The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Supply Chain Management: The Case of Household Appliances Businesses
KeywordsCorporate Social Responsibility
Supply Chain Management
Electrical Household Sector
Economics as a science
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AbstractTo take advantage of sustainable competition the success of business in the environmental and social areas as important as such factors innovation-oriented growth, profitability, cost and quality. In both, supply chain management and the other work processes companies adapted to sense of corporate social responsibility (CSR) achieve not only the economic objectives but also social and environmental objectives. In that context, the aim of this study is to provide a conceptual framework by determining the place of CSR in supply chain management. In this study, CSR activities in supply chain management of Arçelik inc., Vestel Household inc. and Bosch and Siemens (BSH) Household Appliances inc. are examined. Data used in study are handled in the context of Panayiotou (2009) model. According to the model, CSR issues consist of three fundamental dimensions as economic, environmental and social, and their sub-dimensions.