Responsible Entrepreneurship, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series on the topic of management, aims to introduce key elements of both entrepreneurship and ethics with convincing arguments in support of sustainable development, corporate social…
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I works for Rothlin Ltd. for 3 years as a Project Manager. Rothlin International Management Consulting, Ltd. (Rothlin Ltd.) is a socially responsible management consulting firm located in Beijing and in Hong Kong. We represent a diverse, international team who has come together to work towards the development of new paradigms in the application of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in China. Our pledge is to sustainably inspire, empower, evolve and advance the dialogue between corporate interests and stakeholder rights about CSR towards the common good.
Today we can accurately measure happiness and we know much more about its causes, says Professor Layard. It turns out that simply getting richer is often not enough for real happiness, so many policymakers are focusing on people's reported satisfaction with their lives. But it's not enough for individuals to pursue their own happiness. For the good of society as a whole they must strive for the happiness of others as well, which will also make them happier.
Automation is causing the greatest shift in human history and will put millions of Americans out of work, says entrepreneur and 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. His solution? Put human values before GDP and provide a universal basic income of $1,000 a month, funded by a 10 percent value-added tax (VAT). This is not a government program, he argues, but a dividend given to we the people, who are the owners of this country.
Professional diplomats are made not born, says Nicholas Kralev of the Washington International Diplomatic Academy. It's not enough to be a people person: training is needed in specific skills. Sadly, many Americans don't realize how diplomats' successes or failures can affect their own security and prosperity. Even U.S. presidents often don't appreciate the Foreign Service. And under Trump, State Department professionals are leaving in droves.