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responsibility

 [re-spon″sĭ-bil´-ĭ-te]
accountability; the condition of being required to account for one's actions.
corporate social responsibility a set of generally accepted relationships, obligations, and duties that relate to an institution's impact on the welfare of society.

re·spon·si·bil·i·ty

hypengyophobia.

responsibility

Vox populi A duty to do/not do a thing. See Administrative responsibility, Clinical responsibility, Criminal responsibility, Sexual responsibility.

responsibility

(rē-spŏn″sĭ-bĭ′lĭ-tē)
1. Accountability.
2. Trustworthiness.

Patient discussion about responsibility

Q. How does an allergic response occur? I don’t understand the exact mechanism of allergies. Can someone explain this?

A. In the early stages of allergy, a type I hypersensitivity reaction against an allergen, encountered for the first time, causes a response in a type of immune cell called a TH2 lymphocyte, that interact with other lymphocytes called B cells, whose role is production of antibodies. The secreted IgE antibody circulates in the blood and binds to an IgE-specific receptor (a kind of Fc receptor called FceRI) on the surface of other kinds of immune cells called mast cells and basophils, which are both involved in the acute inflammatory response. The IgE-coated cells, at this stage are sensitized to the allergen. If later exposure to the same allergen occurs, the allergen can bind to the IgE molecules held on the surface of the mast cells or basophils and cause a full reaction.

Q. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home? My child is diagnosed with ADHD. He was very inattentive in his class and we do get regular complaints from the school. At home he watches cartoons that he loves and refuses to have his dinner even. He cannot sit for more than ten minutes to complete his home work. Even very minor sound distracts him from doing his homework. He has trouble paying attention to the activities he does not like. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home.

A. it takes alot of time and patience and loving. without them none of itwill never work. both from teachers and parents and friends and family.

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The 2012 China Social Responsibility Annual Forum was sponsored by the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (CAEFI), China Foundation of Consumer Protection, China Private Economy Research Association and China Forum of Environmental Journalists (CFEG), in association with the Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Development Research Center of Tsinghua University and many other related institutions.
BCSRS chairman Khalid Al Qoud signed the agreement for the Corporate Social Responsibility and the World Today conference with Unido Investment and Technology Promotion Office head Dr Hashim Sulaiman.
It is not always about money, every company irrespective of size and revenue can implement corporate social responsibility and projects, it should be embedded in your corporate culture," he said.
Although the report covers many aspects of CSR, one underlying theme comes through - at Land O'Lakes the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility are focused and integral to the way we conduct business and set our priorities.
As well as an award for its work with the centre, it also scooped the overall outstanding corporate social responsibility award which was presented to Midcounties chief executive Ben Reid.
More than 480 delegates from 30 countries attended the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) 2008 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore on November 20 & 21, 2008.
This production will now shift to the other existing sources of supply, which are all subject to our corporate social responsibility standards.
Although the concept of corporate social responsibility is still poorly defined, it is often used to refer to the provision of financial support by commercial firms to charitable organizations and their efforts to link up with the nonprofit sector.
uk and includes details of the progress already made together with government plans to make corporate social responsibility part of mainstream business practice.
Smaller businesses don't have the resources or the people to do this," says Maia Seeger, project director at Forum Empresa, a panregional association of non-governmental organizations that promote corporate social responsibility.
Global corporate social responsibility can be defined as business practices based on ethical values and respect for workers, communities and the environment.
Most of the nearly 100 English-language academic studies that have looked at the link between corporate social responsibility and financial performance reveal a positive correlation.

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