|Other titles||Companies and communities.|
|Statement||Michael Fogarty and Ian Christie.|
|Series||PSI research report -- 713, Research report (Policy Studies Institute) -- 713|
|Contributions||Christie, Ian, 1956-, Baring Foundation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxi, 138 p.|
|Number of Pages||138|
Companies and Communities: Promoting Business Involvement in the Community: Fogarty, Michael, Christie, Ian: Books - Skip to main Try PrimeAuthor: Michael Fogarty, Ian Christie. Business Giving Back to the Community. Many successful small and midsize businesses have gained loyal customers by giving back in ways that are relevant to their business. Here are three examples: In the bookstore business, Better World Books has earned a following for donating books and contributing to global literacy initiatives. The company. The Importance of Community Service for Your Business. Gone are the days when businesses only had to respond to shareholders. Today's consumers expect more, for example, they expect is community involvement.
Although the principles of community engagement laid out in have not changed, the body of knowledge supporting them has grown, and more agen - cies and organizations are involved in promoting community engagement and community-engaged research CDC is now joined by the National Institutes ofFile Size: 2MB. Companies that encourage community involvement distinguish themselves from their competitors, and see many benefits, including loyal customers and happier employees. According to a May study. Investing in your community is a great way to give back to those who have helped support your business. Volunteer groups and nonprofit organizations do so much to help the communities that all of us are a part of, but they can't do it alone. Companies that are socially responsible and strong advocates of community involvement have higher levels of engagement than companies that are not actively supporting their : Alessandra Cavalluzzi.
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