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sociological Imagination

Sociological Imagination

Sociological Imagination: Origin C. Wright Mills coined the term sociological imagination to describe the ability to “think yourself away from the familiar routines of everyday life.” I’m trivializing disciplines, but whereas psychology delves mostly into issues of the individual — how they develop and fit into society — sociology addresses wider issues involved with entire […]

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4 March 2022 Site Maintenance

4 March 2022 Site Maintenance Notes

4 March 2022: Academic Definitions I added Bob Tricker’s new definition to a Library page on defining corporate governance. Corporate governance describes the way trust is shown, power exercised, and accountability achieved in corporate entities, for the benefit of their members, other stakeholders, and society. (Bob Tricker, The Future of Corporate Governance: A Personal Odyssey, 2022) […]

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Email About 2FA Status

Email About 2FA Status

Email about 2FA Status was sent out automatically to subscribers on January 11th. Please accept our apology and ignore the email. Email About 2FA Status We installed a plug-in to require two-factor verification to modify the website. This seemed like a reasonable security measure. I had no idea it would also apply to users attempting […]

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2020 ESG Proposal Lists

2020 ESG Proposal Lists

2020 ESG Proposal Lists Updated Our 2020 ESG proposal lists have been updated, thank to Lynn Jokela (bio) who posted something the other day at TheCorporateCounsel.net about how to find “other companies who are receiving the same shareholder proposals.” Presumably Jokela was focused on corporate counsel. Of course, our readers, primarily investors, also want to know who […]

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Facets of Risk Panel - Corporate Directors Forum

The Many Facets of Risk

Facets of Risk – my abbreviation for The Many Facets of Risk: Threats Posed by Internal Cultural Issues – the topic of a panel at the Corporate Directors Forum I attended in San Diego in January. This will be the last of my reports from that Forum. Like all Corporate Directors Forums, Facets of Risk operated under the Chatham […]

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Wall Street Bull

Ending the Wall Street Walk: Why Corporate Governance Now?

What would you do if the company in which you’ve invested your hard-earned dollars threw it away on fat retirement benefits to outside members of its board of directors? One individual investor, Richard Ayers, conducted a proxy battle this year with Nevada Power Company over the issue. Although he won more than 30% of the vote, […]

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