University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Republic of Serbia

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Republic of Serbia

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Republic of Serbia


The role and importance of socially responsible business in the last few years has been recognized in various economic activities. In addition to its importance in various economic activities, corporate social responsibility plays an important role for sustainable development. The aim of the work is based on the examination of the achieved level of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in large organizations in R. Serbia in relation to in relation to the sector, economic activity, type of ownership, level of business on the market. The research was conducted in the period from 2019 to 2021 on the territory of the Republic of Serbia, in which 165 large organizations participated. Statistical techniques of the Mann Whitney non-parametric test were used in the paper using a statistical program (SPSS version 25.0). By reviewing the professional and scientific literature on corporate social responsibility, also through the analysis of the obtained results, the authors proved that the hypothesis was partially confirmed between the average dimensions of CSR and by sector, economic activity, type of ownership, level of business in the market. Statistically significant differences exist in the level of corporate social responsibility in organizations in Serbia in relation to economic activity, between company headquarters, between types of companies, while there are no statistically significant differences in the level of CSR in organizations in Serbia in relation to the sector, the level of business on the market.


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