Issue 28 - Published Nov. 7, 2006
The Capitalist Manifesto: Managing the Rise of Citizen Investors The Capitalist Manifesto: Managing the Rise of Citizen Investors
By Stephen Davis, Jon Lukomnik, David Pitt-Watson

Published Nov. 7, 2006 10:06 a.m. - The citizen investor is you. Me. Uncle Joe. With our investment comes the power to demand better of the corporations we invest in. This revolution in corporate ownership demands a revolution in corporate management, and this manifesto shows how to get it done. ...
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The Seven Principles of Privacy: Protect Your Customers’ Privacy Ethically, Not Legally The Seven Principles of Privacy: Protect Your Customers’ Privacy Ethically, Not Legally
By David Holtzman

Published Nov. 7, 2006 9:52 a.m. - Technology is endangering our privacy. Every company that we do business with holds a representation of ourselves somewhere in their data stores. Because laws make poor privacy guidelines, David Holtzman presents seven ethical ways for companies to handle our information. ...
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Declaration of Independents: Fighting against the Colonization of Our Local Communities by Big-Box Retailers. Declaration of Independents: Fighting against the Colonization of Our Local Communities by Big-Box Retailers.
By Stacy Mitchell

Published Nov. 7, 2006 9:43 a.m. - Wal-Mart. Home Depot. Walgreens. The proof of corporate retail expansion is evident at almost every freeway exit ramp. But at what cost? A blighted landscape. A lack of diversity. The demise of community. An environmental crisis. Stacy Mitchell’s manifesto arms us for the fig ...
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Beyond Snobbery: Grammar Need Not Be Cruel to Be Cool Beyond Snobbery: Grammar Need Not Be Cruel to Be Cool
By June Casagrande

Published Nov. 7, 2006 9:35 a.m. - Here, June Casagrande (so not your ninth grade English teacher) will reassure you that it’s okay not to care about grammar. Just what you wanted to hear! But with humor and enthusiasm, she will show you how grammar can be fun and worth a little bit of your time. So, uncover your eyes and learn her lesson. This won’t hurt a bit ...
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Accountability: Effective Managers Go First Accountability: Effective Managers Go First
By David Maister

Published Nov. 7, 2006 9:28 a.m. - How far are you willing to go to facilitate change in your organization? Management expert, David Maister, says you’ve got to be willing to go first. And he means all the way, even to the point of resigning if your change efforts fail. Instead of saying “Charge!” to the troops, say “Follow me!”. ...
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Slow Leadership: Creating Civilized Organizations Slow Leadership: Creating Civilized Organizations
By Adrian Savage

Published Nov. 7, 2006 9:13 a.m. - Adrian Savage proposes a return to civilization and humanity in organizations. Does this sound something like your day at the office? You are driving on a rain-soaked freeway. The other cars are speeding past you. You speed up to stay in the flow, but your knuckles are white as you grip the wheel. Familiar? Here's how to find the next ex ...
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