Category Archives: business

Collaborative Features in Google Drive

In 1996 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, both students at Stanford University, began collaborating on a search engine called BackRub.  More than a year later in Septeber 1997, Google.com is registered as a domain name. The name “Google” is a … Continue reading

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Britex and Export Trade

The European Union (EU) is a political partnership that represents a cooperative economic relationship between 28 member countries. The member countries are composed of Central and Eastern Europe. The member countries work together to set policies and to promote their … Continue reading

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Staff Turnover among Behavioral Health Professionals

Webster’s dictionary defines employee turnover as “the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers.” The Bureau of Labor Statistics conducts a monthly survey designed to … Continue reading

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Role of Business According to the Social Responsibility Perspective

There are several business concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Baron reflects on two.  The first is Milton Friedman’s Profit Maximization.  Friedman’s views are based on the basic economic principle that the role of business within society is to “generate … Continue reading

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Corporate Accountability and Responsibility

The Enron scandal became public in 2001 and was followed by a long list of corporations that conducted unethical and illegal activities that negatively impacted the lives of millions of shareholders.  Kenneth Lay, founder of Enron, developed a management team … Continue reading

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CEO Compensation

According to the Summary of Legislation Proposed, Enacted and under Discussion, prepared by the institute for Policy Studies, disproportionate salaries for executives first became a concern in the early 1980s, about the same time that deep cuts in the top … Continue reading

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Role and Constitutional Foundation of News Media

What role does the news media play in our political system, and what are its constitutional foundations? Under a democratic government with a free press, the news media plays a powerful role because it shapes our view into the political … Continue reading

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