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Globalization and the Future of Corporate Citizenship

06/07/2003 2:00 PM Kresge
Richard M. Locke, PhD '89, Alvin J. Siteman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Political Science

Description: Professor Locke discusses the opportunities and challenges that multinational companies face in a global economy. His talk is centered on what can be learned from the experiences of Nike with regard to child labor laws and other social issues. He defines four different approaches to corporate citizenship as minimalist, philanthropic, encompassing and social activist.

About the Speaker(s): ichard M. Locke teaches in both MIT's Sloan School of Management and the MIT Department of Political Science in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Locke's research focuses on economic adjustment and development, comparative labor relations and political economy. Locke is Faculty Director of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program, a mid-career executive education program at the Sloan School of Management He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University, an M.A in Education from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from MIT.

Host(s): Alumni Association, Alumni Association

Tape #: 16604 and 16605

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