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Corporate social responsibility

2001

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Changing The Odds: A Study Of Corporate Social Principles And Practices In Addressing Problem Gambling, Nerilee Hing Jan 2001

Changing The Odds: A Study Of Corporate Social Principles And Practices In Addressing Problem Gambling, Nerilee Hing

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

This paper documents a quantitative study into socially responsible principles and practices adopted in registered clubs in New South Wales Australia to manage one of their social impacts – problem gambling. The survey utilised an adapted version of Aupperle’s (1982) corporate social responsibility instrument to measure the priority given to economic, legal, ethical and discretionary principles in club machine gambling operations. The survey also assessed support for certain management practices in responsible gambling. The results indicate that the participating club managers prioritise economic, legal, ethical and discretionary principles respectively, and that these are statistically related to practices they have implemented ...