CHAPTER 2 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1) How did Pfizer help make the Flushing Avenue subway station safer?2) What drug that prevents trachoma does Pfizer donate to African countries?3) What new stage of capitalism believes that corporations could be & should be a majorforce for resolving environmental & social concerns in the 21st century?4) Milton Friedman believes there is but one social responsibility for corporate executives.What does he believe they must do?5) Why did John & Horace Dodge sue Henry Ford?6) What court case still stands for the legal principle that managers & directors have alegal duty to put shareholders interests above all others & no legal authority to serve anyother interests?7) What is the name of the principle that the above has come to be known as?8) What is the goal of the Kyoto Protocol?9) Who is the worlds second largest oil company & the largest single supplier of oil & gasin the US?10) What oil-drilling site do astronauts report being able to see from space at night?11) 80% of the worlds population that lives in developing countries represents only what% of the global market for drugs?12) What are some of the psychopathic traits used to characterize corporations?
“BUSINESS LEADERS TODAY SAY THEIR COMPANIES CARE ABOUT MORE THAN PROFIT & LOSS, THAT THEYFEEL RESPONSIBLE TO SOCIETY AS A WHOLE NOT JUST THEIR SHAREHOLDERS.” AGREE/DISAGREE
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