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GVV Curriculum: Home Page

(Available to all users) Introduction, Annotated Table of Contents, Teaching Modules

Author: Gentile, Mary C.
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Source: Giving Voice to Values Curriculum Initiative
Publication Year: 2009

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Giving Voice to Values (GVV) is an innovative research and curriculum development project, launched by The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program and Yale School of Management. This page serves as the homepage for Faculty for GVV materials...

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Market Failures

Author: Goodwin, Neva
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education's Corporate Governance and Accountability Project
Publication Year: 2006

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Economists recognize that markets lead to efficiency and the social good only under certain conditions. This collection, prepared by the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, describes seven causes of market failure and provides cases and readings related to each.

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Preparing to be the Stakeholder Relationship Manager: The Case of Wal-Mart

Authors: Scully, Maureen; Roberts, Alex
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2007

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This Teaching Module now includes a Teaching Note for Faculty. The job description for Wal-Mart's recently created "Senior Director for Stakeholder Management" seeks "an innovative, out-of-the-box thinker" who can work on the company's commitments in areas including labor and wages, health care, product sourcing, and the environment. Are business schools today training leaders who could fill this role?

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Giving Voice to Values Curriculum: Home Page

(Available to all users) Introduction, Annotated Table of Contents, Teaching Modules

Author: Gentile, Mary C.
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers; Syllabi
Source: Giving Voice to Values Curriculum Initiative
Publication Year: 2009

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Drawing on both the actual experiences of business practitioners as well as cutting edge social science and management research, Giving Voice to Values fills a long-standing and critical gap in business education by expanding the definition of what it means to teach business ethics.

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Mining and Metals: Five Issues with Broad Implications

Authors: Shattuck, Rachel; Scully, Maureen
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2008

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The mining and metals industry offers many challenging questions and useful lessons for MBA students. This teaching module helps professors raise these topics in the classroom by bringing together a variety of different materials from different sources that can be used both as background reading and as the focus of class discussion...

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Wal-Mart: A Progressive Success Story

Author: Furman, Jason
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: The Center for American Progress
Publication Year: 2005

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This article reviews the economic evidence on the impact of Wal-Mart on consumers, the impact of Wal-Mart on its workers and workers in the retail sector, and the impact of public subsidies on Wal-Mart...

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The Shakedown: Should Customer Strategy Solutions Pay Off the Tax Officials?

(Public Goods Example 2: A Good Legal System)

Author: Bodrock, Phil
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2005

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Customer Strategy Solutions, a California-based developer of order fulfillment systems, is facing a shakedown. Six months after the firm's CEO, Pavlo Zhuk, set up a software development center in Kiev, local bureaucrats say the company hasn't filed all the tax schedules it should have...

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Hong Kong's Financial Crisis 1997-1998

(Problems of Expectations Example: Market Bubbles)

Authors: Cascales, Maria J.; Whitman, John
Product Type: Cases
Source: Asia Case Research Center, School of Business, University of Hong Kong
Publication Year: 1999

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The Asian miracle turned into a nightmare in 1997. Thailand triggered the region's free-fall when the baht was delinked from the US dollar in July. This sent other Asian currencies tumbling as speculators took advantage of profit opportunities...

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RJR Nabisco

Author: Ruback, Richard S.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 2006

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This case gives students the opportunity to explore issues facing the board of directors in a leveraged buyout...

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Microsoft: Competing on Talent (A)

Author: Bartlett, Christopher A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2005

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Describes the evolution of Microsoft's human resource philosophies, policies, and practices and how they were used as a core of the company's competitive advantage. In particular, the case focuses on how Microsoft has tried to retain its ability to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain first class talent as it grew from a start-up to a global behemoth...

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