As Dale Carnegie said, “You’ll have more fun and success when you stop trying to get what you want and start helping other people get what they want.”
There are now fifty million refugees displaced by war and conflict, the largest number since the end of World War II. NGOs have to focus on the politics of the issue as well as respond to the humanitarian needs involved.
The business judgment rule offers directors some protection, but it is not an all-purpose shield against claims based on dereliction of duty, let alone disloyalty or self-dealing.
2015 “Selfie Awards” Salute Philanthropic Narcissism (Recipients Boycott Ceremony…but Need Not Be Present to Win)
In this face-off between entrenched, self-regarding foundations and a group of young upstarts out to rattle the status quo, the latter inevitably win the fight. Add a dollop of social media, and all bets are off.
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Add billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II to the list of people who think they have a better way of rating and ranking corporations for their social responsibility—and, in the course of which, elevate their behavior and market attractiveness.
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