The Key Role of Togo Government in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Corporate Governance (CG) Among Togo Companies
European Business & Management
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 76-81
Received: Jul. 26, 2017;
Accepted: Oct. 11, 2017;
Published: Nov. 15, 2017
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Bienmali Kombate, Faculty of Economic and Business, University of Lome, Lomé, Togo
Xu Wanxiao, College of Public Administration, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, People’s Republic of China
Beyond to bring light on the role played by Togo government in business in ethical way to contribute to business and it community welfare, in this paper, we highlight the key role that played the government as a driver of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and regulator of Corporate Governance (CG). The paper was drawn based on recent and previous studies. Lee, M. (2008). (Vogel, 2005: 2); Hasan Al-Zu'bi (2014). Garriga and Melé (2004), (Donaldson & Preston, 1995; Freeman, 1994), Friedman’s criticism (1970), Laura A., Josep M., Antonio T., Atle M., and Francesco P. (2008). We focus by a basic analysis basing on at several mejor that government interfere in business and we deducted for good ethical way in CSR and CG need government intervention. The concluding discussion assesses implications of and further research questions arising from the findings concerning the impact that challenge manager in managerial decision by government interference in CSR and CG.
The Key Role of Togo Government in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Corporate Governance (CG) Among Togo Companies, European Business & Management.
Vol. 3, No. 5,
2017, pp. 76-81.
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