International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Corporate Social Responsibility in Supply Chain Management: Thai Auto Parts Industry
Thanyaphat Muangpan, Mana Chaowarat

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a key operation to achieve the important goal of business sustainability. The UN Global Compact developed the ten principles of CSR with the aim of achieving corporate sustainability which will bring about long-term benefits for the operation of the business. Also, supply chain management (SCM) has increased in importance as the key operation for developing value added for increased customer satisfaction and reduced business costs; however, the management also has an effect upon the environmental and social surroundings. Therefore, the integration of CSR in SCM needs to be developed to create operational guidelines for best practice within companies throughout the industrial sector. This paper aims to test the conceptual framework which is reviewed through the five main dimensions from ten principles of CSR and the SCOR model of SCM in order to develop the principle model of CSR in SCM using a case study in the Thai auto parts industry. Survey research is applied in this study using questionnaires. Inferential statistical analysis using the partial least square of structural equation modeling was used for the data analysis involving study respondents whose work is related to the ISO and SCM departments. The findings, confirmatory results of the conceptual framework, and structural equation model of CSR in SCM are presented with five main dimensions and 31 indicators with the aim of achieving corporate sustainability. The industrial sector and the companies within it can apply these guidelines to establish sustainable operational strategies and sustainable policies to create sustainable operations for the company management aiming for business sustainability.

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