After the completion of the first industrial revolution in the late 18th century, the British, the enterprises in the modern sense of the Corporate Responsibility Forum industry will have a fully developed yet to emerge, but the concept of corporate social responsibility, corporate social responsibility practice limited to the owner's personalmoral behavior. The starting point of the thinking of corporate social responsibility (Adam Smith), Adam Smith's "invisible hand". Classical economic theory suggests that a society through market can best determine their needs, if the enterprise as efficiently as possible the use of resources to provide products and services to the needs of the community, and consumers are willing to pay the price of sales they enterprises do to their social responsibility.
To the late 18th century, the Western concept of corporate social responsibility began a subtle change, contributions to the school, the church and the poor performance for small business owners who often.
In the 19th century, the results of the two industrial revolutions brought leap of the social productive forces, on the development of a greater degree of enterprise in the number and size of. This period by the influence of ideas of "social Darwinism", one of the corporate social responsibility concept is the negative attitude, many companies are not active commitment to social responsibility, but his best to exploit the enterprises is closely related to suppliers and employees strong in order to become social competition as soon as possible, and this concept with strong industrial development had a negative impact.
At the same time, the enterprise system in the late 19th century the gradual improvement of the working class rising requirements to safeguard their own interests combined with the U.S. government introduced a series of antitrust laws "and" Consumer Protection Act "to curb corporate misdeeds, the objective of the corporate the social responsibility of the new requirements, the emergence of the concept of corporate social responsibility has become a historical necessity.
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