Unformatted text preview: As evidenced by recent crises sparked by poor behavior at some of the world's largest companies, Seidman explained that today’s corporations have the power to do a lot of harm. Millions of people, often on a global scale, can be affected by the misguided practices of a single company. However, interconnectedness also gives corporations the power to do a great deal of good. By promising employees and communities more than just useful products or steady earnings, but instead standing for something greater, corporations can have a true impact on the well-being of the global society. “Interconnectedness entails moral and ethical interdependence,” Seidman says. [Seidman is Chairman and CEO of LRN, a company that helps create ethical corporate cultures, and author of “HOW: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything…in Business and in Life.”]...
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- Fall '08