Ikea case study and essay type questions

Requirements*: 1- What’s the relationship between social responsibility and ethics?
2- Should managers be philanthropic? Explain fully. Discuss some of the pitfalls that philanthropic managers must avoid.
3- Do you think it’s worthwhile for managers to build sustainable organizations? Why? How would you do it?
4- Do you think IKEA has a responsibility to support education and safety in the communities in which it does business? Explain.
5- Assuming IKEA has such a responsibility, in what instances would it be relatively easy and in what instances would it be relatively difficult for the company to be committed to living up to it?
6- Now that you have studied the arguments “for” and “against” as presented in the chapter, what is your personal position about businesses performing social responsibility activities?