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Student Number 92431010
Author Li-chin Kuo(郭麗琴)
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Department Executive Master of Business Administration
Year 2005
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document Master's Thesis
Language English
Title A Quantitative Exploration of the Correlations and Effects between Sustainability and Profitability
Date of Defense 2005-12-14
Page Count 68
Keyword
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Correlation and Effect
  • financial performance
  • Profitability
  • Quantitative Exploration
  • Sustainability
  • Abstract 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.
    Table of Content CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION1
    1-1 Background1
    1-2 Research Motivation and Objective2
    1-3 Research Schema3
    CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW4
    2-1 Sustainability4
    2-2 Profitability8
    2-3 Linkage of Sustainability and Profitability9
    CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH DESIGN15
    3-1 Model Framework15
    3-2 Operational Definitions16
    3-3 Structures and Hypotheses19
    3-4 Data Scope22
    3-5 Data Analysis Tools22
    CHAPTER 4 RESEARCH FINDINGS24
    4-1 Descriptive Statistics24
    4-2 Correspondent Profiles of Sustainability and Profitability26
    4-3 Verification of the Industry and Size Effects28
    4-4 The Correlations and Effects between Sustainability and Profitability32
    CHAPTER 5 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION47
    5-1 Conclusions47
    5-2 Discussions47
    5-3 Research Limitations47
    5-4 Suggestions of Future Research47
    REFERENCES47
    APPENDIXES47
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  • Dong-shang Chang(張東生)
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    Date of Submission 2005-12-19

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