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Corporate giving in the health sector: a study on the Malaysian companies

Hossain , Dewan Mahboob and Mohamad Diah, Nurazzura (2015) Corporate giving in the health sector: a study on the Malaysian companies. Middle East Journal of Business, 10 (4). pp. 29-37. ISSN 1834-8777

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Abstract

Corporate giving represents the philanthropic activities that companies perform as voluntary initiatives. All over the world, companies are contributing in several sectors like health, sports, education and others. In many ways, these activities help in mitigating the social problems and meeting the necessities. This research is based on this issues. The main objective of this research is to examine the nature of contribution of the Malaysian companies in the health sector. In order to achive this objective, the research conducted content analysis of the annual reports of 200 samples companies selected through random sampling. In most of the cases companies disclose their yearlong activities in the annual reports. from these reports the researchers identified the main activities that the companies have performed in order to help the health sector.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2612/45223
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate giving, health sector, Malaysian companies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM711 Groups and organizations
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM826 Social institutions
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV40 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Depositing User: DR NURAZZURA MOHAMAD DIAH
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2015 08:26
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 17:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45223

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