the study.........................................................14P6:Recommendations...................................................................................................................15Task 4:...........................................................................................................................................16P7: Reflect on the value for undertaking the research to meet the requirement objectives and thelearning and performance..............................................................................................................16Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................16References List:.............................................................................................................................17Appendices:...................................................................................................................................192
IntroductionCSR is a regulatory methodology in the world of business. This method ensures that the businessrun by any organisation complies with the national laws, social ethics, environmental obligationsas well as the international laws. A company’s motive should not only be gaining throughbusiness. However, all the organisations owe some considerate responsibilities to the society andenvironment. CSR activities help the companies create positive impact on the environment aswell as the various stakeholders like customers, communities, employees, shareholders andothers.The small scale industries have been analysed to have great potential to bring about changes inthe whole scenario of CSR. The study will focus on the role of the different stakeholders of thecompany in deploying the corporate social responsibilities within the organisation. The studywill help the researchers develop a better framework of CSR in the SMEs in the near future. Thenext part of the study will highlight on some recommendation as how to efficiently use CSR forsustainable development.Task 1:P1: Devising an aims and objectives of the project on a given scenarioaddressing the chosen tile as specified aboveFrom the given scenario the aim of the company Aston Chemicals which is the firm ofdistribution of chemicals is to research the CSR activities the organization. As said by Epsteinetal.(2014), the approach of CSR is very important because it helps the firms to anticipate andalso helps in addressing the issues involved with the interaction with other firms and this helps inthe improvement of the business firms. As coined by Walker and Jones (2012), CSR helps thefirms to identify and also quantify different types of specific risk. It helps in the improvement inthe reputation of the management by addressing the issues of the CSR as a supply chainpartnership. It also helps to increase the ability to recruit, retaining and developing of everyemployee using different CSR methods like ‘family friend policy’.According to Prno andSlocombe (2012), Usage of CSR in one of the respective company helps in the improvement inthe innovation, positioning and competition of the market against the other firms. As said byGopalakrishnanet al.(2012), different types of researches like surveys of the whole workforceand the interviews among the three respective managers to check whether using of CSR isbenefiting both the employees and the organization. Also study must be made whether apply ofCSR is cost saving for the organization and also whether it helps in the increase in the efficiencyof operation through the systematic approach. As said by Roca and Searcy (2012), CSR helps inthe improvement of citizens and the stakeholders for the understanding of different firms andobjectives for transferring into improved relations between the stakeholders. However it is beenresearch that whether the strategy of using CSR offers the benefits to companies and alsowhether it has a positive contribution to the respective society. As said by Bennet al.(2014), itchecks whether it is providing a business opportunity for the firms to show their reputation in thebusiness market. Also it must be seen whether the companies are recognizing and also respectingthe difference of the social and cultural terms of the firms and also maintaining the consistent3
standards and policies properly. In the given research also it must be check that whether theorganization following the state laws and accordingly implementing the CSR. According toBaumgartner (2014), it is seen the following factors helps in the success of firms areglobalization, sustainable development, governance, communication, impact in the corporatesector, also effects in the finance and ethic views.The different objectives are:To develop a CSR strategy for the respective companyTo develop a sustainable development of the firm according to the projectTo develop an integrated decision making under CSR approachTo establish different mechanisms for addressing problematic behaviorP2: Production of project management plan that covers aspects of cost, scope,time, quality, communication, risk and resourcesforthe chosen projectAs said by Ahi and Searcy (2013), in the project management plan first it has to be implied theCSR assessment of the project which must be some by one of the leader of the management byintroducing the different toolkits for the SMEs. With the help of the executives, they can able torecognize the different sort of problems related to the CSR and the challenges and opportunitiesof the related project assessment. It is being done by gathering the information about the firm’sservices, products, activities and different decision making process in respect to the CSRactivities. As coined by Hahnet al.(2015), the key benefits which can be found in terms ofCSR, it helps in the improvement for better implementation and anticipation of different riskfactors affecting the firm. By assessing the different risk factors of the firm, they can able toimprove the supply security and the overall stability of the market. Also considering the partiesinterest of the impact of the firms, this gives a perfect way for assessing and managing the risk.Using CSR can also help in the increase of the reputation of the management by performing wellin regards to the CSR. According to Jones (2014), equity of brand can be found on the valueslike trust, credibility, consistency and quality. Some of the firmsdo not have exposure with thebrands directly. the reputation of the firm is being address through CSR issues as supply chainmanagement partners. As said by Crane and Matten (2016), this project will help to benefit theability of the employees in terms of recruitment, retention and development. It is done byobtaining the feedback from the stakeholders for getting the rich source of new plans formarkets, products and processes. It helps in measuring the opportunity like avoiding themaximum risk. As said by Ameeret al.(2012), CSR also helps to improve in the ability to buildand attract more relationships between the firms for efficient in the supply chain management.These relationships in the companies can help to build a long term profitable business for thefirm and also helping in reducing the risk and increasing the standard of the business. Using thisstrategy it can help to stimulate the smaller firms by the help of large firms for implementing theCSR approach. As said by Fontet al.(2012), it is found that incorporating a proper business planwith a good approach of CSR can up bring a good management among the employees in thefirm. Government use CSR approach to decide the export related contracts for assistance whichplays a great benefit for the firm. As said by Rosen and Kishawy (2012), both the qualitativeand quantitative research is being done under the project for getting the possible outcomewhether the firm will get any benefits in terms of products, service, cost etc. The main scope of4
the project is to use the concept of plantation in a selected area and also funding to the childrenfor education, food and clothing whose families are under poverty line.P3: Production of workbreakdownstructure and a Gantt chart for providingtimeframes and stages for completion with reference to the chosen projectActivities Researchduring Selection ofresearch topicFirstWeekSecondWeekThirdWeekFourthWeekFifthWeekSixthWeekSeventh WeekMethodologyfollowed in theresearchCollectionofprimary data for theresearchCollectionofsecondary data forthe researchQuantitative DataAnalysisandinterpretationQualitative DataAnalysisandInterpretationFindingsConclusion andrecommendation ofthe research studySubmission of the5
researchFigure 1: Gantt chart of the projectCreated By: Self MadeIn the given Gantt chart every work must be done according to the given schedule which is beingconducted by the company Aston Chemicals. In the first task the team leader must follow thedifferent methodologies which are being applied for the project for the better CSR approach inthe firm. On the second week the primary research is done from the managers of different firmsfor perfect study in the CSR approach and the information need to be noted properly. In the thirdweek well organized research must be done through different websites, online journals anddifferent types of books which explain the process of CSR. In the respective fourth week boththe qualitative and quantitative analysis is being done by the help of survey of total workforceand interview of 50 people is done for the process. In the fifth week proper analysis must bedone according to the interviews and survey. On the sixth week both the conclusion andrecommendation must be given from the data analysis for any further research of the project andon the last week total submission of the project must be submitted to the higher authorities.Figure 2: Work Breakdown Structure of the project(Created By: Self Made)6
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