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Creative Capitalism

Crowdsourcing Creativity -- Is This Any Way to Get Ahead?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Russell C. Smith

One of the ways people and companies have altered the rules of the online marketplace is by embracing the practice of crowdsourcing creativity, often with questionable results.

Capitalism's Seven Debtly Sins

Simon Mainwaring | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Simon Mainwaring

We are possibly in for the same economic meltdown that ricocheted around the world, driven by the same moral meltdown that preceded and precipitated it. I describe this as a meltdown of values as capitalism's "seven debtly sins."

Creative Capitalism, a CEO's Viewpoint

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 06.14.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

Corporate social responsibility is a strategic weapon. If you're not doing CSR, then you're not going to be as successful, and you're not truly engaged with all your team members.

Overthinking to Stinking: The Dangers of Overly Complicated Marketing

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

A unique marketing idea is like a rock on the side of a riverbank. It has flat spots and rough spots and points and dips and crags and a host of things that make it different from the rest.

Microcredit As Part of the Solution: Yunus Spreads Grameen in the U.S.

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The crowds in the U.S. waiting to hear Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and founder of the Grameen bank for the poor, are growing la...

Meaningful Capitalism: Change We Can Believe In

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

"The Times They Are A-Changin," sang Bob Dylan, which is one of his most famous title tracks for it captured the spirit of social and political upheav...

Creative Capitalism, (RED) And A Time To Try, And Believe In, A New Way.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce

The next time you hear someone talk about an idea like (RED) or Purple Dog Tag remember: we live in a capitalistic society and the bottom line matters.

Face-off: Is Gates Right On Creative Capitalism?

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told the corporate and governmental bigwigs in attenda...

Is Corporate Altruism Viable in a Competitive Economy?

Gary Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Becker

It is very difficult for companies to pursue other goals than profits when they face tough competition, and when the behavior of their competitors is driven solely by profits.

Bill Gates' Misguided Capitalism

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
William Easterly

Gates' attacks the system that has historically done the most to alleviate poverty -- traditional capitalism -- in favor of an implausible alternative -- a third way that mixes profits and altruism.

Gates Calls For "Creative Capitalism" At Davos

Wall Street Journal | Robert A. Guth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Free enterprise has been good to Bill Gates. But later today, the Microsoft Corp. chairman will call for a revision of capitalism. In a speech at the...