Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility Practice of Manufacturing Firms in Dire Dawa Administration

Aschalew Mulugeta


The objective of this research is to find out determinants of corporate social responsibilities (CSR) of mineral water bottling companies in Dire Dawa Administration. Eight water bottlers in the city and four stakeholder organizations were included in the study. Primary data was collected from 308 sample of water bottling companies and 4 managers of the stakeholder organizations. Logit regression model was used to analyze the data with the help of SPSS version 20. The finding of the research showed that community pressure (CP), labour pressure (LP), customer demand (CD) and social license to operate (SL) are significant determinants of CSR, while sustainability practice (SU) is not significant determinant of CSR practice. The study recommended companies should practice CSR that accommodate the interested and influential stakeholder namely community, employee and customers.

Keywords: corporate social responsibility (CSR), Dire Dawa Administration, mineral water bottling company, determinants.

DOI: 10.7176/DCS/10-6-04

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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