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Professor Ed Freeman – The New Story of Business: Towards a More Responsible Capitalism

By Esther Jan We have all heard it before – the predominant negative narrative that businesses are all out to make a buck. That the primary role of business is to maximize profits for shareholders. That most business leaders operate in a “greed is good” paradigm, along with any other number…

By Jordan Hodgkins-
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Professor Ed Freeman: It Is Time to Replace the Old Story of Business With a New Narrative

By Esther Jan Commonly referenced as the foremost scholar on stakeholder theory and business ethics, Professor R. Edward Freeman is perhaps best known for his award-winning book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach, first published in 1984 and reissued in 2010 by Cambridge University Press. Contrary to the traditional view…

By Jordan Hodgkins-
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IBiS Shares Knowledge of Stakeholder Theory, Sustainability Practices in Copenhagen

The Scandinavian region has a strong history of sustainability.  As a whole, its businesses have a shared vision of balancing environmental, societal, and economic performances, as well as ensuring that operations positively impact surrounding communities.  Scandinavian companies are disproportionately well-represented in the major sustainability performance indicators including the Dow…

By Allison Elias-
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Strategic Changes Should Take Context Into Account

In his January 5th “Case in Point” for the Washington Post, “Strategic Changes Should Take Context Into Account,” Assistant Professor Bidhan “Bobby” Parmar explains why business leaders’ initiatives for change often fail.  He demonstrates that leaders need to consider an organization’s ecosystem when implementing their strategic plans.  From reading…

By Allison Elias-
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