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Managers should balance self-interest and altruism

Multiple studies confirm: Greedy CEOs are bad for business

That gut feeling many workers, laborers and other underlings have about their CEOs is spot on, according to three recent studies in the Journal of Management, the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies that say CEO greed is bad for business. 106 more words

Behavioral Economics

Mixed Priorities

Self interest can replace every single thought in my head.


Drought: “Agriculture, rural communities have borne the brunt of this”

Facing resistance to sweeping mandatory restrictions approved last week for urban water districts, California water board Chair Felicia Marcus defended the cuts as a matter of “self-interest” at a Senate hearing on Tuesday. 221 more words

Sacramento Update

False Dichotomy!

I have worked in all three economic sectors – public, private and voluntary and I am the same person now as when I worked in the public or private sectors. 352 more words

(Part 4 of 4) The Moral Case for Separating State and The Economy – What’s That About?

This is the fourth and final installment in our series “The Moral Case for Separating State and The Economy – What’s That About?” A condensed version of the four installments is available… 1,173 more words

Individual Rights


Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should not only look to your own interests,  399 more words