Be Nice
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Be Nice


I read the blog post titled “The hidden costs of letting workers act like jerks,” which discussed civility in a work place. This post mentions studies performed by researchers Christine Porath and Amir Erez on how uncivil behavior can affect the creativity and performance of individuals. They discovered that people who experience rudeness do not … Continue reading

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Tweeter


One story that has caught my attention in the past few weeks was Twitter announcing its Initial Public Offering. Twitter made the announcement last Thursday in form of a tweet. The announcement sent the Internet into a furry wondering how the decision to go public will go for the social media juggernaut. Many comparisons were … Continue reading

Who Motivates Corporate Social Responsibility?
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Who Motivates Corporate Social Responsibility?


In this course thus far the class has grappled with corporate ideologies, practices, and goals. Stakeholder and shareholder ideologies debate over what the goals of the organization should be, and who should have the power to reinvest in society: upper management or the stockholders? Jensen proposes that focusing on long-range goals like sustainability will keep … Continue reading