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April 30th, 2015

The Social Responsibility of Business

What is a company’s corporate social responsibility? Businesses enhance the common good in a number of ways: providing good employment, producing needed goods and services, and creating wealth. “Their potential to do this is so great, in fact, that the prosperity of a modern society can be...

September 13th, 2013

Rethinking Milton Friedman

In the not so distant past, the interests of a company, its employees and the community were closely aligned. Today, shareholder interests and the bottom line reign. While companies continue to post record profits, workers face high unemployment and stagnant wages. Is it time to re-examine...

January 15th, 2013

Management Is (Still) Not Leadership

John Kotter argues that the words "management" and "leadership" are not interchangeable. He offers three primary misconceptions and explains that while leadership is needed at every level, over-management is not the key to success.

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace