A RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN AN EMERGING MARKET ECONOMY

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					       A RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN AN EMERGING MARKET ECONOMY




     Ethics is the systematic study of the laid down principles about human conduct or someone’s principles
     which lead to good and bad future in the process of any operation personal or professional. Example of
     good conduct includes; airiness, truthfulness, justice, honest, respectful, and hospitality. Examples of bad
     conduct include; telling lies, being greedy, stealing, rape, committing murder etc. Business ethics is
     defined as behaviour that is consistent with the principle, norms, and standards of good business practice
     that have been agreed upon by society. Business ethics [also known as corporate ethics] is a form of
     applied ethics or professional ethics that examine ethics principle, moral, or ethical problem that arise in a
     business environment. Some examples of good business ethics conduct are respectful, keep an open
     mind, meet obligation, be trustful, have clear document, become community involved, and maintain
     accounting control while the bad business ethics conduct includes, stealing company property, dumping a
     cancerous chemical into the local stream, telling lies to a customer etc.




     Setting business ethics standard in a responsible business enterprise in emerging market economies, one
     must consider the following responsibility to

1.      Society; one off the major responsibility to society from owed and managers is to create new wealth by
     employing people so that they can earn income to rise their standard of living. Businesses are also
     responsible for promoting social justice. For its own well-being, business depends on its employees being
     active in politics, law, religion (churches) arts, charities and so on.

2.     Social auditing; it is hopeful to see some effort s made towards creating safer products, cleaning up the
     environment,       designing more honest advertising and treating women and minorities fairly on issues
     that are responsible and       responsive to the environment and employees. A responsible business
     enterprise in emerging market economy describes the role that a responsible business conduct as owners
     and managers strive to improve business performance, make profit and contribute to economic progress
     in their communities. A responsible business enterprise contribute to successful evolution from command
     economy and the challenge those legacies presents to business to a market economy by improving its
     business performance by helping build social capital on its economy and by working with leaders
     in business government and civil society to develop essential market oriented institution.

      The market economy prove to be an essential condition for meeting the needs of the people by
     improving business performance, projects and economic progress to meet the reasonable expectations of
     their primary stakeholders; customers, employees, suppliers, investors and the environment as well as the
     owners and managers themselves. Effectively, they generate revenue by satisfying customers. It
     attracts capital by meeting investors’ expectation for returns on investment. It increases effectiveness by
     attracting the best employees. It reduces cost by reducing mistakes, misconducts and misunderstandings.
     A responsible business enterprise inspires and guides its employees and agents, because these purposes
     beyond profit sustain business enterprise. A responsible business enterprise also helps employees and
     agents to have a deeper understanding of intent behind specific goals, measures and actions through
     ethics code, training programme and other communication channels.
       A responsible business enterprise can contribute to successful evolution from command economy and
       the challenges those legacies presents businesses to a market economy by improving its business
       performance by helping build social capital on its economy through the following;

Recognizing political, economic, social and technological pressure.

Understanding organizational culture; core beliefs participation, responsibilities, knowledge sharing, methods
   of dealing conflicts.

Fostering reasonable stakeholder’s expectation.

Developing responsible management practice to meet stakeholder’s expectation.

    Learning from enterprise decisions. This manual describes the processes as reflecting emerging global
    implementation of a business ethics programme requires extreme sensitivity to locals norms, values and
    standards.

				
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