The Role of Public Administration in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability: A Descriptive Analysis of Lagosian Perception in Nigeria

6 Pages Posted: 16 May 2019

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Aina-Obe Shamsuddin Bolatito

Sudan University of Science and Technology - Department of Public Administration

Date Written: April 25, 2019

Abstract

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is set to be a concept whereby companies decide voluntarily to contribute better to societal development and cleaner environment in relationship with the State Government. This development pushes governments’ developmental plans to act and impact public policies through adoption of CSR as a complementing factor to government programs. This study tries to examine and evaluate how the concept of CSR can be linked to Governance in managing public corporations and environmental integrity which public administrator needs to strengthen the philosophy of sustainability in increasing the support required by government and non-government actors by providing for public sustainability given the rapid adoption of CSR in business strategy. This paper addresses the question of how the theory of CSR practice can provide directions and support for Government Institutions. It’s explores how CSR and practices can be integrated into public services to behave in a responsible and sustainable manner by discussing the perceptions of Lagosian and their responsibilities.

Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Policies, Governance, Public Relations, Welfare State

Suggested Citation

Bolatito, Aina-Obe Shamsuddin, The Role of Public Administration in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability: A Descriptive Analysis of Lagosian Perception in Nigeria (April 25, 2019). RAIS Conference Proceedings - The 12th International RAIS Conference on Social Sciences & Humanities. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3388075 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3388075

Aina-Obe Shamsuddin Bolatito (Contact Author)

Sudan University of Science and Technology - Department of Public Administration ( email )

Sudan

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