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Some Considerations Regarding the Social Responsibility of Entrepreneurs in the European Union

Mirela Matei and Marian Catalin Voica
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Mirela Matei: Department of Management, Accounting and Finance, Prodean of the Faculty of Economics, Petroleum and Gas University of Ploiesti, Poliesti, Romania
Marian Catalin Voica: Department of Management, Accounting and Finance, Petroleum and Gas University of Ploiesti, Poliesti, Romania, & The Bucharest University of Economics Studies, Bucharest, Romania

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International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM), 2013, vol. 2, issue 1, 26-35

Abstract: The concept of corporate social responsibility is in constant development. It passes from the sphere of large transnational companies to the smaller sized companies, in the field of SMEs. Although SMEs don’t have the impact of great corporations, they have a duty to carry out social responsibility programs. An SME, as a singular unit, does not have the social impact of transnational corporations, but the large number of SMEs creates a social impact comparable to the one generated by large corporations. Due to competitive pressures, large transnational companies have outsourced some activities. SMEs that have taken over these activities have taken over responsibility for social programs to offset the negative effects arising

Date: 2013
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