Ideas Worth Teaching
~ April 19, 2018  ~
PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION
The Brookings Institution: Lynn A. Stout

We are deeply saddened by the death of Lynn Stout, Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law at Cornell Law School and member of the Aspen Business & Society Program's Board of Advisors. As this archive piece from Brookings shows, she was a courageous advocate for clarity about the purpose of the corporation, better corporate governance, and redefining business success. Read more about Lynn and her work.
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BUSINESS ETHICS
Fast Company: Michael Grothaus

Facebook isn't the first company to stumble in a crisis. How can lessons from those experiences help future leaders do better?
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FUTURE OF WORK
The Guardian: Peter C. Baker

What are we really talking about when we talk about the minimum wage?
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Racism and bias are bigger than one business. How can companies continue to make a difference after the cameras stop rolling?
INNOVATION
1A: Joshua Johnson, Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms

The stakes are high and outcomes uncertain: How does the "new" power to make change through participatory action impact business and society, for better or worse?
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FUTURE OF CAPITALISM
Free Press Online: Christine Parrish

How can businesses save the world and thrive while doing so? Short answer: purpose.
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