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Business Responsibility Through the Ages: A Journey from Scriptural Insights, with Noble Philanthropists, to Committed Institutions and Leaders

  • Shashank Shah
  • V. E. Ramamoorthy
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Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)

Abstract

From Merchant Charity in India and Welfare Capitalism in the West to Corporate Philanthropy to Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Citizenship, it has been a long saga of human concern for fellow beings and surroundings. As population grows and as science and technology advances, the social problems and issues proliferate at a faster pace and more concerted and innovative efforts, particularly from the powerful business sector, become imperative.

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Citizenship Corporate Philanthropy Indian Industry Corporate Enterprise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shashank Shah
    • 1
  • V. E. Ramamoorthy
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesSri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning Prasanthi NilayamAnantapur DistrictIndia
  2. 2.Faculty of Management and CommerceSri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning Prasanthi NilayamAnantapur DistrictIndia

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