International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Full Length Research Paper

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) of business organizations in Niger State, Nigeria: An Islamic perspective

  Haliru Bala    
Department of Business Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria.
Email: E-mail: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 31 January 2012
  •  Published: 30 April 2012

Abstract

 

This paper examined an Islamic perspective of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of business organizations in Niger State, Nigeria. The study was conducted in Minna, Suleja, Kontagora and Bida towns of Niger State, Nigeria. Multi-stage and random sampling techniques were used in selecting 1,600 respondents of the study using staff of business organizations, investors, consumers and some people in the society. Information was gathered using primary and secondary data. Questionnaires were used to elicit information and were validated by experts. The data generated from the survey were subjected to descriptive analyses. The findings revealed that Islamic socio-economic rules and regulations have influence on corporate social responsibility to investors [x2 (4) = 3529.65; p<0.001]; to customers [x2 (4) = 4075.69; p<0.001], to employees [x2 (4) = 4236.19; p<0.001] and to society = [x2 (4) = 4265.19; p<0.001]. The study concluded that Islamic socio-economic system has influence on corporate social responsibility in Niger State, Nigeria.

 

Key words:    Nigeria, Niger State, Islamic, corporate social responsibility, customers, investors, employees, society.