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Corporate Speech and Stakeholders

At a recent discussion on the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case at the University of Virginia, a speaker stated that most publicly traded companies do not contribute to political campaigns and political action committees. The reasons the speaker … Continue reading

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Are We Oversimplifying Value?

by Andrew Wicks and Jeffrey Harrison The notion of value is often overly simplified and narrowed to focus on economic returns (i.e. shareholder returns). Stakeholder Theory provides an appropriate lens for considering a more complex perspective of the value that … Continue reading

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To Whom is a Corporation Responsible?

Guest post by Patricia Werhane, Olsson Center Senior Fellow and Professor at DePaul University The evolution of stakeholder theory, from the 19th century prioritization of owners or shareholders to the late 20th century stakeholder perspective, reflects how companies affect or … Continue reading

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