How do b corps taiwan attract, retain and engage talent
|上傳時間: ||2018-07-03 17:29:09 (UTC+8)|
|摘要: ||In today’s word, employees are increasingly looking for a work with a purpose. Previous literature has been proving that companies using business as a force for good respond to this need. Such businesses are socially responsible businesses, engaged in CSR or Social Enterprises for instance. They care about their employees, community, society and the environment. This research tries to understand how B Corporations in Taiwan attract, engage and retain talent. B Corporations are a community of companies that hold themselves to the highest standards of social responsibility. They have received a certification for this. We also try to understand what is the advantage of this certification in attracting retaining and engaging talent. The main results of the study show that B Corps Taiwan attract, engaged and retain talent by focusing on their work environment and by building a culture of team spirit. Regarding the advantage of the certification the results show that the B Corp certification can be a communication tool to attract talent.|
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