Social Responsibility

Social responsibility is an example of self-regulation adopted by businesses as part of their corporate conscience and nationality. It is often referred to as corporate social responsibility. This policy spurs businesses to come up with ways to monitor the citizen's social perception of them as a responsible business. The aim of social responsibility is to mobilize the company's actions towards positive effects of community, consumer and employee responsibility.

Simplis enterprise is a small company that deals with movie production. It was started in 2010 by a sole proprietor whose aim was to develop the company steadily in five years. The company operates in a competitive environment that has thousands of upcoming actors and actress. Profitability in this environment is a determinant of business practice and the ability to exploit the market. Therefore, Simplis needs to develop and adopt a corporate social responsibility that would govern the business practices with regard to the environment, education, sustainable business practices and ethical decision making.

Simplis should be involved in result-oriented corporate social responsibility. It needs to voluntarily eliminate practices of production that could cause harm to the public, irrespective of whether there are law requirements. Simplis enterprise should institute a hazard control program with steps that protects the public from exposure to harmful substances through awareness and education. A safety inspection checklist will help guide the staff in best practices when handling dangerous substances and materials. Since Simplis enterprise is a victim of noise and vibration, it should analyze the effects it has on the environment by conducting a survey which engages local residents. The received information will be used to adjust operation practices and develop soundproofing to limit public exposure to noise pollution. It is the obliged duty of Simplis enterprise to protect and conserve the environment in which it operates.

There is a recognized need across the world of tackling a range of complex, inter-related and difficult issues such as food, water supply, and climate change. The need for companies to understand and respond to such challenges creates significant opportunities for Simplis enterprise. The firm should consider adopting a "business as usual" approach that would lead to a decrease of food, energy and water shortage; with all the environmental, social and economic disruption entailed. Adopting new scientific policy responses will be necessary. The role of Simplis enterprise will be to understand what is happening, to issue questions on accepted wisdom, to offer challenges on simplistic analysis and to communicate effectively with others. In such practices, the company will develop a holistic solution to the challenges faced by the world and its people.

Simplis enterprises should have a social responsibility which includes the issue of ethical compliance. Ethics should be portrayed in operations, relationship with businesses and leadership. There should be shared values that are accepted across the business. This will offer guidelines on the individuals liability in implementing corporate social responsibility within the company. Capacity building should be adopted as a way of showing concern on the issue affecting the community and the international environment at large. Legal considerations are essential and Simplis enterprise should incorporate laws and regulations in their policy. Business practice laws, partnerships laws and tax compliance to the government's guidelines should be adopted. It is vital since the company cannot operate in a vacuum. It has to comply with the law and order existing within its environment of operations. It is important to note that corporate social responsibility is based on the connection between social well-being and corporate success. The two have to be adopted to guarantee business success.