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The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in Food Incidents
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  • Journal title : Journal of Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Volume 30, Issue 4,  2015, pp.315-322
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety
  • DOI : 10.13103/JFHS.2015.30.4.315
 Title & Authors
The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in Food Incidents
Lim, Jeehyun; Yoon, Yohan; Lee, Soomin; Youn, Hyewon;
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This study was performed to investigate the influence of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity on corporate image and repurchase intention (pre and post measure) after the news of food incident. A questionnaire survey was carried out for 235 college students in Seoul, Korea. The participants were given an instruction with CSR activity of company in food industry and completed the survey. We collected the survey and did the statistical analysis by SPSS. The result of this study was as follows: Significant differences (p < 0.05) were found between the two groups, one was aware of corporation`s CSR activity and the other was not. The ranges of score of each question on corporate images after and before providing CSR information were 3.21-3.94 and 3.89-4.62, respectively. Also, the ranges of score of each question on repurchase intention after and before providing CSR information were 3.11-4.64 and 3.60-4.67, respectively. Thus, the result confirms that the previous studies` conclusion which explains CSR can shield consumers` negative attitude toward the company. The finding of this study emphasizes the importance of CSR activity to the companies in food industry and the need for making public awareness of CSR activity.
Corporate Social Responsibility;Corporate image;Repurchase intention;Food incident;
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