Scenario: One Sandwich Blitz location is near a public assistance housing complex, which is populated by a large segment of displaced natural disaster survivors, many of whom are of various ethnic groups. While sales are still good, this location has been the target of two armed robberies over the past year. Some employees have voiced their concern over working at this particular location. Local community leaders have urged Dalman and Lei to keep this location open and told them about a local neighborhood improvement initiative designed to make this neighborhood safer and more attractive. Sandwich Blitz has one more year left on a 5-year lease agreement.
Refer to the Pyramid of Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Performance in the textbook; then discuss the concept of corporate social responsibility as it applies to this scenario.
Be sure to discuss the following:
Based on your reading on Corporate Social Responsibility including economic, legal, ethical, and philanthropic responsibilities, what should Lei and Dalman do in this situation? In your response make sure to refer to textbook material and provide specific examples of each.