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The Benefits of Employee Volunteering
Employee Volunteering helps companies build partnerships with their community. Employees, community organizations and the public at large, all benefit from the give-and-take relationships.
Four Ways Firms Are Making a Difference in Developing Countries
If private enterprises provide public services in developing countries, managers need to be aware of the different strategies that can be used and the challenges that come with them.
Corporate Social Responsibility Does Not Say a Lot on the Responsibilities to Children
Corporate social responsibility among firms needs to address their impacts on children. It will help businesses manage their reputations in the public, as well as meet their own responsibilities to youth through their ...
What Do Corporations Have to Do with Fair Trade?
Corporations are meeting fair trade standards at a minimum to promote themselves as socially responsible companies. However, they do not help small producers and their communities as they promised.
Slavery Still Exists in Modern Business
Slavery is not over; and even though society condemns it, slave labour continues to be used in various companies around the world. Understanding the factors that enable slavery will help formulate solutions.
Drug Safety Is Influenced More by Business Interests Rather Than Public Health
The safety of pharmaceutical drugs in Canada is a concern. While Health Canada is given the power to measure safety and approve drugs, the process has its limits. There is a growing trend towards practicing “risk management” ...
When Buyers and Suppliers Work Together, the Environment Wins
When buyers collaborate with their suppliers, the suppliers are more likely to invest in technologies that not only react to environmental problems but prevent them. These investments have benefits for both the suppliers ...
Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
How Can You Attract Angel Investors to Your Business?
Today, business angels use a shortcut method to cut down the new business ventures eligible for funding. Entrepreneurs should consider how these decisions are made when they seek financing.
A Manager's Control System Has an Impact on Salespeople
The specific kind of control system which a manager uses can have a great impact on a salesperson.