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The Sen capability approach is a moral framework. It proposes that social arrangements should be evaluated primarily according to the extent of freedom people have to promote as well as achieving functions they value. Amartya Sen's capability theory approach is a theoretical framework that involves two core normative claims. First, the assumption that freedom to achieve well-being is of primary moral importance. And second, that freedom to achieve well-being must be understood in terms of people with capabilities. In other words,...

Establishing our sustainable strategy in the business action plan implies taking into account aspects such as the importance of cultural diversity. Next, we will learn about the relevance of cultural diversity in the business framework. If we were to do a research in different manuals about "diversity" we would find in its definition some difference and dissimilarity. According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, the word "diversity" has two meanings: Diversity (from the lat. diversĭtas, -ātis). 1. f. Variety,...

Nowadays, it is of vital importance that Startups become a source of innovation and sustainability. In order to collaborate with the objectives established for the sustainable development. Companies must compete in a world that changes at a hectic pace, this context is known as "VUCA" environment. It is characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. All this combined with a growing demand by society for ethics and corporate social responsibility. This translates into a greater demand for sustainable products and services. In...

Unless you first change from within yourself, you will be unable to lead others and, accordingly, lead change. That comment alone should make it clear that leadership starts from within, that is, from a self-consciousness process that eventually makes the person delve into their inner self, reassess their deepest beliefs and truths, and eventually awaken to their true, best self. In short, that is the conscious leadership journey, one that makes the leader transcend their own self in order to...

Companies and the financial world in general evolve and develop at the same pace as society. In particular, businesses are not indifferent to the greater sensitivity of a large number of citizens to issues related to sustainability or to the need that their actions be guided by the highest ethical standards. All this has led to the emergence of different expressions that combine concepts that in the past were very distinct, and sometimes even conflicting, such as green finance or...

For a while now, the term Corporate Social Responsibility has become quite common. However, companies should take into account the following aspects: Economical, since the shareholders expect to obtain financial results with the minimum risk. Social, according to what the society requests, more job security, better working conditions, among other concerns. Environmental, requests to control the impact of business activity and implement the circular economy within it. All this leads us to believe that a company will survive only if it...

Towards a Healthy Organization model   Currently, in the area of business and people management, the Healthy Organizations model is becoming increasingly relevant. From both the management and the consultancy and research scope, the activity dedicated to deepen the knowledge about the welfare at work, its possible causes and its desired consequences is increasing significantly. An example of this was the last congress held by the EAWOP: the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, in which the latest advances in the...

At present, organizations develop in political, economic and social environments and scenarios that are highly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, where it is necessary to adapt continuously. At the same time, the labour market has become increasingly demanding and competitive, and to face this, people must be more and more competent. To be competent means to develop a set of observable behaviors that are related to a good or excellent performance in a particular job and a particular organization. These behaviors are called...

  The essence of this concept comes from ‘rubbish.’In nature, organic waste from animals and plants falls to the ground, where decomposer organisms (bacteria and fungus) convert it into inorganic material used as nutrients. That is, organic matter is recycled and returned to the system from which emerged. The problem, however,started with humans and their interactions with nature.   Unfortunately, human beingshave expanded their ability to generate and accumulate litter.Over time, the problem has worsened as we increase our consumption, develop massive constructions,...

How are Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods and Corporate Social Responsibility related?   Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods (ADR) are those alternative mechanisms to a judicial process that seek to provide an appropriate or tailor-made solution to the parties involved in a particular conflict, at the time required and in the way it best suits their needs. There is a great number of ADR, since its foundation lies in the will of the parties, with the limit of legality. All of them have a...