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Starbucks From some of the articles that we have read for this week, we have read how due to a lack of education in moral ethics, there are many corrupt executives. Robert Giacalone, in his article, A Transcendent Business Education for the 21 st Century , mentions that we should help students think beyond profitability and self-interest and balance self-interest with responsibility with others. We believe that the key issue in the article, Starbucks and Conservation International , can be summarized by Orin Smith’s quote at the beginning of the article in which he states, “Aligning self-interest to social responsibility is the most powerful way to sustaining a company’s success.” Some points from Giacalone’s article can be applied very well to this case. Robert Giacalone mentions that we are still trying to train students to act ethically and not just seek personal gain. When they learn how to work and pursue transcendent goals, they will learn how to treat employees in their care with respect and dignity. Starbucks, in its
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