Tag Archives: Corporations

The $1 CEO

This past week Meg Whitman (formerly CEO of eBay) was hired to take over as CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP).  In light of the Harvard article by former P&G CEO A.G. Lafley, I thought it was interesting when it was announced … Continue reading

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The world’s ending but f*ck it. We’re still rich, right?

The past couple of weeks in MGMT 312 have seen a lot of discussion of the 2008 financial crisis. We read several intriguing articles, and were presented a case study of AIG, the insurance company that received an $85 billion … Continue reading

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Free to Choose?

In the article “The Social Responsibility of a Business is to Increase Profit” Milton Friedman presents the idea that a corporation is fulfilling its “social responsibility” by using its resources to increase production and to improve growth.  Some would argue … Continue reading

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