姓名 郭麗琴(Li-chin Kuo) 查詢紙本館藏 畢業系所 企業管理學系在職專班 論文名稱
(A Quantitative Exploration of the Correlations and Effects between Sustainability and Profitability)
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摘要(英) The purpose of this study is to examine the correlations and effects between sustainability and profitability in a view point of systematic circulation. 86 cases
of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes are assessed of its associations and effects of sustainability performance with the accounting base of profitability. Various quantitative tools are applied to test the causal relationships in a precedent position over time. The outcomes reiterate the existence of correlations between sustainability and profitability contemporary though it may be inconsistent; there
are positive effects of sustainability upon profitability within the same period as well and yet the time-series’ effects between the twos remain insignificant . Influences of industrial nature and firm sizes upon sustainability development are also being tested to waive the concerns of possible impact on the sustainability development.
關鍵字(中) 關鍵字(英) ★ Corporate social responsibility
★ Correlation and Effect
★ Quantitative Exploration
★ financial performance
論文目次 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1
1-1 Background 1
1-2 Research Motivation and Objective 2
1-3 Research Schema 3
CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 4
2-1 Sustainability 4
2-2 Profitability 8
2-3 Linkage of Sustainability and Profitability 9
CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH DESIGN 15
3-1 Model Framework 15
3-2 Operational Definitions 16
3-3 Structures and Hypotheses 19
3-4 Data Scope 22
3-5 Data Analysis Tools 22
CHAPTER 4 RESEARCH FINDINGS 24
4-1 Descriptive Statistics 24
4-2 Correspondent Profiles of Sustainability and Profitability 26
4-3 Verification of the Industry and Size Effects 28
4-4 The Correlations and Effects between Sustainability and Profitability 32
CHAPTER 5 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION 47
5-1 Conclusions 47
5-2 Discussions 47
5-3 Research Limitations 47
5-4 Suggestions of Future Research 47
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指導教授 張東生(Dong-shang Chang) 審核日期 2005-12-19