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    • The Stakeholder Subterfuge

    • Trojan Horse & Marketing Gimmick
    • By: Skip Worden PhD
    • Narrated by: Matthew E. Kelly
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook constitutes a critique of the modern notion of a stakeholder as it has been applied in business contexts. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Essays on Two Federal Empires

    • Comparing the E.U.and U.S.
    • By: Skip Worden PhD
    • Narrated by: Melanie Francisco
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of essays suggests that the EU and US are both cases of modern federalism at the empire political-level and scale.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Taking the Face off Facebook

    • Strategic and Ethical Issues
    • By: Skip Worden PhD
    • Narrated by: Michael Goldsmith
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mark Zuckerberg originally intended Facebook to "accomplish a social mission - to make the world more open and connected". The company's troubled IPO compromised that lofty vision as its CEO quickly learned that he had to appease investors rather than employees and users. Hence employees had to hold unsalable stock-options and user-data became fair game. Finance is hegemonic where it plays.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Essays on the Financial Crisis

    • Systemic Greed and Arrogant Stupidity
    • By: Skip Worden PhD
    • Narrated by: Tom Kruse
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
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    The financial crisis that peaked in the United States during the fall of 2008 is an excellent case study of what can go wrong with leadership and corporate governance - in business, financial ethics, government regulation directed both at the firm level and at that of the financial system itself, and legal accountability for the culprits.

    The collection begins with a series of essays on Lehman Brothers, with particular attention to its last CEO, Richard Fuld....

    Regular price: $14.95