Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stephen L. Carter: If You Like NC Corporate Boycotts, You Favor Corporate Free Speech Rights

This piece by Yale law professor Stephen L. Carter is an interesting contribution to the debate over corporate personhood and the legal and constitutional rights that attach to corporate entities. Carter’s commentary and its included hypothetical case scenario militate toward

Stephen L. Carter: If You Like NC Corporate Boycotts, You Favor Corporate Free Speech Rights

This piece by Yale law professor Stephen L. Carter is an interesting contribution to the debate over corporate personhood and the legal and constitutional rights that attach to corporate entities. Carter’s commentary and its included hypothetical case scenario militate toward

Why Hurt NC Businesses Over NC’s Transgender Bathroom Law?

Boycotts are notorious blunt instruments of change. Boycotts try to change an organization’s behaviour by imposing financial sanctions in the form of a reduction in business income. Inevitably, innocent parties get hurt. The author of the piece below is pointing

Why Hurt NC Businesses Over NC’s Transgender Bathroom Law?

Boycotts are notorious blunt instruments of change. Boycotts try to change an organization’s behaviour by imposing financial sanctions in the form of a reduction in business income. Inevitably, innocent parties get hurt. The author of the piece below is pointing

Equal Pay Day: What Does the Gender Pay Gap Actually Tell Us?

Although polemical, this piece by American Enterprise Institute economist Mark J. Perry invites its reader to engage in critical thinking about what the gender pay gap – the percentage difference in median earnings between men and women – does and

Equal Pay Day: What Does the Gender Pay Gap Actually Tell Us?

Although polemical, this piece by American Enterprise Institute economist Mark J. Perry invites its reader to engage in critical thinking about what the gender pay gap – the percentage difference in median earnings between men and women – does and

State Bows to Corporate Pressure

This seems like a clear good-news/bad-news story. On one hand, the State of Georgia is repealing a discriminatory law. On the other hand, the government of the state of Georgia bowed pressure from a tiny group of powerful corporations. If

State Bows to Corporate Pressure

This seems like a clear good-news/bad-news story. On one hand, the State of Georgia is repealing a discriminatory law. On the other hand, the government of the state of Georgia bowed pressure from a tiny group of powerful corporations. If

Shareholder Primacy, CSR, & Business Schools

Do business schools put too much emphasis on maximizing shareholder value? Here’s a new article on that question, from Journal of Business Ethics. (The editors of Business Ethics Journal Review would welcome scholarly commentaries aimed at this interesting piece.) >>>

Shareholder Primacy, CSR, & Business Schools

Do business schools put too much emphasis on maximizing shareholder value? Here’s a new article on that question, from Journal of Business Ethics. (The editors of Business Ethics Journal Review would welcome scholarly commentaries aimed at this interesting piece.) >>>

A Women-Friendly Alternative to Uber?

A very interesting new Uber-like venture is starting soon, providing cars driven BY women FOR women. Charges of sexism are sure to arise, even if the sexism here is based on actual data about how likely men are to commit

A Women-Friendly Alternative to Uber?

A very interesting new Uber-like venture is starting soon, providing cars driven BY women FOR women. Charges of sexism are sure to arise, even if the sexism here is based on actual data about how likely men are to commit

Bribery & Whistleblowing: Responsibility at the Top

Lots of room for blame at the top here. The board member got herself into the headline, but it’s also worth noting the quote by the CEO who admitted that the company’s agent in India had probably bribed someone, but

Bribery & Whistleblowing: Responsibility at the Top

Lots of room for blame at the top here. The board member got herself into the headline, but it’s also worth noting the quote by the CEO who admitted that the company’s agent in India had probably bribed someone, but