Empowering corporate social responsibility (CSR)

insights from service learning

Miftachul Huda, Dedi Mulyadi, April Lia Hananto, Nasrul Hisyam Nor Muhamad, Kamarul Shukri Mat Teh, Abdul Ghafar Don

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Purpose: This paper aims to explore service learning with its insights in empowering corporate responsibility awareness. Attempts to build corporate responsibility widely in incorporating into the sustainability engagement could be demonstrated in fostering the transformative experiential learning with extensive evaluation and reconfiguration of existing programs. The focus on enhancing the learning experience in emphasizing the community engagement would be applied with strengthening the actual performance in encompassing the ability raising awareness about the environmental issues. Design/methodology/approach: The approach used in this paper refers to develop the conceptual framework about the service learning with various strategies to give insight on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Incorporating the approach of conceptualizing the basis of service learning, key consideration was generated into particular enhancement of service learning in contributing to the CSR. Findings: The finding reveals that getting benefit to serving into the community engagement may take beneficial outcomes with its valuable insight to assist in the progress of program designed with associating to enhance corporate responsibility and sustainability awareness. The advancement of the social control among the companies would be deployed within empowering service learning for CSR where sustainability awareness-based community service as embodiment of CSR should be enhanced through nurturing corporate responsibility-based transformative experiential learning. Moreover, this initiative refers to an attempt to strengthen the basis of corporate responsibility and sustainability awareness-based experiential learning, which could enlarge creative thinking with envisioning sustainability and corporate responsibility. Originality/value: This study is expected to contribute to the experiential learning to enhance the sustainability within the learning setting engaged in achieving what to contribute to the environmental concern. In creating the situation where the balance between serving and learning can be achieved, attempts to encourage them in joining the service learning program should be collaborated with orienting both personal and social community oriented comprehensively in underlying the responsibility awareness, the sustainability-based moral values. These aim to enhance the understanding stage about the care for protecting the environmental concern within learning experience with the goal to produce responsible awareness especially by economic agents such as shareholders, managers, regulators and active participants to promote sustainable benefits.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)875-894
Number of pages20
JournalSocial Responsibility Journal
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018

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Keywords

  • Community service-based experiential learning
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Education for sustainability
  • Service-learning
  • Transformative experiential education

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  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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Empowering corporate social responsibility (CSR) : insights from service learning. / Huda, Miftachul; Mulyadi, Dedi; Hananto, April Lia; Nor Muhamad, Nasrul Hisyam; Mat Teh, Kamarul Shukri; Don, Abdul Ghafar.

In: Social Responsibility Journal, Vol. 14, No. 4, 01.10.2018, p. 875-894.

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Huda, Miftachul ; Mulyadi, Dedi ; Hananto, April Lia ; Nor Muhamad, Nasrul Hisyam ; Mat Teh, Kamarul Shukri ; Don, Abdul Ghafar. / Empowering corporate social responsibility (CSR) : insights from service learning. In: Social Responsibility Journal. 2018 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 875-894.
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