By STEVEN GREENHOUSE
Published: July 17, 2005
JIM SINEGAL, the chief executive of Costco Wholesale, the nation's fifth-largest
retailer, had all the enthusiasm of an 8-year-old in a candy store as he tore open the
container of one of his f
Why Globalization Is Good
Robyn Meredith and Suzanne Hoppough 04.23.07
Multinationals are trashed as exploiters of the poorest
people on the planet. Wrong, wrong, wrong
A ragtag army of save-the-world crusaders has spent years
decrying multinational corpo
The Only One: Being Black in the White Working World
By Camille Jackson, New Haven Advocate.
In fourth grade I sat in the back of the class with the other girls in our pressed plaid
uniforms. We passed notes and giggled, while our teacher droned on and on
April 20, 2011
Stumbling Into Bad Behavior
By MAX H. BAZERMAN and ANN E. TENBRUNSEL
ITS easy to look at big names like Warren E. Buffett, and big companies like Ernst and
Young, and be judgmental. Of course they overlooked ethical lapses. Why wouldnt
I had a situation recently when someone was honest but not very ethical. One of my neighbors
came to me one day and told me that he had been taking our newspaper from the mailbox early
in the morning and returning it before we wake up. He said he was doin
Rethinking the Social Responsibility of
A Reason debate featuring Milton Friedman, Whole Foods' John Mackey, and Cypress
Semiconductor's T.J. Rodgers.
October 2005 Print Edition Reason Magazine
Thirty-five years ago, Milton Friedman wrote a famou
Consumerism and its discontents
Materialistic values may stem from early insecurities and are linked to lower life
satisfaction, psychologists find. Accruing more wealth may provide only a partial
BY TORI DeANGELIS
Print version: page 52
BA3102 - Critical Listening & Reflection
1. What was the most interesting/important point you heard?
2. What, if anything, did you hear today that was inconsistent with your current beliefs?
3. How do this weeks readings tie into what you he
A New Kind of Company
B Corporations worry about stakeholders, not just shareholders.
From: Inc. Magazine, July 2007 | By: Hannah Clark
By almost any standard, Give Something Back is a thriving business. Launched in 1991
with $40,000 from two founders, th
February 22, 2009
After Losses, a Move to Reclaim Executives
By GRETCHEN MORGENSON
SHOULD executives get to keep lavish pay packages when the profits that
generated their compensation go up in smoke?
As the financial crisis deepens, what might have be
The Insufficiency of Honesty
From a book
Stephen L. Carter
A couple of years ago I began a university commencement address by
telling the audience that I was going to talk about integrity .The crowd broke
into applause. Applause! Just because they had
February 21, 2009
A Nation of Cowards?
By CHARLES M. BLOW
This began as a relatively quiet Black History Month. The biggest highlight was a 72year-old former Klansman scratching apologize to John Lewis for beating him up off
his bucket lis
What changed leisure footwear forever and created
the wonderful, hideous behemoth of contemporary
consumer culture? It's gotta be da shoes.
By Damien Cave
Aug 5, 2002 | I'm running toward the local sneaker outlet with cash in my hand and
April 5, 2011, 8:30 pm
By MARK BITTMAN
Mark Bittman on food and all things related.
Foodwise, among the most progressive cities in the country right now is Philadelphia,
where the alliance of a forward-thinking mayor and a 19-year-old non-profi
Analysis Paper #2
Due November 13
This is a group project. It has two parts. The first part is a group analysis paper, due
Nov. 13. The second part is a group presentation, in class, also on Nov. 13. Your
group presentation sho
Analysis Paper #1
Due October 9
This analysis paper involves a case analysis. You must first choose the case you
wish to analyze. You can find the cases on our Blackboard site, in the Assignments
folder. The folder contains 10 cases fro
BA 3102 Take-Home Final Exam
Due December 14
Instructions: Answer both Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is weighted 40% and Part 2 is 60%.
There is no page limit, but a suggested length is about 5 double spaced pages (for the entire
Reflection Paper #2 Instructions
Due October 23
Please reflect on the results of your Implicit Association Test. The test is on the web,
located at www.understandingprejudice.org/iat. Take the race and gender/career IAT
tests. You need not report
Reflection Paper #3 Instructions
Due December 4
Has the Go Green movement changed your daily life (e.g., shopping habits, how you
commute or dispose of waste etc.)?
- If so, in what way? And why do you do these things? Would any of the ethical
Group Evaluation Form
Instructions: Please rate your group members on each of the three criteria listed below.
Use this scale, and write the appropriate number in the space following each item:
Not what would be
expected of a fellow