A study of social responsibility of Sri Lankan immigrant entrepreneurs in Australia

Azmat, Fara and Zutshi, Ambika 2008, A study of social responsibility of Sri Lankan immigrant entrepreneurs in Australia, The business review, Cambridge, vol. 10, no. 2, Summer, pp. 302-308.

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Title A study of social responsibility of Sri Lankan immigrant entrepreneurs in Australia
Author(s) Azmat, FaraORCID iD for Azmat, Fara orcid.org/0000-0001-5608-3130
Zutshi, AmbikaORCID iD for Zutshi, Ambika orcid.org/0000-0002-0982-5303
Journal name The business review, Cambridge
Volume number 10
Issue number 2
Season Summer
Start page 302
End page 308
Total pages 7
Publisher American Academy of Business
Place of publication Hollywood, Fla.
Publication date 2008
ISSN 1553-5827
Summary Increasing globalisation, technological advancement and migration waves in the last few decades have changed the look of many advanced countries to be more cosmopolitan and Australia is no exception. The number of South Asian migrants in Australia is steadily increasing. Among the South Asians, there are 31,482 Sri Lankans in the state of Victoria and the majority of them are entrepreneurs. Social responsibility perceptions and practices of these entrepreneurs have not been researched. The study aims to fill this gap by undertaking a triangulation method to investigate the social responsibility perceptions and practices of these entrepreneurs and identify whether or not they are influenced by home country contextual factors, specifically national culture, and business environment. The study is a work in progress and the survey will be undertaken in the second quarter of the year. Socially responsible businesses have the potential to promote an overall approach to quality and sustainable development as they can have positive impacts not only on their own businesses but also on the community and the environment in which they operate. This study is thus significant as it will deliver economic, social and environmental benefits to Australia.
Language eng
Field of Research 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
Socio Economic Objective 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2008, American Academy of Business
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