Social Accountability 8000 standard as a contemporary challenge in HR management

Agnieszka Michalak


This study is aimed at presenting the requirements of the Social Accountability 8000 standard as the only certifiable standard in the corporate accountability area. Standard implementation is a significant challenge for many entities. This article discusses the areas where SA8000 implementation is most difficult and offers some practical tips, useful for further standard  implementation. Workplace relations and care about the business ethics should be the foundation of any responsible business operations.


corporate social accountability, ethical culture, SA8000, management system, ethics, ethical standard, human resource management

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