CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANISATION. A CASE STUDY OF SHERATON KAMPALA HOTEL, UGANDA

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ABSTRACT

Due to recent scandals which have ruined corporations' image across the world such as the

(Enron, Atihur Anderson, Parmalat, and Greenland hotel) for the case of Uganda, have put

customers' trust of the frontline, leading to an exponential growth in the interest of CSR.

Looking at Sheraton hotel Uganda, which carries inherently high risk due to the nature of the

industry with losses during its transactions being carried out. This study seeks to identify

whether CSR initiatives of Sheraton hotel have helped it in building its image.

The research employed descriptive study, which involved cross sectional survey that used both

quantitative and qualitative methods (tables, graphs) with the help of self administered

questionnaires.

The major findings of the study were, 6% and 77% of the respondents revealed that CSR

initiatives of Sheraton hotel were excellent and very good because of its trust fund for charitable

activities such as sponsorship packages, good employee welfare, environmental conservation,

and anti-pollution measures, 58% of the respondents revealed that CSR initiative has become a

source of competitive advantage for the company and 42% revealed that it was due to cost focus

and differentiation cost. The company also communicates effectively about its social and

environmental activities simply because it encompasses effectively about its social and

environmental activities simply because it encompasses a large range of communication,

channels such as corporate advertising, media relation, public relations event management,

internal communications, employee engagement and on line communication.

Overall, this research provides a clear justification and indication from the empirical evidences

of various stakeholders such as managers, regulators, corporate customers, employees,

investor that benefits of having CSR programs include, enhancing brand recognition and

reputation, strengthening profits, risk management and boosting employee relations.

However, Sheraton hotel Uganda has to put much effort by carrying out social audits and

surveys among its stakeholders by monitoring their CSR activities.

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Research, S. (2022). CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANISATION. A CASE STUDY OF SHERATON KAMPALA HOTEL, UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/corporate-social-responsibility-and-performance-of-an-organisation-a-case-study-of-sheraton-kampala-hotel-uganda

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Research, SSA "CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANISATION. A CASE STUDY OF SHERATON KAMPALA HOTEL, UGANDA" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/corporate-social-responsibility-and-performance-of-an-organisation-a-case-study-of-sheraton-kampala-hotel-uganda. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANISATION. A CASE STUDY OF SHERATON KAMPALA HOTEL, UGANDA". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/corporate-social-responsibility-and-performance-of-an-organisation-a-case-study-of-sheraton-kampala-hotel-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANISATION. A CASE STUDY OF SHERATON KAMPALA HOTEL, UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/corporate-social-responsibility-and-performance-of-an-organisation-a-case-study-of-sheraton-kampala-hotel-uganda