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Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
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.
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” ...
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.
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
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 ...
What Kinds of Companies Go Public?
A firm's productivity and sales growth will peak when the firm goes public. Sales, capital expenditures, and other costs associated with the company's product and market continue to increase after a firm makes its IPO.
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.
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.