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Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure Among MESDAQ Listed Companies

Mohd. Amran, Jaafar (2008) Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure Among MESDAQ Listed Companies. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The aims of this study to investigate influence of size, profit, gearing and industry type, and dependence on government on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosure in MESDAQ listed companies, where CSR is the low awareness and lack of recognition that participation in the implementation of CSR in business operations. The methodology used in this paper is a cross-sectional study, which focuses on the information contained in annual reports for the year 2006. The study uses score index as a method to measure the degree of CSR. The findings are based on regression analysis, the study demonstrated the effectiveness of government influence, as dependence on government contracts. Institutionalization the Government of desire and commitment to CSR is perhaps the most appropriate to describe Malaysian CSR practices. There are two limitations of this study. First, the study examines the annual reports for one year, which is annual report for year 2006. Secondly, this study is the annual reports based. It does not consider any additional reports that the company may have made on society and the environment.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, MESDAQ Listed Companies, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mrs Shamsiah Mohd Shariff
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2009 06:27
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:06
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/313

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