Social Performance of Organizations (Kroger’s Grocery)
According to the textbook, the current world economy is increasingly becoming integrated and interdependent; as a result, the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. In this assignment, you are to use the Internet to research a Fortune 500 company (Kroger’s Grocery) and identify factors that impact the business. Before you begin, check with your professor for the approved company(ies) for the quarter. Write a four to six (4–6) page paper in which you: Specify the nature, structure, and types of products or services of your company, and identify two (2) key factors in the organization’s external environment that can affect its success. Provide an explanation to support the rationale. Suggest five (5) ways in which the primary stakeholders can influence the organization’s financial performance. Provide support for the response. Specify one (1) controversial corporate social responsibility concern associated with your company. Submit a reference page with at least four (4) quality references that you have used for this paper. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Analyze the relationship between business and society, and the ways in which they are part of an interactive system. Recommend ways stakeholders can influence the destiny of both business and society. Analyze the various primary and secondary stakeholder groups, their roles, and relationships. Compare and contrast the concepts of corporate social responsibility and citizenship. Analyze ways ethical challenges affect the multiple functions of the business. Use technology and information resources to research issues in business and society. Write clearly and concisely about business and society using proper writing mechanics.