Author Archives: Gary Wilkinson

Virtuous Businesses — What’s Different?

Within the DeVoe School of Business, there has been ongoing research into how virtuous businesses differentiate themselves in the market.  Most of this research has explored virtuous business practices through interviews of…

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A 10-Year Anniversary, but No Celebration

Ten years ago, in September of 2008, Lehman Brothers, the large investment bank, declared bankruptcy and thousands of people lost their jobs.  At that time, there were widespread fears that the entire…

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Adapt but Remain Virtuous

“Most CEOs know they have to divide their attention among short-, medium-, and long-term perspectives, but the adaptable CEOs spent significantly more of their time—as much as 50%—thinking about the long term.”[i]…

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Incentives are important, but…

Scripture: Psalm 24:1, 100:3; Luke 6:38; Rom. 14:12; 1 Cor. 4:2; Col. 1:16; Eph. 6:7 One of the first statements in most economics textbooks is that incentives are important for understanding behavior.…

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Stay the Course

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of  sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in…

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