Arthur Andersen: The Rise and Fall
Paper 2

Arthur Andersen: The Rise and Fall


“In the beginning, Andersen became successful because it followed clear guidelines and molded first-rate accountants…Together, growth and drift from core services challenged accountability and leadership.  The decisions the firm’s leaders made at each point sent the firm down an ever more tangled path and, ultimately, to the firm’s collapse” (Squires, 22). Introduction Arthur Andersen was … Continue reading

Whole Foods Market: Can consumers be selfish and help society at the same time?
Paper 2 and haiku (blog 8)

Whole Foods Market: Can consumers be selfish and help society at the same time?


Happily healthy Whole Foods really has it all? I will soon find out. In Paper 2, I will investigate Whole Foods Market and its mission, business model, and relationship between what the company portrays as truly important to its mission and what its actions are really telling customers. After reading Josée Johnston’s article called “The … Continue reading

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Monsanto the terrible


When I read the blog prompt about American food supply, I instantly thought about the publicized scandals regarding Monsanto’s use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the agricultural system spread across the US. The movie Food Inc.(2009) made these scandals known to Americans and the reactions were ones of surprise and shock. Unfortunately, the amount of … Continue reading

“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama
You're what you eat (Blog 7)

“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama


Last semester I took a course about food injustice and insecurity, and I learned about the politics, policies, and management of our food supply.  Before taking this course I was utterly unaware of the term “food deserts.”  I am now a staunch believer that your geographic location determines access and availability to nutritious food.   Food … Continue reading