What is Fair Trade?
07 November 2009
Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers – especially in the South.
Fair Trade organizations have a clear commitment [...]
Here is a good article on Peter Drucker’s invaluable take on a “fact-based decision”. Stephen Wunker has made a valid argument on why the views of the management guru from the 20th century is still very much relevant.
Why Peter Drucker Distrusted Facts
by Stephen Wunker (excerpt from HBR)
Management consulting is an industry built on facts. [...]
U.S. kicks out Stanford graduated entrepreneur trying to create jobs in America.
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