Ideas Worth Teaching
~ October 25, 2018  ~
-- Case Study --
Franklin and Marshall College: Jeffrey S. Podoshen, Sarah Wheaton

Unilever's efforts around body positivity have met with both criticism and praise. How can socially-focused campaigns avoid the risks of "genderwashing"?
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The Guardian: Kwame Anthony Appiah

Has meritocracy become what it tried to destroy, a "mechanism for the dynastic transmission of wealth and privilege across generations"?
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Rice Business Wisdom: Shiva Sivaramakrishnan

How do incentives shape board members' actions, and what short- and long-term shifts help them keep the best interests of stakeholders in mind?
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What are the challenges and potential benefits of disruption? This collection of interviews asks innovators how they work toward radical and positive change.
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Entrepreneur: Rebekah Iliff

Socially-minded campaigns are easy to create but hard to live by. What does it mean for a company to fully embrace diversity and inclusion?
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As the insurance industry moves to consider climate risk a core issue, how can it encourage the rest of us to follow suit?
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