2022-02-09: Stakeholder theory as a way of seeing old things in a new light We have a host of big American companies that are doing it right from the standpoint of all their …

2022-02-08: Overheard at an academic conference “I remember I was starting up an escalator in a hotel and there were two young professors I didn’t …

2022-02-04: Fink's letters Do Larry Fink’s annual letters make a difference in the way big corporations do business? One …

2022-02-03: History has a way of repeating itself, in a different form. Although about 7,000 mergers were completed in 1968, fewer than 3,000 mergers were consummated in …

2022-02-02: “To increase shareholder value over time is the objective driving this enterprise.”

2020-12-09: I have had occasion recently to discuss the concept of self-regulation and how this may inure to the …

2020-09-23: Corporation words The principal sources for the development of the corporation in the ancient world come from ancient …

2020-09-08: Victor Hugo painting of the devilfish in ink.

2020-07-28: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Priorities for Action: Final Report. New York: McGraw-Hill, …

2020-07-27: Nike In the Global Economy, a speech by Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight on May 12, 1998 at the …

2020-07-25: Ferdinand Pecora. Cover of Time on June 12, 1933. He became the face of the Pecora Commission, which …

2020-07-24: Protests against Dow Chemical’s production of napalm for the war in Vietnam enveloped the …

2020-07-23: Juanita Kreps, Secretary of Commerce under Jimmy Carter between 1977-1979. She proposed a social …

2020-07-22: General Motors Corporation, Annual Report (1970).

2020-07-22: From Archie Carroll, “The Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility: Toward the Moral …

2020-07-21: Senator Estes Kefauver on the cover of Time on March 12, 1951.

2020-07-15: Adolf Berle gives a speech at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, circa 1950.

2020-07-10: Organizational chart from Alfred Chandler, Jr. The Visible Hand (1977).