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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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The Handbook of Board Governance - book cover

The Handbook of Board Governance: Part 4

I continue my review of The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Member. With the current post, I provide comments on Part 4 of the book, The Rise of Shareholder Accountability. As a shareholder advocate, this is my favorite part of The Handbook of Board Governance. See prior introductory comments and those on Part 1, Part 2 and […]

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Bartley J. Madden

Video Friday Double Feature: The Interconnected World of Bartley J. Madden & Mr. Burns Explains the Fiscal Cliff

Friday’s are often a good time for reflection, with people thinking about their dreams and the weekend. Today, let’s think about the transformative power of directors. Before we get to Bartley J. Madden, consider Douglas Y. Park statement in Strategy and Compliance As Competing Imperatives For Corporate Boards: As long as the business judgment rule […]

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