A wise observer said: “The heart of the American Capitalistic System is the publicly-owned corporation…what investors invest their money in, what markets have as inventory, what we all can participate in as capitalists... [more]
Oh, glorious Black Friday – the much-awaited day after Thanksgiving, when retailers open their doors at 4 a.m., 6 a.m. and so on. Hordes of shoppers rush in to the retail floors to snap up bargains. Bringing bright smiles to... [more]
No free lunch! No free lunch! No free lunch! We should paste this phrase on imported goods, post it in classrooms and living rooms, and slap a sticker on the front door of retail stores. And let’s teach this to our kids when... [more]
For years after WW II the American Dollar was the currency of choice around the world — in little Costa Rica the dollar is still welcomed by cab drivers and hotel bellhops and merhants. But for how long…as the dollar c... [more]
Wise business leaders keep their eye on the state attorneys general — if the federal government can’t or won’t move to protect consumers, the AGs often will make the moves. Investigations and oversight can... [more]
Commentary on Business & Society Gather round, kiddies, for a nostalgic view of the airline industry and its exciting early days. Airlines and the cities they headquarter in are very importawnt business partners! Back i... [more]
Commentary on Corporate Governance and Accountability… Three cheers for Chicago United — for hi;ghlighting the issues and sending a list of qualified men and women of color to the executives and board chairs at ... [more]
Commentary on Corporate Governance, Investing and Political Accountability Watch this trend closely — could be a freight train pounding through Corporate America in proxy season 2008 and beyond. (“Last year, a M... [more]
Commentary on Accountability — and Building and Preserving Trust Good advice / information sharing from author Steve Watkins in IDB for tomorrow’s leaders of corporate, public and social sector organizations. An... [more]
Commentary on Accountability — or lack thereof, in several places This story SCREAMS off the pages of the newspaper — read me! This episode is all about Accountability! Or lack of…enough to go aroun... [more]
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