Tag: Stakeholders

Stakeholders

A company has responsibilities to a wide range of interested parties, people who have a 'stake' in what the company does. A company's 'stakeholders' so defined include not only its customers and...

Building community partnerships

Throughout this diversification, however, Abbey National has retained its focus: to help people achieve financial security. The company has also maintained many of the values commonly associated with building societies - believing...

Operating a statutory body in a commercial environment

Government plays an important role in the lives of individuals and business organisations. There are many reasons why governments intervene in markets. For example, during the Second World War, many industries were...

Growing the value of a business for shareholders

The owners of a company are called shareholders, because they each own parts - or shares - of an organisation, which provide them with a right to a portion of the profits....

Using stakeholder partnerships to maintain success and secure the future

NATS is the world’s leading provider of a range of air traffic services. This includes providing air traffic control (ATC) services for some of the world’s busiest airports. It is constantly seeking to create solutions...

External organisations

Businesses come into contact with a range of external organisations, including: CompetitorsSuppliers of services e.g. transport and communications suppliersProviders of assistance e.g. advisory bodies such as Acas which provides advice about developing good...

The body shop approach to stakeholder auditing

Introduction This case study focuses on how The Body Shop assesses its own business performance whilst taking into account its different stakeholder groups and their various aims and objectives. In 1976, Anita Roddick opened...

Sustainable tourism in forest surroundings

Introduction The products and services that an organisation produces are the reason why it exists; timber merchants exist to sell timber, china factories to produce and sell china, holiday firms to sell holidays....

Acting as a regulator and enabler

Introduction Governments have no money of their own. They must raise it in ways that are efficient and also acceptable to citizens. That means having a tax system that really works. It would...

Stakeholders and corporate community investment

Introduction Modern society depends on prosperous communities that care for all of their members. Business organisations can play an important role in creating and developing such communities. This case study focuses on how Cadbury...

Online connectivity to meet stakeholder needs

Web opportunities By exploiting opportunities offered by both the Internet and intranet, Cummins has pioneered some innovative methods to enhance communications with its employees and its customers. These online assets are playing an...

Sustainability stakeholders and profits

BT´s approach to sustainable development This is built around four key moral principles. Equity today: the duty to meet the present generation's needs. At the recent United Nations Millennium Summit several targets were agreed,...

Organisations and shareholders an association of investment trust companies aitc

Development of organisations and reasons to become a shareholder Many businesses have humble beginnings; their founder had a business idea that worked. There are many 'rags to riches' stories of individuals who began...

Engaging stakeholders in a business

Cadbury Schweppes is one of the UK's best-known companies. It was formed in 1969 by a merger between two companies with distinguished histories: Cadbury and Schweppes. It is a major public limited...

Respecting stakeholder values

Introduction Michelin continues to be the world's number one tyre manufacturer. The company has a unique and famous marketing emblem, 'Bibendum', more commonly known as the Michelin Man. As an international organisation Michelin...
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