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The Model Corporation: Part One. Introduction

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Filing lawsuits against public complaints

Forcing applicants to sign dispute-resolution agreements

Hiring illegal aliens

Implanting "spy" chips in products

Privacy-violation lawsuit settlements

Serious malpractice lawsuits

Serious product failures and liability settlements

Racial profiling and redlining

Selling returned merchandise as new

Sexual-harassment suits

Stonewalling investigations

Union busting.

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Can I name a great corporation today? I'm not about to try and then some day get egg on my face, like the pundits who touted Enron before its colossal fall and afterwards found their faces and stories displayed in Business Week. [1] Or like the now-defunct Business Ethics journal that published its five-year list of "best corporate citizens." At the top of it was Fannie May, charged at about the same time by the SEC of having violated its rules for years, and Fannie Mae was not the only undeserving company on the list.[2] Or, like GE that kept emerging as "the most admired company," yet "has a long history of unethical and illegal practices."[3]

Greatness is More than Money Deep

The Essence of Corporate Greatness

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I am a retired (1995)organizational psychologist who has since concentrated on the subjects of the collusion between government and corporations and matters of war and peace. I have just finished writing my final book (final because I am staring (more...)
 

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If there were no corrupt corporations there wou... by Gary Brumback on Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:22:16 PM
Gary, corporations, despite what the Supreme Court... by Hal O'Leary on Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 6:59:54 PM
Yes Hal, the bottom line is indeed corrosive and c... by Gary Brumback on Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 8:47:06 PM