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Here is an interesting article about how some unsuspecting companies have been "going green" in an effort to become more sustainable. This is an example of good corporate citizenship (5413).
This article appeared on the business ethics website after the CEO of Ecomom died of a self inflicted gun wound leaving the company in debt and disorganization. This is a trend and sometimes we are left to wonder how much ethics is ignored by those that oversee many organizations. (4808)
This Forbes article gives four pointers for maintaining business social responsibility and prosperity. 1. Establish Your Social Mission 2. Keep Your Mission Aligned 3. Build a Community 4. Don’t Forget Your Team SID#: 6653
This article describes three different models of corporate governance. The first model is the Anglo-US model that is based on a system of individual or institutional shareholders that are outsiders of the corporation. Second is the Japanese system whose members include the Japanese bank, the keiretsu, management and the government. The third model is the German model, which has a two-tiered board system that consists of a management board and a supervisory board.(0133)
An article found in the Business Ethics Magazine discusses how "many federal agencies are wading in to referee the online world" while businesses work on their social media policies.(Hyatt, 2010).
In an article in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), corporate social responsibility was listed as one of the motivators for four CEOs at for-profit managed care organizations. Their positivity about healthcare reform is reflected in the article. (0792)