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Responsibility and Business Ethics

Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To)

An expert on business strategy offers a pragmatic take on how businesses of all sizes balance the competing demands of profitability and employment with sustainability.The demands and stresses on companies only grow as executives face a multitude of competing business goals. Their stakeholders are interested in corporate profits...

How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

Former Internet entrepreneur Andrew Keen was among the earliest to write about the dangers that the Internet poses to our culture and society. His 2007 book The Cult of the Amateur was critical in helping advance the conversation around the Internet, which has now morphed from a tool providing efficiencies and opportunities for ...

Animal Oppression and Capitalism

Most traditional narratives portray humanity's use of other animals as natural and necessary for human social development and present the idea that capitalism is generally a positive force in the world. But is this worldview accurate, or just a convenient, easy-to-accept way to ignore what is really happening--a systematic oppre...

Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America

The first consumer credit bureaus appeared in the 1870s and quickly amassed huge archives of deeply personal information. Today, the three leading credit bureaus are among the most powerful institutions in modern life—yet we know almost nothing about them. Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion are multi-billion-dollar corporations t...

The Nature of Leadership (3rd Edition)

With contributions by leading scholars in the field, The Nature of Leadership, Third Edition begins with an overview of the major schools of leadership, examining individual differences, followership, relational leadership, and team leadership. The text then delves into important and timely topics such as social cognition, gende...

Cyber Fraud: The Web of Lies

"In 2016, Seely published a book on Amazon about the thriving and insanely lucrative underground business of fake online reviews. He’s agreed to let KrebsOnSecurity republish the entire e-book"From https://krebsonsecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Cyber-Fraud-Book-KrebsEditionBWR.pdf, linked at https://krebsonsecurity.com/2...

Why Leadership Sucks™ Volume 2: The Pain, Pitfalls, and Challenges of Servant Leadership Fundamentals

In this day and age, we talk about leadership and more and more books are available on the subject than ever before. The single keyword 'leadership' offers up more than 640 million search results on Google alone, and via the internet we can access leadership courses (like mine on Udemy.com) and online information more quickly an...

Death by HR: How Affirmative Action Cripples Organizations

Over a third of adults under 35 now live with their parents. Young men are working much less and playing video games much more as they fail to find good jobs, and the rates of marriage and family formation are way down. More people of all ages have given up trying to find a job. Meanwhile, companies report a shortage of skilled ...

The making of Donald Trump

"Covering the long arc of Trump's career, Johnston tells the full story of how a boy from a quiet section of Queens, NY would become an entirely new, and complex, breed of public figure. Trump is a man of great media savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and political clout. Yet his career has been plagued by legal troubles and mountin...