Recent economic crisis has alerted citizens around the world about the behavioral patterns of corporations that were not in lined with the expectations of the local citizens. These events has re-emerged the global conversations of the responsibilities of corporations that are beyond the conventional wisdom of financial accomplishments. Traditionally, corporations have been in tuned with financial goals and awareness of necessity of Corporate Compliance efforts operationally along their Supply Chains. The recent addition of Social Responsibilities has certainly complicated corporate strategies in varied magnitude. At times, it introduced un- welcomed uncertainty in terms of expectations. The focus of this research is to investigate the first-step for corporations, the understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility expectations so as to allow corporations to refine their strategies so as to be in compliance along their supply chains with minimal additional resources. An empirical model for data collection from corporate practitioners will also be introduced.
Gordon, Linda C. and Kung, David S.
"Corporate Compliance Issues in Managing Supply Chains in the Environmental-Friendly 21 st Century,"
Journal of International Technology and Information Management: Vol. 21
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol21/iss4/5