A year ago, my husband and I had the opportunity to take my kids to Columbia University and give them a personal tour around the Jerome L. Greene Hall, Columbia Law School's building. I remember stopping at a frame of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and sharing with them who she was and some of her life achievements. They could tell how proud we … Continue reading The power of dissenting for the future
Yesterday, was he 50th anniversary of the publication of Milton Friedman’s essay titled “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its Profits" that came to be known as the “Friedman Doctrine” or the “Stockholders Capitalism Doctrine” and which was widely adopted for many years by the corporate world. In recent years, we have seen … Continue reading Has the Friedman Theory eroded in time?
Yesterday I had an engaging discussion with my students about the numerous corporate governance failures present in the Theranos saga. The learnings in Theranos are countless. A young CEO with a powerful storytelling strategy that deceived everyone: from prestigious independent board members, sophisticated investors and well-known strategic partners, to employees, the media and even patients. To … Continue reading Let It Not Be Another Theranos!