Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?
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Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?


All of the speakers from “The Rise of the Sharing Economy” http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/tp/tp130902the_rise_of_the_shar added great value to the program because of the speakers’ diversity in viewpoints and backgrounds. This also brought controversy and discussion, which allowed listeners to form personal opinions on matters because we were able to hear many different perspectives on the same topic. That … Continue reading

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Should We Feel Bad About This?


“Retraction” brings up numerous issues concerning decision making for stakeholders and shareholders. For this blog post, I am going to reflect on three decisions that were brought about throughout “Retraction” concerning Mike Daisey as a manager, the managers at “This American Life”, and Apple’s top managers. First, it is clear throughout the podcast that TAL … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ Socially Responsible Business


Starbucks Corporation has built a reputation connected to “green” practices and conscious business decisions that benefit everyone from the corporation’s employees to the farmers where the coffee is grown. For example, Starbucks actively advertises their high rankings in Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For” 2012 as well as their pride in taking a holistic approach … Continue reading