Mirela Cerkez

2009

Mirela Cerkez
2009

The article starts from the (supposed) resemblances between the (so-called) non-economic activities performed by the big western corporations and the ones carried on by the socialist enterprises. The main task undertaken hereby is exploring the motivation behind such activities. The purpose would be that of determining the degree of decisional independence of those in command of the socialist enterprises in what concerns carrying on CSR-like activities. In order to achieve its purpose, the article is structured to go through defi ning corporate social responsibility, providing examples of CSR-related activities and analyzing motivations in both systems.