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John Bieler Professor Corrigan Business 100 05L 20 January 2007 Electronic Arts Stakeholders and How Business is Externally Affected Background Information on Electronic Arts Electronic Arts (EA) is a publically traded corporation founded by Trip Hawkins in 1982. EA’s headquarters is currently in Redwood City, California and employees 7,200 people worldwide. EA is the world's leading developer and publisher of entertainment software for gaming devices. EA is headed by CFO Lawrence Probst and turned $2.95 billion revenue for 2006. Electronic Arts’ Stakeholders and How Incorporated Edward Freeman’s stakeholder theory suggests that a corporation has an obligation to every stake holding group. A stake holder is a person or organization that has an interest in a business. A wide range of stakeholders exists for even for a single business. Milton Friedman would argue the only stake holding group a business needs to be concerned with is its shareholders, and in addition turning a profit. As a make believe
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Northern Virginia Community College.

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Business 100 - John Bieler Professor Corrigan Business 100...

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